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Preparing For Ramadhaan-The ‘Month Of Mercy’

  As the dawn of Ramadhaan approaches, offering us glimpse of its golden rays of purity, every Muslim around the world prepares to experience the warm ambience which only this month can bring. From Suhoor to Iftaar to Taraaweeh Salaah, Ramadhaan brings together brothers, sisters, parents and children. In order …

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A Simple Format for ‘Ibadah on Auspicious nights

  Our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alaihiwasallam) has mentioned: “Indeed your Lord has reserved certain special moments in time (in which he emits abundant/special mercy) Be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is …

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A reflection before Ramadaan

  As the Middle for Shaaban draws closer, take a moment to stop and introspect. The most blessed, beautiful an auspicious month is dawning on us and it is up to us to ensure that we are ready to make the most of the month. By that I don’t mean …

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Have you prepared for the big arrival?

  Many people don’t understand or misunderstand the true essence of fasting, and they make it an occasion for eating and drinking, making special sweets and staying up late at night and watching shows on TV. They make preparations for that long before Ramadan; they look through aisles of grocery …

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Status of the Fast of 15th Sha’ban

Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this nafl …

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Book on Night of Bara’ah – 15th Sha’baan

By Shaikul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahman Azmi HA Foreword The Ummah of Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) is generally facing a crisis of appalling proportions. The general decline in Deeni knowledge and awareness is unprecedented in the annals of Islamic history. Religious strife and torment is being experienced in every corner …

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Sha`baan and the Coming of Ramadaan

  By Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (RA) The phrase, ‘It’s in the air’ alludes to the general feeling or expectation of something to happen in the near future or something which is already present or prevailing. For the Muslim who reaches the months of Rajab and Sha`baan, the presence of …

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Sha’ban & 15th night in a nutshell

https://www.central-mosque.com/   Sha’ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) and he used to fast most of this month. Summary: 1 . Our dear and beloved Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) used to fast the most (outside …

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Are our deeds presented to Allah Ta’ala on 15th Sha’ban?

hadithanswers.com Question In some Hadiths it is mentioned that our deeds are presented to Allah Ta’ala in Sha’ban, but some places mention it to take place on Laylatul Qadr. Which is the correct view? Answer Allah Ta’ala is All Aware of man’s deeds. From time to time, these deeds are presented …

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