The Eid celebration is a chance to take one's breath after the rigors of Ramadan and to thank Allah Almighty for the gift of being Muslim. Those new to Islam, whether they belong to a Muslim family or not, can join in this sentiment with all their hearts.
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God-consciousness is the core of taqwa because God-consciousness is acknowledging, feeling, and realizing God’s presence at all times, and knowing that He is looking after you and knows what you are doing and even what your soul whispers to you.
How can we turn our me-time to time with Allah? Actually we can turn almost every activity into time with Allah. Imagine you have decided to take a walk to get some distance from your everyday activities, to refresh, to get some peace of mind. Walking in the...
We’re celebrating because in this month we have been working to rectify ourselves and individuals and the rectified individual is the first step solution to all of the world’s problems. We are also celebrating because there is a continued blessing upon us...
It’s said that it takes twenty one days to build a new habit. If you’ve been praying every day in Ramadan, congratulations! You’ve just built the prayer habit. But then, so many of us do just that every Ramadan, and yet give it all up after Eid. How do we hold on to our prayers and other acts of worship after Ramadan?
Zakat al-Fitr helps to cultivate among the members of society the habit of giving. This is another reason why the obligation of paying this form of charity is connected with each and every capable individual, regardless of how much wealth that person has.
We’re going to talk about a few sunnahs to do in Eid. There’s going to be one sunnah that starts from the night before Eid and then a few more that happen on the morning of Eid.
If your heart is still broken by the last iftar of this month, turn to Him. Make time before you break your fast to be alone with Him and pour out your heart and soul to God. Tell Him all of your hopes for this month, and how you feel about not having been able to fulfill them.
John says amongst the commandments: “Allah commands you to remember Him. For indeed the parable of one who remembers Allah is like a man who's been chased down by his enemy. And as he's cornered by his enemy, he finds this fortress...
Zakat al-fitr purifies the fasting body. It’s aimed to purify the fasting Muslim from all his minor mistakes, and mischiefs that he might have committed during the fasting month while fasting. It also aims to provide for the needy, during the festive season of ‘eid al-fitr.
“I’m forever changed by the experience. I’ve never been so welcomed into anything before in my entire life. The Muslim community has been the most supportive that I’ve ever seen,” she shares, “They gave me advice the whole way through and made me feel like we were all in this thing together. It was amazing!”
When we finish off Ramadan, we should finish off on the note of repentance. Why? Because it is repentance that is the most important factor that Allah accepts that we have turned to Him, that Allah forgives our sins, that perhaps any shortcoming that...