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It’s Time to Say ‘Ramadan Kareem’

It is that time of the year. One of the best months given to us by our creator. It is a month in which, Allah, pours his mercy upon his believing servants. A month in which the Quran, which governs all aspects of life, was revealed. It is Ramadan! Most households are preparing to welcome …

New Muslims in Ramadan

10 Things Ramadan Taught Me about New Muslims

I look forward to Ramadan like most Muslims. I worry about being prepared, but I also realize we can never fully prepare for anything, especially something as important as our duties and obligations to Allah. I understand that whilst I try my best, only Allah knows if my deeds, actions and prayers will be accepted. …


Why You Should Be Decking the Halls For Ramadan?

While Muslims in the US enthusiastically pull out their stored Rubbermaid tubs marked “Ramadan/Eid,” packed with strings of paper lanterns, electric lights and glass ornaments bought, others find this “new” tradition to be a questionable innovation or another capitalist trapping. It may seem that converted Muslims have simply transferred their old traditions and newly immigrated …


How to Get Your Home Ready for Ramadan

MashaAllah, the glorious month of Ramadan is almost here! To welcome the month, there are a few things we can do to prepare the household for the month-long period of fasting. You can begin by tidying, straightening and clearing up the household, after all this is a most scared month and it should be warm, …


How Can We Prepare Our Hearts for Ramadan?

Salam, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question. This is such an important topic, and one that very few of us consider in the deeper sense of “preparing”. There are many articles and lectures on how to prepare our bodies for Ramadan, including voluntary fasts to get our bodies used to the …


Are Your Children Ready for Ramadan?

Ramadan is always a very special time for Muslims all over the globe. It’s a time for closeness to our Creator, for spiritual healing, for asking for forgiveness and seeking Allah’s content with us. But sometimes we don’t really know how to make our children feel the uniqueness of this holy month; some other times …

Ramadan Budget

The Grand Ramadan Budget Plan

Once upon many Ramadans ago, the Holy Month was a month of feasting. In many Muslim countries, one of the greatest cultures of Ramadan was the setting up of the Ramadan Bazaar, where sellers of all walks of life would showcase their cuisine, obviously for the consumption of the masses. While this is a way …


How to Prepare Your Body for Fasting?

That anticipated cup of coffee following Fajr prayer. That juicy hamburger at lunch followed by that savory chocolate cake to top it off. Muslims will have to do without all of these things while fasting during the upcoming month of Ramadan. However, if you properly prepare your body for what promises to be a long …

Is Preparing for Ramadan Required?

Is Preparing for Ramadan Required?

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- It has been authentically transmitted that the Prophet’s Companions (may Allah be pleased with them all) used to implore …


Tips for Women on How to Get Ready for Ramadan

Muslims all over the world start counting down for Ramadan with unprecedented motivation and high hopes to do many things and to get the maximum of this holy month. However, intentions are not enough! Muslim women like everyone else have high expectations for the blessed month, as well as more loads and duties. Achieving what …

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