The following are few Sunnahs that can be easily practiced during Ramadan, Most of them you might be already knowing and practicing, But i guess it will act as a reminder:
Hasten to break the fast and become the dearest slave of Allah :
SahI ibn Sad reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said,
“The people will not cease to prosper as long as they hasten to break the fast”.
[Ahmed22868, Bukhari 1957, Muslim 1098, Ibn e Majah 1957]
Sayyidina Abu Hurayrah (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger said that Allah, the
Glorious, the Majestic, said : The dearest of My slaves to Me is he who hastens to break
Always break Fast with Dates if available, if not then dried dates, if not then water:
Sayyidina Anas ibn Maalik (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) used to break his
fast before praying (on eid ul-Fitr) with a few fresh dates, or if that was not possible
then with some dry dates, or if there were not any then with a few sips of water.
[Abu Dawud 2356]
Please do not skip pre-dawn meal, there is blessing in it:
Sayyidina Anas ibn Maalik (RA) reported the Prophet (SAW) as saying,
“Partake of the predawn meal, for there is blessing in it”.
[Ahmed11950, Bukhari 1923, Muslim 1095, Nisai 2142]
If financially possible, try to sponsor a days iftar in the local Mosque and gain an equivalent reward of the fasting person.
Sayyidina Zayd ibn Khalid Juhanni reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said, “If
anyone gives to a person who is fasting something with which to break his fast then for
him is an equivalent reward without the least being diminished from the reward of the
[Ahmed17030, Ibn e Majah 1746]
Reply to the ones arguing with you ‘I am Fasting’.
Bukhari Volume 3, Book 31, Number 118:
Narrated Abu Huraira(ra) :
Allah’s Apostle said, “Fasting is a shield (or a screen or a shelter). So, the person observing fasting should avoid sexual relation with his wife and should not behave foolishly and impudently, and if somebody fights with him or abuses him, he should tell him twice, ‘I am fasting.“
The Prophet added, “By Him in Whose Hands my soul is, the smell coming out from the mouth of a fasting person is better in the sight of Allah than the smell of musk. (Allah says about the fasting person), ‘He has left his food, drink and desires for My sake. The fast is for Me. So I will reward (the fasting person) for it and the reward of good deeds is multiplied ten times.”
Giving charity in Ramadan INCREASES YOUR WEALTH!
The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: ”This is the month of charity in which believer’s sustenance is increased.Whosoever feeds a fasting person or gives a fasting person a single date or a sip of water, to break the fast, for him there shall be forgiveness of his sins and he will be saved from the fire of hell, and for him shall be the same reward as for him (whom he fed)”. (Tirmidhi Hadith 1965)
1 Day’s Fast = 70 years of distance away from Hell Fire
Muslim, Book 35, Number 2570:
Abu Sa’id al Khudri (Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: “Every servant of Allah who observes fast for a day in the way of Allah, Allah would remove, because of this day, his face farther from the Fire (of Hell) to the extent of seventy years’ distance.”
Do Not Forget to keep Niyyah (intention) before Dawn
The Prophet said:
“Whoever does not intend to fast before dawn, there is no fast for him.”
Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 730
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