Worship

Itikaf Explained (detailed)

  The basic purpose of I’tikâf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre‑occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, …

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Ramadaan – The Month of DUA

  Here are some etiquettes of dua to increase your chances of it being accepted . Remember that Allaah loves to be asked, and He encourages that in all things. He is angry with the one who does not ask of Him and He encourages His slaves to ask of …

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Good Deeds a Woman on Menses can do in Ramadhan

    Almighty Allah has made it easy for a woman in Ramadan during her menses for she is still able to get the same rewards as men. The good deed accounts don’t stop when a women is menstruating for the angels are continuing writing down good deeds as long …

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Ramadhan Has A Beloved

We praise Allah for having blessed us with Ramadhan- the Month of the Qur’aan, may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the one for whom Ramadhan was an institution, the syllabus the Qur’aan and the teacher Gibraeel. May the Peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him, his family, his Companions and …

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Break Your Soul as You Break Your Fast

  “Allāh is Subtle with His Slaves…” [1] One of the deeper intents and aims of fasting is for us to learn the art of self-restraint. When Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) revealed the verse of fasting [2], He concluded that it has been prescribed so that we may gain piety. …

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Beyond ritual: Tips to change your life in Ramadan

  The Noble Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) has said,”Almighty Allah says, ‘I treat my servant according to his expectations from Me, and I am with him when he remembers me. If he remembers Me in his heart, I remember him in My heart…. if he walks towards …

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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 …

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Tarawih ( Ramadaan Night Prayer ) is 20 rak’ats.

  In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. In recent times there has been a growth in the number of lay people who, influenced by a certain ideology, claim that the tarawih consists of only eight rak’ahs rather than the established twenty rak’ahs. There is, therefore, a …

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What Fasting Demands From Us 

The following is an English translation of “Rozah Humsay Kia Muṭālbah Karta Hai” by Shaykh al-Islam Mufti Muhammad Taqī ‘Uthmāni, which was published by Idārat-ul-Ma‘ārif Karachi in 2012 CE/1433 AH.   By Shaykh Al-Islam Mufti Taqi Uthmani [After Praise and Salutations] I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Satan. …

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