Ramadan 2006

Alhumdulillah, the month of Shaban is now upon us and we have less than a month left to go to the blessed month of Ramadan.

What is Ramadan?
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and during this month Muslims abstain from food, drink, smoking and marital sex during daylight hours (from the break of dawn until sunset). When asked by Non Muslims as to why we fast during Ramadan, remember when responding that the primary reason is that it has been declared Fardh (obligatory) upon every adult, sane and healthy Muslim and is a form of worship. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the 5 pillars of Islam. All other reasons such as it teaches us patience, empathy for the hungry etc are secondary.

The month of Ramadan is even more so blessed for the Muslims as it was in this month the Holy Qur’an was revealed. Our scholars and teachers have already started telling us of the virtues and blessings of Ramadan and how the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) used to await and prepare for the coming of Ramadan. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to so eagerly await the arrival of the month of Ramadhãn that from the time the moon of Rajab was sighted he would make the following Duã:
“O Allah, Bless us in the month of Rajab and Sha’ban and cause us to reach Ramadhan.”

Please visit the Haq Islam Ramadan resources page below for some great articles on Ramadan and how to prepare for it. Inshallah, more and more will be added to it over the course of the next few weeks for us to utilise this coming Ramadan.

Dua when approaching Ramadhan
Ramadan Resources

Ramadan 2006 will start in the UK on Friday (night) 22nd September. (1st fast on Sat.) [info. updated on 22/9] Please check with your local Masjid for times of Salaah, Suhur and Iftar.

Please make dua that Allah allows us to see the blessed month of Ramadan and allows us to utilise the blessed month to amass and add to our good deeds and to safeguard ourselves from hellfire in the hereafter.

Wasalaam

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11 Responses

  1. Salam
    So little time to prepare! Keep asking for dates, and this is the first provisional ones I have got so jazakallah.

    BTW. My Islamic greeting card site is back up!

  2. Salams
    Jazakallah for the comment and am pleased to be of assistance with the dates.
    Can you just leave the link for your greeting site again please, Jazakallah

  3. May Allah accept our deeds..
    Allahuma inaka afuwun, tuhibul afwa, fa’fu anaa…

  4. Assalamoalikum everyone, and thanks and good work to the makers of this website. its really informative and well-formatted. thank you, may allah bless you all

  5. Thanks for creating such a Beutiful website, keep it up brothers may Allah Subhanatala bless all the visitors of this wonderfull site and the creator. Khuda Hafiz

  6. Subhaan allaah wal hamdu lillaah
    Jazak Allah for this site, I have found it informative and greatly enjoy the 99 names of Allah “video”, I have watched it everyday since first finding it.

  7. I thank God Almighty for giving us brothers and sisters with good intent like the creator of this website.
    May Allah reward you abundantly.
    Jazakunllah
    Ma-salam

  8. Assalam-O-Lekum!
    May Allah bless you all and suhbaan Allah, this is great information.
    Eid Mubarak to everyone!!!!
    Khuda-Hafiz

  9. ramzaan mubark to all

  10. Salam Alykom

    Bueatiful website full of useful info, Jazak Allho Kairan

  11. peace 2 all. Insha Allah, the instigator of the killing of the Muslims will be driven from the lands of the 2 rivers. Pray 4 Divine assistance be4 its 2 late.

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