Category Archives: Islamic Events and Celebrations

Mid-Ramadhan: Time to Recharge

We have reached the halfway-point of Ramadhan, a reminder of how quickly time passes. We have another 2 weeks to make the most of this blessed month, alhamdulillah we still have time.The Prophet (saw) said: “It is a month of … Continue reading

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A Ramadan of meaningful moments

By Jinan Yousef  It can be easy to be taken in by the need to do so much this month – to focus on the quantity. Of course, that takes effort, and our efforts are rewarded by God.

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Rajab, Spring and A Fresh Start

By Muneerah Razak “We are living in a miracle. We inherited this world without knowing how miraculous this world is.” A wise lady said this to us today and I can’t stop thinking about it because its true – we have … Continue reading

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DHUL HIJJAH: Making the most of the best days of the year

Originally posted on The Sunday Circle:
Pilgrims on Mount Arafah We are in THE BEST DAYS OF THE YEAR!!! This year Dhul-Hijjah started on Sunday 6th October 2013, Yaum al-Arafah on Monday 14th October 2013 (9 Dhul-Hijjah 1434), and Eid…

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Eid Mubarak! And the Sunnah of Eid :)

Assalaamu Alaikum all: A very big, happy and splendiferous EID MUBARAK !!!!!!!! To you, and your families and friends!!! Taqabbal Allah minna wa minkum – May Allah accept [the deeds done] from us and you! We will miss these precious days, and we’re sad … Continue reading

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Salah in Ramadhan: The Best of Deeds in the Best of Months

QIYAAM AL LAYL (night prayers) literally means ‘standing at night’, i.e. standing in prayer, another name given to night prayers is Tahajjud.  In Ramadhan, the night prayers that are carried out in jama’ah (congregation) immediately after Isha are called Taraweeh.  These … Continue reading

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In Honour of Hajar (as) and the Hajj

Hajar (as) was the wife of the Prophet Ibrahim (as) and the mother of Prophet Ismail (as).  So she was a member of a great family, and in fact was the great great great great…grandmother of the Prophet Muhammad (saw)! … Continue reading

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