Haniya Hasan Ramadan 2022 is nearly here! And can I say how excited I am that this Ramadan might finally be the one in which there are no COVID restrictions stopping me from going to Taraweeh or hosting iftar parties for my family and friends! I have written in the past about how Ramadan really... Continue Reading →
I’tikaf Mindset for Ramadan 2020
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 →
By Nasser Ijaz Moghal Ramadan is here and you want to make the best out of it. When you think of Ramadan nights you think of Taraweeh and Laylatul Qadr. They were MIA throughout the year but lo and behold they too come to pray taraweeh and then it’s like see you next year. The biggest regret that 90% of the Muslims have... Continue Reading →
Chapter 5: The Waning Dusk (Series)
Myth: Taraweeh marathon is the way to do it You stifle a yawn and shift your weight from one foot to the next, as you make plans for your taraweeh-free nights after you’re done with your super-six days of intense standing sessions. And so, you motivate yourself to stand long and hard. *The imaam recites... Continue Reading →
My Ramadan Diary: Do Yourself a Favour, Please?
By Umm Ibrahim We’re funny people, aren’t we? We get lost in rituals and forget the rationales. We get lost in words and ignore the meanings. Ramadan has embraced us once again. Suhoor, Iftaar, Taraweeh. Eat, Drink, Sleep. Different people have different intentions, and they will, accordingly, reach different levels. Some are planning to... 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 →
By Nasser Ijaz Moghal There was this guy in a wheel chair who wanted to make a statement that even people in wheel chairs are capable. So he decided to enter into a marathon. He noticed something very interesting about the race that he was running. He noticed that there were many people at the... Continue Reading →
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