Ramadhan Reflections 2020

Hadeeth of the day

‘Actions are according to Intentions’

Dua of the day

My Lord, forgive and have mercy, you are the most merciful

Inspirational quote of the day

When you suffer a loss, remember that the almighty rewards you for your patience and endurance, far more than what you have lost.

Challenge of the day

Memorise and recite the ‘Dua of the day’ as many times as you can during the first 10 days of mercy.

Hadeeth of the day

‘Do not be angry’

Dua of the day

Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: You are the All-Hearing, the All-knowing.

Inspirational quote of the day

Waiting is never easy. You want something so badly and you feel the almighty’s not responding. Don’t forget every delay has its blessing.

Challenge of the day

Try to recite 2 paras (chapters) of the Qur’aan today.

Hadeeth of the day

‘None of you will have faith until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself’ (Bukhari)

Dua of the day

Our Lord, give us in this world [that which is] good and in the Hereafter [that which is] good and protect us from the punishment of the Fire. [Al-Baqarah, 2:201]

Inspirational quote of the day

When time’s are tough, remember how the Almighty loves patience. Ask for him for the utmost patience. Don’t forget the reward that comes with it.

Challenge of the day

Help your mum complete a chore in the kitchen with a smile hoping the Almighty will reward you.

Hadeeth of the day

‘The best among you is who learns the Qur’aan and teaches it’  (Bukhari)

Dua of the day

O Allah! I ask you for knowledge that is of benefit, a good provision and deeds that will be accepted

Inspirational quote of the day

Do not be wise in words, be wise in deeds because when deeds speak words are nothing

Challenge of the day

Prepare something small for your neighbour to have for iftaar e.g biscuit, drink.

Hadeeth of the day

Whoever does not give up forged speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his leaving his food and drink (i.e. Allah will not accept his fasting ) [Al Bukhari]

Dua of the day

O Turner of hearts, keep my heart steadfast on Your deen. [Tirmidhi]

Inspirational quote of the day

I plan, you plan, in the end the Almighty does what he plans

Challenge of the day

Avoid foul language, for each foul word said give £1 in charity

Hadeeth of the day

Whoever takes a path upon which to obtain knowledge, Allah makes the path to Paradise easy for him.

Inspirational quote of the day

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

Challenge of the day

Read the translation and commentary of one Surah of the Qur’aan.

Dua of the day

‘Oh my Lord! Increase me in knowledge’ [Ta-Ha, 20:114]

Hadeeth of the day

‘Let him uphold family ties’

Dua of the day

“O our Lord! And accept my Prayer” [14:40]

Inspirational quote of the day

When we are sad, look at our relationship with our maker. Is it good? Is it intact? When the link isn’t there, how can hearts find ease?

Challenge of the day

Make an effort to make each member in your household smile.

Hadeeth of the day

‘Fear Allah wherever you are, follow a bad deed with a good deed and it will erase it, and behave with good character towards people’

Dua of the day

All praise is due to Allah who has given me food to eat and provided it without any endeavour on my part or any power. [Tirmidhi]

Inspirational quote of the day

The shortest distance between the problem and a solution is the distance between the knees and the floor.

Challenge of the day

Read 4 rak’aats of Tahajjud Salaah

Hadeeth of the day 

‘Three persons whose dua is never rejected are: A fasting person at the time of iftaar, A just ruler, one who is oppressed’

Dua of the day

Our Lord! Let not our hearts deviate (from the truth) after You have guided us, and grant us mercy from You. Truly, You are the Bestower.

Inspirational quote of the day 

Never expect from anyone, except your creator. Never assume anything. There are reasons why things are the way they are. Tips to live by.

Challenge of the day 

Read 300x Durood Shareef.

Hadeeth of the day

He who observed the ‘Isha’ prayer in congregation, it was as if he prayed up to midnight, and he who prayed the morning prayer in congregation, it was as if he prayed the whole night. [Muslim]

Dua of the day

Our Lord, surely You will gather the people for a Day about which there is no doubt. Indeed, Allah does not fail in His promise.

