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  • Teaching Your Children to Tell the Truth

    Watch yourself for a week before telling your children Teaching our children to tell the truth is tricky because they observe us before they even hear us preach, and rarely do they just listen and obey. Children learn to tell the truth only if they see you do so. If you engage in lies, small and big, your children know that better than you do. Without.. More

  • Fill Your Child's Heart with Faith this Ramadan

    Ramadan is a great opportunity to instillfaith in our children's hearts. Some of these values are: 1- Patience: By enduring hunger and thirst while fasting, a child learns to be patient. 2- Fearing Allah The Almighty No one sees the child except Allah The Almighty, but he abstains from eating and drinking as he knows that Allah The Almighty sees.. More

  • ‘Eed in the House of the Prophet - II

    Engaging in play and entertainment on 'Eed should not make one forget the religious and moral teachings to which he has to adhere strictly. Entertainment and amusement do not justify doing forbidden actions, neglecting duties, and causing harm to people. ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, pointed this out when she said, “Some.. More

  • ‘Eed in the House of the Prophet - I

    On a joyful day in Al-Madeenah An-Nabawiyyah, and on the morning of a happy ‘Eed, the house of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, witnessed the scenes of the celebration of ‘Eed under the supervision of the best of human beings: Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Everyone joined in to celebrate the occasion of.. More

  • Relatives Are More Deserving of Your Kindness – II

    Why such virtue? You may be interested in knowing the reason behind this virtue. Read what the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Charity given to a poor person is charity, but charity given to a relative is two things, charity and upholding the ties of kinship.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] The eminent scholar Al-Munaawi,.. More

  • Relatives Are More Deserving of Your Kindness - I

    Allah The Almighty has praised those who fulfill the needs of the poor and the needy in different places in His Noble Book. He, The Exalted, also gave great rewards for those who spend in charity. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {And those within whose wealth is a known right. For the petitioner and the deprived.} [Quran 70:24-25] The Lord The.. More

  • Our Children and Quran in Ramadan - II

    Parents will also receive the greatest reward: With regard to you, dear fathers and mothers, you will certainly receive a great reward and endless happiness if your child memorizes the Quran. The parents’ efforts to make their child memorize the Quran will not be in vain. Listen to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who says:.. More

  • Our Children and the Quran in Ramadan - I

    Facts and news: The first piece of news: An eleven-year-old boy from the Croatian capital Zagreb memorized the whole Quran. A Zagreb-based newspaper said that the child, who is still at the primary school, has memorized the whole Quran in five years and that he used to spend four hours a day in memorization of the Quran. The second piece of news:.. More

  • The house during Ramadan

    One of the favors that Allah could bestow upon a Muslim is to prolong his life until he reaches the month of Ramadan and then enables him to fast it and pray the optional night prayers during it. Rewards for good deeds in this month are multiplied; ranks are elevated; and Allah frees many people from the Hell-Fire. Therefore, a Muslim should utilize.. More

  • Ramadan: An Invaluable Opportunity for the Youth - III

    5 – Night Prayer: Night Prayer is a confirmed Sunnah (Prophetic tradition), especially in Ramadan. Taraaweeh prayer is performed in congregation in the mosques on the nights of Ramadan. One should be keen to attend all the Taraaweeh prayers until the Imaam finishes in order to gain the reward of praying the whole night. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Ramadan: An Invaluable Opportunity for the Youth - II

    Examples of the diligence of the righteous predecessors: These are some bright examples that highlight the diligence of the righteous predecessors in worshipping and obeying Allah The Exalted. Perhaps pondering over them would raise our morale and motivate us to perform extra acts of worship. 1 – The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Ramadan: An Invaluable Opportunity for the Youth - I

    I would like to address my words to you, as an elder brother speaking to his beloved younger brother; as a loving friend speaking to a friend he cares about, and as advice from someone who wishes you nothing but goodness and success in life. How have you prepared yourself for the month of Ramadan? Indeed, Ramadan is a blessed month when the gates.. More

  • Our Children after Ramadan

    Taamir and Afnaan sat with their parents in the living room having their lunch after Ramadan and ‘Eed had passed. Afnaan said to her father, "My father, why does Ramadan come only once?" The father replied, "I feel that you are attached to this blessed month, Afnaan." Taamir immediately said, "Yes, my father, we were competing.. More

  • Reinforcing Family Ties in Ramadan

    Quran Session You can organize a daily session with your children throughout the holy month in which you can recite one part of the thirty parts of the Noble Quran. What can be better and more beneficial for Muslims than gathering to benefit themselves by pondering over the Noble Quran in these Quran sessions? Family Trip You can organize a daily.. More

  • Ramadan in a Young Muslim’s Life

    How Parents Can Help Children Understand Fasting At a young age in our lives we are taught by teachers, parents, and elders how to live a good life following the guidance of Islam, its rules and principles. As children, we tend to listen to our elders and follow their example not really knowing the importance and benefit of each action we take. Unfortunate.. More