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?
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 Sara Ahmed. Realising that this may potentially be my last free Ramadan before I get caught up in the whirlwind of a medical house-job and other ‘adulting’ responsibilities, I’ve put in more effort than ever to plan it out. I’ve always been big on pretty stationery and planning gear but if you aren’t -... Continue Reading →
Myth: Imaan is in the heart Do people think that they will be left (at ease) only on their saying, “We believe” and will not be put to any test? (29:2) There are a few surahs in the Quran that have a very powerful opening. No intro, down-to-the-point-bleeding kind of opening that either makes you... Continue Reading →