ramadhan

sehri

importance of sehri (Sahri); Benefits of fasting in islam

The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would eat Sehri: In Ramadhaan the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would eat Sehri and would declare it a blessed meal. Syeduna Anas narrates: “The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] ordered me to bring him some food at the time of sehri so I… Read More »
relationship with Ramadan

The Prophet’s relationship with Ramadan before fasting

It is important to remember that the Prophet’s [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] relationship with Ramadan did not begin with the obligation to fast. He had a connection with it before this. It was during this month that he would achieve seclusion in Mount Hira and connect with his Lord, using… Read More »
ramadan

Special dua on sighting the moon of Ramadhaan

Prophet [PBUH] would make a special dua on sighting the moon of Ramadhaan: It was the practice of the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] to make special dua on sighting the moon every month but for the moon of Ramadhaan he would make a special dua. It is narrated in… Read More »
ramadan

The Prophet and the Month of Ramadan (Ramadhan)

Today we talk about the Prophet and the Month of Ramadan (Ramadhan). Fasting became obligatory on a Monday: Monday not only has the virtue of being the day in which Allah’s messenger arrived in this world but it is also the day in which the fasts of Ramadan became obligatory.… Read More »
fasting

Fasting on the day of doubt; No fast when in doubt

Not fasting when in doubt: Fasting is based on the moon. Consequently the ‎Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] made special ‎arrangements to sight it. If the moon was sighted He ‎‎[sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would fast and If the moon could not be sighted due to clouds the Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi… Read More »
ramadan

Preparing for Ramadan in the month of Shaban

The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would prepare for Ramadan in the month of Shaban. It is narrated from Syeda Aisha that apart from Ramadan the month in which He [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] fasted the most was Shaban. “The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would fast the most in… Read More »