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  • 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

  • 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 theHadeeths 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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