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5 Things to Do in the Last 10 Nights of Ramadan

In this short video that won’t even take three minutes of your time, Shaykh Abu Abdissalam explains five things you should do during these last 10 nights of Ramadan in order to seek the blessings of the “Night of Decree” or Laylatul Qadr. This single night carries with it the blessing of 1000 months, or…

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This Ramadan, I Prayed for the First Time in Two Years

Author’s note: This personal essay is based on my own experiences. This is not me preaching from a soapbox. Instead, this is my attempt to muddle through some incredibly complex feelings and experiences. Perhaps along the way, I’ll be able to offer a relatable moment to anyone who may share my experiences. Three days ago,…

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10 Foods to Eat at Suhoor for Energy All Day

Feeling exhausted during Ramadan? Here’s the top 10 food that you should be eating during suhoor to increase your energy levels throughout the day. And don’t forget to make sure you’re getting enough water in during suhoor to stay hydrated! Banana, almond butter, and chia seeds according to this Buzzfeed article This is good for…

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9 Tips For Ramadan Under Lockdown

This is going to be a different — and perhaps difficult — Ramadan for everyone this year. No one could have anticipated such things would happen the way have this year, but indeed, Allah is the best of planners. Now, I don’t claim to be an expert on the subject, but I thought I would…

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Watch: How to Plan Your Ramadan

Ramadan is just over a month away, and the state of the world seems as if its in pandemonium, what with a worldwide pandemic occurring. Social distancing may still be in effect for Ramadan, as experts believe the coronavirus crisis is far from over. This means that you need to prepare for the chance that…

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Body for Ramadan

With Ramadan just a little over a month away, now is a great time to start making adjustments to our daily habits, including our eating habits, in order to transition our bodies into our Ramadan routine. In this short video from Al Arabiya, dietitian Racha Adib discusses six ways we can start preparing our bodies…

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Here Are the 5 Feelings I Gained During Ramadan

Somehow, the end of Ramadan is right around the corner, and Muslims who are celebrating are probably feeling any number of feelings, from sad, to excited, to nervous. Most non-Muslims know this holiday as the time when Muslims can’t eat or drink anything from sunrise to sunset. And yes, not even water. If you don’t…

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Here Are 10 Nasheeds to Bless Your Ramadan Nights

We are halfway through Ramadan already, and in order to keep the spirit of Ramadan going, I’ve compiled a list of nasheeds to listen to. A lot of these nasheeds are ones my friends and I used to listen to when we were younger, and they’re very nostalgic for us. I hope you will enjoy…

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The Discovery of This Website Made My Ramadan so Fulfilling

Asking for something from Allah (SWT) is incredibly important, and an opportunity to feel closer to Him. During the blessed month of Ramadan, dua’a’s are known to hold a lot more value and are much more likely to be accepted. The Prophet (SAW) has said: “The supplications of three persons are never turned away: a…

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10 Ways to Obtain Taqwa This Ramadan

The most holy month in the Islamic calendar year is upon us. Ramadan is a time for spiritual renewal. Through fasting, Muslims draw closer to their Creator, becoming mindful of life’s many blessings, mercies, and challenges. Ramadan is a time to become more God-conscious in your everyday life. Increasing taqwa, God-consciousness or God-fearing piety, is…

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Do You Know These 10 Health Benefits of Fasting?

We are a week into Ramadan, and what a whirlwind it has been. No, Ramadan isn’t just about not eating or drinking during the time the sun is up. It’s also about abstaining from impurities, living as frugally as possible, performing extra prayers for ourselves and for others, etc. However, most people probably know Ramadan…