Category: Ramadan & Fasting

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…

The Prophet During the Last Ten Nights

Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, reported: “When the last ten days of Ramadhaan came, the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”. [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]. In the book of…

The Last Ten Nights of Ramadhaan

It was narrated on the authority of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, that she said, “When the last ten days of Ramadhaan would come, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to tighten his lower garment belt, spend the…

The Sack-full of Perfume

Let us return to the commentary on the hadith of Harith, where he Prophet speaks of what will rescue a servant from the Foe: “And [God] enjoins upon you the fast. Verily, the similitude of that is a man carrying…

Thomas Jefferson’s Iftar (Islam)

Thomas Jefferson’s Iftar “Ramadan,” said President Obama at a White House iftar dinner in 2010, “is a reminder that Islam has always been a part of America. The first Muslim ambassador to the United States, from Tunisia, was hosted by…

Fasting Women

Dear fasting sister! We are being approached by a month of mercy, forgiveness and salvation from Hell. It is the month of fasting, prayingQiyaam (the optional night prayer) and recitation of the Quran. It is a month during which rewards…

So, show Allah Goodness From Yourselves

Dear beloved Brothers and Sisters in Islam, As-Salaam ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullah Ramadan Mubaarak Let’ me  start my message  with the most beautiful   sacred words: Allaah  says ( which means): “…whoever witnesses the Month of Ramadan should fast through it…” Q(2:185) The beloved…

Breaking the Fast With Imam

Ramadan is the ninth and most special month of the Muslim calendar. It is a time of spiritual reflection, prayer and doing good deeds. The lunar holiday lasts for 30 days, with 10 nights of special blessings and prayers called Laylat…

After the month of Ramadhaan!

Sufyaan ibn `Abdillaah radhiallahu `anhu said: “O Messenger of Allah, tell me something about Islaam, which I cannot ask anyone else besides you.” He said: “Say: ‘I believe in Allah’ and then be steadfast (upon that).” [Saheeh Muslim (38)] The…