Ramadhaan

Eid Mubarak!!!

Eid Mubarak!!!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well just a quick one to say Eid Mubarak to everyone.
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) it seems that everyone (bar a few exceptions!) is doing Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday 10 September 2010.
May Allah accept our worship in Ramadhan and may He give us all the Taufiq (ability) to continue with [...]

The Day that Bradford did us Proud

The Day that Bradford did us Proud

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So you’ve probably heard that the poison that is the English Defence League (EDL) held a ’static’ protest in Bradford yesterday.
And yes, it could have been a very volatile affair.  What with the sole intention of the EDL to provoke the Asian (and especially Muslim) community, it could have turned [...]

Movin’ On Up

Movin' On Up

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So as we grow older (and possibly wiser!), it is only natural that we go forth and move on with our lives.
Sometimes the move is towards things that are bigger, better and brighter and sometimes the change is a little more modest but something of an improvement from what was [...]

A Night with the Qur’an in this very busy Ramadhan!

A Night with the Qur'an in this very busy Ramadhan!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
I know, I know, it’s been at least a week since I put a new post up and yes, I know, it’s not good!
So apart from the usual work, home and mosque lifestyle that I lead, what else have I been up to recently?
Well this Ramadhan has been so busy [...]

Getting the best out of the Month of Ramadhan

Getting the best out of the Month of Ramadhan

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) the month of Ramadhan has really set in now as we come towards the end of the first Ashr’aa (the first 10 days).
And in this blessed month we see so many changes around us.  We see the masjids packed with worshippers morning, noon and [...]

Ramadhan has Landed!

Ramadhan has Landed!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So it looks like we’ve all started the blessed month of Ramadhan together alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) and what a nice change that is!
And insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah) it will once again be the month when Allah’s special mercy descends upon the Earth and we find [...]

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid – The End of an Era

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid - The End of an Era

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
They say that all good things must come to an end…
Well on Saturday 28th September 2008 at Zakaria Masjid in Dewsbury, something great did indeed come to an end.
Yes, on Saturday night, we were blessed by Allah to experience the last instalment of the Tafsir (explanation, exegesis) of the Holy [...]

Ramadhaan – The Golden Opportunity

Ramadhaan - The Golden Opportunity

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
It was after Fajr prayer yesterday that the Imam said that the month of Ramadhaan was like a golden opportunity for the Believer.
He was reading out of a book which equated Ramadhaan to a summer, when the weather is fine, the fruits are in full blossom and all you want [...]

Better Late than Never!

Better Late than Never!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Ramadhaan Mubarak to all our readers!!
Okay, so I am a little late, but alhumdulillah (all praise belongs to Allah) we have once again found ourselves at the beginning of another special Ramadhaan.
As always, we are beginning to feel the blessings and Allah’s special mercy that this month brings and as [...]

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So, I’m back from Malaysia – alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) me and my lovely wife had a relaxing yet refreshing time there and thank Allah for making our trip so easy for us.
Anyway, back to business, and although this is a bit last minute, some of you may [...]