Ramadan has always been my favourite time of the year. It is the time when communities get together in worship and in celebrating the blessings of the month of Ramadan. I really love the communal aspect of Ramadan: going to Taraweeh with your entire family and catching up with friends at the mosque after the... Continue Reading →
Chapter 6: The Waning Dusk (series)
Myth: It's Ramadan- Think Pakoras There is something ostensibly odd about this verse: "The Messiah, son of Mary, was no other than a messenger, messengers (the like of whom) had passed away before him. And his mother was a saintly woman. And they both used to eat (earthly) food. See how We make the revelations clear... Continue Reading →
Chapter 2: The Waning Dusk (series)
Myth: The ban is lifted at iftaar Allah (swt) says, “O, you who believe! Fasting has been made obligatory upon you as it was made upon those before you so that you become fearful of God.” (02:183) Maleficent. Captain America- Winter Soldier. X-men. TV series returning after a mid-season break. New episodes airing tonight. And... Continue Reading →
To starve or not to starve- Ramadan 2014!
By Umme Aisha It’s almost Ramadan! Just a few hours to go, inshaAllah. This is the one time of the year where most Muslims readily sacrifice both food and the immediate gratification of their desires. It’s a month that when it leaves, it leaves us feeling sad and gloomy. Despite it being the favorite month... Continue Reading →
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