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Virtues of Charity

1. It is mentioned in a Hadith that generosity is a great attribute of Allah Ta’ala. In other words, Allah Ta’ala is extremely generous. 2. It is mentioned in a Hadith that the servant of Allah gives a small piece of bread as charity. In the sight of Allah Ta’ala …

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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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RAMADHÂN IS HERE: WHERE ARE YOU?

All praise is due to Allâh and may His choicest salutations descend upon our Master and Leader Muhammad Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam. “To him who desires a harvest in the life to come, We shall grant an increase in his harvest; whereas to him who desires a harvest in this world, …

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Meaning of Ramadaan

Fasting during Ramadan was ordained during the second year of Hijrah. Why not earlier? In Makkah the economic conditions of the Muslims were bad. They were being persecuted. Often days would go by before they had anything to eat. It is easy to skip meals if you don’t have any. …

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Message of Ramadaan

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, empower us, and turn around our …

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An Overview on Ramadaan

“O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you that ye may (learn) self-restraint, (Fasting) for a fixed number of days” The Quran, Surah Baqarah Chapter 2, verse 183. What is Ramadân? It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Islam …

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Ramadaan

By Moulana Fadlur Rahman Sahib Sheikhul Hadith, Madrasah Arabia Islamia, Azaadville Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam said: “On the first night of Ramadân, the Shayateen (devils) and the rebellious jinnat are imprisoned. All the doors of Jahannam (hell) are closed and all the doors of Jannah are opened. A caller calls …

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Visiting The Raudha Mubaarak

Visiting The Raudha Mubaarak Virtues of visiting the Raudha Mubaarak: Presenting oneself in the court of Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam is one the greatest acts of worship, for which great rewards and virtues have been promised in the Ahaadeeth. Hereunder are a few virtues: “My intercession becomes necessary for the …

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Joy Forever, Grief Forever

Joy Forever, Grief Forever By Khalid Baig All through the centuries Allah sent down thousands of messengers, dozens of books, and one Message. This central Message has three components. 1) Allah is the Creator and the Master of the universe. He is the One we must worship and obey. 2) …

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Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules by Mufti Taqi Uthmani The Urdu and persian word Qurbani (Sacrificial slaughter) is derived from the Arabic word Qurban. Lexically, it means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. Originally, the word Qurban included all acts of charity because the purpose of charity is nothing but …

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