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The Purpose of Ramadan

By |2019-01-17T09:14:01+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

The month of Ramadan is not like any other month; its purpose is to rid man of those habits which he has accumulated throughout the rest of the year. It is a month that prepares man for the remaining eleven months by teaching him discipline and self control. Thus, Allah has made some acts which [...]

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Virtues of Ramadan

By |2019-01-17T09:14:01+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

It is related by Abu Hurairah (RAA) that the Apostle of God (sallallaho alaihi wa sallam) said “When the month of Ramadhan comes, the Gates of Heaven are thrown open and the Gates of Hell are shut, and the devils are put behind bars” In another report, the “Gates of Mercy” are mentioned in place [...]

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Ramadan is Here: Where are You?

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

All praise is due to Allah and may His choicest salutations descend upon our Master and Leader Muhammad (SAW). “To him who desires a harvest in the life to come, We shall grant an increase in his harvest; whereas to him who desires a harvest in this world, We (may) give something thereof but he [...]

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Laylatul Qadr (The Night of Power)

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

Crowning Glory Laylatul Qadr is the crowning glory of the holy month of Ramadhaan. It is associated with the sending down of the Qur’an Majeed, the last Book of Allah on His last Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam), for the guidance of mankind. The Qur’an Majeed describes this Night. “We have indeed revealed this (message) [...]

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Laylatul Qadr- A detailed explanation

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

LAYLATUL QADR – Night of power Amongst the nights of Ramadhaan, there is one called ‘Laylatul Qadr’,a night that is noted for its greatest blessings. The Noble Qur’an describes it as being greater in blessedness and spiritual virtue than a thousand months, which in turn means that it is more valuable than eighty three years [...]

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The Last Ashrah

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

The month of Ramadhan enjoys and intrinsic superiority over all the other months of the year. Likewise, it’s last ‘Ashra or ten days are superior to the two earlier ‘Ashras, and LailatulQadr or the Night of Power, generally, falls in it. That is why, the sacred Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) devoted himself more [...]

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The Virtues of Taraweeh

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

In this belated day and age, every morning heralds a new fitna, a fitna that strikes at the very root of our Imaan and amal. For the past fourteen hundred years the Ummah has been performing twenty rakaats of taraweeh without question. However “a sect” now claims that taraweeh is ONLY eight rakaats, which implies [...]

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Itikaaf

By |2019-01-17T09:14:02+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

I’TIKAF I’tikaf means to stay in the Musjid with the niyyat of I’tikaf for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. The purpose of such stay in the Musjid is ibadat and to gain proximity to Allah Ta’ala. THE TYPES OF I’TIKAF There are three types of I’tikaf, namely, Wajib, Sunnatul Muakkadah and Nafl. 1.                  WAJIB I’TIKAF [...]

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The Wonderful Status of I’tikaaf

By |2019-01-17T09:14:03+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

Fulfil one’s I’tikaaf in such a Masjid wherein the five daily Salaah is offered. A Masjid in terms of the Shariah. By means of this act Allah Ta’ala has granted us solitude while in a gathering. What more can be said! Two Haj and two Umrah, by means of a single days I’tikaaf, how far [...]

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After Ramadaan

By |2019-01-17T09:14:03+00:00November 4th, 2015|Ramadan|

The Holy month of Ramadaan came like seasonal rain and passed by. This rain did not water the plants and crops -it showered upon the hearts of believers. It is sad, but true, that the hearts of the majority of Muslims are stricken with spiritual drought and spiritual decadence. It is a drought caused by [...]

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