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Why Muslims Fast: The Higher Aims of Fasting Explained – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Why Muslims Fast   Have you ever wondered why Muslims fast? What’s the point of avoiding food and drink for a month? Surely I can still reach “the heights” whilst I continue to eat and drink? Why is going hungry good for my spirituality? If you’ve thought about Ramadan before and one of these questions […]

What Are Acts of Worship a Menstruating Woman Can Engage In?

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: Assalam ‘aleykum What are acts of worship a menstruating woman can engage in? Answer: Assalamu alaykum AlhamduLlilah, it’s very inspiring to hear that sisters are concerned about continuing acts of worship during their menstrual cycles. Menstruation Is Not A Punishment The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) […]

Worship in Ramadan For a Menstruating Woman

Originally published on: Aug 29, 2010 Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: If a sister is unable to fast the last 10 days of Ramadan, what are somethings she is permissible to do since those last ten 10 are sacred? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Ramadan Mubarak. AlhamduLlilah, it’s very inspiring to hear that sisters are concerned […]

How Do I Make The Most Of Ramadan?

Answered by Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: Do you have any practical tips for mums with young children on how to make the best of Ramadan as often time is very limited? Also, in this context, should one focus on reading as much Qur’an as possible or on tafsir or memorization, bearing in mind that many […]