The blessed month of Ramadan is around; it is time for worship and soul purification.
Reading the Prophet’s hadiths about Ramadan and its blessings will make you more eager to enjoy the exceptionally spiritual, soul-nourishing experience of Ramadan.
So, we collected for you 15 hadtiths related to Ramadan. They highlight the status of the blessed month, its merits, rewards and special offers, as well as the Prophet’s example in Ramadan.
1. Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said:
“When Ramadan enters, the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hellfire are closed and the devils are chained.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
2. Umm Saleem (may Allah be pleased with her) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said:
“(The performance of) `Umrah during Ramadan is equal (in reward) to performing Hajj with me.“(Authenticated by Al-Albani)
3. Abu Hurayrah reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said:
Every action a son of Adam does shall be multiplied—a good action by ten times its value, up to 700 times. Allah says: With the exception of fasting, which belongs to Me, and I reward it accordingly. For, one abandons his desire and food for My sake.
There are two occasions of joy for a fasting person: one when he breaks his fast, and the other when he meets his Lord, and the (bad) breath (of a fasting person) is better in the sight of Allah than the fragrance of musk. (Al-Bukhari)
4. Abu Ayub (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whosoever fasts in Ramadan and then follows it with fasting six days of Shawwal, it is as if he fasts forever.” (Muslim)