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Ramadan 30: Eid the Festival of Breaking the Fast

At the end of Ramadan our minds turn to Eid, the festival of breaking the fast. What is the meaning of Eid? It is not about wearing new clothes and impressing others with your affluence. It is not about arbitrary … Continue reading

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Ramadan 29: Reviving Traditions

The Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was the best of men and a model for us to follow. There is no happiness except through following his example. Allah, all praises and glory be to Him, tells us: … Continue reading

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Ramadan 28: Advice to Muslim Women

Allah, all praises and glory be to Him, has praised believing Muslim women who are patient and humble, and who guard their intimacy. When He, all praises and glory be to Him, mentions the quality of righteous men He says: “And … Continue reading

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Ramadan 27: Gifts for Those Who Fast

What follows are gifts from the Prophet, peace and blessing of Allah be upon him, that tell us how to achieve great rewards and blessings in this world and the Hereafter InshaAllah: “Whoever says at daybreak: ‘There is no God … Continue reading

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Ramadan 26: The Prayer of the Fasting Person

Allah loves it when His slave fasts for His sake, and He, all praises and glory be to Him, promises to reward this act as He wills.  Further to this, the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessing of Allah be upon … Continue reading

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Ramadan 25: The Condition of the Muslims

In these times, Muslims pass the month of Ramadan in transgression and crises. Capitalism has spread throughout our communities bringing with it selfishness, greed and a preoccupation with the delights of this world. The senses of the Muslim are assaulted … Continue reading

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Ramadan 24: The Islamic Call

Allah, all praises and glory be to Him, says in the Qur’an: “Invite (mankind, O Muhammad) to the way of your Lord with wisdom and fair preaching, and argue with them in a way that is better.” (Surah An-Nahl:125) Indeed this … Continue reading

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Ramadan 23: Mercy to Muslims

Mercy is a blessing from Allah which He places in the hearts of whomever He wills. Allah, all praises and glory be to Him, is the Most Compassionate and the Most Merciful, and He will have mercy on His servants … Continue reading

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Ramadan 22: Preserving Time

Allah describes the conversation between himself and the reckless on the Day of Judgement: “He will say: ‘What number of years did you stay on earth?’ They will say: ‘We stayed a day or part of a day. But ask … Continue reading

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Ramadan 21: Brotherhood and Sisterhood

Muslims are like one body, different parts of a whole. Only faith has the power to gather people from such different countries, languages, races and backgrounds together and create within them a feeling of unity and community. Allah tells us: … Continue reading

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