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What is Ramadan 0

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is derived from the Arabic root word ramida or ar-ramad denoting intense scorching heat and dryness, especially the ground. From the same root there is ramadaa, sunbaked sand, and dthe famous proverb: “Kal Mustajeer minar Ramadaa binnar”...

I'tikaf in Ramadan 0

With the Prophet (pbuh) in his I’tikaaf

The Prophet, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, did I’tikaaf during the first ten days of Ramadhan, then in the middle ten days, seeking Laylat al-Qadr, then it became clear to him...

I'tikaf in Ramadan 0

I’tikaaf Definition & Benefits

Definition I’tikaaf means staying in the mosque for a specific purpose, which is to worship Allah, may He be glorified. It is prescribed in Islam and is mustahabb according to the consensus of the...

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Prophetic Reflections on Ramadan

A collection of Ahadeeth compiled and translated by Dr. Bilal Philips 1. Aboo Umaamah said: I came to Allaah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked, “Instruct me to do something which will put...

Goals of fasting Ramadan 0

Goals of Fasting

The acts of worship that the Muslims practice seek to achieve certain goals and benefits that Allah wants His slaves to acquire knowledge in them and to comprehend and achieve them. Among these acts...

Ramadan Forgiveness 0

Du’a and Forgiveness

DU’AS OF A FASTING PERSON The Prophet (pbuh) said, “There are three whose supplication is not rejected, one who has just ended a fast, a just imam, and one who has been wronged whose...

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Taraweeh Prayer

The Prophet (pbuh) said: “Whoever observes night prayer in Ramadan as an expression of his faith and to seek reward from Allah, his previous sins will be blotted out”. (Sahih Bukhari, Volume 3, Book...

Quran Recitation Ramadan 0

Recitation of Al-Qur’an During Ramadan

Allah (SWT) says in Al-Qur’an, “Ramadan is the (month) in which was sent down Al-Qur’an, as a guide to mankind, also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgement (Between right and wrong)”. (Al-Qur’an 2:185) The...