Category: Ramadan & Fasting

Maintaining Fasting as a Habit After Ramadan

Indeed, it is a noble intention to sustain fasting as a habit after Ramadan. However, you might know that there are specific fastings that are recommended after Ramadan such as six days of Shawwal, three days every month (11, 12, 13 or 13,…

After Ramadan?

Allaah, the Most High, says “…Verily, As-Salat (the prayer) prevents from Al-Fahsha and Al-Munkar…”[1] Imaam ibn Katheer said, “Abu Al-`Aliyah said, “Prayer has three attributes, and any prayer that contains none of these attributes is not truly prayer: Being done…

Remember Muslims un siege: “China Bans Ramadan Fast in Muslim Northwest”

Students and civil servants in China’s Muslim northwest have been ordered by the state20126297372684734_20to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan.

Statements posted in the past week on websites of schools, government agencies and local party organisations in the Xinjiang region said the ban would protect students’ wellbeing and prevent the use of schools and government offices to promote religion, the AP news agency reported on Thursday. more

Seeking the Night of Al-Qadr

It is narrated on the authority of Zirr ibn Hubaysh  that he said, I asked Ubayy ibn Ka‘b : “Your brother [in faith] Ibn Mas‘ood  says, ‘Anyone who stands [for the supererogatory prayer every night] throughout the year will happen to witness the Night of…

The Prophet During the Last Ten Nights

‘Aa’ishah  reported: “When the last ten days of Ramadhaan came, the Prophet would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”. [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]. In the book of Imaam Muslim the narration read: “He strove hard and girded his loins”. Imaam Ibn…

Ramadan – PBS Kids

I have a pen pal named Ayah who is Muslim. During the Islamic month of Ramadan, she fasts from sunrise to sunset every day. (That means she doesn’t eat or drink a thing all day!) Muslims believe that during the month of Ramadan, their holy book (the Quran) was sent from God to guide the people. MORE PBS