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  • After Ramadan – Keeping the Connection

      Sheikh Kamaludeen Ahmed islamicspirituality.org The month of Ramadan actually came to make us the lover of Allah SWT. Ramadan was not the month of fasting. If you think Ramadan was the month of fasting, then it’s finished on Eid. It’s a mistake. People tell their children that Ramadan is …

  • After Ramadan – Keeping the Connection: Part 2

      Why doesn’t a person feel this closeness to Allah SWT, why do we feel distant? It’s because we don’t take our Deen seriously. We take every other thing in our life seriously. For every other single thing, education, car, fabric, house, we want to have the best quality we can. …

  • After Ramadan: Keeping the Connection – Part 1

      by Sheikh Kamaludeen Ahmed* Allah SWT gave us a beautiful gift and He announced in the Quraan that, “Indeed I am intimately near to you. I am very close to you” and “We are even closer to you than your own Jugular vein”. We are closer to you than …

  • After Ramadan, Try to keep the 6 Fasts of Shawwaal.

    By Maulana Khalid Dhorat It’s a few days into Shawaal and everyone is still in the fasting mode. Habits can form in thirty days, and due to Ramadaan, our bodies have been programmed to wake up for Sehri, not eat anything in between, and then await for Iftar. Before we …

  • Can You Guarantee Your Next Ramadan?

    We praise Allah for having blessed us with Ramadhan, may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the Truthful one, the one who informed us that in Ramadhan: “…the gates of heaven are open, the gates of the Hellfire are closed and the evil devils are chained…” May the Peace and blessings …

  • Are you happy or sad that Ramadan is ending soon?

      Ramaḍān is drawing to a close and the people of īmān are sad. For them, Ramaḍān was what brought happiness. 1 – They were happy because the Prophet (sall Allahu ʿalayhi wa sallam) would be. When Ramaḍān would arrive, he would ascend the pulpit and announce: قَدْ جَاءَكُمْ رَمَضَانُ شَهْرٌ مُبَارَكٌ “Ramaḍān has come to you! A …

  • Three Ramadan Messages

    Now that we are past the halfway point of Ramaḍān, I wish to relay three brief messages that are simple in their meanings but crucial in their importance, particularly to those who fear that this year will be like the many Ramaḍāns before it. The first: Be happy This is exactly what …

  • Battle of Badr 17th Ramadan 2AH

      THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF BADR: The Great Expedition of Badr took place in Ramadan, 2 A.H. Allah called this battle ‘The Day of Distinguishing.’ Allah says, ‘if you believe in Allah and what We sent down on Our servant on the Day of Distinguishing, the day the two hosts …

  • Ramadan, Resistance & the Brave New World

      http://thehumblei.com/category/ramadan-fasting/ ‘There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self,’ said Aldous Huxley, the English novelist best known for his dystopian novel, Brave New World. In his exploration of the dilemmas confronting modern man – the rise of capitalism, the …

  • 8 Steps to Recite the Entire Qur’an This Ramadan

    By Haafidha Omar It has been said that everything has a beloved & that the month of Ramadan has a beloved, too: The Glorious Qur’an. For the duration of this month, Muslims worldwide honour Ramadan’s beloved and aspire to complete the recitation of the Qur’an. In this article you’ll learn …