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The Trio in Rabi al Awwal

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Note: As the month of Rabi al Awwal has commenced, this re-post serves as a reminder of the historical trio.

Whenever the month of Rabi al Awwal rises in the life of a Muslim, it brings into limelight Three Significant Events from Islamic history:  Continue reading

November 30, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Facts About Safar

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

The 2nd month of the Islamic Calendar has commenced, alhamdulillaah.

Quoting authentic references, I would like to dispel certain false beliefs and superstitious customs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar.  Continue reading

November 1, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Peace First. Peace Last.

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

What do you think of a Community whose Calendar Year Starts and Ends with a Sacred Month?

What do you understand about a month being Sacred?

You think Muslims are terrorists and their religion promotes terrorism? How misguided!

Today let me hurl or dash the truth against falsehood. And woe to you for what you utter!!  Continue reading

October 17, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Reflections | , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Muslim and the Hijrah of All Times

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Whenever Allah gives us an opportunity to witness the New Year, we must always try to go back to our roots and understand what it is means to be a Muslim, and what is the relevance of hijrah in our life.

So the simple question is: Who is a Muslim?

And What is the hijrah for the modern day Muslim?

Suffice is to quote a relevant hadeeth here: Continue reading

October 14, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Aashoora and Ten Sparkling Gems That Normally Go Unnoticed!

‘Aashoora comes, ‘Aashoora goes. Some observe fast, many don’t.

Some know the reason why they fast on the 10th of Muharram, some hardly know it.  Continue reading

October 10, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Prophets of Islam, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fasting on the 9th and 10th of Muharram. Do not ignore saying it’s just a Sunnah!!

Monday, 10 October is the 9th of Muharram in the Middle East, UK, Europe, USA and many other countries. It is Mustahab to fast on the 9th of Muharram along with the 10th as per the following hadeeth:  Continue reading

October 9, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

As the New Islamic Year commences…

PS: As the New Islamic Year – 1438 – commences I extend my heartiest congratulations to one and all 🙂

Sharing a few relevant posts and related links on this gracious occasion.

Hijrah, the basis of Islamic Calendar

1437 years have passed since the Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam made his epoch-making journey called Hijrah.

Islam, unlike other religions, is not found on hero-worship.  Continue reading

September 27, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Hajj, Umrah, Ziyarah……and Dhul Hijjah

This is a re-post of this Blog’s Hajj Page.

You will find amazing resources here, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

August 30, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How Ramadhaan fasts + 6 Shawwal fasts make fasting every day?

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

Fasting six days of the month of Shawwal is mentioned in authentic ahadeeth.

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: 

“Whosoever fasted in Ramadhaan and then followed up with six fasting days of Shawwal, it is like fasting every day.” (Muslim) Continue reading

July 8, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Effective Approach of Highly Efficient Muslims in Shabaan

  

Sha’bān is the month where last year’s account of good and bad actions for every individual ascends to Allāh. As we know, there are four instances when our actions ascend to Allāh: the daily record, weekly record, yearly record, and the whole life record. [1] Continue reading

May 11, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Month of Rajab

Alhamdulillah, as Rajab, the 7th month of the Islamic Calendar, has commenced, and there are many misunderstandings and doubts about certain things to be done or not in this sacred month, I am re-posting some Rajab-related matters in the form of questions and answers. Hope this helps, InshaaAllah.

1. What are the four sacred months in Islam? Continue reading

April 7, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Know Your Hijrah. Do Your Hijrah!

Two hadeeths, in relation to Hijrah, stand out distinctly.

These two great sayings of the glorious Messenger of Allah – Prophet Muhammad, sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam – in fact set the Agenda for the New Year.

They set the agenda for every New Year. Every New Month. Every New Week. Every New Day. Every New Moment!

If you care about your Islam, you will value them in your life.

So happy New Year to you, and to every moment of your life. Continue reading

October 16, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, New Year | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Khutbah in UAE: Virtues of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

This Friday’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE is about the Virtues of Dhul Hijjah and Arafah.

The topic of Urdu Khutbah is Qurbani Ka Bayaan.

