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Why Did the Prophet Fast on the White Days of the Month?

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked about the significance, virtues, and blessings, of fasting on the white days of each month. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I was wondering why the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, fasted on the white days of each month? Was there a specific logic behind these […]

Invalid Ghusl, Prayer, and the Fast

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat is asked about the conditions of a valid ghusl and if not having a valid ghusl invalidates the fast. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I got my first period when I was around ten years old. I was told that I would have to take a bath once […]

Was My Fast Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum On the last day of Rajab, I was fasting. When I woke up in the morning, I checked the time for Fajr, but what I didn’t know was I was checking the Iqamah time, not the Azaan time. So, by the will of Allah, I unknowingly started […]

Who Must Fast Ramadan? – Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin

In this video, Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin of Tayba Foundation, discusses the types of people who are obliged to fast Ramadan.   He mentions that fasting Ramadan is obligatory on all Muslims, and tells us when we know that a child has reached puberty. He takes us over the common misconceptions that we may have about […]

10 On-Demand Courses for Ramadan

We are blessed to reach another Ramadan. Let’s make the best use of our time. These On-Demand courses will help you to focus and get maximum benefits from this month of the Qur’an. Each course contains a downloadable lesson set which you can listen to at your convenience. 1. Preparing for Ramadan: Lessons and Advice […]

Ramadan: The Incinerator of Sins – Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat writes on Ramadan as the month of purification of sins through the fire of fasting, and what this means. The month of Ramadan is that in which the Qurʾan was sent down as an outstanding, miraculous guidance for humanity; and as unmistakably clear instructions, and as the ultimate criterion [of right […]

Ramadan: Reflecting on the Great Opportunity – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin highlights the great opportunity to draw closer to Allah in Ramadan and gain salvation. He urges us to increase our aspirations for the good. One of the things that scholars often say about Ramadan is that Ramadan is a school. It’s like an intensive course. And it’s really important whenever we engage […]

Ramadan With a Focus – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains that everything we do in Ramadan, and in our lives, should express love for Allah, in the ways beloved to Allah. The believer rejoices every time they recognize a blessing of the blessings of Allah. The attitude by which we approach a blessing from Allah is by rejoicing. And rejoicing is […]

Turning Back to Allah – Ustadh Abdullah Misra

Ustadh Abdullah mentions that throughout the year we can get distracted by the Dunya and that we should use Ramadan as an opportunity turn back to Allah. Throughout the year, because of our busy lives and schedules, we tend to lose sight of our purpose here on earth. It becomes a struggle each day sometimes […]

Love Makes You Deaf and Blind – Shaykh Ahmed Saad Al Azhari

Ramadan holds the gifts of mercy, forgiveness, and salvation. Shaykh Ahmed Saad advises us to increase our love for Allah and receive these divine gifts. The Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, said: حُبُّكَ الشَّيْءَ يُعْمِي وَيُصِمُّ Your love makes you blind and deaf. (Abu Dawud) The Arabic word for deafness is samma. […]