Lailat-ul-Qadr

Lailat-ul-Qadr, night of power is a gift to the best Ummah of all times.  It is believed that the pious companions of the most revered Prophet (SAW) once asked the revered messenger (SAW) the previous Ummah had long lives and , therefore, more time to pray while as Muslims are not that privileged.  The night […]

I`tikaf

‘Hazrat Aisha (RA) reported that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) used to practice I`tikaf in the last ten nights of Ramadan and used to say, “Look for the Night of Qadr in the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan” [Bukhari]. Imam Bukhri (RA) narrates another hadith quoting Hazrat Aisha (RA). ‘The most revered […]

Prisoners and Ramadan

Seventeenth Ramadhan is an important date in the history of humankind as it changed the course of world history. On this day, fourteen hundred years ago, a handful of Muslims (313) defeated an army of infidels. The day is remembered for a variety of reasons. On this day, the most revered Prophet (SAW) stressed need […]

Zakaat and Ramadan

Allah the almighty has stressed the need for upholding the institution of Zakaat repeatedly.  In fact, wherever Quran has made a mention of the Salaat there is a mention of Zakaat as well.  This speaks volumes about the importance of Zakaat.  On first Ramadhan, in the second month of Hijra, Zakaat was made obligatory on […]