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7 Sunnahs to Try Out in Ramadan

1. Dua after iftar It seems obvious, but we often tend to forget this basic sunnah of the Prophet (sa) when we once get a waft of the delicious samosas after a whole days’ fasting. Keeping this dua in our mind will help us focus on the spiritual aspect of iftar in sha Allah. Marwan […]

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10 Duas You Can Make During Ramadhan

Ramadhan is here, alhamdulillah, and we are sure that you are trying to be a better Muslim by fasting, giving in charity and praying. Therefore, we want to share with you these duas that you can print out or bookmark and add to your list of duas for Ramadhan. These duas are not specific to […]

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Virtues of the Last Ten Days (i.e. Nights) of Ramadan

Laylat al-Qadr We all know the great virtue of Laylat al-Qadr (the Night of Decree), which most people probably consider to be the twenty-seventh of Ramadan. We find in authentic hadiths that even if it’s not the twenty-seventh, it definitely falls under the last ten nights of Ramadan (although there is some difference of opinion […]

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How to Attain Taqwa – Part IV

In Part III of this series, we touched upon the signs and blessing of a soft heart. So how does one develop a soft heart? And how is the state of our heart related to Ramadan? Read this article to find out. First, let’s look at practical ways to develop a soft heart – one […]

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How to Attain Taqwa – Part III

Ramadan + taqwa + hearts = are these words interconnected? Yes! Let’s see how! With Ramadan around the corner, most of us are busy trying to figure out how to prepare ourselves for the blessed month that is soon going to knock at our doorsteps. While most of us might have come across several articles […]

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Women Honored in the Holy Quran Part 5: Zaynab Bint Jahsh

Her Marriage to Zayd ibn Haritha and then to the Holy Prophet (PBUH): Zaynab bint Jahsh was a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The Prophet asked her to marry Zayd ibn Haritha (r), his adopted son and freed slave. Zaynab initially refused, saying, “I am of better lineage than him.” Allah (swt) responded to […]

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