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Muḥarram & the Islamic New Year

What to Do The Prophet said: “The best days to fast after Ramadan is in the ‘month of Allah’: Muḥarram.”[1] So it is recommended for Muslims to fast more in this month than in regular months, if they want to

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The Journey of Hajj

What is Ḥajj and ʿUmrah By: Shaykh Mustafa Umar Ḥajj is a journey to Makkah commemorating the spirit of devotion to Allah performed by Prophet Ibrāhīm [Abraham] and his family. It entails visiting Makkah and some other nearby regions. Ḥajj

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What is Zakātul Fiṭr [or Fiṭrah]?

After fasting the entire month of Ramaḍān, Muslims have an opportunity to celebrate on the day of Eid. This day is supposed to be enjoyable and fun. People will visit family members, enjoy nice food and wear nice clothes. However,

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Can Zakāh be Paid Early?

Summarized Answer Yes, it is allowed to pay Zakāh early, especially when there is a good reason to do so such as during a disaster, famine, or disease epidemic when people are in immediate need of help. The Importance of

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