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The excitement that the spiritual heart feels as Ramadan is around the corner.

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  By Sanya N. Hussain Dubai, UAE Heartbeat. A single line climbing and falling, chasing time, racing to the end. This is your heart. Enclosed in the shell of your fragile body, it is on its journey to Allah, the One who created it, the One who can turn it away. “All the hearts of the offspring of Adam are ... Read More »

Ramadan and YOU

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By Nourin Ibraheem Abu Dhabi, UAE It’s that time of the year again … peace, happiness, and excitement filling the hearts already. As we enter this month, we have lots of goals in mind and are full energy. But after a week or so, the spirit reduces. May Allah help us be consistent throughout Ramadan. Ameen! During this month, there ... Read More »

Women In Ramadan Workshop

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We were at the Indian Academy Dubai to present an exclusive interactive workshop to the ladies and give them pointers on how to spend Ramadan productively. We highlighted the importance of Du’a and how it can possibly  change one’s destiny if done with full tawakkul on Allah. Some of the most pressing questions regarding menstruation and eating healthy were discussed ... Read More »

The benefits of qiyaam-ul-layl

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Discover the beauty, hidden benefits and barakah of meeting your Lord in the darkness of night  By Ambreen Binte Muhammad Islamabad, Pakistan  You pray but do not get what you want? You’re suffering but nobody seems to care? You’re persevering but people take you for granted? At midnight today, free yourself from the world and go meet your Rabb! He ... Read More »

Laylat-ul-Qadr: how you can take advantage

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A lifetime of good deeds are up for grabs. Will you be a winner? By Ismath Khatoon Dubai, UAE Sale! 50% Discount. Festival Offer! A Friday Market in the Gulf Eyes light up, hearts beat fast and the thought crosses our mind: “I sure hope I get a hold of this offer.” We remind one another of the date when ... Read More »

How to maintain the Imaan high throughout the year

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Experience a drop in your imaan after Ramadan? Here are a few tips to help you with it. By Ifrah Shaukat Lahore, Pakistan Have you noticed how we turn into a “seasonal muttaqi” during Ramadan? We’ll pray on time, read the Qur’an, watch our tongue and be kind. Alhamdulillah, most Muslims experience an Iman high during Ramadan, probably because shaytan ... Read More »

Ramadan Nafs Challenge

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“Truly is successful the one who purifies (his soul)” By Nourin Ibrahim Abu Dhabi, UAE The days are coming closer and our excitement is rising. We all by now know, fasting is not just about abstaining from food and drink but striving to better ourselves. وَنَفْسٍ وَمَا سَوَّاهَا فَأَلْهَمَهَا فُجُورَهَا وَتَقْوَاهَا قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن زَكَّاهَا By the soul and (by) ... Read More »

Let’s make it an awesome Ramadan

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Follow the three Ps: Plan, prepare, practice By Fatima Jehan Dubai, UAE Ramadan is an awesome month in an of itself. But to make it more amazing we need to work on it beforehand. As a student prepares for his exams, every Muslim should get himself well equipped for Ramadan. Ramadan comes from the root word ‘ramada’, which means extreme heat. ... Read More »

Then and Now – Ramadan meals

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How do our iftar and suhoor compare to those of the best generation? By Sanya F. Dubai, UAE Now – 4.29am It’s almost time for Fajr. The minute hand of the clock is slowly edging towards the moment when the muaddhin in the neighbouring mosque will call all to prayer. Meanwhile, someone else is calling, too. Ma shakes her head ... Read More »