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  • Zakatul-Fitr and The 'Eed

    Zakatul-Fitr Zakatul-Fitr is an obligatory charity on every Muslim at the end of the month of Ramadan. Ibn 'Umar  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  them said: "The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) enjoined the payment of one Saa’ (a volume measure corresponding approximately to the volume of 5 lb) of dates or one Saa’ of barley as.. More

  • Blessings of Qiyaam in the Nights of Ramadan - III

    Quran recited in the threeRak‘ahs(units of prayer) ofWitr: 14- It is aSunnah(Prophetic tradition) to read in the firstRak‘ahof the three:{Exalt the Name of your Lord, The Most High}[Quran 87], the second:{Say, "O disbelievers}[Quran 109], the third:{Say, "He is Allah, [who is] One}[Quran 112] and sometimes add:{Say, "I seek.. More

  • Blessings of Qiyaam in the Nights of Ramadan - II

    Number ofRak‘ahs(units of prayer) ofQiyaam(voluntary night prayer): 7- It is performed with elevenRak‘ahs. We would prefer not to exceed this number for the sake of following theSunnah(tradition) of the Prophet,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who did not exceed it till he died. ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her,.. More

  • Blessings of Qiyaam in the Nights of Ramadan – I

    1- It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, said that the Prophet,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to encourage performingQiyaam(voluntary night prayer) inRamadanwithout firmly enjoining it. Then, he says:"Whoever performs Qiyaam in (the nights of) Ramadan out of sincere faith and hoping to attain the reward of.. More

  • Special Virtues of the Night of Decree

    Allah The Almighty has attached a special value to theLaylat Al-Qadr, and has given this night special characteristics which make it unique, such as: It is the night on which the Quran was sent down. Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, said,“Allah sent down the Quran at one time from Al-Lawh Al-Mahfooth (the Preserved Tablet.. More

  • Recommended Supplications on Laylatu Al-Qadr

    Question: May the peace, mercy and blessings of Allah be upon you. What are the recommended supplications on Laylatu Al-Qadr (the Night of Divine Decree)? What are the Quranic verses that should be recited during this night? Answer: In the Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Ever-Merciful Dear sister, May the peace, mercy and blessings of Allah.. More

  • Rulings of 'Eed Al-Fitr

    1-Prepare yourself for the'Eedprayer by taking a bath and wearing your best clothes. Imaam Maalik, may Allaah have mercy upon him, narrated in hisMuwatta’on the authority of Naafi', may Allaah have mercy upon him, that,“Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, used to bathe on the day of 'Eed Al-Fitr before heading to the prayer.”[Au.. More

  • Reaping the Benefits of Ramadan

    Before the month of Ramadan it is very important that we spend a few moments to understand some of the wisdoms and lessons that we can learn from this month of fasting. Unfortunately, many Muslims come in to this month and they are as one of the Companions said: "Do not let the day that you fast and the day that you do not fast be equal.".. More

  • Introduction to the Rulings of Fasting

    Author: IslamWeb It is reported in an authentic hadith that the Prophet (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever Allah intends good for, He gives him understanding of the religion” [Al-Bukhari & Muslim]. Comprehending the rulings of Islam is among the most incumbent duties and the most emphasized requirements, especially concerning.. More

  • Spend Thirty Days in Paradise

    Those who seek the worldly life are indeed poor, because they depart from it without tasting the best thing in it. Had the kings and their sons been acquainted with the happiness we enjoy, they would have fought us with swords to get it. Sometimes one experiences pleasant moments when they say, "If the people of Paradise enjoy what we feel, they.. More

  • Spend without Fear for the Sake of Allah - I

    Safwaan ibn Umayyah who was a disbeliever (before he embraced Islam) once said,"The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, gave me what he had given me while he was the most hateful of people to me; and he continued to give to me until he became the dearest of all people to me."[Al-Bukhari] He gave him camels and sheep filling.. More

  • Spend Without Fear for the Sake of Allah - II

    Spending, whether in Ramadan or at any other time, is one of the important issues which should be well understood by the believers. This understanding is based on one thing, that is, this religion is not for the misers. Niggardly souls that are not righteous themselves are not fit to establish religion in others. The souls which withhold property, effort.. More

  • Make Ramadan a Distinguished Month

    Ramadan has arrived and Allah The Almighty extended your life to witness its days and nights. So you should praise Allah The Almighty for this. In order to experience the joy of Ramadan and seek the bounties of Allah The Almighty, I will provide you with some quick tips. 1- Keep performing prayers in congregation from Takbeeratul- Ihraam (i.e. saying.. More

  • Renew Your Life in Ramadan

    Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {The month of Ramadan [is that] in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion…..} [Quran 2: 185] The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "No slave (of Allah The Most High) fasts one day for the sake of (gaining the Pleasure of) Allah,.. More

  • The lost Ramadan

    Ramadan is always equated in our minds with 29 or 30 days of self- purification, sacrifice and pure devotion to Allah. Even the Muslim among us that would never bother about moon sighting, prayer in the wee hours of the night and reading the whole Quran within four weeks, gears up to embrace the spirit of this month. Having spent the past Ramadan in.. More