Tag: Ramadan & Fasting

Ramadan & Children

Ramadan is here again. How are we preparing our children to embrace it? have any new ideas for them? Any novel way to communicate to our children the meaning of this blessed month? Ramadan is the month the Qur’ân was…

A Ramadan etiquette guide for non-Muslims

It’s Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar. But what if you’re not a Muslim — just a caring, considerate person. Is there anything you should do so you don’t come across as insensitive to your fasting friends in the US? Short answer: No. Long answer: No. But you can earn some cool points if you follow these 10 tips….more: CNN

BBC: Ramadan: Five things you may not know

Left to right; two men break eat together, a gridlocked street in Dubai, a street vendor sells datesOne of the five pillars of Islam, Ramadan is a religious obligation for all healthy adult Muslims who are able to fast from sunrise to sunset.

Muslims believe that the Koran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during Ramadan. To mark this sacred occasion, they go without food and liquids, smoking and having sex during daylight hours for a month.

But what are some of the lesser known facts about one of the biggest festivals in the Muslim calendar?  BBC

 

Ramadan Reruns

The point of the video is to make people more conscious of these silly actions so they will think twice before they do it during the next Ramadan. Reminding myself before anyone else, Ramadan is a blessing so let’s try not to take it for granted but rather take advantage of it by increasing our Iman (faith) so we can become better Muslims, even after Ramadan is over InshAllah.

How to make Ramadan fun while setting achievable goals!

  • GOALS -A template of goals set to accomplish Ramadan (adjustments can be made as you please although it is encourage to set CHALLENGING yet ACHIEVABLE goals) How to Get Your Kids to Look Forward to and Love Ramadan | ProductiveMuslim
  • 2- CHECKLIST – A practical daily Ramadan checklist of accomplishments
  • CHECKLIST GUIDE – A guide on how to implement the checklist and also explains how many points you get for fulfilling each goal and the reward you can earn after successfully completing these goals at the end of Ramadan.

The reward can be determined based on your family needs, capabilities, etc.

Make Ramadan fun while racking up the rewards through these virtuous acts. Please share this with friends and families.

May Allah accept our deeds in this beautiful month that is upon us. more: productive

The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “On the first night of the month of Ramadan, the devils are chained, the jinn are restrained, and the gates of Hellfire are closed and none of its gates are opened. The gates of Paradise are opened and none of its gates are closed. A caller announces: O seeker of good, come near! O seeker of evil, stop short! Allah will save them from the Hellfire and that is during every night of Ramadan” (Sunan At-Tirmidhi )