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Isra' and Mi'raj - the miraculous journey and ascension of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

One of the sacred and close to the heart of every Muslim believer day, the date of the Holy Night Isra' and Mi`raj this year falls on the night of 13 to 14 April.
 
Isra is a night journey of the Prophet ﷺ from the al-Haram Meccan mosque to the al-Aqsa mosque in al-Quds (Jerusalem). Mi'raj is the ascension of the Messenger ﷺ to heaven and the attainment of that place, of which there is no knowledge either of angels, or of jinns, or men.
 
 

Fasting in Rajab is a good sunnah or innovation?

Question:
Fasting in the month of Radjab is a good sunnah or innovation?
 
Answer:
• Rajab is the month of mercy and forgiveness. Being one of the months preceding Ramadan, Rajab is the preparation for this period, and Muslims should be engaged in spiritual purification and fast.
 
قال الإمام النووي في كتابه "شرح صحيح مسلم":
 
As for the fasting in the month of Rajab, Imam al-Nawawi in his book Sharh Sahih al-Muslim writes:
 

From what age one should teach children to pray?

QUESTION:
From what age one should teach children to pray?
 
ANSWER:
Our children are creatures whose upbringing Allah has trusted us.
And the main task of parents is to teach children what the Almighty has commanded each one of His slaves to fulfill.
 
To begin this important training, no doubt, one should start with namaz - prayer, because in the hadeeth of the Prophet ﷺ it is said:
 
 

The Spiritual Meaning of Sacrifice

By Maryam Hedayat | islam.ru | 03 Oct 2014

The historical background of Eid al-Adha is that the Prophet Ibrahim (may Allah be pleased with him) had a dream in which he was sacrificing his young son, Ismail (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). Prophet Ibrahim, a great believer in Allah, took his dream literally and wanted to sacrifice his son. But, according to the tradition, Allah the Almighty sent his angels and asked him to sacrifice an animal instead of his son.

 

Some Important Rulings Concerning Udhiya/Qurbani

Source : ilmgate / 01 Oct 2014

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,

‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic term which means “sacrificing an animal”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word ‘Qurban’ which literally means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. It is technically used for the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for the sake of Allah.

 

Ten Blessed Days of Dhul Hijjah

Source : Central-mosque.com / 27 Sep 2014

Allah (SWT) takes an Oath by the Ten Nights of Dhul-Hijja1h:

(وَٱلۡفَجۡرِ(١) وَلَيَالٍعَشۡرٍ۬(٢

I swear by the dawn, [89:1] and by the Ten Nights, [89:2]

 

How to make your Hajj accepted

Source : IslamWeb / 23 Sep 2014

Many Hadeeths were narrated to show the great virtue of Hajj and its great reward. Some Hadeeths described the complete Hajj as the accepted Hajj. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said: “The accepted Hajj has no other reward but Paradise.” [Al-Bukhaari]

 

Four Things to Do on the Blessed 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah

By Farrukh Paasha / ProductiveMuslim / 23 Sep 2014

Allah the Most High & Exalted says: “By the Dawn; By the ten nights” [Surah Al-Fajr:1-2]

This oath substantiates the greatness and sacredness of these ten nights in the eyes of Allah. This is an extraordinary oath; it is very reliable and significant and the wise men can understand that by this oath, Allah too attaches great importance and value to the ten nights of Dhul Hijjah.

 

The Hajj Rituals

Source : IslamWeb / 22 Sep 2014

Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and it was enjoined by Allaah on the Muslims to be performed once during one's lifetime. This pillar is observed during the month of Thul-Hijjah.

Building and Purifying the Ka`bah:

 

The gracious relationship of marriage

Source : IslamicKnowledge / 18 Sep 2014

All praise is due to Allaah, the Lord of the worlds. May Allaah raise the rank of Prophet Muhammad and all the Prophets before him and protect his nation from that which he fears for them.

 
 

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