Blessings of Ramadan

Blessings of Ramadan

Palace with portal of gold Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Khudri رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہ has narrated that the Holy Prophet ﷺ has said, ‘On the first night of Ramadan, the portals of the skies and Paradise are opened which remain open until the last night (of the month). So if anyone offers Salah in any night…

Definition of Ramadan

Definition of Ramadan

Excellence of Ramadan Dear Islamic brothers! It is a great bounty of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ that he عَزَّوَجَلَّ has granted us a tremendous gift in the form of Ramadan. Whose every moment is full of mercy. The reward of good deeds is multiplied many times in this month. The reward of a Nafl act is equivalent…

Wajibat of Salah

Wajibat of Salah

Thirty Wajibat of Salah Uttering ‘اَللہُ اَکّبَرّ ’ for Takbir-e-Tahrimah. Reciting Sur-e-Fatihah, a Surah, or one such Quranic Ayah that is equivalent to three small ones or three small Ayahs in every Rak’at of every Salah except the last two Rak’at of Fard Salah. Reciting Sura-e-Fatihah before the Surah. Not reciting anything except ‘اۤمِیّن’ and…

Faraid of Salah

Faraid of Salah

Seven Faraid of Salah There are seven Faraid in Salah. Takbir-e-Tahrimah Qiyam Qira-at Ruku Sujud Qa’dah-e-Akhirah Khuruj-e-Bisun’ihi. (Dur-re-Mukhtar, pp. 158-170, vol. 2) (Bahar-e-Shari’at, pp. 507, vol. 1) 1.Takbir-e-Tahrimah In fact, Takbir-e-Tahrimah (also called Takbir-e-Aula) is one of the pre-conditions for Salah but it has also been included in the Faraid because it is closely attached…

Six Pre-Conditions of Salah

Six Pre-Conditions of Salah

1.Taharat (Purity) The body, clothes and place of Salah must be pure from all types of impurities. (Sharh-ul-Wiqayah, pp. 156, vol. 1) 2.Sitr-e-‘Awrat (Veiling) Men’s body from navel to the knees (including knees) must be covered whereas women’s whole body must be covered except the following five parts: Face, both palms, soles of both feet….

How to Perform Salah?

How to Perform Salah?

How to Perform Salah? Excellence of Durud Sharif The Prophet of mankind, the peace of our heart and mind, the most generous and kind ﷺ said to the one glorifying Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ and reciting Durud Sharif having offered Salah, ‘Present your supplication, it will be answered; ask (for anything), you will be granted.’ (Sunan Nasai,…

Six Kalimat (Articles of Faith)

Six Kalimat (Articles of Faith)

First Kalimah: Sanctity There is none worthy of worship except Allah عز وجل, Muhammad صلى الله علیہ وسلم is the Prophet of Allah عز وجل. Second Kalimah: Evidence I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah عز وجل, He is alone and He has no partner and I testify that Muhammad صلی الله علیہ…

Iman-e-Mufassal and Iman-e-Mujmal / Comprehensive and Concise Faith

Iman-e-Mufassal and Iman-e-Mujmal / Comprehensive and Concise Faith

Allah’s name I begin with, the Most Kind, the Most Merciful. Iman-e-Mufassal Comprehensive Faith I believe in Allah عزوجل, His Angels, His (revealed) Books, His Prophets علیھم السلام, the Day of Judgment and (I believe that) good or bad destiny is from Allah عزوجل and (I believe that) there will be resurrection after death. Iman-e-Mujmal Concise…