Islamic Months

New Islamic Year

As the New Islamic Year of Muharram begins on the 29th July, this is a time for you to reflect both on the past year and how you would like to set forth the coming year Ask yourself the following questions:   What have I accomplished this year? What did I struggle with? How would …

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Laylat al-Qadr

Laylat al-Qadr

What is Laylat al-Qadr? “The Night of Decree is better than a thousand months. The angels and the Spirit descend therein by permission by permission of their Lord for every matter. Peace it is until the emergence of dawn.” Surah al-Qadr 3-5 Laylat al-Qadr falls within the last 10 nights of Ramadan, however the exact …

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Ramadan Thirds

Thirds of Ramadan

How to make the most of each third (Ashra) of Ramadan The Prophet Muhammed ﷺ said: “This is a month, the first part of which brings Allah’s Mercy, the middle of which brings Allah’s forgiveness, and the last part of which brings emancipation from the hellfire.” [Bukhari] Ramadan is split into 3 thirds each lasting …

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Ramadan Timeline

Ramadan is a month of significance and there are also many historical events that occurred during this month. 2nd RamadanTorah was revealed to Musa عليه السلام 2nd Ramadan 10th RamadanPassing of Prophet ﷺ beloved wife and supporter Khadijah رضي الله عنه first convert to Islam. 10th Ramadan 12th RamadanInjil revealed to Isa عليه السلام 12th …

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Welcoming Ramadan

Welcoming Ramadan

The Prophet ﷺ said: “When Ramadan arrives, the gates of Paradise are opened, the doors of Hellfire are closed and the Satans are shackled” [Bukhari]So how do we make the most of Ramadan? Intentions Whosoever establishes Ramadan with belief and seeking the pleasure of Allah forgiven are his previous sins. [Bukhari] Ramadan is a month of transformation. We shouldn’t …

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Al-Isra wal Miraj

Al-Isra – The Night Journey, wal-Miraj – The Miraculous Ascension was a miraculous wakeful journey of body and soul. Brought to The Prophet by Jibril عليه السلام, the journey took place on Buruq, a unique steed who was described as being larger than a donkey and smaller than a mule. Each stride of Buruq would …

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Practises in Rajab

What should practise in Rajab? The Month of Istigfar Rajab, the Month of Istighfār. The best way of preparing the heart to receive divine gifts is to adopt practise which facilitate purification and repentance. It has been narrated: “Seek much forgiveness from Allah in Rajab because in every hour (of the month) Allah frees people …

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Important Islamic Dates

Ramadan is fast approaching! Use this calendar to take note of important upcoming Islamic Sacred Dates.Please note that dates may vary slightly due to moon sightings. CE/GREGORIAN DATE HIJRI DATE EVENT 2nd February 2022 1st Rajab 1443 Rajab Begins 28th February 2022 27th Rajab 1443 Al-Isra Wal Miraj 4th March 2022 1st Shabaan 1443 Shabaan …

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