Seven Strategies to Train Kids this Ramadan

The many aspects of Ramadan, fasting, prayers, moral values, charity, Qur’an, family, `Eid, provide a valuable opportunity to train kids. ... more

Educating your children in Ramadan

Children (who did not reach puberty) are not commanded to fast. However, their parents or guardians are strongly recommended to encourage them to fast few days so that they get used to it and they grow up knowing of the worship of fasting as they would know that of praying. In fact this was ...

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A Day and a Night in Ramadan (part 1 of 2)

The Fast of the Day... Description: A typical day in the life of a Muslim in Ramadan. ... more

The Spirit and Ramadan

Why Muslims celebrate the month of Ramadan? ... more

A Month of Blessings

Generosity in Ramadan.. ... more

From the wisdom behind fasting


From the wisdom behind fasting is that:

It is an act of worship done for Allah, in which the 'adb (servant) draws closer to His lord by abandoning the things that he loves and desires, such as food, drink and sexual intercourse. This is done in order to achieve His Lord's Pleasure and ...

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The intention to fast Ramadan

Should the intention to fast Ramadan be made at night or during the day?

As salaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh
Should the intention to fast Ramadaan be made at night or during the day? and if someone tells you at the time of ...
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The prohibition on fasting in the second half of Sha'baan

Q: Is it permissible to fast after halfway through Sha’baan? Because I heard that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) forbade fasting after halfway through Sha’baan.

A: Praise be to Allaah.

Abu Dawood (3237), al-Tirmidhi (738) and Ibn Naajah (1651) narrated ...

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Fasting ‘Ashoora’ for one who still owes days

I still have days to make up for Ramadan and I want to fast ‘Ashoora’. Is it permissible for me to fast ‘Ashoora before I have made up the fasts I owe? ... more

The Sunnah of Fasting the Month of Allah: Al-Muharram

moments in pleasing Allah Almighty. The Islamic Center of Wathakker reminds the Muslims of the Sunnah of fasting the Month of Allah, Al-Muharram ... more

A Reminder of Fasting Tâsû'â' and Âshûrâ'

Sayyid Ar-Rifâ'i: the fasting of the Day of Âshûrâ' was obligatory, after that it became a confirmed Sunnah. ... more