Inspirational quote of the day

No matter how small your act of kindness, its’ never wasted.

Challenge of the day

Learn a story of one of the prophets and re-tell it to your family.

Hadeeth of the day 

“Whoever gives Iftaar to one who is fasting will have a reward like his, without that detracting from the reward of the fasting person in the slightest (Tirmidhi).”

Dua of the day 

O Allah, help me remember You, to be grateful to You, and to worship You in an excellent manner. [Abu Dawood]

Inspirational quote of the day 

Why do you feel defeated after failure? This life is never perfect. So pick yourself up and carry on. The Almighty is watching you.

Challenge of the day 

Pray alteast 5 Masnun Duas e.g. Before entering the toilet.

Hadeeth of the day

‘There is such an hour on Friday, that if any Muslim makes dua during it,his dua will be accepted

Dua of the day 

Our Lord! We believe in what you have revealed, and we follow the Messenger. Then write us down among those who bear witness.

Inspirational quote of the day 

Ultimately, it’s the Almighty who decides what each of us deserves. May he fill our hearts with lobe and give us better than what we deserve.

Challenge of the day 

Forgive everyone who has wronged us in our lives in the past.

Hadeeth of the day

The reward of the congregational prayer is twenty seven times greater (than that of the prayer offered by a person alone). [Al Bukhari]

Dua of the day

My lord have mercy upon them as they brought me up when I was small.

Inspirational quote of the day

Time is the coin of life, only you can determine how it will be spent

Challenge of the day

Pray at least one salaah with congregation at home.

Hadeeth of the day

Whoever doesn’t fast one day in Ramadhan, without a valid confession Allah has granted, he will not be able to recoup the blessings even if he was to fast a lifetime.

Dua of the day

O Allah , I ask You for Paradise and seek Your protection from the Fire.

Inspirational quote of the day

No matter what you’re facing, when it’s time for you to shine, when it’s time for you to excel, you will. None can stop what he wills.

Challenge of the day

Pray Istigfaar 300x today

Hadeeth of the day

Upon the start of the month of Ramadhan, the doors of the skies are opened, the doors of hellfire are close, and the shaytaan (devils) are chained

Dua of the day

There is none worthy of worship but You, glory is to You. Surely, I was among the wrongdoers.

Inspirational quote of the day

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Challenge of the day

Create a list of things that you would like to ask from the Almighty at Iftaar time.

Hadeeth of the day

“Never eat or drink with the left hand because shaytan eats with the left hand” (Muslim)

Dua of the day

Our Lord! Protect us from all evil.

Inspirational quote of the day

If you put your hope in situations or people, you’re likely to be let down. Put your hope in the Almighty. He won’t leave you disappointed.

Challenge of the day

Let go of one worldly attachment.

Hadeeth of the day

“Whoever sends blessings upon me, Allah will send blessings upon him ten times” (Muslim)

Dua of the day

Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after You have guided us and grant us from Yourself mercy. Indeed, You are the Bestower.

Inspirational quote of the day

Don’t compare yourself to one who has more. It’s a dangerous path to take. You’ll become bitter. He blesses us differently. Give Thanks.

Challenge of the day

Do not skip your Nafls today.

Hadeeth of the day

“The most beloved of speech according to Allah is when the servant says: ‘Subhanallahi wa bihamdihi’ (How transcendent is the Almighty and we praise him)

Dua of the day

Oh Allah! Grant me health in my body. Oh Allah! Grant me good hearing. Oh Allah grant me good eyesight. There is no God worthy of being worshipped except you.

Inspirational quote of the day

Some days you’ll be angry. Some days you’ll be sad. That’s how life goes. Don’t let your feelings get the better of you. Keep your focus.

Challenge of the day

Recite Subhanallah 300x

Hadeeth of the day

“If Allah intends good for someone, then he afflicts him with trials” (Sahih Bukhari)

Dua of the day

Oh Allah! I ask you for sustenance which is good and deeds which are acceptable.

