The Purpose of Ramadan

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The Purpose of Ramadan The month of Ramadhan is not like any other month; its purpose is to rid man of those habits which he has accumulated throughout the rest of the year. It is a month that prepares man for the remaining eleven months by teaching him discipline and self control. Thus, Allah has made some acts which are beloved to man, like eating, drinking and fulfilling one’s desires, Haraam. If man can control these desires in this month, … [Read more...]

Dua after Iftar

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Dua after Iftar   ذَهَبَ الظَّمَأُ وَ ابْتَلَّتِ الْعُرُوقُ، وَ ثَبَتَ الأجْرُ إنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ   Transliteration:dhahabadh dhama-u wabtallatil ‘urooqu, wa tha-batal ajru insha Allah   The thrist is gone, the veins are moistened and the reward is confirmed, if Allah [Ta'ala] wills.[Abu Dawud] … [Read more...]

A month Of Silence

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A month Of Silence   Anas bin Malik ﻰﺿر ﷲ ﻪﻨﻋ relates that Ramadhan arrived so the Prophet ﷲ ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ﻢﻠﺳو ﻰﻠﺻ said, ‘Indeed this month has come upon you, and therein is a night which is better than a thousand months. Whoever is deprived of it is deprived of all good, and none is deprived of it except one who is truly deprived’ [Reported by ibn Majah], He who wastes his time in Ramadhan is truly deprived of the virtues and forgiveness of this … [Read more...]

The Superiority of Lailat-ul-Qadr

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The Superiority of Lailat-ul-Qadr   Allah, the Exalted, says: "Verily, We have sent it (this Qur'an) down in the Night of Al-Qadr (Decree). And what will make you know what the Night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is? The Night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is better than a thousand months (i.e., worshipping Allah in that night is better than worshipping Him a thousand months, i.e., 83 years and 4 months). Therein descend the angels and the Ruh [Jibril … [Read more...]