Post-Ramadan letdown is real. That feeling of excitement during the blessed month keeps us motivated to fast despite all kinds of hardship. It also greatly lifts our spirits and faith. This year, try to carry over the happiness of Ramadan through to next year. Here are some ways how.
While Ramadan is a special time, there are ways to incorporate the blessings of fasting on regular basis. While one can fast any time of the year, there are days specifically mentioned that carry more reward should one partake in fasting.
The month of Dhul Hijjah is a blessed month, but its first 10 days are particularly special, a time filled with rewards, blessings and significance. Here are three things Muslims are strongly encouraged to do during the first 10 days of Dhul al-Hijjah.
For some youth, Ramadan isn’t that familiar. They might hear about it now and then from the news or from books, but since their homes aren’t as observant of the special month, they too remain unaware. Don’t assume that just because someone is not fully practicing, that they are doing it on purpose.
The only way we can truly make the space necessary for spiritual development this Ramadan is by freeing up our schedule. Dropping the unnecessary and curbing or rescheduling the necessary are among the best ways to to do that. Here are some ideas.
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