Category Archives: Fasting

How important are the sacred months and how do we keep the sanctity

Time has completed a cycle and has assumed the form of the day when Allah created the heavens and the earth. The year contains twelve months of which four are sacred. Three of them in consecutive order: Dhul-Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah and Muharram. And also Rajab of Musldar, which comes between Jumada and Sha’baan.” – Abu Dawud

How to be Ramadan Ready

How to prepare for Ramadhan

Ramadan is the holy month where Muslims strive to Earn Allah’s Mercy by abstaining from food and water from sunrise to Sunset. “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may develop God-consciousness.” (Quran 2:183) The month of Ramadhan […]



RAMADAN: THE WISDOM BEHIND FASTING IN THE BLESSED MONTH The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Quran is a period that Muslims welcome with ecstasy across the globe. While the significance of this time cannot be overemphasized, the rewards that come with it are just too enormous. Ramadan […]


RAMADAN AS A TOOL FOR DISCIPLINING THE SOUL Alhamdulilaahi Robil Al’amin; It feels like yesterday when we were all anxious about how we would survive Ramadan in isolation but Allah’s plan prevailed. This Month of Mercy will be gracing us in a few days and we pray that Almighty Allah […]

Ramadan Day 27: Concerning Zakaat and Its Benefits by Shaykh ibn Uthaimeen

Author:Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen Source:Fusool fis-Siyaam wat-Taraaweeh waz-Zakaat [E-Book] Produced By:Al-Ibaanah.com Zakaat is one of the obligations of Islaam. It is also one of its (five) pillars, and the most important amongst them after the Testimonies of Faith and the Prayer. Proof for its obligation can be found in […]

Ramadan Day 20: Tafsir Surah al Qadr

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِّنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ تَنَزَّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ وَالرُّوحُ فِيهَا بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِم مِّن كُلِّ أَمْرٍ سَلَامٌ هِيَ حَتَّى مَطْلَعِ الْفَجْرِ Bismillahirrahmanirrahim 1.Innaa anzalnahu fii lailatil qadr. 2.Wa maa adrooka maa lailatul qadr 3.Lailatul qadri khairummin alfi […]

Ramadan Day 19: The Rulings of I`tikaf

Source: Qur’an Tafsir Ibn Kathir Allah said: ﴿وَلاَ تُبَـشِرُوهُنَّ وَأَنتُمْ عَـكِفُونَ فِي الْمَسَـجِدِ﴾ (And do not have sexual relations with them (your wives) while you are in I`tikaf in the Masjids.) `Ali bin Abu Talhah reported that Ibn `Abbas said, “This Ayah is about the man who stays in I`tikaf […]

Ramadan Day 14: Tafseer on “Bismillaahi and Tawuudh”

Tafseer of the Basmala Text: بسم الله من الرحمـن الرحيم Transliteration: Bismi Al-Lahi Ar-Raĥmāni Ar-Raĥīmi Translation: In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Tafseer: This line can be called بَسْمَلَة (basmala) or تَسْمِيَة (tasmiyah) It means I start with the name of ALLAH and with HIS mentioning before […]