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Charity in Ramadan

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The blessings of charity and helping others are amplified during Ramadan, the month of mercy.

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When is Eid Al-Fitr 2014?

Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Fitr in 2014?

Common Greetings for the Start of Ramadan

Advice on common greetings to give to Muslims at the beginning of the month of Ramadan.

What is Ramadan?

Introduction to Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting - why do Muslims fast?

Taraweeh Prayers in Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims conduct special prayers each night, called taraweeh prayers, during which long portions of the Qur'an are recited.

Ramadan Information

During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims from all continents unite in a period of fasting and spiritual reflection.

Is Ramadan Becoming Commercialized?

A few years ago, I wrote an article here about the many benefits of Ramadan. I mentioned that the spiritual focus of the month stands in contrast to the

Ramadan Glossary

What do iftar, sadaqah, and i'tikaf mean?  Check the glossary for the meanings of these common Ramadan terms.

Ramadan Health & Safety

Where I live, it is over 110 degrees Fahrenheit today (43 C), and it's only going to get hotter as the summer goes along! The fast of Ramadan is rigorous,

Make Up Your Missed Fasting Days!

Time is running out for those who wish to make up missed Ramadan days from last year. It is recommended that they be made up, a day for a day, before Ramadan

Countdown to Ramadan

Today is the first day of Sha'aban, the month directly before Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan will begin in less than one month! This period of fasting and

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