Ramadhan (Ramzan)

"O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and rightousness" - Al Baqarah, 2:183

MOON SIGHTINGS

Next New Moon - CrescentMoonWatch.org

Moon Sighting Conference, July 07, Dewsbury, UK

Moon Sighting Conference, May 07, San Jose, California


PRESENTATIONS

Ramadan for Body and Soul


GENERAL ARTICLES

Why do Muslims Fast during Ramadhan ?

The Virtue of Ramadan and Qur'an - Imam Ibn Kathir

Ramadhan and its Importance

Blessings and Benifits of Fasting

70 Matters related to Fasting

Medical Benefits of Ramadan

The Benefits of Fasting detailed

About Sehri and Iftaar

Breaches of Fast

Conditions for not fasting

Ramadhan...what is it ?

Important Lessons from Ramadan

Advice to Muslims in Ramadan

Ramadhan in History

Is Worship in Ramadan Only?

Taqwa in Ramadan

Ten things about Ramadan

Preparing for the Month of Mercy

Ramadan - An opportunity to know your inner self - IslamiCity


BLOG ARTICLES ON RAMADAN

Latest Blog entries from The Islam Awareness Blog


DUA'S

Dua's for Ramadan

Series on Fasting :Part 1

Series on Fasting :Part 2

Series on Fasting :Part 3

Series on Fasting :Part 4

Series on Fasting :Part 5

Series on Fasting :Part 6

Series on Fasting :Part 7

Series on Fasting :Part 8


HADITH'S

Hadiths relating to Ramadhan

Hadiths and Verses from Quran on Ramadan

The Month of Mercy, Forgiveness and Deliverance

10 Hadiths on Ramadan Last Blessed Nights

Herbs in Hadith: Part 1/2: Exotic Herbs

Herbs in Hadith: Part 2/2: Ramadan Herbs


FIQH OF FASTING

Those who must make up for the missed days

The Arrival of Ramadan

Different Locations

Essential elements of fasting, the intention

Essential elements of fasting; who must fast

Unintentional mistakes


VIDEO LECTURES

The Month of Forgiveness - Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan

Ramadan, a gift for Muslims by Nouman Ali Khan

Fasting, Materialism and Time Management: Ramadan Advice by Imam Suhaib Webb

Ramadan Action Plan - Nouman Ali Khan

The month of Ramadan is coming ~ Mufti Ismail Menk 2014


SUBSECTIONS

Taraweeh


I`tikaf\I'tikaf\Itikaf\Ihtikaf\Eteqaaf

What is Iitikaf?

[PDF] Itikaf - The Spiritual Retreat

I`tikaf (Spiritual Retreat): Its meaning & legitimacy

Can Women Perform I`tikaf in the Mosque?

Spending Days in Mosques

Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 3: I'tikaf or Seclusion in the Mosque

I'itkaaf explained in detail


LAYLATUL QADR (THE NIGHT OF POWER)

Night of Power

When the Night Equals a Thousand

What to do in the Last Ten Days of Ramadan?

The best night of the year

Hadiths and Qur'an on Laylat Al-Qadr


ZAKAT AL-FITR

Zakat-ul-Fitr


FATWAS

Kissing One's Spouse while Fasting

Ejaculation Due to Foreplay With Wife While Fasting

Hugging One's Spouse While Fasting

Having Intercourse with One's Spouse During Ramadan

When a Fasting Person Should Stop Eating

Ramadan: The Month of Virtues and Blessings

Question and Answers on Ramadhan


HEALTH ISSUES AND BENEFITS DURING RAMADHAN

Health Tips during Fasting

[PDF] Ramadan Health and Spirituality Guide - Department of Health, UK

Towards a healthy Ramadan

Diabetes leaflet lauched for Ramadhan

Labs explore health effects of Ramadan

Fasting is beneficial to the immune system: Study shows it triggers stem cell regeneration

The positive impact of fasting on your health

Fasting can help protect against brain diseases (Alzheimer's and Parkinson's), scientists say


RAMADAN PHOTOS

05/08/13 Ramadan 2013: Muslims Observe Lailat al-Qadr, the Night of Power [PHOTOS]

