Sunday, 15 August 2010

Ramadan Day 5

RAMADAAN DAY 5: diary to be used for my own benefit, documenting what I am abstaining from and how it benefits me [and in some cases] others.

RAMADAN DAY 5 DON'T: Use Ramadan as a mute ritual, fasting during the day and then socialising all the night, making food and family the main event/purpose for the fast. The Prophet (Sal Allaahu Alaiyhi wa Sallam) said:'Jibreel [the angel] said to me, 'May Allaah rub his nose in the dust, that person to who Ramadaan comes and his sins are not forgiven,' and I said, 'Aameen'. (Tirmidhi, Ahmad, others. Saheeh by al-Albaani)

Ramadan Day 5 to DO: Use the day for the sake of Allah subhanhu wa tala and earning reward/improving yourself. The Prophet (Sal Allaahu Alaiyhi wa Sallam) said: 'Three prayers are not rejected: the prayer of a father, the prayer of a fasting person, and the prayer of a traveler.' (al-Bayhaqi, saheeh by al-Albaani).

Ramadan Day 5 Dua: ALLAH, on this day, place me among those who seek forgiveness. Place me among Your righteous and obedient servants, and place me among Your close friends, by Your kindness, O the most Merciful.

Qu'ran: Surah Al-An'am

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