Category: Ramadan & Fasting

Ramadhaan & Zuhd

 Zuhd what does it mean? Az-Zuhd, in the Arabic language, the language of Islam, entails abandoning a matter while despising it and while belittling its significance, so that one will exchange it for what is more significant. Imam Az-Zuhry also…

Ramadhaan’s Generosity

Spending charity removes sins as water extinguishes fire … charity extinguishes the wrath of Allaah… charity shades the person on the Day of Resurrection. There are many other great virtues for spending in charity, and since the month of Ramadhaan is…

Fasting, Benefits & Health (+Video)

….Research suggests there are major health benefits to caloric restriction. Benefits include reduced risks of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, insulin resistance, immune disorders, and more generally, the slowing of the aging process, and the potential to increase maximum life span.[1]…

Sharing Ramadan Resource Guide 2012 (+Video)

SHARING RAMADAN RESOURCE GUIDE 2012 Welcome letter Guide to organizing an Iftar Islam & Muslims FAQ Ramadan FAQ Appendix Sample event program Sample media advisory “Welcome to our fast-breaking” brochure Sample newspaper ad READ ALL AT: Sharing Ramadan Resource Guide 2012    …

Springfield family prepares for Ramadan

Springfield resident Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is a lawyer, a wife and a mother of six. For her, the month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims fast from dawn until sunset, is all about achieving balance in her life. The fast, which…

The Extra Six Days of Fasting?

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) explained this when he said: “Whoever fasts for six days after (Eid) al-Fitr has completed the year: (whoever does a good deed (hasanah) will have ten hasanah like it).” According…