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The Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah are here! What will you be doing in these ten days? Here are some tips to inspire you.
“By the dawn; And [by] ten nights.” [Qur’an: Chapter 89, Verses 1-2]
The aforementioned statement is an oath made by Allah, regarding the ten nights of Dhul Hijjah. This statement alone, should make us realize of the importance of these ten nights, that Allah has gifted upon as a gift, so that we may benefit and make the most out of them, in shaa Allah .
The Prophet (PBUH) said: “There are no days during which the righteous action is so pleasing to Allah than these days (i.e., the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah).” He was asked: “O Messenger of Allah, not even Jihad in the Cause of Allah?” He (PBUH) replied, “Not even Jihad in the Cause of Allah, except in case one goes forth with his life and his property and does not return with either of it.” [Sahih Bukhari]
So, are you ready to make…
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