How not to Waste Ramadan

This is the second year that Ramadan has fallen during the summer holidays. As a result there are many that have no obligations such as school or work (for those lazy bums that couldn’t get a summer job). I envy those people. The list of things that I would do to make the most of this Ramadan if I had the amount of free time they have is endless. They on the other hand have been wasting it by staying awake all night browsing on the net and sleeping all day only to wake up around iftaar time. If thirst and hunger is all that they gain from this Ramadan, then they might as well not have fasted at all. I have made a list of things that they can do to make this a spiritually fulfilling Ramadan, apart from the two obvious ones: reciting the Quran and praying Taraweeh. Also want to mention that this is a reminder for me as well.

I had mentioned this video previously, but it is a good start.

Ramadan, a gift for Muslims by Sh. Nouman Ali Khan

Reciting the Quran is great, but it’s even better when you try to understand and reflect on its meaning.

Tafseer of Surah Maryam by Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda

Tafseer of Surah Yaseen by Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda from Ramadan 2011

Daily Reflections:

Ramadan Reminders by Sh. Yasir Qadhi

Ramadan Chronicles by Dr. Tariq Ramadan

Ramadan Reflections by Imam Khalid Latif

The Shaykh It Show

Quran Recitation: Sh. Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy is my favourite Qari

I know that already 8/9 days have gone by. If you’ve done nothing substantial up until now, it’s never too late to begin, the only time it will be too late is when you are dead and gone…

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