Muslims believe that the Night of Power (Laylat Al-Qadr) is the holiest night of Ramadan
The article introduces the best and proper way to approach the Quran and benefit from its lessons, values and teachings.
Botanical research by Muslim scholars can be traced back to the second year after Hijrah (7th century AD) when a keen interest developed into the medicinal and agricultural aspects of the floral kingdom
A handwritten manuscript of the opening verses of the Qur’an The human mind “can operate only on the basis of perceptions previously experienced by that very mind, either in their entirety, or in some of their constituent elements.”1 In other words, we cannot form a clear idea of something that happens entirely outside the realm
Voluntary abstinence from food has been a spiritual purification rite in many religions. The Qur'an also indicates that as a practice of the past religions.
The heart of one who sincerely fasts is open to the contemplation of the magnificence of the countless bounties of God
The Prophet (Pbuh) taught us how to celebrate Ramadan through days of fasting and nights of prayer: to honor each day of Ramadan.
A lot of Muslims may be wondering about the Prophet’s life in Ramadan. How did he fast? How did he take his suhoor? How did he break his fast? How did he spend the day while fasting? The Prophet (may the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) would intend fasting every day and
This night marked the beginning of the revelation of the Qur'an to Prophet, an event unparalleled in the history of humankind
Laylat Al-Qadr means “The Night of Power” or “The Night of Decree”. This was the night on which the Qur'an started being revealed
The Night of Power (Laylat Al-Qadr) is the holiest night of Ramadan. The complete Qur’an was sent down from the Preserved Tablet in this night
The name of the Taraweeh prayer prevails over the prayers that are performed on the nights of Ramadan because the imam sits after every four rak’at. It is said that he sits between each two rak’ahs, the amount of Tarweehah – a break. Taraweeh is a plural of Tarweehah, meaning a break. He said in
The rulings regarding Tarawih prayer during the night hours of Ramadan
It is very important that we spent a few moments to understand some of the wisdom and lessons that we can learn from this month of fasting.
The article identifies some moral benefits and objectives of fasting in Islam. How it helps to develop quality behaviors
The benefits of Ramadan are not limited to either "spiritual" or "temporal" elements of life. What are the significances of fasting?
The article shows us some of the things that a fasting person is supposed to do, and how they are related to the concept of piety.
Allah describes the discourse between Himself and the reckless and negligent on the Day of Judgement
The purpose of fasting is not to make us hungry and thirsty, or to deprive us some of our comfort but its purpose is to learn taqwa
Taqwa (piety) is a comprehensive term denoting a believer’s strict observance of the commandments of the Shari`ah and the Divine laws of nature and life
Through the frequent follow-up and permanent observation, committing the Qur’an to one’s heart can be kept free from forgetting
Some stations that a Muslim has to stop with in order to achieve his objectives in Ramadan
Muslims have prepared for the fast, and they enter into it with their whole mind and body.
As we are spiritually preparing for the month of Ramadan, I would like to suggest the following program to help everyone—including those who go to work early in the morning or to school—have an enjoyable, organized, and well-spent month. Many people hold the perception that fasting in Ramadan demands a tremendous amount of energy, and
The dualism between the body and the soul is very clearly evident in the physical world. The body is subservient and the soul is in charge; however, both are indispensable. It is just that the soul is the master while the body is the obedient servant. People have a habit of letting themselves become fully
We must examine ourselves now and see what we have learned and achieved during this month of Ramadan
In Ramadan, Muslims everywhere in the world enter into a season of intensive worship, which is characterized by fasting, praying, and training for self-control and discipline, in order to become a better and spiritually purified human being. This season is the month of Ramadan, which is the ninth month in the lunar calendar. A sacred
This article is about some benefits of fasting.
In the holy month of Ramadan, one should do one’s best in observing Allah’s teachings.
Fasting is a manifestation of man’s determined will and his relationship with his Lord, which is based on total obedience and submission.
The article explains how fasting in the month of Ramadan sets higher religious and moral standard. This is identified through the reward of fasting
There is this fallacious belief that gives rise to such an exaggerated notion of no sahur when fasting.
The holy month of Ramadan is a time of restraint, reflection, and renewal. Muslims make every effort to better themselves and to be drawn closer to their Creator. They guard their tongues, engage in long hours of worship, exercise patience, and open up their hearts and pockets to charitable causes. However, when it comes to
When we fast in Ramadan, we inevitably think of those who feel hunger every day of the year. We experience hunger and look forward to breaking with the food at iftar
Ramadan is a month of serenity and spiritual elevation. But when the body’s glucose level decreases too much from fasting, this could lead to irritability and aggression. Other factors may also contribute to the feeling of irritability, such as refraining from the habitual cigarette. Prophet Mohamed (peace be upon him) advised us to ‘keep our
Many benefits, in addition to the spiritual, result from completing this prescribed period of fasting.
We all know that Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic or Hijra calendar, but how and when did this calendar come to be used by the Muslims?
Yogurt is a popular food for Ramadan as well as Eid. However, much controversy has surrounded the consumption of cow’s milk and milk products for some time. Fortunately, though, this controversy only pertains to commercially produced cow milk and milk products. As one of the oldest foods known to man, yogurt is a product of
Food intake should not be excessive therefore preventing us from our duties to ourselves, each other and God.
Fasting (cleansing, detoxification) is part of the triology of nutrition; balancing and building are the others.