Ramadan

The Revival’s Guide to Ramadhan

Author: 
The Revival Team

What is Ramadhan?

Ramadhan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. During this month which is either 29 or 30 days, Muslims all over the world fast by abstaining from food and water from dawn until the sun sets.

Ramadhan is a blessed month in which the Holy Quran was first sent down as a guide to mankind with clear signs for guidance and judgement between right and wrong. It is also a time when the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hell-Fire are closed and the devils are chained up.

Why do Muslims fast in Ramadhan?

Fasting in the month of Ramadhan has been prescribed by Allah Almighty and is one of the five pillars of Islam. Muslims fast to show their submission, commitment and worship to their Lord.  

AN IDIOT'S GUIDE TO EID

An Idiot’s Guide to Eid
By Sajid Iqbal
Editor, The Revival

Published in the Oldham Evening Chronicle

What is Eid?
Eid is a festival celebrated throughout the world by all Muslims.

Is Eid just like Christmas?
Eid you could say is similar to Christians celebrating Christmas. Both are religious festivals but the reasons for celebrating them are different.

Facts About The Origin Of Taraweeh Salah

Assalam-o-alaikum , Muslims brother and sisters:    

In this holy month of Ramadan we must pray more and more with Quran learning and Recitation to please Allah in any possible way.

Here is a common issue of Taraweeh Salah, regarding the fasting. Peoples have different views and perception about this and the way it can be clarify is below:

 

http://www.quranreading.com/blog/islamic-knowledge/facts-about-the-origin-of-taraweeh-salah/

Quran reading source

Ramadan Worship Checklist

Ramadan Worship Checklist

This is the most comprehensive Ramadan worship checklist out there. Surely one of the best way we can make the best of each and every precious second in the blessed month of Ramadan is to have a worship checklist that we can refer to.

Downloading the Ramadan Worship checklist:

Please download file by clicking on any of the links below to download it and then print and also forward to others so that we all maybenefit from making the best of each and every precious second this Ramadan!

 

[B]Download the Ramadan Worship Checklist on Skydrive:[/B]

The Importance Of Fasting Six Days in Shawal After Ramadan

After the end of the month of Ramadan, the month of Shawal begins. Shawal in Arabic means uplift or breakage. This meaning has historical importance as before the spread of Islam, Arabs were of the view that weddings that take place during the month of Shawal result in unsuccessful marriages.For more details please visit the site below:

http://www.quranreading.com/blog/islam-and-muslims/the-importance-of-fas...

The Night Of Qadar: Significance, Prayers And Worship

The word Qadar stands for honor and dignity. In this regard, the night of Qadar means that it is the night of honor and dignity. It is considered to be among the most blessed and auspicious nights and is expected to take place on any one of the odd nights of the last ten days of the Holy month of Ramadan.

The night of Qadar is full of blessings and rewards. Its significance in Islam is a lot. People cannot deny the importance of this night in Islam.For more details about this topic, than click on a link below:

http://www.quranreading.com/blog/islam-and-muslims/the-night-of-qadar-si...

Itikaf, The Night Of Qadar And The Last Ten Days Of Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadan is full of blessings and rewards for all Muslims. But, a special emphasis is placed on the last ten days of this month because of several reasons. The last ten days of the Holy month are prestigious as reflected from the recommendations and actions of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) during these days.During these days, the Prophet (PBUH) and his companions would perform three essential tasks or practices.

For more details than visit the below link:

http://www.quranreading.com/blog/islam-and-muslims/itikaf-the-night-of-q...

Ramadan – A Nutritional And Exercise Plan For Men And Women

During the blessed month of Ramadan, most people face different kinds of health related problems. For some, Ramadan results in weight gain while for others it leads to reduced energy levels. No matter what the case, if you want to have the energy to pray, read and learn Quran during Ramadan, you need to devise strategies that will help you maintain a balance. The best solution to all health problems is to make a workout and nutrition plan for this month.

However, before you start making a nutritional plan for Ramadan, it is best if you understand the bodily changes that take place while fasting.For more details please visit the site below:

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