Category: Ramadan

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Night before EID (Laylatul Jaa’izah)

Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, ‘On the last night of Ramadhaan the fasting Muslims are forgiven.’ The Sahaabah radiyallahu anhum inquired, ‘O Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, is that the night of power(LAILATUL QADR)?’ Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam replied, ‘No! But it is only right that a servant should be given his reward on having completed […]

I’tikaaf, its meaning, virtues and masaa’il

Says Allama Ibn Qaiyyim Radiallâhu anhu: “The basic purpose of I’tikaf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre?occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, hopes and apprehensions are superseded by the love […]

Duties While Fasting & its Virtues

1. Hazrat Abu Huraira (Radhiyallaho anho) reported that the Apostle of Allah said: “When Ramadan comes, the doors of Heaven are opened and the doors of Hell are closed, and the devils are put in chains and the doors of Mercy are opened.” 2. The Prophet Mohammad (Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam) said: “The fragrance of the […]

Dua for 1st 2nd 3rd Ashra of Ramadan

Dua for 1st Ashra (1-10 Ramadan) Dua for 1st Ashra (10 days) of Ramadan اے زندہ اور قائم رب! میں تیری رحمت کے حصول کی فریاد کرتا ہوں۔ Dua for 2nd Ashra (10-20 Ramadan) Dua for 2nd Ashra میرے رب! میں اپنے گناہوں کی مغفرت چاہتا ہوں اور تیری جانب پلٹتا (توبہ کرتا) ہوں۔ Dua […]

Al-Siyaam (70 Matters related to fasting)

In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious The Most Merciful Al-Siyaam (70 Matters Related to Fasting) eBook by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents Introduction Definition of Siyaam (fasting) Ruling on fasting The virtues of fasting The benefits of fasting Etiquette and Sunnah of fasting What should be done during this great month Some of […]

Ramadan Tips: Get max reward in this month

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful RAMADAN TIPS Clean up the time: a) Telephone: Try to minimize your chat on the telephone. If you are used to chat with your friends on a regular basis, try to make it short. Share the importance of this month & devote yourself for Ibaadah in […]

The Significance of Shawwal & 6 Nafl Fast

THE SIX NAFL FASTS OF SHAWWAL Hazrat Abî Ayyub Radiallâhu anhu relates that Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “Whoever fasted the full month of Ramadhân and then follows it with six soum[fasts] of Shawwâl, is like the person who has fasted the full year.” (Sahih Muslim) In another Hadîth it is related that by […]

A Simple Format for Ibadah on these Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power) Nights

Our Beloved Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has mentioned, “Indeed your Lord has reserved certain special moments in time (during which he emits abundant/special mercy). So be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is how do we […]

I’tikaaf Rulings for Females

1. The virtue of I’tikaaf is not confined to men; women also can take advantage of it. Females will perform I’tikaaf at home and not in the Masjid. The procedure is as follows: Women should sit for I’tikaaf in that place of the house which has been set aside for Salaah and Ibadah. If no […]

Deeds of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) during the last ten days of Ramadan

The Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allah exalt his mention ) used to do specific deeds during the last ten days of Ramadan that he did not do at any other time of the same month. My Muslim brother and sister, we will mention the guidance of the Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam […]