8 Tips for a Successful Ramadan

8 Tips for a Successful Ramadan

By Samuel Gonzalez Ramadan is a time of great joy for many Muslims throughout the world – for in this month, the Noble Qur’an was revealed to mankind. The function of Ramadan is multiple: 1. To draw our attention away from this world and towards mindfulness of...
8 Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

8 Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi 1. Taqwa Fasting is a way to achieve taqwa (God-consciousness). It helps develop self-control and mindfulness of our actions and words, as we abstain from physical pleasures and distractions during the day. This increased mindfulness and...
7 Goals for Ramadan

7 Goals for Ramadan

By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi 1. Plan and establish a regular routine of prayer and devotion. This might involve setting aside specific times each day for prayer, reading The Qur’ān, dhikr and other community-based activities. Khutbah: Building Good Habits in Islam...
The Meaning of Ramadan in Arabic

The Meaning of Ramadan in Arabic

By Umarrah Javed Al Hadi What is Ramadan? Ramadan is one of the most sacred months in the Islamic calendar during which Muslims across the world fast from sunrise to sunset. This month unifies Muslims and the fast is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, which are the...
The Purpose of Ramadan

The Purpose of Ramadan

You can listen to Imam Adam’s Khutbah above or read the summary below. بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praises are due to Allah and may the the peace and blessings of Allah be upon his beloved...