Ramadan 1441: Day 20

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Ramaḍān – Day 20 One meaning of the word ‘Qadr’ is ‘greatness, honour or dignity’. The night of Qadr has been given this name because it is a night of greatness, honour, majesty and dignity. Abū Bakr Warrāq رحمه الله has stated that this night is so called because a person becomes a man of…

Ramadan 1441: Day 19

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Ramaḍān – Day 19 Ma’mūn Ar-Rashīd, a Muslim Khalīfah, used to host religious gatherings, wherein Muslim scholars discussed various issues. On one such occasion, a Jew entered the discourse. He was notably well-dressed, respectable in appearance and eloquent in speech. At the end of the discussion, as the crowd began to disperse, Ma’mūn called him…

Ramadan 1441: Day 18

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Ramaḍān – Day 18 Be not hasty and rushed for things that have yet to come to pass. Do you think it is wise to pick fruits before they become ripe? Tomorrow is non-existent, having no reality today, so why should you busy yourself with it? Why should you have apprehensions about future disasters? Why…

Ramadan 1441: Day 17

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Ramaḍān – Day 17 The Battle of Badr took place on this date, 17th of Ramaḍān – the day where Allāh ﷻ sent down the hosts of Jannah to assist the Muslims. No other battle can be equated with the Battle of Badr. This is why Allāh ﷻ refers to this day as the day…

Ramadan 1441: Day 16

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Ramaḍān – Day 16 Islām guarantees the right of life for every human being, whether they are Muslims or non-Muslims. Every human life is sacred in Islām and every person has been granted God-given fundamental and universal rights at the time of their birth. As Muslims, we value human life irrespective of their geographical location,…

Ramadan 1441: Day 15

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Ramaḍān – Day 15 The Prophet ﷺ said, مَنْ صَلَّى عَلَىَّ صَلاَةً وَاحِدَةً صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ عَشْرَ صَلَوَاتٍ وَحُطَّتْ عَنْهُ عَشْرُ خَطِيئَاتٍ وَرُفِعَتْ لَهُ عَشْرُ دَرَجَاتٍ“Whoever sends blessings upon me once, Allāḥ will send blessings upon him tenfold, and will erase ten sins from him, and will raise him ten degrees in status.[Ibn Mājah and…