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Keyword: Month of Ramadan

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Living the purpose of Ramadan by building taqwa

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

The principal philosophy behind fasting in Ramadan is to build taqwa. What does it mean? Zafar Bangash explains.


Ramadan: the month of zakat as well as of fasting

Iqbal Siddiqui

Rajab 18, 14312010-07-01

The holy month of Ramadan, the month of fasting and the most special time of the year for most Muslims, is almost upon us. It is a time that Muslims everywhere look forward to with anticipation, and the passing of which for another year is widely mourned.


The noble Qur’an and Ramadan

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 22, 14312010-07-01

There is a close relationship between the noble Qur’an and Ramadan. It was in this month in the fortieth year of his life in Makkah that Muhammad (pbuh) had a dramatic encounter in the Cave of Hira’ with the archangel, Gabriel (a).

Islamic Movement

Ramadan - the month of socio-political activism and jihad

Fahad Ansari

Ramadan 01, 14292008-09-01

This year, the month of September coincides with the holy month of Ramadan. In the Seerah of the Prophet and throughout Muslim history, this has been a month of jihad and activism. Yet in the modernworld., it has become one of passivity and personal piety. FAHAD ANSARI explores this paradox.


The purposes of Ramadan and how to achieve them

Ahmed Motiar

Sha'ban 19, 14282007-09-01

Ramadan, the month of fasting, is linked to a number of important events in Islamic history. It is the month in which the Qur’an was first sent down from the Lawh Mahfuz (the “well-guarded tablet,” al-Qur’an 85:22) and in its earthly form given to the Prophet Muhammad (saw).


Ramadan: the month of jihad in all its manifestations

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 16, 14252004-10-01

A number of important landmarks in Islamic history are associated with the month of Ramadan. In the second year of the Hijra, the nascent Muslim community was tested by the Battle of Badr during this month..


Principles for calculating dates for Ramadhan and Eid, and the importance of getting them right

Waseem Shehzad

Sha'ban 25, 14232002-11-01

The correct dates for the beginning of Ramadhan and the celebration of Eid al-Fitr and issues which often cause confusion in the community. Here WASEEM SHEHZAD explains how the dates are determined, and what the dates for these blessed days are this year.

Occupied Arab World

Arab television-stations compete for Ramadan audiences

Crescent International

Sha'ban 23, 14201999-12-01

The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan normally evokes greater degrees of piety and solidarity among Muslims, but its approach this year has already triggered a bitter and dirty competition between Arab television stations for audiences.

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