10/07/13 Beautiful pictures of the start of Islam's holy month - Foreign Policy

31/07/12 In pictures: Ramadan in Gaza's old quarter - BBC

11/08/11 Ramadan around the world - Guardian

02/08/11 In Pictures: The start of Ramadan - Al Jazeera

01/08/11 First day of Ramadan – pictures - Guardian

13/08/10 In pictures: Ramadan Friday prayers - BBC

26/08/09 Ramadan 2009 - Boston.com

15/10/04 In pictures: Ramadan worldwide - BBC


NEWS
For latest news on Ramadan click here

26/06/14 Twitter launches Ramadan 'hashflags'
26/06/14 Ramadan in Morocco Has a Different Flavor
06/08/13 Blind Muslims Observe Ramadan With Braille Qurans
06/08/13 Nubian Muslims observe Ramadan in Kenya's squatter settlements
05/08/13 Ramadan with the rebels of Mindanao
05/08/13 Grand Mosque scholar breaks Ramadan fast with cleaners
04/08/13 India: Country's largest Ramadan prayer meet begins
04/08/13 Algerians protest against mandatory fasting
03/08/13 Feeding Paris’s poor and homeless during Ramadan
03/08/13 Palestinian Muslims Struggle To Worship In Jerusalem For Ramadan's Final Friday Prayer At Al-Aqsa Mosque
03/08/13 Street food safety worries Indonesians
01/08/13 Ramadan Tests German Muslim Athletes
31/07/13 Dubai Non-Muslims Fast For A Day
31/07/13 Malawi Hosts Iftar for Muslim Women
30/07/13 Aussie Muslims Share Ramadan Festivities
26/07/13 Ramadan in Gaza: Life in a cemetery
26/07/13 Tehran during Ramadan: 'nobody is really in the spirit'
24/07/13 India Accommodates Muslims’ Ramadan
23/07/13 Ramadan Connects Nigeria’s Faiths
20/07/13 Support for Muslim converts during Ramadan
19/07/13 Free Iftars Color Nigeria Ramadan
18/07/13 Bulgaria’s Interfaith Ramadan Iftars
14/07/13 Russian Muslims Welcome Ramadan
12/07/13 Japan Free Iftars Welcome Ramadan
12/07/13 UK Muslims Share Ramadan With Homeless
10/07/13 Increasing number of non-Muslims taking part in Ramadan in Minnesota
09/07/13 Ramadan 2013: Fasting for the body, food for the soul - and how Muslim life in Britain has changed
06/07/13 A Hungarian Revert Shares Her First Ramadan Experience
05/07/13 Inflation Worries Tunisians as Ramadan Nears
05/07/13 Ramadan Sun Challenges US Muslims
04/07/13 Muslims Feed Needy Canadians in Ramadan
10/06/13 How do Muslims observe Ramadan in places where the sun does not set?
12/08/12 Iraq Ramadan Drummers in Decline
08/08/12 Ramadan in the Country of the Midnight Sun
08/08/12 Celebrating Ramadan in Mumbai
07/08/12 Muslims in Sweden face stiffer Ramadan test
22/07/12 Ramadan and the Olympics: to fast or not to fast?
17/07/12 Being Shaped by Ramadan
16/07/12 Ramadan Rain
16/07/12 Special Ramadan for Georgia Muslims
09/07/12 Ramadan: Another Chance to Get It Right
10/07/12 10 great goals to set for this Ramadan
09/07/12 Preparing for the Month of Mercy
29/08/11 Ramadan, Counterculture, and Soul
23/08/11 Fasting and football. How do top-flight Muslims cope?
22/08/11 The Essence of Ramadan
21/08/11 US footballers tackle Ramadan
16/08/11 Ramadan: Beyond mere abstention from food and drink
29/07/11 Ramadan etiquette: A guide to your Muslim neighbor’s holy month
28/07/11 Playgroups provide Muslim mothers a place to teach children about Ramadan and other traditions
27/07/11 Have a healthy Ramadan
27/07/11 Sudanese fret about food prices as Ramadan approaches
27/07/11 Saudi: Families in frantic search for maids as Ramadan nears
25/07/11 Ramadan to begin on August 1, says astronomer
