Thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on Ramadan’s holiest night

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[…]

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I’tikaaf for women: A balancing act

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[…]

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Fostering a Child Friendly Ramadan and `Id al-Fitr

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.[…]

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Ramadan – An Archetype of Islam

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,[…]

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Ramadaan almost over…Now what???

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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