Sha’ban: The Neglected Month

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Muslims consider the month of Sha’ban, which is the eighth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, as a special month. The term “Shaban” has an Arabic origin and comes from the word “shu’bah,” meaning “separated” or “isolated”. While it is not as well-known as other Islamic months such as Ramadan or Dhul Hijjah. This month…

Zakat-al-Fitr | Fitrana

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“Zakat ul Fitr” translates to charity given to break a fast. At the end of Ramadan, before Eid prayer, every adult Muslim who possesses food in excess of their needs must pay zakat al-Fitr (fitrana). The head of household can also pay Zakat al-Fitr for their dependants including children, adults, servants etc. Fitrana is an…

Thieves of Month of Ramadan

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The month of Ramadan is a special blessing for Muslim. It’s a time period to wash out our sins and to make a routine of good deeds. The whole month is a practice to start disciplined and a healthy lifestyle. The month of Ramadan is the mercy of Allah on us that we can multiply…

Making Up for Missed Fast (Qaza)

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Fasting in the month of Ramadan is obligatory for every adult with only a few exceptions. These missed fast (Qaza) are to be make up on other days after Ramadan to complete the number and blessings of fasting. Allah says in Quran: O, believers! Fasting is prescribed for you as it was for those before…

Preparations to Welcome RAMADAN

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Welcome Ramadan 2021 Ramadan 2021 is expected to start on 12th,13th or 14th April 2021. The date may vary in different countries, as the moon is sighted. After this pious month of Ramadan 2021, there will be the final evening of Ramadan consists of a celebration called Eid al-Fitr. But before that, we have to pass…