Islam is..

10462878_728500590541575_8892351014572326238_n“Islam is not a new religion, but a final restatement of the original revelation that has been conveyed to humanity by messengers and prophets sent by God. The original unchanged revelations given to Abraham and other prophets (like Moses, Jesus etc) reaching back to Adam(peace be upon all of them) all came from One true God (The Creator). This common origin explains their similarities in many beliefs and values However over time the teachings of the various religions, due to a variety of reasons, have become distorted and mixed with man-made ideas…
The Last Prophet and Messenger of God, Muhammad(peace be upon him) who is a direct descendent of Abraham through his first born son, Ishmael, was sent with the last Guidance, Revelation, Testament, The Holy Quran to amend and correct the changes and corruption made in “Torah” which was sent to Moses and the true “Gospel” which was sent to Jesus. To say the truth, God preserved all other Holy Books plainly by preserving His last Book the Holy Quran, which contains the right and the truth of all that was changed in those other Books.
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The holy month of Ramadhan

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Ramadhan Awareness

In the Name of God; the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful

Definition of Ramadhan

Ramadhan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the month during which Muslims observe fasting from morning twilight (Fajr Prayer) to the evening twilight (Maghreb Prayer). The term Ramadhan is literally driven from al-Ramd which means ‘burning heat of the sun’.1 It is believed that this name is given to the fasting month due to the thirst experienced during fasting.

It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (S) that the name is given to the fasting month because fasting burns the sins. 2 According to some narrations ‘Ramadhan’ is one of the Names of Allah and hence the more appropriate way to refer to the month of fasting is to say “The Month of Ramadhan”, not Ramadhan.3

We should however bear in mind that the term ‘Ramadhan’ without the prefix ‘the month’ is mentioned in many Hadiths with reference to the month of fasting. Hence, it seems the recommendation for the expression of ‘the month of Ramadhan’ is with respect to the Qur’anic expression as mentioned in Surah 2, Ayah 185, and as an honour to this holy month, which is referred to in the words of the Prophet (S) ‘the month of Allah’.

Significance of the Month of Ramadhan

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