Ramadan

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Ramadan

Time Management in Ramadan

EVERY year when Ramadan is around the corner, there is a flurry of activity in preparing for it. Whether it’s stocking up on food or…...

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Ramadan

When You Can’t Fast: Women in Ramadan

“We set out with the sole intention of performing Hajj and when we reached Sarif, my menses began. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ came to me while…...

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Ramadan

All About Suhoor And Iftar

IT is Allah’s mercy that He blessed us with two meals during this month of fasting so we could recharge and energize ourselves. We should…...

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Ramadan

Eid Al-Fitr 2014 Around the World

Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan: Afghans take part in morning prayers outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters Occupied Jerusalem Muslim worshippers pray during the…...

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Ramadan

Hunting for the Ramadan Spirit

MOST people my parents’ age would say that Ramadan is less “family-oriented than it used to be” and it seems to be the time where…...

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Ramadan

Why Remembering Death will Help Us in Ramadan

I remember the beginning of Ramadan a few years ago: the festive supermarkets with their jampacked aisles, the makeshift roadside stalls outside restaurants selling crisp sambusas…...

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Ramadan

Why We Fast

ONE might wonder why our Creator would require us to fast for a month out of every year, given that He is all-powerful, self-sufficient and…...