Category Archives: Religious Observance – Islam

Ramadhan and Mercy

السلام عليكوم Rasool allah (SAW) has said “The first part of Ramadan is a mercy……………” Are we taking advantage of this mercy? Do we accept the mercy of Allah (swt) for us and are we merciful towards others? I am … Continue reading

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Ramadan Mubarak!

Wishing all a blessed Ramadan – may it be filled with Allah’s blessings. May your fast be easy and may your spirit be uplifted with prayer and with closeness to Allah (swt).

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Preparing for Ramadan – Sha’aban 2 – 15 Nisfu Sha’ban Lailat ul Bara’at – Friday night in North America

Lailat-ul-Bara’at or Shab e Barat (as it is known in the Indian Sub-continent) is the night of the full moon of the Islamic month of Sha’ban. Some scholars equate this night with Lailat Mubaraka (night of blessing) which is mentioned … Continue reading

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Preparing for Ramadhan – Sha’ban 1

السلام عليكم My dear brothers and sisters. This weekend we enter the month of Shaban, alhamdul’illah. It is a great gift that Allah (swt) has allowed us to again come to this time of the year. And soon, insha’allah we … Continue reading

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Shaban 1440

With the coming of Shaban we are reminded that our beloved guest, Ramadan, will soon be here. We prepare our innermost self for the arrival and pray that Allah (swt) will bring us once again to that sacred meeting. “Sweep … Continue reading

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