Ramadan Kareem – Beware of Some Common Mistakes

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Ramadan-Kareem

Ramadan Kareem

Some Common Mistakes in Ramadan. Lets Strive Not to Repeat the Same

1 : Taking Ramadan as a ritual

For many of us Ramadan has lost its spirituality and has become more of a ritual than a form of Ibaadah. We fast from morning to night like a zombie just because everyone around us is fasting too. We forget that its a time to purify our hearts and our souls from all evil….we forget to make dua, forget to beseech Allaah to forgive us and ask Him to save us from the Fire. Sure we stay away from food and drink but that’s about all.

Although the Prophet (Sal Allaahu Alaiyhi wa Sallam) said: “‘Jibreel said to me, May Allaah rub his nose in the dust, that person to who Ramadan comes and his sins are not forgiven, and I said, Ameen.

Then he said, May Allaah rub…

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Practical Way To Benefit From Ramadhaan

The Way of the Salaf us-Saalih

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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficient, the Most Merciful

May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, his Companions and his family members and all those who follow them until the Last Day.

The following post is based on the notes from the lecture of Br. Mustafa George (Biography of Br. Mustafa George) that he gave Saturday Aug. 16th at Masjid Rahmah, Newark NJ. The topic of the lecture was “How to Benefit from Ramadhaan Practically”

Practically benefitting from Ramadhaan should be divided into 2 Categories:

Goals and Preparations

Each person should make goals that he wants to achieve in the month of Ramadhaan. The following are just examples and they should be modified according to the person’s abilities and circumstances.

Here are some examples:

1) I want to finish the Qur’aan from cover to cover 1 time, or…

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[Printable] Dunya/Akhira Du’aa List

Ramadhan Planner

Mustafa George advises that, “For the last 10 nights of Ramadhaan, its a good idea to make a list of things that you want in the dunya and in the Next life. And then ask Allah for those things. Indeed, He gives without any measures” [Practical Way to Benefit from Ramadhaan].

Free free to print one of these blank lists. Encourage children to use a list also.

Adults:

For Children. Color in the words and decorate as they like:

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