Inspirational quote of the day

Be wary of your tongue. The harsh words you utter may scar others for life. You can heal broken bones but it’s harder to heal a broken mind

Challenge of the day

Apologise to anyone you may have hurt in the past.

Hadeeth of the day

“The hell fire has been cloaked with desires and Jannah has been cloaked with difficulties” (Bukhari)

Dua of the day

Oh Allah! I ask you for Jannah.

Inspirational quote of the day

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there

Challenge of the day

Ask for Jannah 100x today

Hadeeth of the day

“Of the excellence of one’s Islam is that he leaves that which does not concern him.” (Tirmidhi)

Dua of the day

Our Lord, for you is all praise, an abundant, good and blessed praise.

Inspirational quote of the day

Wash your heart everyday with Salaah then warm it with dhikr.

Challenge of the day

Think of death excessively

Hadeeth of the day

“Seek Lailat Al-Qadr (Night of Decree) in the odd nights out of the last ten nights of Ramadan.” (Al-Bukhari).

Dua of the day

Oh Allah you are the one who forgives greatly, and loves to forgive, so forgive me.

Inspirational quote of the day

Don’t ever let your heart harden. Just because someone betrayed your trust, doesn’t mean you can’t trust others. Learn from it. You’ll grow.

Challenge of the day

Place £1 in charity for the last 10 days, if the laylatul Qadr (Night of power) falls on this night, it will mean you have given £1 in charity for the past 1000 months.

Hadeeth of the day

“Allah has ninety-nine names, one hundred less one; and he who memorised them all by heart will enter paradise” (Bukhari)

Dua of the day

All praise is due O Allah who has given us life after death and to him is the return after death

Inspirational quote of the day

He is with you wherever you go

Challenge of the day

Try and memorise 10 names of Allah

Hadeeth of the day

“Calmness is from Allah and haste is from Satan.” (Tirmidhi)

Dua of the day

O Allah, I seek your protection from the male and female devil (Tirmidhi)

Inspirational quote of the day

Life is a journey from Allah to Allah

Challenge of the day

Listen to an Islamic talk on YouTube.

Hadeeth of the day

“The most virtuous charity is that you satisfy a hungry stomach.” (Bayhaqi)

Dua of the day

O Lord, make me steadfast in prayer, and (also) some of my offspring. O our Lord, accept my prayer.

Inspirational quote of the day

When you’re going through something hard and you start wondering where Allah is, just remember the Teacher is always quiet during a test.

Challenge of the day

Eat your khajoor (date) with cucumber today for Iftaar.

Hadeeth of the day 

“True patience is only when calamity first strikes” (Bukhari)

Dua of the day

O Allah! I ask for your love, and love of those who love you. And love of deeds that bring me close to your love.

Inspirational quote of the day

The worst of our faults is our interest in other people’s faults

Challenge of the day

Purify our intentions to perform our fast and good deeds for the sake of Allah

Hadeeth of the day

“The children of Adam are all profuse wrongdoers, but the best of profuse wrongdoers are those who repent.” (Tirmidhi)

Dua of the day

My Lord, expand for me my breast; and ease for me my task, and untie the knot from my tongue that they may understand my speech.

Inspirational quote of the day

There is no better insurance than Tawakul (Trust in the Almighty)

Challenge of the day

Make Dua for your grandparents

Hadeeth of the day

“All created beings are Allah’s dependants, and the most beloved of creation to Allah is the one who is good to His dependants.” (Bayhaqi)

Dua of the day

O Allah! I seek refuge in you from the torment of hell, from the torment of the grave, from the trial of life and death and from the evil of the trial of Masih al-Dajjal.

Inspirational quote of the day

At times we feel life’s unfair because we don’t know what the Almighty knows. Don’t hurt those who hurt you. Move past it. Let it be

Challenge of the day

Speak with an elderly member of your family and make them smile.