Even though the Sermon’s Page is updated every week, this is given here as a separate post owing to its relevance the world over. Please proceed to download, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

September 17, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tarbiyah Programme in Dhul Hijjah

UPDATE: As per the official announcement the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah starts on 3rd Sept. Accordingly, the Day of Hajj (that is, Arafah Day) falls on Monday, the 11th Sept. and the first day of Eid al Adhaa will be Tuesday, the 12th Sept. 2016.  MABROOK and Baarakallaahu Feekum. 

Let’s proclaim the Takbeer….

“There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days” 

So said Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam about the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. Continue reading

September 12, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months, Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How Ramadhaan fasts + 6 Shawwal fasts make fasting every day?

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Eid-ul-Fitr marks the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

Fasting six days of the month of Shawwal is mentioned in authentic hadeeth.

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: 

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July 18, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Interesting Links between Dhul Hijjah and Ramadhaan

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Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah are two special months in Islam. These two months are like two eyes of a Muslim.

Today let us try to have a bird’s eye view of some less talked about things connecting these two months. 

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July 14, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Truth behind the 15th Night of Shabaan!

As Fifteenth Night of the month of Shabaan is one typical example of innovation in religion, let’s find out the truth behind it.

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May 28, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Welcoming Shabaan, then Ramadhaan….

Things become easy for a person if he/she is in a habit of doing something regularly, and in advance. The one who practices charity on a regular basis finds it very easy to give out Zakah once in a year.  The student who studies and prepares himself in a systematic way, finds it easy while sitting for the exams.  Continue reading

May 19, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Trio in Rabi al Awwal

Assalamu Alaikum. Dear brothers and sisters: This is just a reminder post meant to take you to some worth reading links, Inshaa’allah. Thanks and Jazakallaahu Khayra.

Whenever the month of Rabi al Awwal  rises in the life of a Muslim, it brings into limelight three important events from Islamic history:

1) The birth of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam

2) The hijrah of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam

3) The death of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam  Continue reading

December 30, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Month of Safar

As the month of Safar has commenced…….

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Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

Today I would like to touch upon some superstitious beliefs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar.

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November 24, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Forgiveness and The Fast of ‘Aashura

In UAE, Saudi Arabia and some adjoining countries, Tomorrow (3rd Nov 2014) is the 10th of Muharram, popularly known as ”Aashura”. Please check out the date as to when ‘Aashura falls in your locality, and do the needful accordingly, Inshaa’Allah.

This is in response to the question, “I heard that fasting the day of ‘Aashoora’ expiates for the past year, is this true?  Does it expiate for everything, even major sins? What is the reason for venerating this day?” taken from IslamQA. It is given here owing to its importance and relevance. Baarakallahu feekum.

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November 2, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah on ARAFAH and EID AL ADHAA

Tomorrow (3rd Oct) is the Day of Arafah for Muslims living in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, UK, USA, Canada and many other parts of the world. (Those living in other places, please check out with your local community centers, if you are not sure of the Islamic dates)

Presenting here some download links on the Virtues of this Great and the Best Day.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.  Continue reading

October 2, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dhul Hijjah has commenced, alhamdulillaah :)

It has been officially announced by the Saudi Press Agency that the crescent for the new month has been sighted.

Confirmed reports say that UAE also announces the same. So accordingly:

1st of ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 25th September 2014. 

The Day of Arafah which falls on 9th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 3rd October 2014. 

Eid al-Adha is on 10th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435, and will correspond to 4th October 2014. 

CHECK OUT THIS RESOURCE PAGE, Inshaa’Allah.

BAARAKALLAAHU FEEKUM. 

September 24, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

As Dhul Hijjah is round the corner…..

After Ramadhaan, the global Muslims really crave for this blessed month to come and bring sunshine in their life.

The happiness felt among Muslims to welcome the Best Ten Days of the Year knows no bounds.

As this blessed month is fast approaching us, I am making Dhul Hijjah as the Home Page so that it acts as a reminder to the visitors/subscribers of this blog, Inshaa’Allah.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

September 19, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

How Ramadhaan fasts + 6 Shawwal fasts make fasting every day?

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

Fasting six days of the month of Shawwal is mentioned in authentic ahadeeth.

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: 

“Whosoever fasted in Ramadhaan and then followed up with six fasting days of Shawwal, it is like fasting every day.” (Muslim) Continue reading

August 1, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments