September 1, 2022 8 mins

The Five Levels of Prayer

Shaykh Irshaad Sedick The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said: “A person may offer a prayer, and nothing of it is recorded for him except one-tenth of it, one-ninth of it, one-eighth of it, one-seventh of it, one-sixth of it, one-fifth of it, one-quarter of it, one-third of it, or half of […]
March 6, 2022 4 mins

Sha‘ban – The Final Stretch to Ramadan

Alhamdulillah, the month of Sha‘ban has dawned over us, and this marks the final stretch to Ramadan. About Fasting in Sha‘ban It was reported in the two sahih hadith compilations that Ibn ‘Abbas, may Allah be pleased with them both, said: “The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) did not fast any […]
May 14, 2021 1 min

Intentions For After Ramadan – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

What intentions should we make for after Ramadan? We intend to be among those whose entire year is Ramadan. We intend that our connection with Allah is expressed in our actions throughout the day and the night. We intend to serve the Umma in the best way by focusing on the Three Objectives: knowledge, devotion […]
May 13, 2021 4 mins

Fasting Six Days of Shawwal – Ruling, Whether Consecutive, Combining Intention...

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful. The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Fasting Ramadan and following it with six days from Shawwal is like continual fasting.” [Muslim, on the authority of Abu Ayyub (Allah be pleased with him)] This is because the reward of actions is multiplied (at […]