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Change Yourself In Ramadan

Posted by: Waleed Basyouni Ramadan is the month of change. The whole universe changes in Ramadan. Abu Hurayrah reported that the Prophet  said: “The blessed month has come to you! Allāh has made fasting obligatory upon you during it. During it, the gates to Paradise are opened, the gates of Hellfire are locked, and the …

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15 Ways to Kick Bad Habits in Ramadan

islaaminfo.com Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive …

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A Simple Format for ‘ibadah on Auspicious nights

al-miftah.com Our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alaihiwasallam) has mentioned: “Indeed your Lord has reserved certain special moments in time (in which he emits abundant/special mercy) Be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is …

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The 15th Night of Sha’baan

What a night! By Abdur Rahmaan Umar “So, sheikh,” asked Ahmed fidgeting with his topee(hat), “Why did Allah put this night of Shabe Bara’at(Lailatul Bara’at) right here so near to Ramadaan. I mean in two weeks time we have the greatest month with all the forgiveness and good things…. so …

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Book on Shabe Bara’ah By Shaikul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahman

Foreword The Ummah of Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) is generally facing a crisis of appalling proportions. The general decline in Deeni knowledge and awareness is unprecedented in the annals of Islamic history. Religious strife and torment is being experienced in every corner of the globe. How far and distant the …

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Shabaan and the Night of Emancipation

Allah Ta’ ala has, afforded His bondsmen certain selected opportunities whereby they may reap his infinite mercy and forgiveness. Some explicit examples of these occasions are the month of Ramadan and Laylatul Qadr.The night of the fifteenth of Shábaan is one such opportunity. Several Ahadith expound the tremendous merit of …

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SHA`BAAN AND THE COMING OF RAMADAAN

The phrase, ‘It’s in the air’ alludes to the general feeling or expectation of something to happen in the near future or something which is already present or prevailing. For the Muslim who reaches the months of Rajab and Sha`baan, the presence of Ramadaan is keenly sensed and felt. There is …

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Ramadaan and The One Month Wonders

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2014-06-03   The spiritual rays of Ramadaan beckons beyond the horizon ready to make an appearance, to all those hearts ready to be rejuvenated by this beautiful month. However the question remains: are we ready? Will people embrace this month and draw every ounce of spiritual essence …

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A Month To Which People Do Not Pay Attention: Sha`ban

MY dear brothers and sisters, pay careful attention to what Usaamah ibn Zayd (may Allaah be pleased with them both) said: “I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, I do not see you fasting in any other month like you fast in Sha’ban.’ He said, ‘That is a month to which …

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Meraj – Ultimate belief in the unseen

Belief in the Unseen represents a major and essential part of Islam. When we review the key principles of Islam such as belief in Allah, the Hereafter, Paradise and Hell, angels and jinn, past prophets and books, we find that all these issues are ghayb (unseen) and need unshakable conviction …

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