Tagged: Ramadan

Medical Aspects of Islamic Fasting

Medical Aspects of Islamic Fasting

Dr. Shahid Athar Muslims worldwide observe total fasting (no food or water) between dawn to sunset in the month of Ramadan. They do so not for losing weight or any medical benefit, but as...

Brazil’s Growing Muslim Population Adapt For Ramadan

Brazil’s Growing Muslim Population Adapt For Ramadan

  haberler Short days and pleasant weather ease the fast for Brazil’s growing Muslim population. BRASILIA, Brazil – For Ibrahim Nashawaty, a refugee from Syria now living in Brazil, his first Ramadan away from...

Seven Lights of Devotion in Ramadan

Seven Lights of Devotion in Ramadan

Seven Lights of Devotion in Ramadan Part 1 Friday, 18 July 2014 00:00   There are a number of highly recommendable worshipful practices to be performed during the days of Ramadan, for those who...

Remembrances of My First Ramadan

Remembrances of My First Ramadan

By Aisha Robertson Friday, 23 May 2014 00:00 One of the best things that happened during my first Ramadan was that I got married, al-hamdu lillah. This upcoming Ramadan will be my fourteenth, al-hamdu...

Aishah Schwartz: My First Ramadan

Aishah Schwartz: My First Ramadan

By Aishah Schwartz American Writer, Activist & Photojournalist What a blessed evening it had turned out to be I made my Shahadah in April of 2002, Al-hamdulillah, before that year’s Ramadan, which happened to...

Ways to Maximise Ajar in the Last 10 Days

Ways to Maximise Ajar in the Last 10 Days

UmmMohammadAisha Bismillah So the search by many for Laylatul Qadr ensues during the last ten nights, primarily during the odd ones. So how do we maximise on this opportunity? · The most beautiful way...

The Levels of Fasting (2/2)

The Levels of Fasting (2/2)

The Levels of Fasting (2/2) Dr. Bilal Philips Source: Why Do Muslims Fast? Published On: 29/7/2013 A.D. – 21/9/1434 H.     The Psychological Level This level helps the fasting person psychologically to control evil...

The Levels of Fasting (1/2)

The Levels of Fasting (1/2)

The Levels of Fasting (1/2)   Dr. Bilal Philips Source: Why Do Muslims Fast? Published On: 28/7/2013 A.D. – 20/9/1434 H.     The Ritual Level This level of fasting requires that the basic rules...

US Muslims Plead for Ramadan Donations

US Muslims Plead for Ramadan Donations

MIT / Agencies 6/8/2013 The Muslim community in Orlando in the US state of Florida is appealing for donations for philanthropic activities to poor families during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. The Muslim...

Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it

Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it

 Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it Muhammad Mustafa Himidah Published On: 1/8/2012 A.D. – 13/9/1433 H. Teaching children the fasting of Ramadan is one of the things which occupies the minds...