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The Date of Mi’raj

Question Is there any conclusive evidence to suggest that the 27th night of Rajab is the night of Mi’raj?   Answer The 27th of Rajab is popular among the masses, and is indeed the view of some Scholars. Therefore it cannot be discredited totally. However, it is important to note …

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Month of Rajab – Clearing Misconceptions

There are some months as well as some places that have more worth in Almighty Allah’s sight than others. But the merit of a certain place or time in Islam is established only through authentic proofs. Hence, on quoting a certain hadith, one is to make sure of its authenticity …

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Which Verses of Surah Baqarah were given During Mi’raj

Question In the following Hadith, which specific verses of Surah Baqarah are referred to (i.e where does it start from)? عن عبدالله بن مسعود: لَمّا أُسْرِيَ برَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، انْتُهي به إلى سِدْرَةِ المُنْتَهى، وهي في السَّماءِ السّادِسَةِ، إلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُعْرَجُ به مِنَ الأرْضِ فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، وإلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما …

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Rajab: A Momentous History

Rajab: A Momentous History There are momentous times in the history of all peoples. Momentous days, weeks and months. The Muslims are no exception. To the contrary, Islamic history overflows with events and occurrences worthy of the mention, and indeed worthy of remembrance. Such comes with no surprise given the …

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8 Simple Steps to Help You Prepare for Ramadan

Have you ever wondered why it is difficult to concentrate in your prayer? Or why your faith throughout the year is not on a high like it is during Ramadan or through Hajj? Maybe it is because we usually jump straight from a phone conversation into Takbir or because we …

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How did the Prophet ﷺ prepare for Ramaḍān?

Ramaḍan of The Prophet ﷺ How did the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) conduct himself in Ramaḍān? How did the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) prepare for Ramaḍān? The best example Surely, these are both fundamental questions that every Muslim should have already been asking themselves. Too often, we look …

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Indian Silence

EPITOMES READ AT SUHBAS  Not far from the Red Sea town of Marsa Alam, the road turns left toward the maqam of Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili. For the next seventy miles, there are a handful of cars, and the only inhabitants are a few Nubian families, housed in small shacks …

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Rajab FAQ

RAJAB IS THE MONTH TO SOW THE SEEDS, SHA’BAN TO IRRIGATE AND RAMADAN TO REAP THE HARVEST Question Can you mention the reference and Arabic for this? “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds. Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop and Ramadan is the month to reap …

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The Sacred Month of Rajab

 The month of Rajab is the key to the months of goodness and blessings that follow it. Abu Bakr R. al-Warraq al-Balkhi said: “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds;Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop; and Ramadan is the month to reap the harvest.”  It has similarly been …

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Sri Lanka to allow burials for Muslims following international backlash

COVID-19: Posted by: Muhammad Mussa The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday allowed Muslims who have died from COVID-19 the right to be buried after an international outcry over the government’s decision to cremate those who have succumbed to the virus. Prime minister Malinda Rajapaksa and his right-wing government had made it …

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