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Every step of performing hajj is by itself a blessing – See why

Brothers in Islam! What are the blessings of Hajj? One may describe them in great detail. But, in the Qur’an, where Allah instructs Ibrahim to invite people to come for Hajj, it is said: So that they may witness things that are of benefit to them (al-Hajj 22: 28). Hence, the real blessings of Hajj …

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Did you know that hajj was reformed by Prophet Mohammad?

If you have read my previous post, then you already know that hajj or the Pilgrimage was instituted by Prophet Ibrahim to serve as the focal meeting place for all believers in the One God. He made Makka the center of the worldwide Islamic movement and installed his elder son, Prophet Ismail, to continue his …

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Cooking food for my husband who isn’t fasting in Ramadan?

Dear scholars, Assalamu’Alaykum. My questions are as follows: My husband is not fasting, Is it my duty to cook and serve food for him when he doesn’t fast during the day? He takes medication that is not prescribed by the doctor, and I am sure he does not need to take it three times a …

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Hunger for Allah: What is the correct time for Suhoor/Sahri in Ramadan?

The time of Suhoor starts from midnight and ends a few minutes before Fajr. But when is the correct time to take your meal for fasting. How close or far should it be from Fajr? Zayd Ibn Thabit reported that: “We took Suhoor with the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) and then we …

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Hunger for Allah: How to fast in the month of Ramadan

Ramadan comes with great blessings. The reports from the Qur’an and the Sunnah encourage us to increase good deeds in this blessed month to get a reward as we fast out of gratefulness to Allah. There are a number of spiritual procedures that should be followed during Ramadan. These are observed in accordance with the …

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Ramadan Dua: Upon seeing the new moon of Ramadan (Arabic and English)

It is obligatory to see the first night moon of the Holy month of Ramadan. When the crescent is sighted, turn towards Qiblah, raising hands towards the sky, address it as under: RABBEE WA RABBUKALLAAHU RABBUL A’ALAMEEN ALLAAHUMMA AHILLAHOO A’LAYNAA BIL-AMNI WAL EEMAANI WAS SALAAMATI WAL ISLAAMI WAL MUSAARAA’TI ILAA MAA TUH’IBBU WAL TARZ’AA ALLAAHUMMA …

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