23/07/11 Ramadan: Self-discipline rewarded
28/08/10 'It takes its toll': when Ramadan and sport collide
27/08/10 Ramadan News roundup
25/08/10 Let's all fast during Ramadan
23/08/10 Holy haircuts: Ramadan forces restraint on the Gulf's women
17/08/10 Ramadan clash with 9/11 anniversary raises fears of anti-Islam backlash
16/08/10 No fasting, no football: 'Asia's Maradona' fired for violating Ramadan
12/08/10 Pakistan flood survivors begin stricken Ramadan
21/09/09 Hindu Iftar for Malegaon Muslims
14/09/09 Ramadan stampede kills Karachi poor
14/09/09 Charity give-away ends in fatal stampede
05/09/09 Middle East hungry for TV during Ramadan
04/09/09 Difficult Ramadan in Gaza
30/08/09 Ramadan for a Dutch Muslim
29/08/09 Brazil Muslims: Keeping Ramadan Traditions
25/08/09 Ramadan in South Africa’s Prisons
23/08/09 Iraq Ramadan... Back to Mosque
20/08/09 Ramadan Moon Sighting
15/08/09 Ramadan Starts August 21 in Europe: ECFR
27/09/08 American Iftars for Activism
26/09/08 Malaysia's Ramadan Bazaars
25/09/08 Young Preachers Shine in Saudi Ramadan
25/09/08 The Qur'an in Ramadan and All Year Round
25/09/08 London I`tikaf
24/09/08 Kashida for Bangladesh Suhur
23/09/08 Students struggle to keep traditional Ramadan customs
23/09/08 Ramadan: Lessons to Learn, Meanings to See
22/09/08 How Muslim flashmobs can feed homeless people
21/09/08 Maximize the last 10 days of Ramadan
18/09/08 Nigeria Ramadan… Mountain Da`wah
18/09/08 Bulgaria Ramadan…One Big Happy Family
18/09/08 American Iftars for Non-Muslims
15/09/08 Paris Ramadan
14/09/08 Romania Ramadan…New Muslims Take Lead
14/09/08 Egypt's Mercy Tables
13/09/08 Saudis Divided on Televised Tarawih
11/09/08 South Korean Mosques Full in Ramadan
09/09/08 France's Mosques vs. Ramadan Turnout
08/09/08 Curbs Imposed on Muslims in Western China During Ramadan
07/09/08 Ramadan on British Campuses
06/09/08 Ramadan Energizes Ottawa Muslims
06/09/08 Ramadan Shows Diverse Memphis Muslims
30/08/08 Rendezvous during Ramadan
29/08/08 Healthy Ramadan campaign
26/08/08 Ukraine's Spiritual Ramadan
28/09/07 US Muslim Teens Encouraged to Fast
25/09/07 Goteborg Mosque Dream Come True
25/09/07 Qur'an Lights Casablanca Nights
24/09/07 Ramadan Economic Blessings for Mumbai
23/09/07 Finding Ramadan in Sweden
22/09/07 Muslim smokers urged to quit at Ramadan
12/09/07 Ramadan Wins Moroccan Vote
12/09/07 Pakistanis Ready for Ramadan
11/09/07 Ramadan Thursday in Most Countries
10/09/07 Troubled EU Muslims Await Ramadan
09/09/07 Ramadan Charity Dilemma for US Muslims
08/09/07 Muslims prepare for Ramadan, their month of fasting
08/09/07 Ramadan teaches self-discipline, righteousness
05/09/07 Is Ramadan Coming? Somalis Ask
04/09/07 Ramadan, Counterculture, and Soul
01/09/07 Egypt Hikes Spur Early Ramadan Bags
30/10/06 Muslim donation delivers half-ton of food to Crossroads center
29/10/06 A diverse community of Muslims mixes traditions from around the world to celebrate Ramadan
18/10/06 Muslims teach lesson in sacrifice
18/10/06 Feast follows fast
18/10/06 Recipes for Ramadan
17/10/06 Ramadan Bags Solace Stranded in Egypt
16/10/06 Ramadan reconnects diverse Muslim community
15/10/06 Ramadan Comforts Malawi AIDS Victims
15/10/06 Local Muslims reach out to homeless
13/10/06 Ramadan TV soaps tackle militancy
08/10/06 Ramadan, When Less Is More
08/10/06 Shopping in Ramadan
05/10/06 Islamic breaking of fast is all inclusive
04/10/06 Ramadan Brings Smile to Kosova's Orphans
