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10 Things Ramadan Taught Me about New Muslims

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. …

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It’s Time to Say ‘Ramadan Mubarak’

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 …

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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, …

Why You Should Be Decking the Halls For Ramadan?

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 …

Is Preparing for Ramadan Required?

Is 'Preparation' for Ramadan a Requirement?

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- The Prophet’s Companions (may Allah be pleased with them all) used to implore Allah to bless them with the …

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The Ultimate Ramadan Wish List

“This Ramadan, I will improve my prayers. I will ensure I pray on time, at the top of the hour. I will fast without complaining, and prepare simple meals for the Iftar, which include ingredients from the Qur’an. “This Ramadan, I will keep my patience throughout the day, even if the kids break out in …

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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 pleasure. However,sometimes we don’t really know how to make our children feel the uniqueness of this holy month; some other times it is even …

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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 Can We Prepare Our Hearts for Ramadan? - About Islam

How Can We Prepare Our Hearts for Ramadan?

Short Answer:For starters, as always, we must make intention, orniyah, for welcoming Ramadan.Just as you would get excited for the upcoming visit of a good friend or loved one, get excited for the arrival of Ramadan.There is no room in our hearts for Allah if we continually stuff everything else in there to fill the …



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