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This is so late, but……..

Bismillaah. That blessed time of the year is here again, alhamdu lillaah!  I am so grateful to Allaah that He allowed me to experience another Ramadan, and am determined to give it my all this year and not just go through the motions as I felt I did last year.  May Allaah help us all … Continue reading

Reminders 29 & 30

Bismillaah. Reminder 29: Don’t forget to fast the 6 days of Shawwal. Reminder 30: If you were blessed to be able to perform extraordinary good deeds this month, ask Allaah to bless you with the ability to continue to perform those deeds.

Ramadan Reminder 27

Bismillaah. I should have known.  How could I have forgotten?  It’s not like I haven’t prayed at the masjid on the 27th night of Ramadan before.  I guess since it’s been so long – years, I’m sure – since praying taraweeh in the masjid, I’ve forgotten one of the cardinal rules: UNLESS YOU WANT TO … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 26

Bismillaah. How should we observe Laylat al-Qadr and when is it? How should we observe Laylat al-Qadr? Is it by praying, or by reading Qur’aan and the Prophet’s Seerah, listening to lectures and lessons and by celebrating it in the mosque?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 25

Bismillaah. “And if he (Muhammad) had forged a false saying concerning Us (Allah), We surely should have seized him by his right hand, and then certainly would have cut off his life artery, and none of you could withhold Us from (punishing) him.” (Qur’an, Al-Haaqqah: 44-47) Last night when the imam got to this verse, … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 24

Bismillaah. Sisters!  Try to be patient with those mothers who bring their children to the masjid for taraweeh prayers!  They want – and have EVERY RIGHT – to pray in congregation with the rest of the muslim community.  Pointing your fingers in their faces while yelling at them about “taking sins” for their children’s “misbehavior” … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 22

Bismillaah. “And when My slaves ask you concerning Me, then (answer them), I am indeed near. I respond to the invocations of the supplicant when he calls on Me. So let them obey Me and believe in Me, so that they may be led aright.” (Qur’an, Al-Baqarah: 186) Abu Hurairah – may Allaah be pleased … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 21

Bismillaah. From Saheeh al Bukhari: Volume 3, Book 32, Number 231: Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, “Whoever fasted the month of Ramadan out of sincere Faith (i.e. belief) and hoping for a reward from Allah, then all his past sins will be forgiven, and whoever stood for the prayers in the night of Qadr … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 20

Bismillaah. The basic goal of i’tikaaf – why have the Muslims forsaken this Sunnah? Why have the Muslims forsaken i’tikaaf, even though it is the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)? What is the purpose of i’tikaaf?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: I’tikaaf is one of the confirmed Sunnahs … Continue reading