Make the month of Ramadan be the beginning of a new life, full of obedience and virtue; make it be the start of your maintenance of prayers in the mosque; make a pledge now to never again abandon even a single prayer; forget the notion that you cannot wake up and pray Fajr (morning prayer) with the congregation; purify your hearts with the recitation.. More
Recognising and appreciating the great favours of Allah, among which are the virtues of certain seasons and the opportunity of worshipping Allah during them:
Imam Ibn Rajab, may Allah have mercy upon him, said:“Allah has made some months more virtuous than others just as He has made some days and nights more virtuous than others; an example.. More
The practice and spirit of fasting should be engrained in children so that it comes natural and effortless for them as they reach adulthood.
The month of Ramadan is a time of excitement, socializing, and devotion. As we take care of the spiritual and social part of ourselves during this special month, it is important to remember to also focus some.. More
Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said: "Paradisehas eight gates and one of them is Ar-Rayyaan through which none will enter but those who observe fasting."As-Suyooti, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that Al-Harith Ibn Kalda, may Allah have mercy upon.. More
Fasting, is abstaining from eating, drinking and coitus from daybreak to sunset as a devotional ritual. Allah, the Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means):
"O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous."[Quran; 2:183] That is: that you may fear Allah, keep.. More
Some seemingly innocent errors made by a fasting person can actually affect his fasting.
We will take a look at some of these mistakes in the hope of improving our fasting and to make it more perfect for the sake of Allah.
Not sniffing water during ablution
Neglecting the order to sniff during ablution to the extent of violation by just washing the.. More
The following acts, when done knowingly and deliberately in the days of Ramadan, will invalidate the fast. In addition to being considered great sins, a person committing one of these acts will have to continue fasting the rest of the day that he/she committed it, and he/she is also required to take certain measures of reconciliation as indicated below.
Excuses that exempt a person from Fasting:
It is from the mercy ofAllahand the easiness of the religion that we are allowed to break the fast if there is any danger, hardship or difficulty in it.AllahSays (what means):"...He (Allah) has chosen you and has not placed upon you in the religion any difficulty..."[Quran 22:7.8]
It is allowed.. More
Suhoor (The pre-dawn meal)
It is recommended to eat a pre-dawn meal and there is no sin upon one who does not do so. Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Eat a pre-dawn meal, for there are blessings in it.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]
The reason is that it strengthens.. More
Cyberbullying and its Effects on Children
With the tremendous development of technology, especially social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…etc.), and its rapid spread among children and teenagers in the Arab and Western societies, the rate of cyberbullying has increased accordingly, especially with the emergence of diverse applications.. More
The Muslim's attitude towards this holiday should be clear:
1- He should not celebrate it, or join others in their celebrations of it, or attend their celebrations because it is forbidden to celebrate the festivals of non-Muslims.
Ath-Thahabi, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "If the Christians have a festival and the Jews have a festival,.. More
Allah has chosen for us Islam as our religion and He will not accept any other religion from anyone, as He Almighty Says (what means): "And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers." [Quran 3:85]
Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam told us that.. More
Writer’s Name: Dr. Hamza ibn Faye’ Al-Fathi
They were in a cave; just imagine its darkness, narrowness, and frightfulness; however, the cave was full of mercies, full of lights, and flows with blessings, while there are people who have been living in their dark caves of life, miserable livelihoods and temporary fortunes! The reason behind.. More
Author: Mahmoud Mohamed Shaker /Source: From the book of 'Group of Articles'
Since Islam religion was revealed on Earth, it spread north, south, east, and west, crossing the boundaries of the surrounding countries. Islam has cleansed and purged many countries from polytheism, atheism, and calling for gods otherthan Allah. However, enmityhas always.. More
The Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, asksAllah for guidance:
The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to invoke Allah frequently for guidance: “Allahumma innee as-aluka al-huda, wat-tuqa, wal-`ifafa, wal-ghina (O Allah! I beseech You for guidance, piety, chastity, and contentment")
Imam Muslim reported in his saheehfrom.. More
Make the month of Ramadan be the beginning of a new life, full of obedience and virtue; make it be the start of your maintenance of prayers in the mosque; make a pledge now to never again abandon even...More