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Ramadhaan fasts + 6 Shawwal fasts make fasting every day!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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

June 27, 2017 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Limited Days, Unlimited Nonsense, and a Verse of Warning!

أَيَّامًا مَّعْدُودَاتٍ – Ayyaamam Ma’duudaat – is the apt description for the Month of Fasting. Limited Number of Days!

So limited that you don’t know how fast its days pass until you end up saying: Allah! It is as if Ramadhaan started just now…and see these many days flew away! Subhanallaah! 

Precious moments must be valued and treasured. Not wasted in unnecessary and vain pursuits!  Continue reading

June 15, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Reflections, Surah Tawbah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 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

Maximize the Last 10 Days of Ramadhaan

Br. Abdul Malik Mujahid has done things easy for those finding it difficult to decide as to what to do and what not during the Last Ten Days of Ramadhaan.

The pointers suggested by him are sufficient enough for anyone wishing to take advantage of the glorious days and nights of the blessed month of Ramadhaan. Read on to act upon……Inshaa’Allah.

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July 18, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Eternal Miracle: The Last Ten Days of Ramadhaan

This is a transcript of a Friday Speech delivered by the famous Orator and Qaari Haafidh Ali Abdur Rahman al Huthaifee. He minces no words and speaks to the point!

Sharing this for the benefit of one and all, Inshaa’Allah.

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July 17, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

In view of Ramadhaan…..

As Ramadhaan is round the corner, I am changing the home page accordingly.

The purpose is to highlight the importance of the month even as I intend and pray to Allah that the message reaches far and wide across all continents wherever internet’s reach is there, Inshaa’Allah and bi-ithnillaah.

I request all my dear readers, brothers and sisters, to use the resources to the maximum, Inshaa’Allah.

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June 22, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Surah al Kahf is an action-packed Surah!

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

Whenever I Enter this Cave, I Come Out with Treasure. Subhanallah.

Surah al Kahf consists of many Verbs of Movement, Striving and Endeavor – أفعال الحركة والسعى

This Surah for sure calls for harakah on the part of Muslims.

Life must be dynamic, not static.

Active, not passive. Energetic, not lethargic.

This Surah starts by giving glad tidings to the Believers Who Do Righteous Deeds that they will have a good reward وَيُبَشِّرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّالِحَاتِ and ends with the Command: Do Righteous deeds فَلْيَعْمَلْ عَمَلًا صَالِحًا  Continue reading

December 15, 2013 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Islamic Perspective on Eclipse

Dear brothers and sisters, as Muslims we are obligated to know the Islamic perspective on this natural phenomenon even as we are encouraged to perform Salatul Kusoof, Prayer of the Eclipse. Continue reading

November 2, 2013 Posted by | Lunar/Solar Eclipse, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The miracle in Tawaf, the purpose of human existence!

Ka’bah plays a pivotal role in the life of a Muslim. It is an indispensable part of a Muslim’s life.

It is a Muslim’s anchor and nucleus. It is the centre of our life and existence. It is our Qiblah.

Ka’bah is the symbol of monotheism. The flag of Islam.

Yet Ka’bah itself is an empty building with nothing inside.  Continue reading

November 2, 2013 Posted by | Ka'bah, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 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 an authentic hadeeth.

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

August 9, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“That is the inheritance of Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلم”

During Ramadhaan we witness that all mosques are crowded, Masha’Allah.

This quote from our dear Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallaahu anhu) is relevant and makes a good reading.

May Allah give us the Tawfeeq, Hidayah, the Zouq and the Shouq to go to the masjid even after Ramadhaan.

And now, read, e n j o y and ponder over what Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallaahu anhu) has to say….. Continue reading

August 4, 2013 Posted by | “That is the Inheritance of Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلم”, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Being h e a r t l i n e with Allah!

The interest and involvement one finds in staying and working online cannot be found when you work offline. For when you are online, you are connected to, served by or available through a system.

