Eid Mubarak (2015)

Dear Everyone,

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Eid (Al-Fitr) – filled with peace, joy & happiness.

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A quick summary of Ramadan for 2015 (1436):

First Day Last Day Eid (Al Fitr)
1-Ramadan 29-Ramadan 1-Shawwal
Thursday, 18 June 2015 Thursday, 16 July 2015 Friday, 17 July 2015

Note

  1. The days/dates above are local to Mecca (Saudi Arabia).

Fasting Six Days Following Ramadan

Recommended to Fast Six Days Following Ramadan
As Ramadan draws to a finish – just wanted to remind everyone (& myself) of this Hadith,

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Note

  1. Some commentary on this subject can be found here. [pdf].

Ref

  1. Sahih Muslim. Volume 3, Hadith #2758-2760 (Sahih), pg 247-248. [10007]

Supplication for the Night of Al Qadr

Supplication for the Night of Al-Qadr (Part 2 of 2)

Context

  1. “ ‘Aishah narrated: “I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, what is your view if I know when the Night of Al-Qadr is, then what should I say in it?’ He said: ‘Say: “O Allah, indeed You are Pardoning, [Generous,] You love pardon, so pardon me (Allahumma Innaka ‘Afuwun [Karimun], Tuhibbul-‘Afwa Fa’fu ‘Anni).”’ (Sahih) ” [1] – presented above.

Note

  1. This hadith is reported in Tirmidhi[1] as one hadith, but with 2 variants to the wording. The supplication presented above is one variant of the wording reported. I had posted both variants (as reported in the hadith) a few years back [here].

Ref

  1. Jāmi‘ At-Tirmidhī. Volume 6, Hadith #3513 (Sahih), pg 228. [10009]

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Supplication for the Night of Al Qadr

Supplication for the Night of Al-Qadr (Part 1 of 2)

Context

  1. “ ‘Aishah narrated: “I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, what is your view if I know when the Night of Al-Qadr is, then what should I say in it?’ He said: ‘Say: “O Allah, indeed You are Pardoning, [Generous,] You love pardon, so pardon me (Allahumma Innaka ‘Afuwun [Karimun], Tuhibbul-‘Afwa Fa’fu ‘Anni).”’ (Sahih) ” [1] – presented above.

Note

  1. This hadith is reported in Tirmidhi[1] as one hadith, but with 2 variants to the wording. The supplication presented above is one variant of the wording reported. I had posted both variants (as reported in the hadith) a few years back [here].

Ref

  1. Jāmi‘ At-Tirmidhī. Volume 6, Hadith #3513 (Sahih), pg 228. [10009]

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Breaking the Fast (Supplication)

Invocation for Breaking the Fast
From a supplication of Abdullah bin ‘Amr[2],

Note

  1. Ref [1] – States “(One of the narrators) Ibn Abi Mulaikah said: “When he broke his fast, I heard ‘Abdullâh bin ‘Amr say: ‘O Allâh! I ask You by Your mercy, which encompasses all things, to forgive me.’ ” ”
  2. Ref [2] – References “Ibn Mājah 1/557 from a supplication of Abdullah bin ‘Amr. Al-Hāfidh graded it as good in his checking of An-Nawawi’s Kitābul-‘Athkār. See Sharhul-‘Athkār 4/342.”

Ref

  1. Sunan Ibn Majah.Volume 2, Hadith #1753, pg 530. [10011]
  2. “Fortress of the Muslim, Invocations from the Qur’an and Sunnah”. Compiled by Said bin Wahf Al-Qahtani. Darussalam. 7th Edition July, 2008. pg 179. [10003]

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