Tag: Ramadan & Fasting

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…

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,…

Thawban reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fasting the month of Ramadan is like ten months of fasting and fasting six days of Shawwal is like two months of fasting, so those together is like fasting a year.” Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah 2115 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti

Ramadan: A centuries-old American tradition

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Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves.

his weekend marks the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the world will observe the annual fast and eight million Muslims in the United States will abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the holy month. A gruelling task at any time of the year, Ramadan this year will be especially daunting during the long and hot summer days. ..more:aljazeera.

Every Night

إِنَّ لِلَّهِ عُتَقَاءَ مِنَ النَّارِ فِي كُلِّ يَوْمٍ وَلَيْلَةٍ ، وَلِكُلِّ عَبْدٍ مِنْهُمْ دَعْوَةٌ مُسْتَجَابَةٌ” حديث شريف”

The Prophet, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, has said, “In every night and day in the month of Ramadan Allah has His freed people from Hellfire. Verily for every Muslim there is a supplication which is accepted” [Authenticated by Al-Albani]