After the month of Ramadan has passed and the festivities of Eid al Fitr have come to an end, it is time for Muslims to step into Shawwal. Habitual of excellent deeds done during Ramadan, we steadily tread into Shawwal, resolving to hold on to our Ramadan mode for the longest possible time. The month […]
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Children and Ramadan: A perspective
Mothers all over the world encourage their young children to eat healthy food while the latter are simply running away from it. We try to encourage them to do a bit more with each morsel of food that we feed them with. Or tell them that if they eat properly, they grow stronger like dad […]
Should sick people fast in Ramadan?
Many of us suffer from chronic illnesses, which honestly put in a dilemma – should we fast during the holy month of Ramadan or not? While nobody wants to miss out on the rewards of Ramadan, health doesn’t always permit us to reap its benefits. So what happens when we are sick? Are we still […]
Does brushing teeth invalidate the fast?
There is a common misconception which surrounds the days of fasting in Ramadan. They say that brushing your teeth with a toothpaste and toothbrush invalidates the fast. So Muslims in different parts of the world go about their day without brushing their teeth while they are fast. But is that what Islam really commands? Does […]
What nullifies a fast in Ramadan?
In a few days, Muslims around the world will be fasting for the month of Ramadan with sheer devotion. Not only will they go about the entire day without food and water, they will also be worshipping more – making extra prayers and charity. Out of all the acts of worship, Allah says that fasting […]
Ramadan: The Most Blessed Month In Islam
Yes! Ramadan is here, and it is the most anticipated month for almost all Muslims! It is commonly known to be the month of fasting and the month of giving. In short, Ramadan is a month if a Muslim performs it properly, it will help purify his soul and bring him closer to Allah (SWT). […]
4 Golden Deeds for Ramadan 2019
Ramadan is just around the corner. A few days down the line, the air will be all abuzz with spirituality. Muslims around the world will busy themselves in preparing themselves for the month that brings heaps of opportunities to draw closer to Allah. All hectic activities of the year are going to be planned before […]