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Emotional Detox during Ramadan

As you are in the midst of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qur’an while shedding many tears and engaged in many acts of charity feeling renewed.  The one area …

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Food & Nutrition for a Healthy Ramadan

READY, SET, GO! By Karimah Bint Dawoud- Muslim Chaplain & Clinical Nutritionist Welcome Ramadan Alḥamdulillāh, all praise is due to Allah the Creator of the heaven and earth and everything in between. As the month of Ramadan is moving backwards through the solar calendar once again, Ramaḍān begins in the …

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Eat smart this Ramadhaan!

  By Umme Faatimah (B.Dietetics Univ. of Pretoria) eislam.co.za Many of us have developed a culture of indulgent eating… lavish five course Sunday lunches, daily indulgent snacks and more! The Holy Quraan states: “…..and eat and drink but do not waste by extravagance, certainly HE (Allah) does not like those  …

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Itikaf Explained (detailed)

EISLAM.co.za The basic purpose of I’tikâf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre‑occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, …

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“Listening” to Ramadan

By: Khalid Baig Albalagh Source: Albalagh We observe Ramadan every year. Do we also listen to it? Ramadan is the most important month of our calendar. It is a tremendous gift from Allah in so many ways. In our current state of being down and out, it can uplift us, …

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18 Benefits of Fasting in Ramadaan

O ye who believe! Fasting is ordained for you, even as it was ordained for those before you, that ye may guard yourself (against evil)” Qur’an: Chapter 2, Verse 183). RAMADAN IS A MONTH of fasting and prayers for the Muslims. The fast consists of total abstinence from food and …

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Tarawih is 20 rak’ats. No less!

almiftah.com Moulana Muhammad Abbasomar The following article was written by myself and edited plus published by www.deoband.org a few years ago. May Allah Ta’ala use to guide us all. Ameen. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. In recent times there has been a growth in …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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7 Steps to Make This Your Most Productive Ramadan

Amp Up Your Ramadan: Yasemin Inal Every year as Ramadan approaches, there are many online webinars, events, and local activities that all pertain to one thing: preparing you for the best month. I have always believed that knowledge is not power; knowledge is potential power.Because no matter how many lectures …

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10 Tips for Ramadan

ilmgate.org By Nabeel Khan As the blessed month of Ramadan approaches, we need to prepare for it in such a way that we can gain the maximum benefit of this month.  For many, Ramadan comes and goes.  However, very few people actually benefit from this great month.  Our teachers advise …

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