Ramadan is the month of multiple blessings. It is the time of fasting and of extensive spiritual exercise. It is the time when we change our everyday routine and set a new one: revolving around our religious duties more than around the worldly affairs.
Taraweeh is the antidote to rush. It is hush. Rest. A wireless connection to the ease which Ramadan brings to the believer.
The Tarawih Prayer starts this night, so I stand next to my brother-in-law in line as the imam starts with surat Al-Baqarah. Now I really knew, Ramadan is here! I have a job to do at a customer’s office this night, so I work till 3 AM and then get in the car…
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: According to the consensus of Muslim scholars, Tarawih is not considered mandatory on either men or women. Rather, it is …
Can we delay `Isha’ (evening prayer) and tarawih prayers until midnight?
This is the month of the Qur’an and that necessitates that we give special attention to this Book during the month. Our aim should be to build this relationship, not just for the 30 days of Ramadan but rather setting a strong, deep, unshakeable foundation for a relationship that will flourish for the next eleven months.