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Category: Ramadan


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Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power)

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Lailatul Qadr (Night Of Power) “Seek Lailatul Qadr in the odd-numbered nights of the last ten nights of Ramadan,” said the Prophet sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam. What is Lailatul Qadr? Lail means “night” “Qadr” is a Proper Noun, so Lailatul Qadr is Night of Qadr. Qur’an […]

Itikaaf

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 scholars. Imam Ahmad (May Allah have mercy on him) said, as was narrated from him by Abu Dawood: “I have not […]

Shawwal: What to Do On Eid Night, Eid Day, and During the Month

By Mufti Taqi Usmani Beginning of the Ashur-ul-Hajj Eid-ul-fitr The Night Preceding ‘Eid-ul-Fitr’ Before Going to Eid Prayer Sadaqat-ul-fitr The ‘Eid Prayer How to Perform Eid Prayer Khutbah: The Address of ‘Eid-ul-fitr Six Fasts in the Month of Shawwal Beginning of the Ashur-ul-Hajj Shawwal is the first of the three months named as “Ashhur al-Hajj” […]

Things that Break One’s Fast (QAZA & KAFFARAH)

Things That Break One’s FAST Things that break one’s fast are of two kinds. Some make only Qaza necessary, whilst others make both Qaza and Kaffaarah compulsory. * QAZA: To keep one fast in place of the one that breaks, or is broken intentionally. * KAFFARAH:To keep one fast after another for sixty days continuously. […]

The Virtues of Fasting

From Bahishti Zewar 1. Rasulullah said: “The sleep of a fasting person is regarded as an act of ibaadah, his remaining silent is regarded as a tasbeeh, the reward for his good deeds is multiplied, his duas are accepted, and his sins are forgiven.” 2. It is mentioned in a Hadith that fasting is a […]

Ramadan: Month of Patience and Sympathy

Salman, Radi-Allahu anhu, reports, “On the last day of Shaban Rasulullah addressed us and said, ‘O people there comes over you now a great month, a most blessed month in which lies a night more greater in virtue than a thousand months. It is a month in which Allah has made Fasting compulsory by day. […]

Zakat (Poor – Due)

Zakat Calculator Link : http://www.hidaya.org/zakat-calculator Q 1: What are the conditions of Zakat’s being compulsory? A. There are some conditions of Zakat’s being compulsory i.e. (1). To be Muslim. Zakat is not compulsory on unbelievers. (2). Mature. Zakat is not compulsory on immature. (3). Sane. Zakat is not compulsory on a mad,insane if he remains […]

Sunnah & Nafl prayers we can pray everyday in Ramadan & throughout our lives

The MOST REWARDING Nafl Prayer of all is TahajjudAllah Most High said: “Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of the night, and (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn. Lo! (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn is ever witnessed. And some part of the night awake for its […]

Message of Ramadan

By Khalid Baig We observe Ramadan every year. Do we also listen to it? Ramadan is the most important month of our calendar. It is a tremendous gift from Allah in so many ways. In our current state of being down and out, it can uplift us, empower us, and turn around our situation individually […]

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