30 Character Traits for Ramadan: Hold Your Tongue

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Bismillah ArRahman ArRahim

The Prophet Mohammed is quoted in many Hadith, mentioning the importance of holding our tongue and to speak a good word or remain speaksilent.  In the Month of Ramadan, we should make an effort to speak in a way that pleases Allah.

Speak a Good Word  فليقل خيرًا

Once, Mu`âdh b. Jabal asked the Prophet (peace be upon him) to inform him of some good work that would admit him into Paradise and distance him from the Hellfire. The Prophet (peace be upon him) mentioned to him the virtues of many good deeds, then said: “Shall I inform you of the foundation of all of that?”

Mu`âdh said: “Certainly.”

The Prophet (peace be upon him) took hold of his tongue and said: “Restrain yourself from this.”

Mu`âdh then asked: “O Prophet of Allah! Are we held to task for the things that we say?”

The Prophet (peace…

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10 Reasons For Fasting In Ramadan

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10 REASONS FOR FASTING IN RAMADHAN

Reasons for Fasting in Ramadan, #1: A Pillar of Islam

The foundation of Islamic spiritual practice is known as the Five Pillars of Islam, which form the basis for a spiritual culture designed to provide an ideal environment for personal growth and spiritual evolution.

Fasting in Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, constituting one of the most valuable spiritual practices designed to empower a human being in overcoming the self and transcending the ego, the one true veil between a human being and his or her Creator.

Reasons for Fasting in Ramadan, #2: Spiritual Purification

One of the primary benefits of fasting in Ramadan is spiritual purification, the essential goal of Islamic Spirituality.

Although we tend to think of the mind, body and spirit as separate components, in reality they are all connected and interrelated, and improvement in any one naturally…

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TYPES OF FASTING

Marhaba Ya Mustafaﷺ

Fasting is to abstain from eating, drinking, and sexual activity from dawn to sunset.

Ramadan Ramadan

 TYPES OF FASTING

Types Of Fasting Types Of Fasting

OBLIGATORY FASTS

  • Fasting during the month of Ramadan,
  • Fasting to make up (Qada) the missed Ramadan fasting,
  • Fasting as expiation (Kaffara) for the missed Ramadan fasting.

FASTING AS MAKE-UP (QADA)

What is the qada fast?

Fast to make up an accidentally nullified fast or a fast that is not fulfilled due to an excuse.

When is fasting as qada fulfilled?

It can be performed on any day after the month of Ramadan, except the days that are mak- ruh tahriman to fast.

FASTING AS EXPIATION (KAFFARA)

What is fasting as expiation (Kaffara)?

One must atone for a fast nullified knowingly by fasting consecutively without skipping a single day, for two months. This fast, which is performed as a penalty, is called “Kaffara.”

How many days is quaffer fasts?

The length…

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