Wanna be a Highly Efficient Muslim in Shabaan?

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Sha’bān is the month where last year’s account of good & bad actions for every individual ascends to Allāh. As we know, there are four instances when our actions ascend to Allāh: the daily record, weekly record, yearly record, & the whole life record. [1]

We are encouraged to do good and seek repentance especially in these instances.

The daily record ascends twice, as the actions of the night ascend in the morning, and the actions of the day ascend in the night. It is due to this that it is from the Sunnah to seek forgiveness in the morning and the evening, as we want our sins to be forgiven before they ascend, and we want it to ascend while we are in a righteous state.  Continue reading

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Welcoming Shabaan, then Ramadhaan.

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NOTE: Alhamdulillaah, Shabaan has commenced in UAE.

Things become easy for a person if he/she is in a habit of doing something regularly, and in advance. The one who practices charity on a regular basis finds it very easy to give out Zakah once in a year.  The student who studies and prepares himself in a systematic way, finds it easy while sitting for the exams. 

Establishing Salah is not hard on those who are in the habit of offering nafl, that is extra/supererogatory prayers, regularly.

Islam appreciates this approach in order to make things easy FOR THE MAIN EVENT.   Continue reading

Facts about Israa wal Me’raaj

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Every year in the month of Rajab, we find Muslims around the world discussing/celebrating about this unique incident that took place in the glorious life of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam. It has become a common ‘belief’ among general Muslims that this fascinating episode took place in the month of Rajab while the fact is otherwise! Continue reading