Ramadan: the golden opportunity

Titled as the sultan of the eleven months a new blessed Ramadan is coming. We live in the end times. We commit many sins and are addicted to various of them. The best way to get rid of our sins is to evaluate Ramadan at utmost level. While returning Madinah after the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah our Prophet (asw) told his companions that a surah was revealed to him that night, and it was more pleasing to him than anything on earth. Why he talked like that is because surah al-Fath…

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Fasting and Allah’s Lordship

The fast of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam, and it is one of the greatest of the marks and observances of Islam. There are many purposes and instances of wisdom in the fast of Ramadan which look to both Allah’s (SWT) Lordship (rububiyyah), and to man’s social life, his personal life and the training of his instinctual soul, and to his gratitude for Divine bounties. One of the many instances of wisdom in fasting from the point of view of Allah’s (SWT) Lordship (rububiyyah) is as…

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Medical Interpretation of Fasting

Fasting Against Obesity, the Disease of the Era First, I will inform you about obesity, and then I will compare numerous but generally ineffective current treatments with Islamic approaches. The body mass index (BMI) is a heuristic proxy measured with a special method based on height and weight. BMI is categorized as 24-29.9 overweight; 30 or more obesity and 40 or more morbidly obese. Those measures may present the material part of Ahsani Taqweem (Allah’s perfect creation). Since the principal reason of this deviation from Ahsani Taqweem (Allah’s perfect creation)…

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King’s Open Treasury Day

In a far distant country was an old man. During his lifespan, had he loads of opportunities to collect some money for his old age but he failed to do so. He was given bounty upon bounties, and richness upon richness all the way through his life yet he was unfortunate to spend in vain all his wealth due to his bad habits and friends and else. At the end of the day, he was in the red and had no wealth but owed money to many. He was trying…

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Blessed Months, Ramadan, Fasting

The change of individuals affects whole society somehow. The blessed three months, Rajab, Sha’ban and Ramadan- which are the months of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Allah (SWT) and the Muslim Ummah respectively- are the times the individuals and the society get the utmost benefit as a result of spiritual and behavioural change. In Ramadan, for instance, which is one of the most brilliant and splendid marks of Islam, Muslims obey the Divine command and fast for 30 days. Muslims as a whole nation proclaim worship before Divine dominicality and Divine unity….

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