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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Ramadan Mubarak everyone!

Bismillah ar-Rahmaan ar-Raheem,

The sighting of the moon for the blessed month of Ramadan yesterday (Saturday night)has not been confirmed, so Sunday will be the completion of 30 days of the month of Sha’ban. Monday will be the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan.

Bukhari and Muslim reported on the authority of Abdullah Ibnu Omar (may Allah be pleased with them) that the Messenger of Allah (saw) mentioned Ramadan and said: "Do not fast till you see the new moon, and do not break fast till you see it; but if the weather is cloudy complete it (thirty days)."

“The Month of Ramadhan, in which the Qur’an was revealed, is guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong). So whoever of you sights (the crescent on the first night of) the month (of Ramadhan), he must fast that month, and whoever is ill or on in a state of traveling, then the missed days must be made up from other days. Allah intends for you ease and not difficulty. (He wants that you) complete the number of days and glorify Him for having guided you, and that you may be thankful to Him.” [Al-Baqarah: 185]

“Whoever witnesses the crescent of the month, he must fast the month." [TMQ 2:185]

In the narration of Muslim, the Messenger of Allah (saw) said: "The month of Ramadhan may consist of twenty-nine days. So do not fast until you have sighted it (the new moon) and do not break fast, until you have sighted it (the new moon of Shawwal), and if the sky is cloudy for you, then complete it (thirty days)."

Muslim also reported on the authority of Abdullah Ibnu Omar that the Messenger of Allah (saw) said: “The month of Ramadhan may consist of twenty-nine days; so when you see the new moon observe fast and when you see (the new moon again at the commencement of the month of Shawwal) then break it, and if the sky is cloudy for you, then calculate it (and complete thirty days)."

O Allah, allow us to complete Ramadan and do not exclude us from its reward; O Allah, make us amongst those saved by You on this month of forgiveness; O Allah, allow us to witness the night of Al-Qadar and honor us with its reward; O Allah, unify the Muslim Ummah and gather us under the shade of the flag of the Messenger of Allah peace be upon him, Ameen.
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At August 31, 2008 5:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

ramadan mubarak to all the muslim friends out there!!!!

At August 31, 2008 8:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ramadan Mubarak Brother Ali!

At September 01, 2008 8:38 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Born to have fun
Awesome videos

Always trying to help
Livin the dream
Impossible to beat in humour

ramadan mubarak!!!!


At September 01, 2008 10:06 AM, Blogger aneebaba said...

Bro Ali and all those in the Ummah Film family and my fellow Bros and Sis's here - Ramadhan Mubarak!! May your month be successful in all aspects. Ameen. I am here on the West Coast of the US and we are not starting til Tuesday, though ISNA declared Monday to be the first day - so kinda frustrating - though I know its an annual thing - this disagreement on the first day. Its just that in the same country, two different days?? Oh well. Peace to all. -Anees-

At September 01, 2008 11:10 AM, Blogger shOoSh said...

ramadan mubarak .. to all the muslims in sha allah ,,jazak allah khair baba ali ,,,

your sister in Islam

shahad - Saudi Arabia

At September 02, 2008 11:59 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

salam & ramadhan karim!
actually ramadhan started on tuesday september 2 on the east coast. it is really confusing becase all calendars on like islamicfinder.com have the blessed Month of Ramadhan a day behind the schedule here.

At September 02, 2008 1:19 PM, Blogger aneebaba said...

@Sister Diana - thanks for the info. It looks like it depends on the state, not just the coast!I just am dreaming about the one year where the announcement will be "The Ummah will begin fasting on (a date)" or something to that effect - that we will have a consensus as to what we follow (maybe moon-sighting in any countty) and then all 1.2 billion of us start fasting. Anyways, don't mean to focus on the slight neg's.Once again, may we all have a successful Ramadhan.
ur Bro in Islam,

At September 02, 2008 3:51 PM, Blogger Sakin said...

Ramadan Mubarak! May Allah accept all your prayers and fasts.With dua and salam from Türkiye!

At September 03, 2008 2:26 AM, Blogger Alice said...

Ramadan kareem !!!
Your videos are great

At September 03, 2008 11:06 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

al salam alikom ,,

Rammadan Mobarak ,,

i see ur videos i like it

Jazak Allah Khair

At September 05, 2008 11:17 AM, Blogger believer1984 said...

Ramadan Mubarak to all bro and sis.

Allah hu akbar !


At September 12, 2008 5:02 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Assalamu'alaikum brother. May i hav ur permission to use two of ur vidoes (ramadhan reruns and seasonal muslims. I'm doing it for a tazkirah article. Pls reply ASAP.

At September 13, 2008 7:40 PM, Blogger Tim Gunter said...

Ramadan Mubarak! Your videos are great!

At September 14, 2008 12:15 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ramadan Mubarak to you too !

At September 21, 2008 5:03 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ramadan Mubarak!
Allahuma taqabal mina siyamana!

At November 09, 2008 10:50 AM, Blogger islam is great said...

hey can i just say the things you're saying are very right an dbeneficial but the way your vidio is represented like it totaly gives people a head ache.my advice is that you should keep the camera on you while speaking not coming forward and backward..u know wat i mean! i hope you dont get me wrong just givin some friendly advice! allah arhamak!


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