Connecting with one’s heart is to be online with Allah.

Even though the terms online and hotline were not specifically used in 7th century as they are used and understood now in the computer-savvy 21st century but the fact remains that the Qur’an recognized its importance 14 centuries ago!  Continue reading

July 13, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Du'aas - Qur'anic, Heart and the Qur'an, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Ramadhaan is Seeker’s Paradise!

Have you ever noticed this ayah that is sandwiched between the verses concerning fasting and Ramadhaan?

The hikmah why Allah chose to include this ayah in the midst of verses enjoining fasting in Ramadhaan is best known to Him alone. We can, however, infer that Allah wants us to supplicate more and more in this blessed month as He is ever ready to give more and more.  Continue reading

July 12, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

A Journey with Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

An informative e-book in view of Ramadhaan. I uploaded this in my Seerah blog a week ago but somehow forgot 😦 to include here.

If you haven’t downloaded it yet, please proceed to do the same, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

July 6, 2013 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Haza Min Fadhli Rabbee

هذا من فضل ربّي is a very popular statement. Some of you must have seen this Qur’anic phrase beautifully printed as  wall hangers, photo frames, stickers etc. and sold in many Islamic bookshops. You may have seen it aesthetically fixed in some prominent place at a Muslim home. Or you have it hung at your home too!

Today let us try to understand what exactly this so popular Qur’anic phrase mean, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

April 8, 2013 Posted by | Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Mosques are Missing the Point!

I liked the message conveyed through this post and hence re-posting it for the benefit of my readers.  Continue reading

December 25, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (1 Safar 1434)

Today’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE is centred around the topic ‘The Path to Paradise’.  Continue reading

December 14, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (23 Muharram 1434)

The topic for tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in the masajids of the United Arab Emirates is ‘Appreciating Allah’s Blessings’.  Continue reading

December 6, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (24 Dhul hijjah 1433)

The topic for the Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid is ‘UAE and the values of a nation’.  Continue reading

November 8, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Try this, feel the difference!

When we learn new things from the Qur’an and hadeeth and adopt them in our life by way of changing the routine, it surely brings a different kind of feeling and comfort.   Continue reading

September 12, 2012 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Salah: MeaningFULL | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Friday Page :)

A page entitled يوم الجمعة is added today as a sort of reminder to highlight the importance of Friday.  Continue reading

September 6, 2012 Posted by | Excellence of Friday Prayer | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE

The Friday Sermon in UAE was about the value of having a clean heart free from the evils of jealousy and related ailments.

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August 24, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

A beautiful hadeeth on Qiyamul Layl

Life is like an ice-cube. It melts in no time!

See how quick Ramadhaan came and how fast it is moving away from us……..!

Sort of reminder, thought of recalling this beautiful hadeeth on Qiyamul Layl. Continue reading

August 8, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

All About Itikaaf

Today I would like to discuss on itikaaf, Inshaa’Allah.

For easy reading, I am presenting this in 15 separate points.

PS: Scroll down to download as pdf

1. The word itikaaf إعتكاف comes from the Arabic root ع ك ف ‘a-ka-fa.  Continue reading

August 7, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Subject of History

This article by the great Mujahid-scholar, late Dr. Ismail al Faruqi, discusses the purpose of a Muslim’s fast in a unique style. I wish to share this with you all. Read on…

Sawm should not be misunderstood as an act of self-denial, and an act of asceticism and, therefore, a renunciation of the world and of life, as an act of self-mortification. This life and this world are God’s creation, and are, therefore, good. He established them as people’s destiny enjoined upon him to seek and promote them. His Prophet, Muhammad, defined, the good, the noble, the felicitous person as one whose career adds a real plus to the total value of the universe, who leaves the world a better place than that in which he was born. But, sawm is definitely an abstinence from food, drink and physical intimacy. What then is its meaning?  Continue reading

August 3, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments