Ramadan is the month for celebrating the Quran which was sent to guide and reform mankind. In this month, we read and hear the Quran more than any other time of the year. Yet why is that despite such exposure to Allah’s words, we don’t get that deeper connection with Allah? As soon as the new moon is sighted, the Quran is put on the shelf again. Certainly it is not merely a book to be read and re-read. How can we build an enduring bond with the book of Allah which does not end with the month but lasts way beyond?
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 →