Posts from 2015

On Fasting Ashura

Tomorrow marks the 9th day of the month of Muharram. Saturday will be Ashura (10th of Muharam). On fasting this day, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) has said, “Fasting the day of `Ashura’ (is of great merits), I hope that Allah will accept it as an expiation for (the sins committed in) the previous year.” […]

The 10 best days of the year has begun

The significance of the 10 days The first 10 days of the month of the Dhu al–Hijjah begins today. These 10 days are the best days of the whole year. It is even holier than the days of Ramadan. However, the last 10 Nights of Ramadan are holier because of laylut Al-Qader. See Tafseer Ibn Katheer, 5/412 The importance of […]

Preparing for Ramadan: The Month of Shaaban

Month of Shaaban Shaban is the month immediately preceding the month of Ramadan. There are some hadiths narrated from the prophet (PBUH) regarding this month: The blessed companion Usama ibn Zaid , reports that he asked Prophet Muhammad : “Messenger of Allah, I have seen you fasting in the month of Shaban so frequently that […]

Tips to help you wake up for Fajir

The Importance of the Fajr Prayer In the Qur’an, Allah Most High says: “So establish the Prayer after the declining of the sun [from its zenith, for Dhuhr and then Asr] to the dusk of night [Maghrib and then ‘Isha] and the [Quranic]recitation of Fajr [prayer].  Indeed, the [Quranic] recitation of Fajr is witnessed.” [al-Quran […]