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Ramadan

No change after Ramadan…don’t know its importance

“So, why no change after Ramadan? Don’t Know its Significance” *** Sometimes, a person does not change after Ramadan although during Ramadan there was a discernible difference in h/her behaviour, attitude and pattern of worship. There may be a number of reasons why change is not entrenched or lasting within a person after Ramadan has … Continue reading

Ramadan

No change after Ramadan…just following everyone Else

“So, why no change after Ramadan? Just following everyone Else” *** Sometimes, a person does not change after Ramadan although during Ramadan there was a discernible difference in h/her behaviour, attitude and pattern of worship. There may be a number of reasons why change is not entrenched or lasting within a person after Ramadan has … Continue reading

Ramadan

No change after Ramadan…not understanding its benefits

“So, why no change after Ramadan? Don’t understand its Benefits” *** Sometimes, a person does not change after Ramadan although during Ramadan there was a discernible difference in h/her behaviour, attitude and pattern of worship. There may be a number of reasons why change is not entrenched or lasting within a person after Ramadan has … Continue reading

Ramadan

“After Ramadan…Istiqama”

“After Ramadan… Istiqimama” *** Allah states in the Qur’an: إِنَّ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا رَبُّنَا اللَّهُ ثُمَّ اسْتَقَامُوا تَتَنَزَّلُ عَلَيْهِمُ الْمَلَائِكَةُأَلَّا تَخَافُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُواوَأَبْشِرُوا بِالْجَنَّةِ الَّتِي كُنتُمْ تُوعَدُونَ {Indeed, those who have said, ‘Our Lord is Allah’ and then remained steadfast – the angels will descend upon them, [saying], ‘Do not fear and do not grieve but … Continue reading

Ramadan

“After Ramadan…Turning away from Mercy”

“After Ramadan…” Turning away from Mercy? *** The blessed Ramadan offers opportunities to attain the mercy of Allah, immense blessings and innumerable reward through for example: Recitation of the noble Qur’an. Extra Prayers (tarawih and voluntary, e.g. in laylat al-qadar) during the Night. Charity (sadaqa, zakat, etc). The ‘graduate’ from the ‘school’ of Ramadan knows … Continue reading

Ramadan

“After Ramadan…” Seasonal Worship only?

“After Ramadan…” Seasonal Worship only?: *** Is Allah the Lord of Ramadan only? Or is He not the Lord of Shawwal, Dhu ’l-Qa`da, Dhu ’l-Hijja and all the months of the year? A ‘graduate’ from the ‘school’ of Ramadan should know that Allah is worshipped constantly and not periodically. Worship of Allah remains as long … Continue reading

Tafsir

“The Best Nation ever Raised up: A Tafsir of Qur’an 3:110″

A Tafsir of Qur’an 3:110: “The Best Nation Raised up…” *** Allah states in the Qur’an al-Karim: {you are best nation raised up for humankind. You command right and forbid wrong and you believe in Allah. If only the People of the Book believed, then that would have been something good for them. Some of … Continue reading