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zakat al-fitr

When Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.  In this fatwa: 1- Zakat al-Fitr is due at the last few days of Ramadan and must be before the time of the …

Laylat Al-Qadr

Laylat Al-Qadr: The Most Virtuous Night

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Every Muslim should try his best in the coming few days of the blessed month of Ramadan to increase his …

What is Laylatul Qadr and What to Do in It

What is Laylatul Qadr and What to Do in It?

Salam (Peace) and Welcome to Islam, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. This is a very important question. We usually work on getting ready for big events that have significant impact on our lives. A major event is about to take place in the last 10 nights of the blessed month …

Laylat Al-Qadr

How Should We Observe Laylat Al-Qadr?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Laylat Al-Qadr is the most virtuous night in the year. Almighty Allah says in the Qur’an: “We have indeed …

Why is the Night of Power So Special?

Allah has honored this night and made it better than a thousand months, which is equivalent to eighty-three years and four months! For this reason, whoever performs Qiyam Al-Layl (night vigil prayer), with true faith… while seeking reward in it, will be forgiven. So, we should give attention to our participation in the long prayers…

I`tikaf

Can Women Do I`tikaf for a Short Time?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: As for the duration of i`tikaf, some scholars said that i`tikaf can be observed even for a short period of time; so you can …

An Unmatched Night: Don’t Miss

Why not refocus your efforts to concentrate on what is most important, which is worshiping Allah Almighty during these remaining sacred days and night? Push back your troubles and stall them for as long as you can so that you can seize the remaining moments of Ramadan. Rest assured, they are not going anywhere!

Laylat Al-Qadr Special

Why is Laylat Al-Qadr So Special to Muslims?

Salam Tony, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. May Allah shower His blessings on your first Ramadan! The expression Laylat Al-Qadr actually means “The Night of Power” or “The Night of Decree”. This was the night on which the Quran started being revealed (over a time span of 23 years) from God …



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