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The Virtue of Taraweeh

In this belated day and age, every morning heralds a new fitna, a fitna that strikes at the very root of our Imaan and amal. For the past fourteen hundred years the Ummah has been performing twenty rakaats of taraweeh without question. However “a sect” now claims that taraweeh is ONLY eight rakaats, which implies […]

Sutra in Salah

In the name of Allah, Most Beneficient, Most Merciful It is related that the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said ‘If the one passing in front of the one praying knew what was against him, his waiting forty would be better for him than passing in front of him.’ [Bukhari] Abu al-Nadr, one of the […]

Wake Up!

by a dear sister Bismillah Al Rahman, Al Raheem: “Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar” you hear the athaan go on. But you still decide to procrastinate, even when your family yells, “Come on!” You think, “I still have time, before I really have to pray, ‘Asr is still hours away.” Your head is saying “Go” but […]

The Last Ashrah

The month of Ramadhan enjoys and intrinsic superiority over all the other months of the year. Likewise, it’s last ‘Ashra or ten days are superior to the two earlier ‘Ashras, and laylatul Qadr or the Night of Power, generally, falls in it. That is why, the sacred Prophet (peace & blessings upon him) devoted himself […]

Laylatul Qadr

(The Night of Power) Crowning Glory Laylatul Qadr is the crowning glory of the holy month of Ramadhaan. It is associated with the sending down of the Qur’an Majeed, the last Book of Allah on His last Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam), for the guidance of mankind. The Qur’an Majeed describes this Night. إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ […]

Taraweeh Salaah – Night 26

Taraweeh Salaah – Night 26 By Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lachporia – Canada In the Name of Almighty Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful Tonight’s Tarawee consists slightly more than the first half of Amma (JUZ 30) and the Surahs that will be covered are listed individually with brief explanations and their meanings. SURAH NABA: [The Great […]

Taraweeh Salaah – Night 25

Taraweeh Salaah – Night 25 By Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lachporia – Canada In the Name of Almighty Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful Tonight’s Tarawee consists of Tabarakalladhi (JUZ 29). The Surahs that will be covered are: Surah Al Mulk [The Dominion]; Surah Al Qalam [The Pen] or Nun; Surah Al Haqqah [The Sure Reality]; Surah […]