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Q&A Virtues of Night Prayers

  Question Recently I was forwarded two narrations via a social media app and wanted to know about their authenticity.  Accompanying the forward was a comment: ‘Isn’t it the best thing on earth!’ but no clarification was given as to whether either of these two traditions are authentic.  The narrations are: “Samurah ibn Jundub said: The Messenger of Allah ordered us to pray during the night, a little or a

Ramadan Conundrums

[arabic-font]يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ[/arabic-font] O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may attain Taqwa [2: 183]   The month of Ramaḍān is fast approaching.  There will of course be many good reminders that are mentioned in the coming weeks concerning this blessed month.  Everyone who is