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How to Keep the Spirit of Ramadan

How to Keep the Spirit of Ramadan Alive?

Short Answer:  Islam is both beautiful and sweet. Its message is enough to touch even the hardest of hearts. So prepare your heart, and don’t only focus on the rituals. We need a lifetime to learn the beautiful message and the tender and sweet blessings which we receive from this special month. By preparing well throughout the …

6 Steps to Catch the Blessings of Laylat Al-Qadr

5 Steps to Catch the Blessings of Laylat Al-Qadr

What exactly are we supposed to be doing about Laylat Al-Qadr? The Qur’an describes Laylat Al-Qadr, aka the Night of Power as: “…better than a thousand months. The angels and the Spirit descend therein by permission of their Lord for every matter. Peace it is until the emergence of dawn.” (Al-Qadr 97:3-5) Any acts of …

3.2 Million People Pray Taraweeh at Prophet’s Mosque by Mid Ramadan

More than 3.2 million Muslims have prayed  the Taraweeh at the Prophet’s mosque in Madinah during the first 15 days of Ramadan, the Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah announced, as Saudi Gazette reported. “As many as 1.4 million worshippers prayed inside the mosque while about 1.5 million prayed …

Live Taraweeh from Makkah

Quran, Prayers and Live Taraweeh from Makkah (HD)

Watch live Taraweeh from Makkah! Like millions of Muslims, you may be eager to visit the Holy Mosque in Makkah. You would love to join thousands of worshippers there but you cannot make it this year. Here is a way to enjoy some of this greatly spiritual experience. This is a 24-hour, live streaming of …

5 Thoughts from My One-evening Ramadan Experience

Thoughts from My One-evening Ramadan Experience

Devout Muslims are significantly more active in religious observances in the month of Ramadan compared to the rest of the year. Free feeding or sharing food for iftar in Ramadan is regarded as a compassionate, righteous act. Hence, both individuals and organisations distribute or serve food for iftar, as virtues of such charitable gestures are …

Ramadan is Not the Month of Loneliness

Ramadan is Not the Month of Loneliness

One reason my first Ramadan was so special was that I never broke my fast alone, and I was only at home for iftar twice. Every other night we were either invited somewhere (or I tagged along), or else we went to the masjid, where always at least a few sisters were breaking their fast.

What Does One Do Who Commits Adultery While Fasting?

What Does One Do Who Commits Adultery While Fasting?

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- Adultery (zina) is one of the biggest sins and its punishment in the Shari`ah is severe if one who committed it does not repent and expiate his …

Muslim Convert Gives Insights into Her First Taraweeh Prayer

In her first ever Taraweeh prayer, Fatima Bacsal, a Filipino who lives in the UAE, has recounted her feelings and how she was overwhelmed with high spirituality, Khaleej Times reported on May 9. “Taraweeh prayer gave me a sense of achievement. My first day at the mosque for Taraweeh felt as if God was leading me …

The Prayer That is Performed Only Once a Year - Tarawih

Tarawih Prayer is a special Prayer Muslims perform only in the month of Ramadan. It is a sunnah of the Prophet, which means that it was his practice to perform Tarawih and Muslims are encouraged to do likewise, but it is not obligatory…


How to Cope With Ramadan, Exams, and Distractions?‏

Short Answer:  In life we always have to make choices and arrange priorities. Some things are more important than others. _____________________________________ Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your question is one facing many Muslims in the coming days, but I don’t think it should be a reason …

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