The good and desired actions for Ramadhaan

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 741, Fatwa No.751
al-Muntaqaa min Fatawaa ash-Shaykh Saalih Ibn Fowzaan – Volume 3, Fatwa No.156

Question: What are the good and desired actions [specified] for the blessed month of Ramadhaan?

Response: The good and desired actions [specified] for Ramadhaan are many, amongst them [are]: Taking care in performing that which Allaah has made obligatory in Ramadhaan and [the] other [months] from the salaah (prayer) and the fasting. After that, increasing in the voluntary [actions] from:

  • reading the Qur.aan;
  • [performance of] the taraaweeh prayer;
  • [performance of] the tahajjud (night) prayer;
  • giving charity;
  • i’tikaaf (seclusion in the masjid to worship Allaah);
  • increasing in [the] remembrance [of Allaah];
  • reciting subhaan-Allaah (glory be to Allaah), laa-ilaaha ill-Allaah (there is none truly worthy of worship except Allaah), Allaahu Akbar (Allaah is the Greatest);
  • sitting in the masjid for the purpose of worship;
  • protecting the fast from [all] that may invalidate it;
  • keeping away from impermissible and disliked speech and actions.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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