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  • I’tikaaf in Ramadan

    I’tikaaf means staying in the mosque for a specific purpose, which is to worship Allah. It is prescribed in Islam and is mustahabb (recommended) according to the consensus of the scholars. Imam Ahmad said, as was narrated from him by Abu Daawood:“I have not heard from any of the scholars that it is anything other than Sunnah.” Az-Zuhri.. More

  • The practice of the Prophet during the Last Ten Nights

    'Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, reported:“When the last ten days of Ramadan came, the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”.[Al-Bukhariand Muslim]. In the book of Imaam Muslim the narration read: “He strove hard and girded his loins”. Imaam Ibn Hajar,.. More

  • Laylat Al-Qadr

    If one cannot draw spiritual benefit during this month (Ramadan), then in what other month can he find benefit? If one does not turn in repentance to his Lord during this month, then at what other time will he do so? If one slackens from doing good deeds now, then when will he do them? You should hasten to seize the opportunity in this month, before.. More

  • The Guidance of the Prophet during the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to do specific deeds during the last ten days of Ramadan that he did not do at any other time of the same month. My Muslim brother and sister, we will mention the guidance of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, during the last ten days of Ramadan. Deeds of the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Sahar:Special Hours for Supplication

    Ramadan is a blessed month when the people of faith receive many bounties and righteous people compete in performing many good deeds and are determined to do every praiseworthy act. You can see many Muslims fasting during the day, endeavoring to perform other acts of obedience such as reciting the Quran, remembering Allah The Almighty frequently, invoking.. More

  • “…Perhaps you will be grateful”

    The perfection of any blessing upon a slave, such as victory over himself or his enemy, success in Da‘wah (invitation to Islam), or the end of a season of worship during which one was guided to do good deeds, imposes two great acts of worship on the slave: namely, thanking his Lord and asking Him for forgiveness (Istighfaar). Both of them imply.. More

  • Divine Gifts in the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

    We are in a month of munificent goodness, great righteousness and abundant blessings. It is praised abundantly in the Noble Book of Allah The Almighty and the Hadeeths of His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It is the month of the Quran and goodness, and the month when people return to their Lord in a unique and matchless manifestation.. More

  • Reviving the Soul in the Last Days of Ramadan

    The days and nights of Ramadan pass by all too quickly, and before we are prepared to bid farewell, we find ourselves in the last few days of Ramadan. These are some of the recommended actions that we should take up in order to reap the benefits of the remaining days of the month. 1- Seeking forgiveness and repentance 2- Meditating on the quick passage.. More

  • I‘tikaaf is a Confirmed Sunnah

    Praise be to Allah, Who is, concerning His servants, Acquainted and Seeing. Out of His bounty and grace, Allah rewards much for little deeds. May He exalt the mention of the Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who was sent as a guide, a bringer of glad tidings and a warner, as well as that of his family and Companions. Ramadan.. More

  • Special Virtues of the Night of Decree

    Allah The Almighty has attached a special value to the Laylat 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

  • Excellence of the Night of Al-Qadr (Decree)

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, We sent it down during a blessed night. Indeed, We were to warn [mankind]. On that [night], is made distinct every precise matter.} [Quran 44:3-4] {Indeed, We sent the Qur'an down during the Night of Decree. In addition, what can make you know what the Night of Decree is? The Night of Decree.. More

  • Supplications are Answered during the Last Ten Days of Ramadan – I

    When someone has a particular need, he has to take recourse to those who can fulfill it. However, people’s needs, for which they have to seek out others, are endless – sometimes they succeed in fulfilling them and at other times they cannot. The ability of created beings is limited, yet many people fail to realize this, and are heedless.. More

  • Supplications are Answered during Ramadan’s Last Ten Days-III

    Allah is The Most Rich and The Most Generous Whatever one asks, Allah The Almighty gives him more. It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “‘No Muslim supplicates Allah with a supplication that contains neither sin nor severing kinship.. More

  • Supplications are Answered during Ramadan’s Last Ten Days-II

    The virtue of supplication Supplication is one of the greatest acts of worship; rather, it is worship itself as the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said because it implies the humiliation of beseeching and being in need of Allah The Almighty, which show the real aspects of servitude to Him. Therefore, it is the most honorable act.. More

  • I'tikaaf and the Positive Leap

    It is narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), would observe I‘tikaaf every year (during Ramadan) for ten days; in the year in which he passed away, he observed I‘tikaaf for twenty days.” [Al-Bukhari].. More