Intention of Fast Intention of fast Dear Islamic brothers! As intention is a precondition for offering Salah and paying Zakah etc., it is necessary for fast as well. Even if an Islamic brother or sister remains hungry and thirsty from dawn to sunset without the intention of fast, his/her fast will not be valid.
Rules of Fasting For whom Fast is Fard? Like Salah, the fasts of Ramadan are also Fard for every such (male and female) Muslim who is sane and has reached puberty. It is stated in Durr-e-Mukhtar that fasts were declared Fard on 10th Sha’ban two years after Hijrah. (Durr-e-Mukhtar ma’ Rad-dul-Muhtar, pp. 330, vol.
Excellence of Ramadan (with Reference of Quran and Ahadith) Door of worship Fast is a hidden form of worship; no one can come to know about your fast until you tell it to others. Allah عزوجل likes hidden worship more. A blessed Hadiš says, ‘Fasting is the door of worship. (Al-Jami’-us-Saghir, pp. 146, Hadiš
Method of Offering Eid Salah (Hanafi) First make the following intention: ‘I intend to offer two Rak’at Salah of Eid-ul-Fitr (or Eid-ul-Adha) with six additional Takbirat, for the sake of Allah عزوجل following this Imam.’ Having made the intention, raise the hands up to the ears, utter اللہ اکبر and then fold the hands
Sunnah and Mustahabbat of Eid A Sunnah before Eid Salah Dear Islamic brothers! Now the acts that are Sunnah on the occasion of both Eid ( Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha) are described. Sayyiduna Buraidah رضی اللہ عنہ has stated, ‘On the day of Eid-ul-Fitr, the Holy Prophet صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم would go to offer
Signs of Laila-tul-Qadr Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah Bin Samit رضی اللہ عنہ asked the Noble Prophet صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم about Laila-tul-Qadr. The Holy Prophet صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم replied: ‘Laila-tul-Qadr is in the odd nights of the last ten days of Ramadan, i.e. 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th, 29th or the last night of Ramadan. Whoever
Blessings of Laila-tul-Qadr Laila-tul-Qadr is an extremely blessed and sacred night. It is called Laila-tul-Qadr because the commandments of the whole year are enforced in this night. In other words, the angels make a record of whatever is going to happen the following year. It is stated in Tafsir qawi on page 2398 volume
Welcome to Ramadan Month of Greatness Sayyiduna Salman Farsi رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَـالٰی عَـنْهُ has narrated that on the last day of Sha’ban, the Prophet of Rahmah, the Intercessor of the Ummah, the Owner of Jannah صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم gave us a sermon: O people! A month of greatness and blessings is
Messengers of Death Life and Death: Life is a trust from Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ which is gradually or suddenly overpowered by death. Every soul will have to pass through the door of death. The time of death is fixed but we do not know the hour of our own death. However, when our hair turns
Fasts of Pious People Undoubtedly, the pious people had a belief that the heat on the plains of Mahshar and of Hell is far more intense than the worldly heat. The fortunate people, who after bearing worldly heat succeed in observing fasts in this world for the pleasure of Allah اِنْ شَــآ ءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ,