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Welcoming Ramadan

Remaining are just a few days that will pass in the blink of an eye, then the month of repentance, mercy, goodness, abstinence, generosity and blessings shall come to us. Remaining are a few days that will rapidly fold away, and then by the Will of Allah the Lord of...

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The Obligation of Fasting Ramadan

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. May Allah The Exalted raise the rank of our master Muhammad peace be upon him, his Al and Companions, and protect his nation from that which he fears for it. Fasting the month of Ramadan is an obligatory and great worship....

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Determining the Beginning of Ramadan

The obligation of fasting the month of Ramadan begins upon the occurrence of one of two matters: To sight the crescent of Ramadan after the sunset of the 29th day of Sha^ban (the month directly preceding Ramadan) or, if the crescent is not seen, Completing thirty (30)...

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Benefits of Eating Dates

Muslims generally break their fast by eating dates. Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaiyhi was sallam) is reported to have said: “if anyone of you is fasting, let him break his fast with dates. In case he does not have them, then with water. Verily water is a...

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Recommended Deeds While Fasting

The month of Ramadan is a month where one has the opportunity to gain a great deal of reward. It is the month of mercy, forgiveness, blessings, tranquility and peace. Allah subhanahu wa-ta^ala rewards in Ramadan what he does not reward in any other month, for the...

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Qiyam Ramadan (Tarawih Prayer)

In the month of Ramadan, it is recommended every night to perform an optional prayer after the ^Isha’ prayer. It is called the Qiyam of Ramadan prayer. Some also call it the Tarawih prayer. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: صلاةُ الليلِ مَثْنى مَثنى ، فإذا خَشِيَ...

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Days of Unlawful Fasting

It is invalid to fast the day of the feast of Fitr (^Id-ul- Fitr), the day of the Feast of Adha (^Id-ul-‘Adha) and the three (Tashriq) days after the day of Adha. It is also invalid to fast the last half of Sha^ban and the Day of Doubt, except if one joins the fasting...

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Conditions of Valid Fasting

Among the conditions for one’s fasting to be valid is that the person does not become insane, not even for a moment, during the fasting day. If a person loses his sanity during the day or during part of the day, even for a moment, then his fasting will be...

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Who is Obligated to Fast

It is obligatory for the one to fast the month of Ramadan if the following conditions are met: If the one is Muslim Pubescent Sane The one whose body can tolerate fasting Pure (exempting the menstruating and postpartum bleeding woman) Who is permitted Islamically to...

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Integrals of Fasting

The integrals of fasting according to the School (Madh-hab) of Imam Ashafi^iyy are two: 1. To make the intention each night to fast the following day of Ramadan. 2. To abstain, during the time from the dawn until sunset, from inserting any substance into the head or...

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