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Reaping the benefits of Ramadan
Unfortunately, many Muslims come in to this month and they are as a companion of the Prophet, peace be upon him, said: "Let it not be that the day that you fast and the day that you break fast be equal."
How to Seek Laylatul-Qadr
Adapted from "The Night Prayers: Qiyam & Tarawih from works by Muhammad Nasir ud-Deen al-Albani (and other scholars)"
Tafsir of Surah al Qadr – Power (Surah 97)
An exegesis of the ninety-seventh chapter of the Noble Qur'an by Imam as-Sadi. His exegesis is widely regarded as being amongst the best and most moving for the layman to read.
Before the Sand Slips Away
For many living in Western countries, Ramadan is passed daily with 9 to 5 jobs or school - nights where we may or may not go for Taraweeh. A peak at the TV (may Allah protect us) and the night is over. Back to work where all around us people are eating and drinking from crystal water fountains. Blink. Ramadan is over.
Health Tips For Ramadan
This article provides useful tips on how to avoid some common problems encountered in Ramadan. If followed, it would enable one to fast comfortably and enjoy fully the spiritual benefits of Ramadan.
A Reminder about the Virtues of Ramadhan
Allâh has blessed His slaves with certain seasons of goodness, in which hasanât (rewards for good deeds) are multiplied, sayiât (bad deeds) are forgiven, peoples status is raised, the hearts of the believers turn to their Master, those who purify themselves attain success and those who corrupt themselves fail. One of the greatest acts of worship is fasting.
The Last of the Ramadân Warriors
The Ramadân warrior is the one who fasts only when Ramadân comes. He is the one who does Qiyâm-ul-Layl only on the nights of Ramadân. The generosity and feeding of the hungry is a practice for him that ends with the moon of Shawwal.
Allâh ta'ala tells us in the Qurân; a verse that we read so many times in the past month:
"O ye who believe! Fasting was prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you so that you may become pious."
A Child’s Poem
From the fitra of a child, the pure beliefs with respect to Allah's Oneness, in His Lordship, in His Worship and His Names and Attributes
How to Seek Laylatul Qadr
Laylatul-Qadr is the most blessed night. A person who misses it has indeed missed a great amount of good. If a believing person is zealous to obey his Lord and increase the good deeds in his record, he should strive to encounter this night and to pass it in worship and obedience....