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Spirituality in Ramadan during Menstruation and Postnatal Bleeding


While others will be busy in acts of worship such as fasting, praying, reading Qur’an, etc., most women will spend a portion of Ramadan in the state of menstruation (or postnatal bleeding), leaving them unable to participate in the aforementioned activities. It is not easy to stay positive at times like these, especially when we … Continue reading

How do we end our Ramadan


by Amatullah   All Praise and Thanks is for Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala(exalted is He) who has blessed us with witnessing yet another Ramadan! The Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him) said that actions are judged by their ending [Bukhari]. So while many of us have started preparing for Eid, we should also make sure that we … Continue reading

In the Shade of Laylat al-Qadr: Seven Points


1 – The Meaning of Qadr Ibn Hajar said in ‘Fath al-Bari’ (4/323-324): “There are various explanations of the meaning of the qadr that this night is ascribed to. It was said that it means veneration, as in the verse: {“…and they didn’t venerate (qadar) Allah as He deserved…”} [al-An’am; 91] This refers to it … Continue reading

Advice to Muslims in Ramadhan


From the book “Khulaasatul Kalaam” by Shaykh Jaarullah. Few intoductory and complementary notes by the translator: 1. Ramadhan is an auspicious opportunity for believers to renew their commitment to their Creator and the Sovereign of the Day of Recompense. This commitment must be both outward and inward, so that a Muslim not only recites more … Continue reading

Taraweeh


The Ramadan nightly prayer has a special merit over other nights. The Messenger of Allah said: “Whoever observes night prayer in Ramadan as an expression of his faith and to seek reward from Allah, his previous sins will be blotted out.” (Muslim) In this hadith, faith means faith in what Allah has promised the observers … Continue reading