Several weeks ago, I saw a post by Raising Rayyaan about looking at last year’s Dua list and preparing this year’s. Her post definitely made me pause and reflect. There are so many Duas that we made last year that have been answered, whether with a “yes,” an “it’s not the right time yet,” or … Continue reading Five-Year Dua Book
At the Battle of Badr, the Muslims were outnumbered, 313 ill-equipped men to 900 Makkan soldiers. However, the Muslims were victorious on the 17th of Ramadhan, and this was a major victory by the Muslims in their first battle against the Makkans in their first battle. In the Holy Quran (3:123-124), Allah (SWT) tells us … Continue reading Battle of Badr
During the Holy Month of Ramadhan, one of the Duas that we recite daily after Salaat is a prayer for other people. We remember the sick, the poor, the hungry, even the dead. Remembering and praying for the struggles of people around the world is an important part of our day, and it also leads … Continue reading Daily Ramadhan Dua
Every day of our lives, we recite the Dua of Imam-e-Zamana. Every day, we ask Allah (SWT) to protect our Imam (AS). From a young age, our children have listened to this dua repeatedly and are able to memorize this dua. However, we don’t often stop to ponder what we are reciting in this dua, … Continue reading Dua Imam-e-Zamana + Translation
The world around us is fascinating. The water that pours down on us as rain, the water that we drink, the water that we see in our lakes are all inextricably connected in the water cycle. Transforming a tiny seed to the food we eat everyday is a long process that takes several months. The … Continue reading Rabbi Zidni Ilma: My Lord, Increase Me in Knowledge!
One of my absolute favorite parts of the holy month of Ramadhan is Dua Iftitah. My evening does not feel complete unless I read Dua Iftitah every day, whether for myself, or at a mosque, or listening to a recorded recitation. This was not always the case, though. When I was young, I clearly remember … Continue reading Dua Iftitah Journal