What Are the Virtues of Muharram?The month of Allah Muharram is a great and blessed month. It is the first month of the Hijri year. Learn more about the virtues of Muharram.
Fasting on `Ashura (Complete Guide)Fasting on `Ashura was a gradual step in the process of introducing fasting as a prescribed obligation in Islam. Learn more about fasting on `Ahsura.
The Month of SafarThe month of Safar is one of the twelve Hijri months, and it is the month which comes after Muharram
The Month of RajabThe Sacred months have a special status, which applies also to Rajab because it is one of these sacred months. So we should pay attention to the sanctity of these months.
19 Tips for Parents in RamadanMuslim parents have an unavoidable duty towards their children, to raise them well and bring them up properly, to urge them to do all kinds of goodness and make them get used to that. Here are 19 tips for parents in Ramadan to make the most of it.
Middle of Shaban: Can We Celebrate It?Celebrating the middle of Shaban by praying on that night or by singling out that day for fasting, is a bidah which has no basis in the pure Shariah.
There has come to you RamadaanIt was narrated that Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There has come to you Ramadaan, a blessed month which Allaah has enjoined you to fast. In it the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed, and the strong devils are chained up. In it there is a night that is better than a thousand months, and whoever is deprived of its goodness is indeed deprived.”
Hadith: (Do not fast until you see the new moon)It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) spoke of Ramadaan and said: “Do not fast until you see the new moon, and do not break the fast until you see it, and if it is covered then complete the month.” Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 1906; Muslim, 1080.
Hadith: Islam Is Built on Five (Pillars)It is obligatory to fast Ramadan, and that it is one of the pillars and most important fundamentals of Islam. Allah has enjoined it upon His slaves by His wisdom for great reasons.
Hadith: (Fasting Is for Me and I Shall Reward for It)Allah says: ‘Except fasting, for it is for Me, and I shall reward for it…” This hadith points to the virtue of fasting and the greatness of its status before Allah.