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HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR RAMADHAAN

SOME HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR RAMADHAAN This article provides useful advice on how to avoid some common problems encountered in Ramadhan. If followed, it would enable one to fast comfortably and enjoy fully the spiritual benefits of Ramadhan. During the holy month of Ramadhan, our diet should not differ very much …

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Haraam Fantasizing

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) There is no shortage of complaints when it comes to giving up sins and the struggle which ensues between individuals and their nafs, as well as Shaytaan. This battle is inevitably on-going – till our dying day. There is no other way …

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Giving up Sins: An Easy Prescription

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) There are many, many Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world who due to various negative influences and bad elements, find themselves ‘de-railed’ from Deen. Many others sit on the fence, wanting to enjoy or benefit from both sides of the fence …

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Ramadan, the Habit Change Opportunity: Taqwa

Mirza Yawar Baig THEY say, ‘Habits make a person.’ Psychologists tell us that habit change takes 21 days. If someone does something continuously for 21 days it will become a habit. We are about to come to the Annual Habit Change Workshop that Allah sends as His Mercy every year …

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Stoning, lashing, et al:of Shariah

CAPITAL punishment is applicable to crimes committed against the five basic human rights that we mentioned: Life, property, honor, religion and intellect. The penal system can be divided into three categories: Hudood; Qisas; and Ta’zeer. Qisas has already been discussed in the first part of this article. Ta’zeer is disciplinary …

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The encompassing Shariah

Shariah (Shari’ah, Sharia, Arabic شريعة) literally means a “path to the water hole” i.e. the way to the source of life. Its usage as law is traced directly to the Qur’an, wherein Allah (God) admonishes us to follow the clear and right way, the path of the Shariah: Then We …

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Ramadaan

Lifetime Opportunity You have been given an opportunity of a lifetime. A business operates twenty four hours a day. The owner wishes to take a holiday and has requested you to run the business for one month. The arrangement is that for every second that you will personally man the …

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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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