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Importance of the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah

Why do they matter? Even for those not performing the pilgrimage, Hajj, the first ten days of this month are considered very sacred and a time for increased reflection, seeking Allah’s forgiveness, doing good and various other forms of worship….

Qurbani (Udhiya) Spirit/Virtue/Dua’a

The Spirit of Qurbani (Udhiya) Virtue of Qurbani (Udhiya) On whom is Qurbani (Udhiya) Wajib (Obligatory) ? The Physical Qurbani (Udhiya) Time of Qurbani (Udhiya) The Qurbani (Udhiya) Anmial Animals with Defects Miscellaneous Masaail Method of Slaughtering an Animal Dua’a…

Islamic Calendar Ramadan

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…

The Month of Safar

“Safar” is the second month in the Islamic calendar. It is one of “Al-Ashhur-al-hurum” the four sanctified months in which battle was prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). However, no specific mode of worship or…