04/10/06 Muslims Observe Ramadan Under Highly Unusual Circumstances
04/10/06 A CLOSER LOOK: Muslims gather to honor Ramadan
01/10/06 Malawi Mosques Champion Self-help Iftar
28/09/06 Ramadan Bags Solace Egypt's Poor
27/09/06 Prayer targeting Muslim conversion during Ramadan draws criticism
26/09/06 Fine food and festive mood as Damascus celebrates Ramadan
26/09/06 Ramadan Tests Filipino Reverts Mettle
26/09/06 Moderate meals in Ramadan help keep good health
25/09/06 "Ramadan Tent" Dominates Gulf Hotels
24/09/06 Qur’an Lights Ramadan in Malawi
24/09/06 US Muslims celebrate Ramadan with heavy hearts
24/09/06 Aznar Wants Spain Conquest Apology
24/09/06 'Victorious' Lebanon Welcomes Ramadan
24/09/06 Iftar Brings UK Students Closer
23/09/06 Ramadan Mubarak
23/09/06 Millions Fast Saturday, Others Sunday
23/09/06 There's much more to Ramadan than fasting
23/09/06 Malaysia Prices Soaring Before Ramadan
23/09/06 Iran takes to the skies for Ramadan
21/09/06 Eating plan gets athlete through Ramadan fasts
18/09/06 French Ramadan Calendars Good Advert
14/09/06 US Islamic Centers Ready for Ramadan
14/09/06 Somali Mosques Shine up for Ramadan
10/09/06 Austrian Muslims Unify Ramadan Start
20/09/06 'Nasrallah' the Hot Date in Cairo's Ramadan Markets
25/10/05 Ramadan for a novice
12/10/05 Ramadan Tales for French Children
11/10/05 French Impressed by Ramadan Aura
06/10/05 Fasting has spiritual meaning for Muslims
05/10/05 Seven Strategies to Train Kids this Ramadan
04/10/05 A Modern, Mystic Ramadan
04/10/05 Ramadan Gatherings to Turn Political in Bahrain
04/10/05 Iftar, Ramadan Events Color US Campus
04/10/05 Dutch Islamic Web Sites Boom in Ramadan
03/10/05 Iraqi Sunnis, Shiites Remain Divided on Moon Sighting
01/10/05 Muslims purify themselves during Ramadan
01/10/05 Helping needy stressed at Ramadan
10/09/05 Ramadan a month for renewing one's relationship with God
11/11/04 In Spirit of Ramadan, Muslims Serve Meals to Homeless - Washington Post
02/11/04 Ramadan Without Flavor!
02/11/04 Fasting online: Ramadan television faces Internet competition - Daily Star
29/10/04 New Mosques for Russian Muslims in Ramadan
22/10/04 Kid Slaying Shocks Swedish Muslims in Ramadan - Islam Online
19/10/04 Algeria…Ramadan Food Packages for the Poor
14/10/04 Ramadan Tastes Special in Morocco - Islam Online
28/11/2003 Uzbek Ramadan Singers 'Exploit' Tradition - IWPR
21/11/2003 Non-Muslims Break Fasting With Asian Muslims - Islam Online
27/10/2003 Aceh’s First Ramadan Under Martial Law - Islam Online
12/11/2002 Muslims serve history to guests for Ramadan - Chicago Tribune
05/11/2002 Ramadan and Healthy Eating - Islam Online


FASTING IN CHRISTIANITY

Q&A - What does the Bible say about fasting? - Bible.org

On Fasting - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

What does the bible say about fasting? - Pagewise

Great Lent, the period of fasting - Wikipedia


FASTING IN JUDAISM

Yom Kippur - Wikipedia


FASTING IN SHAWWAL

Fasting six days of Shawwal

Fasting in the Month of Shawwal


SEE ALSO

International Journal of Ramadan Fasting Research

Topics on Ramadan - Islam Online

Ramadan.co.uk

Ramadhan.org

Diabetes Mellitus and Ramadan Fasting

Radio Ramadaan

Ramadan - The month of Mercy

E-book: Essentials of Ramadan, The Fasting Month


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Ramadan, Ninth month of Islamic Calendar

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