Some 300,000 Muslim worshipers from the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, Israel, and foreign countries prayed overnight between Wednesday and Thursday at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem to mark Laylat al-Qadr, “Night of Power,” one of Ramadan’s holiest nights, according to Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency. Wafa[…]
By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed The month of Ramadan brings an array of activities for Muslims to increase their spirituality. One such opportunity to gain closeness to our Creator is the spiritual retreat, called the I’tikaf. Muslims from across the globe participate in I’tikaf. It is a practice which sees[…]
The following Jumuah khutbah was delivered by Imam Rashied Omar at the Claremont Main Road Mosque on Friday. During the first half of Ramadan 1438 AH the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) organized a number of events aimed at making Ramadan and our forthcoming `Id al-Fitr celebrations more child friendly.[…]
The month of Ramadaan is considered a time for the ummah to get in touch with their humanity and encourages Muslims to be more charitable. With this comes the endless amounts of charity and Zakah organisations which make sure that the “haves” are giving their money to the “have nots”[…]
By Zaakir Ahmed Mayet As the glorious month of Ramadan dawns on Muslims around the world, greetings, congratulations and well wishes inundate social media and telecommunications networks. The simple explanation that Ramadan , although distinguished by the dry fast , is far more vast in effect and implication. It is[…]
By Yaseen Kippie The month of Ramadan is a festive period for all Muslims, whether rich or poor, young or old. It brings a sense of heightened consciousness of Allah through fasting together as a community. This is an archetype of what Islam really stands for. This consciousness, or Taqwa,[…]
The world’s most expensive footballer is on a pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest city as he marks the start of Ramadan. French international Paul Pogba shared a picture of himself in Makkah on Sunday, captioning it the “most beautiful thing I’ve seen in my life”. He also sent a tweet wishing everyone[…]
Critics say a bill currently before Pakistan’s Parliament to increase fines for eating and drinking in public during Ramadan, alongside jail terms of up to three months, is evidence of increasing intolerance in the country. With temperatures on the eve of Ramadan in much of Pakistan 40 degrees or above,[…]
During Ramadan, which is the holiest and the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Muslims abstain from food, drink, sex and immoral acts from sunrise to sunset. It is one of the most important Muslim practices — the Five Pillars of Islam — and just the second below the[…]
By Umm AmmarahBy Umm Ammarah By Umm Ammarah The Month of Ramadaan is coming to an end and the transition from Ramadaan to Eid and thereafter should be a path the that brings us closer to our Creator and a path that treads the Sunnah i.e. The way of the[…]
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