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Suhoor : It’s Blessings and What to Avoid

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Sahoor is the Arabic word meaning predawn meal. Sahoor is one of the most important meals in the blessed month of Ramadan because it is what fuels your body in order to last 12 hrs till sunset without eating. Now …

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How Should I Welcome Ramadan?

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” O People! The month of Allah (Ramadan) has approached you with His mercy and blessings. This is the month that is the best of all months in the estimation of Allah. Its days are the best among the days; its …

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5 Super Foods for Ramadan to Help Boost Energy and Freshness

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” This year Ramadan will fall in the peak of summer season for a large majority of people around the globe. It will be a great challenge to stay fresh and energetic all day without food and water. Besides work, prayers …

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5 Things You should do Before Breaking Your Fast

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Researching this topic has been very enlightening for me. Though we practice certain actions during this month, revisiting what should be or needs to be done, or reasons why certain practices are performed, served to produce calm and surety. Almost …

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6 Action Items for a Lazy Muslim in Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” “O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.” {Surah Al Baqarah 2: Verse 183} The Muslim Ummah comprises of all sorts of people belonging to …

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5 Ways In Which You Can Help Reverts Before And During Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” The Problem I recently had a conversation with a sister I’d met, and I was a little confused as to whether she viewed herself as Muslim. It was clear talking to her that she believed in Allah (swt) and the …

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Definition, Pillars and Nullifiers of Fasting

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Definition and Pillars of fasting Linguistically speaking, fasting means to abstain from doing something. However, when the notion of fasting is used in Islamic Shari’a, it refers to abstaining from all the things that nullify fasting from the break of …

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6 Ways To Light The Dying Spark During Mid-Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” In my school days, during preparation of final exams, I remember my tuition teacher motivating me to work hard. She would give an example of a rope when she thought I was getting lazy. She would say, “It’s like you …

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6 Mindblowing & Exceptional Reasons To Make Dhikr This Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” What does dhikr really mean? How can we implement and make it a habit to be in a constant state of dhikr to achieve closeness? You claim to love Allah subhanahu wa taala more than anything in this world. But …

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RAMADHĀN FOR CONVERTS: How to Make this Ramadhān Less Lonely

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Alhamdulillah! The blessed month of Ramadhān is almost here! Ramadhān is such a unique gift from Allāh and one of the most beautiful experiences for the believer. It is during this blessed month, we see the ummah united, the poor …

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