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suhoor

Was the Prophet used to delaying the Suhoor (Sahri)?

The Prophet sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam would delay the Suhoor (Sahri): The Prophet sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam would not be hasty in performing Suhoor (Sahri), rather he would delay it as much as possible. In other words he would perform Sehri close to the breaking of dawn. Abdullah ibn Abbaas [radi allah anho] narrates that …

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ramadhan

Ramadhan(رمضان); The month of Quran

Increasing the recitation of the Quran in the month of ramadhan(رمضان): The Quran’s deep relationship with the month of Ramadhan (رمضان) is not hidden from anyone. It’s revelation upon the sacred heart of the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam‎] began in this month and no one was more aware of this link than the Prophet …

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sehri

importance of sehri (Sahri); Benefits of fasting in islam

The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would eat Sehri: In Ramadhaan the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would eat Sehri and would declare it a blessed meal. Syeduna Anas narrates: “The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] ordered me to bring him some food at the time of sehri so I brought dates and water. He …

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relationship with Ramadan

The Prophet’s relationship with Ramadan before fasting

It is important to remember that the Prophet’s [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] relationship with Ramadan did not begin with the obligation to fast. He had a connection with it before this. It was during this month that he would achieve seclusion in Mount Hira and connect with his Lord, using it as a source of …

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ramadan

Special dua on sighting the moon of Ramadhaan

Prophet [PBUH] would make a special dua on sighting the moon of Ramadhaan: It was the practice of the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] to make special dua on sighting the moon every month but for the moon of Ramadhaan he would make a special dua. It is narrated in Nisai when he would see …

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Prophet’s Love for the Blessed Ramadan

The Prophet’s [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] initial act was to love Ramadan and make dua for its attainment. It is in Imam Tibraani’s Aowsat and Musnad Bazaar that as soon as he would see the moon of the month of Rajab He would supplicate: “Oh Allah make Rajab and Shabaan blessed for us and grant …

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ramadan

The Prophet and the Month of Ramadan (Ramadhan)

Today we talk about the Prophet and the Month of Ramadan (Ramadhan). Fasting became obligatory on a Monday: Monday not only has the virtue of being the day in which Allah’s messenger arrived in this world but it is also the day in which the fasts of Ramadan became obligatory. “On Monday, the second day …

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fasting

Fasting on the day of doubt; No fast when in doubt

Not fasting when in doubt: Fasting is based on the moon. Consequently the ‎Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] made special ‎arrangements to sight it. If the moon was sighted He ‎‎[sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would fast and If the moon could not be sighted due to clouds the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would not begin …

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Preparing for Ramadan in the month of Shaban

The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would prepare for Ramadan in the month of Shaban. It is narrated from Syeda Aisha that apart from Ramadan the month in which He [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] fasted the most was Shaban. “The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would fast the most in the month of Shaban.” One …

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Tafsir

Tafsir al quran karim; Detailed explanation of Quran

A Tafsir is an exegesis; a detailed explanation.               With relation to the Holy Quran, a Tafsir serves the function of contextualizing a particular verse thereby making it easy to understand the wisdom and message contained in a verse making them easily applicable to one’s life. For example, many …

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taharah

What is Taharah in Islam? Meaning of ‎cleanliness?‎

Taharah means purity; cleanliness. Keeping oneself in the state ‎of Taharah is essential for both men and women. When a ‎Muslim is not clean and unable to perform daily religious ‎obligations, he/she is in the state of nijasa (impure; unclean). It ‎is obligatory for Muslims to become clean as soon as possible. ‎ Types of …

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quran

Al Quran kareem introduction القران الكريم

The Holy Quran is the last Book of Guidance from Allah sent via the Archangel Jibrail to the Prophet of all Prophets, Muhammad [PBUH]. Allah revealed the Holy quran over the span of 23 years. It was revealed orally upon the Prophet [PBUH] and not a single word is of the Prophet [PBUH]’s himself. Every …

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Hadith

SUNNAH and Hadith Difference between Quran and hadith

The Holy Sunnah refers to the example/act of the Prophet and Hadith (pl. aHadith) refers to his holy sayings. In Sura an‐Najm, Allah reveals about the Prophet: “Your Prophet does not speak from himself. His every word is inspired and revealed by Allah. He was taught by the Mighty Powerful…” The holy Qur’an, Surah 53, …

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