In Ramadan, Everyone wants to make the best use of their time, but it seems overwhelming. Let’s review how our Prophet (pbuh) spent the blessed month of Ramadan. Continue Reading →
Though all parts of Ramadan are full of blessings and rewards, its last ten days hold a special status reflected in the recommendations and practices of the Messenger of Allah(pbuh), and his companions. Continue Reading →
We need a Ramadan, a month of Tawbaah.
We need a Ramadan, a month of Maghfira.
We need a Ramadan to correct our behavior, to correct the differences & the difficulties and the envy / jealousies in our relationship between one another.
We need a Ramadan to understand that we have been committing injustice to one and another. And as the Prophet (pbuh) said : Continue Reading →
Ritual acts of worship, as fasting, are deemed invalid, and are not accepted unless we act correctly. Thus:
Fasting and Perjury:
“Whoever does not abandon false speech and acting by it; then Allah is not in need of him abandoning his food and drink.”
“How much of the fasting is not from his fast, except hunger and thirst.”
(Narrated by Abu Hurayra) Continue Reading →
What is Allah’s wisdom behind fasting?
The first wisdom:
To feel that we are in need of Allah. We are prevented from eating and drinking, there is no prohibition on days other than in the month of Ramadan, so when you feel hungry and thirsty you realize that you are a servant of Allah, and you are in need of a sip of water. Actually, the more you feel that you need Allah, the more will Allah raise your station. As the poet said: Continue Reading →
Talha ibn ‘Ubaydallah (radhiallahu `anhu) reported that two men came to the Prophet (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) who had accepted Islam at the same time. One of them used to partake in Jihad more-so than the other, and so (one day) he fought in a battle and was martyred therein. The other remained behind him for another year, and then he passed away. Continue Reading →