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The Extraordinary Reward For Fasting

The Extraordinary Reward For Fasting

We know in the fast, while we try to wean ourselves from these attachments to the world, the difficulty that lies therein is, yes, that is part of what happens in this form of worship, but we know that there is a reward that comes from Allah Almighty…

When Your Child Finds Ramadan Painful

When Your Child Finds Ramadan Painful

In this counseling answer: •Any decision should be based on the child’s physical abilities, age, and whether it is the first year to fast or not. •It is important to give a child a filling sahur just before dawn to minimize any need to eat during the day and to ensure that the child won’t find it a …

FAST Reminder: If You Get Your Mind over It, You Can Defeat It

FAST Reminder: If You Get Your Mind over It, You Can Defeat It

Isn’t it amazing that just because Allah told us not to eat, not to drink, and not to have relations with spouse in Ramadan, that we’re able to leave these desires? Isn’t it amazing that just because Allah said that, we’re able to do mind over matter? There’s a lesson and good practice we can …

Can’t Pray or Fast? 5 Ways to Optimize Ramadan

Can't Pray or Fast? 5 Ways to Optimize Ramadan

The fact that your heart yearns to worship Allah, to fast, to pray the long nights is in and of itself an act of worship for which Allah is giving you reward. The fact that you feel like you are missing out might in fact be giving you a lot of rewards without you even understanding it…

Can't Fast and Can't Feed the Hungry

Can't Fast and Can't Feed the Hungry: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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:  If  you are poor and you cannot offer the fidyah, then you are excused. Answering your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a Senior Lecturer and an …

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This Ramadan Begin Your Path to Health

“In America, one person in three dies of cancer, one in three suffers from allergies, one in ten will have ulcers and one in five is mentally ill. One out of five pregnancies ends in miscarriage and a quarter of a million infants are born with a birth defect each year. Americans spend one dollar out of every fourteen for medical services. We have almost forgotten that our natural state is one of balance, wholeness and vitality.” Fallon, 2001.

If this is Islam I want to be Muslim

If This is Islam, I Want to Be Muslim!

I felt angry at Islam! I felt angry at a book that would tell hungry people to be hungry for thirty days. I was angry at the Quran for telling this poor woman not to drink water when always her water is dirty.

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses A Must

Is It Required to Make Up Missed Fasts Due to Menses?

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: Scholars have unanimously agreed that it is mandatory for menstruating women and women who had post childbirth bleeding to break …

How the Curse of Fast Age Affect Our Relationships

How Fast Age Curse Affects Our Relationships

The world is growing and developing very quickly. In fact, it is getting extremely hard for people to keep up with all the changes; many young people are not so sure what is expected of them. If there was one word to describe our modern age, it would be fast. People these days want fast service, …



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