Sighting of the Crescent

Hadrat Sayyiduna Ibn-e-‘Umar Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah SallAllaho Alaihi wa Sallam has said, لا تصوموا حتى تروا الهلال ، ولا تفطروا حتى تروه ، فإن غم عليكم فاقدروا له “Do not commence fasting (Ramadan) till you see the new...

Why was Laylat al-Qadr kept secret?

  Why was Laylat al-Qadr kept secret?   Hadrat Sayyiduna Imam Fakhr al-Din Raazi (Alayhir Rahmah) has stated in his famous exegesis ‘Tafsir al-Kabir’, There are several reasons why Allah has concealed the exact date of Laylat al-Qadr: 1. Allah has concealed many...

Signs of Laylat al-Qadr

Signs of Laylat al-Qadr Sayyiduna Ubadah bin Saamit (Radi Allahu Anhu) asked the Noble Prophet (SallAllahu Alayhi wa Sallam) about Laylat al-Qadr. The Holy Prophet (SallAllahu Alayhi wa Sallam) replied:   “Laylat al-Qadr is in the odd nights of the last ten days...

Blessings of Suhoor (Sahari)

Blessings of Suhoor (Sahari) The beloved and the blessed Prophet (SallAllahu Alayhi wa Sallam) has said: » Eat Sahari because it is a blessed (food). [Sahih Bukhari, Vol. 1, Page 633, Hadith 1923] » The distinguishing factor between us and the people of the book (Ahl...