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Islamique Magazine Online | March 29, 2017

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Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr

September 1, 2011 |

The Night Before

`Eid is an occasion of happiness and thanksgiving at having been able to receive the blessed month of Ramadhan and, hopefully, draw near to Allah through His clemency. Unfortunately, the actions of many people make it seem … Read More

I’tikaf

September 1, 2011 |

I`tikaf means to enter the Masjid with the intention of remaining therein in worship. One who does this is a Mu`takif.

Types of I`tikaf: Wajib, Sunnah & Mustahabb.

Wajib: To vow or pledge to make I`tikaf (on a fixed day) … Read More

Acceptance of Du`a

August 23, 2011 | 2

After performing good deeds generally, supplications are more likely to be accepted. Fasting, however, is such a beloved act in the Eyes of Allah that He promises to accept a supplication made by one who has endured hunger for His … Read More

Virtues of fasting

August 23, 2011 |

“That you may attain Taqwa…”

The month of Ramadhan is distinguished by Sawm, or fasting. Allah says of this `ibadah: “O you who believe, fasting has been prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you that you … Read More

Your guide to Ramadan

August 18, 2011 |

Allah (SWT) says: “The month of Ramadhan in which the Qur’an was sent down, as guidance for mankind and clear signs for guidance and the distinction (between right and wrong)…” [2:286]

A person once asked Ibn `Abbas (RA) about the … Read More

Ramadan-the month of the Qur`an

August 10, 2011 |

How much is Ramadan connected to the Qur`an? Or should we say how much is the Qur`an related to Ramadan? Whichever way we look at it, there is no doubt that there is a very strong relationship between … Read More

Ramadhani Muslims – maintaining the spiritual high

August 10, 2011 |

Ramadhan has come and gone like a gentle breeze that passes us by, giving us comfort while it is with us, but leaves no lasting imprint in our memory nor impression in our life. We take it in … Read More

The Cloth on the T.V.

August 10, 2011 |

Coming from a ‘typical’ South Asian family, I’m sure my childhood memories of Ramadhan are not unique. The first, and most apparent, difference that the beginning of the holy month brings is the absence of the television from … Read More

Establishing the Sighting of the Crescent

August 10, 2011 |

by Mufti Rafi Usmani

Questions:

In there are various opinions regarding the commencement of Islamic months, in particular Ramadan and Shawwal. Generally, we find the following four opinions:

1. Follow local sighting of the … Read More

Ramadhan Health Guide

August 10, 2011 |

The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to focus on bringing back a balanced and healthy lifestyle in your life. Through fasting you begin to learn how to manage your eating habits, how to improve self-control and … Read More