An effort in f a c i l i t a t i o n

Ten Ways to Receive Ramadhaan

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Muslims should not neglect the seasons of worship; rather, they must be among the first to excel in and compete in them. Allaah The Almighty Says (what means): {So for this let the competitors compete.} [Quran 83:26]

So, we must try our best to receive the month of Ramadhaan in the following recommended ways: Continue reading

August 6, 2010 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting: Training for the Believer

By Sayyid Qutb in Fi Zilalil Qur’an

“Believers, fasting is decreed for you as it was decreed for those before you, so that you may be God-fearing. (Fast) a certain number of days. But whoever of you is ill, or on a journey, shall fast instead the same number of days later on.” (Al-Baqarah 2: 183 – 184) Continue reading

August 6, 2010 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Surah al Baqarah | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

One of the stylistic tools used by the Glorious Qur’an to convey its message is narratives (qasas), which can be found in the Qur’an in different forms and for different purposes. The Qur’an relates the stories of the previous nations, stories of the prophets, descriptions of certain events, etc. All in all, the objective is clear: It is a teaching, glad tidings for believers, a reminder, and a warner. So in all the stories of the Qur’an, there is a lesson for people to derive, not just a narration or a mere tale-telling, as Allah says: Continue reading

August 6, 2010 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment