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Day 17: Observing seclusion in last 10 days

Ramadan fast has been prescribed for all Muslims for the development of their souls and to enable them subdue their carnal appetites. This much exertion and sacrifice of sensual desires has been made obligatory upon every Muslim; that he neither eats nor drinks anything nor seek sexual satisfaction during the whole of the blessed month, in compliance with the command of Allah (SWT) and in the process avoid all sinful acts.

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Day 16: Let generosity reach its peak! (2)

There is no time to be more generous than now. Be generous at heart; do not let stinginess overcome you. Let the verses of Quran and hadith encourage you to spend generously in the way of Allah and keep the goal of attaining the hereafter in your mind. Allah SWT says in the Quran: “And whoever is protected from the stinginess of his soul— it is those who will be the successful.”

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Day 14: Is transformation taking place?

In Islam, the practice of good deeds extends beyond the realm of such Ibadah as prayer and fasting. Unfortunately, for many devout Muslims, the broader definition of good deeds is often lost. They think of good deed in terms of humility and respect. Yes! Many Muslims are quite steadfast in their prayers, very diligent and painstaking in fasting, but they tend to disregard other moral etiquette as explained in both Quran and hadith of making people smile and laugh. We rarely put into practice what we learn from the Quran and Hadiths. This is of course another opportunity to remind us of our moral duties to others. So, we need to broaden our horizons on the issue of moral duty.

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Day 8: Fasting without Salat

Fasting is intended to bring the faithful closer to God and to remind them of the suffering of the less-fortunate. It’s seen as a way to physically and spiritually detoxify by kicking impulses like overeating and concentrate on how to reach the creator. A time to detach from worldly pleasures and focus on one’s prayers. Muslims are expected to spend more time in religious activities than worldly affairs.

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Ramadan Talk ( Day 7) : Allah’s all-embracing mercy

There is no doubt that the two features of fasting in Ramadan are mental and practical exercise. These are like the wings of a bird on which man flies through the heavenly space of spirituality in the month of Ramadan. This is not only our mental ability to decipher what is good and also recognise what is bad but also to deplore this mental abilities into use. Good enough, the Holy Quran which was also revealed in the month of Ramadan is a guide to mankind.

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