Fasting On The 9th of Dzulhijjah

“Mom, my teacher said I have to save for sacrificial animals. Why  do I have to sacrifice?” asked my son. “To share for those who are not able to so that they can enjoy the delicious taste of lamb meat or beef too,” I ...

Ramadan Preparation

Ramadan, the Holy Month of fasting from sunrise to sunset as practiced by millions of Muslims all over the world is likely to begin on June 28, 2014 with the sighting of the moon in the night sky. The Holy ...

Don’t forget Eid Al-Adha is on Tuesday Make Sure to Fast on the Ninth of Dhu Al-Hejah

Eid Al Adha is getting closer. Wuquf in Arafah on 9 Dhulhijjah inshaa Allah falls on Monday, October 14, 2013. Why are we encouraged to fast on the 9th Dhulhijjah? Find this on Fasting on the Day ...

Health Benefits of Fasting Ramadan: a True Story from Muallaf Sister

Millions of Muslims can attest to the peace and tranquility experienced when fasting during the month of Ramadan but western medicine is only just catching up to the bodily health benefits associated with it. When I first took shahadah in ...

Sisters, reflect on what you are REALLY doing this Ramadan.

Assallamu Alaikum Warohmatullahi Wabarakatuhu – Bismillah. Ramadan is for the purification of the soul.  It is the time to shed excessive worldly (dunia) baggage – yes, this means letting go (even just a little) of your work, computer, money, love, clothing, shoes, ...

I am so excited aren’t you? Reminder: Fasting 101

Narrated Abu Huraira Radiyallahu anhu: Allah’s Apostle said, “When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained.” (hadits narrated by Bukhari). Narrated Ibn `Umar: I ...

By Remembrance of Allah, our Hearts are Assured (comfortable)

We are counting down the days to welcome the graceful month of Ramadan, the month of obligation fasting, the month of mercy the month which Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala commenced His final revelation – the Qur’an, so it is the ...

The Night of Mid-Sha’ban

Bismillahirrahmanirrahim Dear muslima, we are close to the middle of Sha’ban. As usual, we will fast Ayyamulbidh 13,14 and 15 every month (voluntary fasting which Rasulullah Shalallahu ‘alayhi wasallam performed). Further, this time of the Hijrah month correspond to 22nd, 23rd. ...