Ramadan Reader: Your Essential Guide to Maximizing Ramadan

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful,

Welcome to our Ramadan Reader, your indispensable companion for navigating the sacred journey of Ramadan with clarity and insight. Just as SeekersGuidance Readers serve as guiding lights in the vast realm of Islamic knowledge, our Ramadan Reader is meticulously crafted to offer a treasure trove of articles, answers, podcasts, and courses tailored specifically for the blessed month of Ramadan.

Ramadan is not merely a time of fasting; it’s a transformative spiritual journey that requires guidance and inspiration. Our Reader is designed to be your compass, guiding you through the intricacies of fasting, prayer, reflection, and self-improvement during this sacred time.

As Allah (Most High) reminds us in the Quran: “O believers! Fasting is prescribed for you—as it was for those before you—so perhaps you will become mindful (of Allah).” [Quran, 2:183]

Fasting in Ramadan is more than abstaining from food and drink; it’s a means of cultivating righteousness, mindfulness, and closeness to our Creator. Our Reader serves as a beacon of knowledge and wisdom, offering insights from trusted scholars to help you maximize the blessings of Ramadan and deepen your connection with Allah.

Just as the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peac) said, “Whoever fasts Ramadan out of faith and seeking reward, his past sins will be forgiven.” [Bukhari]

Our comprehensive Ramadan Reader delves into various aspects of fasting, spirituality, and self-improvement, providing answers to common questions and addressing concerns that may arise during this blessed month. Let this Reader be your companion on your journey to a more meaningful and spiritually fulfilling Ramadan experience.

May Allah bless you abundantly during this sacred month and guide you on the path of righteousness.

Preparing for Ramadan


Expiatory Payment (Fidya) for Missed Ramadan Fasts

Things that Break the Fast

Fasting and Illness

Laylat al-Qadr

Making Up Missed Fasts

Breaking One’s Fast/Not Fasting Due to Hardship

Fasting and Pregnancy

The Spiritual Retreat (I‘tikaf)

Ramadan Advice, Benefits and Inspiration

General Ramadan Answers