Ramadan Activities created by Umm Safiyyah Madeehah bint Nafees ibn Ihsaan Ahmad
1. Volume 1
Please click on the link above for a child-friendly introduction to fasting in Ramadaan – Volume 1.
2. Volume 2
Please click on the link above for Volume 2 of the fasting series which discusses how we know when to begin fasting, those who are exempt from fasting and what is to be done by those people instead.
3. Volume 3
Please click on the link above for the next part of the fasting series for young children. It covers what should and shouldn’t be done during the fast as well as the times for starting and ending the fast. An updated version of this document will be uploaded when it is ready in 3shaa Allaah.
4. Volume 4
Please click on the link above for Part 4 of this series. It mentions some of the things often thought to be forbidden whilst fasting but which are in fact allowed.
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1. A: Allah
The Oneness of Allah (Tawheed), recognize some of the attributes of Allah.
2. B: Brother
How to interact with other people according to Islam.
3. C: Creation
Allah is the Creator of everything that exists.
4. D: Dua
The importance, benefits and power of dua.
5. E: Educate Continue reading
Zakah al-Fitr is often referred to as Sadaqah al-Fitr. The word Fitr means the same as Iftar, breaking a fast and it comes from the same root word as Futur which means breakfast. Thus, Islamically, Zakah al-Fitr is the name given to charity which is distributed at the end of the fast of Ramadan.
Sadaqah al-Fitr is a duty which is Wajib on every Muslim, whether Continue reading
1. Eid al-Fitr (1st Shawwal).
2. Eid al-Adha (10th Dhul Hijjah)
3. The days of Tashriq (11th, 12th, 13th Dhul Hijjah – the three days following Eid al-Adha).
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1. Partaking of food prior to the commencement of the fast.
2. Breaking the fast by eating dates or with a drink of water.
3. Putting away the toothbrush after the noon prayer (dhuhr).
4. Charity and good deeds.
5. Performance of voluntary Congregational night prayers tarawih. Continue reading
وَبِصَوْمِ غَدٍ نَّوَيْتُ مِنْ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ
Wa bi-sawmi ghadin nawaytu min shahri Ramadan
I intend to keep the fast for tomorrow in the month of Ramadan.
2. Dua for Breaking Fast (Iftar)
اللَّهُمَّ إنِّى لَكَ صُمْتُ وَبِكَ آمَنْتُ [وَعَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْتُ] وَعَلَى رِزْقِكَ اَفْطَرْتُ
Allahumma inni laka sumtu wa bika aamantu [wa ‘alayka tawakkaltu] wa ‘alaa rizqika aftartu Continue reading
1. Who must fast in Ramadan?
a. Every accountable Muslim is obligated to fast the month of Ramadan. To be of full age, the age of puberty and discretion, which is normally about fourteen. Children under this age should be encouraged to start this good practice on easy levels, so when they reach the age of puberty they will be mentally and physically prepared to observe the fasting. Continue reading
1. Fasting is a Shield
Fasting provides protection from evil for those who sincerely fast. Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: “Fasting is a shield.”
Narrated Uthman ibn Abil – Aas and Jaabir (may Allaah be pleased with them): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Fasting is a shield with which a servant protects himself from Fire.” Continue reading
Taqwa is amongst the highest moral qualities that a Muslim can attain. It is achieved by placing a shield between ones self and Allah’s wrath, as the root meaning of the word implies (i.e. taqwa comes from the verb waqaa, which means “to safeguard”). Continue reading