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RECEIVING RAMADAN

How should we receive the month of Ramadan? Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafidh (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) points us in the right direction. This is a summary of various lectures on the topic. We are … Continue reading

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The Darkest Hour and the Coming of the Dawn

According to a well-stated proverb, the darkest hour is just before the dawn.  And although astronomically the darkest point is much earlier, the truth of this proverb is metaphoric—but in no way less real. So often we find that the … Continue reading

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Aashooraa – FASTING IN MUHARRAM (THE FIRST MONTH OF ISLAMIC YEAR)

Fasting in the month of Muharram is highly desired, especially on the tenth day,Aashooraa. The Messenger of Allah (p.b.u.h.) has been reported as saying when asked which prayer is better after obligatory prayer: “Prayer in the middle of the night.” … Continue reading

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