Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ten tips to prepare you and your family for Ramadan

  1. Prepare for Ramadan Write a shopping list for the whole month of Ramadan so you can buy all essential goods for in good time and you can spend less time during the holy month rushing around. So you preserve energy and will be more focused on your religious rituals and spiritual development.
  2. Start wake up for Fajr prayer. Make it your habit and you find how it will be easy to wake up for Sahar during Ramadan. Continue reading

Importance of Dhikr

Remembrance of AllahThere are a lot of ways of remembering Allah. When we glorify Him by saying Subhanallah (How perfect is Allah), when we praise Him by saying Alhamdulillah (All praise is for Allah), when we magnify Him by saying Allahu Akbar (Allah is the Greatest), all this is dhikr. When we say Astaghfirullah (I seek Allah’s forgiveness), when we say La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah (There is no power nor might except with Allah), all this is dhikr. Why is dhikr so important for our life? Let’s see what the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) and Quran said about remembrance of Allah.

The Prophet (pbuh) said:

“There is a polish for everything that takes away rust; and the polish for the heart is remembrance of Allah.” (Bukhari) Continue reading

Teach Your Child the Quran

Learn your Child How to Read QuranMother is the first teacher for child. One of the greatest gift which we, as Muslims and parents, can give to our children is knowledge of Islam and learning how to read Quran. We send them to school and pay for their education as we understand the importance of their worldly education, in the same way; we should be highly concerned about the teaching of the Quran to our children. Feeling the weight of responsibility on our shoulders, we are faced with many questions about the Quran teaching to our children. The main is: How to start Quran lessons for the child? What is right age to start Quran learning? Which way of Quran teaching should be chosen? Should your child go to mosque? or A Quran tutor would come to home? or You should introduce Quran to your child by yourself? or Use some online Quran learning services? Continue reading