A Greener Ramadan: A Brighter Future

MANY PEOPLE ASSOCIATE the color green with Islam. The flags of Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia all include the color green. According to the Quran, the people of paradise will wear garments of green silk.[i] And some say the Prophet’s ﷺ favorite color…

Practical Ramadan Tips for New Muslims

"ENTERING INTO MY 15th Ramadan, I feel an excitement building. I am looking forward to the fast of Ramadan and all the amazing things that come with it: growing spiritually, strengthening community ties, coming nearer to Allah, and much more. However, it…

The No-Dread Ramadan

RAMADAN IS UPON us and the Internet is almost overflowing with excitement. But some of us feel a sense of anxiety mixed with our enthusiasm for Ramadan – maybe even dread. Sure, we know what a blessing Ramadan is. It’s a chance…
Children at Tarawih Prayers?

 Children At Tarawih Prayers?

"In 2007, our Southern California community was privileged to host renowned reciter of the Quran, Shaykh Mishary Rashid Alafasi, at a local masjid. The shaykh stayed throughout Ramadan and led the tarâwîḥ prayers, and thousands of Muslims traveled to the Islamic Center…