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Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam.

Zakat (alms) is the name of what a believer returns out of his or her wealth to the neediest of Muslims for the sake of the Almighty Allah. It is called Zakat because the word Zakat is from Zakaa which means, to increase, purify and bless. Continue Reading →

Ramadan- Rulings on fasting for women

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A woman who has reached the age of puberty, but is too shy to tell anyone, so she does  not fast, has to repent and make up the days she has missed, as well as feeding a poor person for each day, as an act of expiation for delaying her fast, if the following  Ramadan comes and she has not yet made up those days. Her case is like that of a woman  who fasts the days of her period out of shyness, and does not make them up later. Continue Reading →

Taraweeh Prayers in Ramadan

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Amongst the special Ibaadah of the month of Ramadan are the fasts and the Taraweeh.  Taraweeh is the special evening prayers are conducted during which long portions of the  Qur’an are recited.

Taraweeh prayers are prayed in pairs of two and can be prayed 20 rakat. Some believe  that 8 can be read. A break is taken after every 4 rakah. Continue Reading →

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