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Was My Ramadan A Success? Take the Test

Was My Ramadan A Success? Take the Test

A Ramadan done right should change you. It should rewire parts of you to make a better, more giving, more patient you. And even if you do slip back into bad behaviors post-Ramadan, if you had truly changed during Ramadan, that slip will be much more gradual.

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Did You Get the Lessons of Ramadan?

As the Holy Month of Ramadan ends, it is now time to reflect on what we have learnt in the last weeks, individually and collectively. Where each and every one of us have been honored students attending the ‘school of profound spirituality’, being inspired by the guidance and the teaching of the One who is ever …

After Ramadan, I Started Losing My Faith

In this counseling service: • Maybe it’s a good time to begin a personal journal, the first entry of which is to recall those elements that sparked your fitrah and opened your heart towards Islam. • Keep company with Muslims. • Unless you have fasted before in this manner, you must give yourself and your body time …

7 Things Ramadan Taught Me

7 Lessons the University of Ramadan Taught Me

Ramadan is like a University. It teaches us things that we learn for life, and are meant to use them for the rest of our life. So, before we completely forget Ramadan, let us remind ourselves of some of the lessons that Ramadan taught us…

Missing Ramadan Spirit

Missing Ramadan Spirit

In this counseling answer: • Struggle with yourself and surrender even when you don’t feel like it, and when it doesn’t come easy. • Change your routine if you feel that it is becoming “stale”. • Identify special nights out of the week to wake up and do tahajjud to make it more special. As-Salamu `Alaikum sister, Thank you …

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

Our return to the habit of fasting right after Ramadan is a sign of acceptance of our Ramadan fasts. When Allah accepts our worship, He blesses us to engage in further acts of piety. The saying goes: The reward of virtue is further virtue…

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting Allowed

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting: Allowed?

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- There is nothing wrong in making a double intention by fasting the missed days of obligatory fasting in Ramadan …

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

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- As a priority, the first option is to always make the obligatory actions up first. 2- The second option …

World Muslims Celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr (In Pictures)

WORLD CAPITAL – Millions of Muslims worldwide have marked `Eid Al-Fitr festival that wraps up the month-long month of Ramadan on Friday, in an atmosphere full of joy, family gatherings, prayers, gift-giving, and feasting. This year, `Eid began on June 15 and has been observed by Muslims in most world countries. The three-day `Eid Al-Fitr …



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