Istaqbal e Ramadan

๐ŸŒ™Istaqbal e Ramadan 
โœจImportant points 
๐Ÿ“ŒWhat is the purpose of fasting? 
ูŠูŽุง ุฃูŽูŠู‘ูู‡ูŽุง ุงู„ู‘ูŽุฐููŠู†ูŽ ุขู…ูŽู†ููˆุง ูƒูุชูุจูŽ ุนูŽู„ูŽูŠู’ูƒูู…ู ุงู„ุตู‘ููŠูŽุงู…ู ูƒูŽู…ูŽุง ูƒูุชูุจูŽ ุนูŽู„ูŽู‰ ุงู„ู‘ูŽุฐููŠู†ูŽ ู…ูู†ู’ ู‚ูŽุจู’ู„ููƒูู…ู’ ู„ูŽุนูŽู„ู‘ูŽูƒูู…ู’ ุชูŽุชู‘ูŽู‚ููˆู†ูŽ
O you who believe, the fasts have been enjoined upon you as they were enjoined upon those before you, so that you may have taqwa” (2:183). 
๐Ÿ“The purpose of fasting is to gain Taqwah. 
๐Ÿ“Without having Iman , Taqwah can’t be achieved. 
๐Ÿ“ŒRamadan and Renewing the Iman (faith) – ุชุฌุฏูŠุฏ ุฅูŠู…ุงู† 
๐Ÿ“Renewing the Iman is the first step to prepare for Ramadan. 
๐Ÿ“Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, SAWS, said, โ€œVerily, the faith of one of you will diminish just as a shirt becomes worn out, so ask Allah to renew faith in your hearts.โ€

Source: al-Mustadrak 5
๐Ÿ“What’s Iman ? 

ุงู„ูŠู‚ูŠู† ุงู„ุฌุงุฒู… 
Having complete faith that there is no doubt in the existence of Allah, the Hereafter, angels, Quran, all the Prophets, Jannah and Jahannam. 
๐Ÿ“Ramadan is the best time to increase and renew the Iman. 
๐Ÿ“ŒHow to Renew the faith (Iman)? 
1๏ธโƒฃBy attaining the beneficial knowledge of 
โบDeen and Quran 
โบThe signs of Allah in the Universe 
๐Ÿ“The knowledge ( ุนู„ู…) increases the Iman by getting us closer to Allah SWT. 
2๏ธโƒฃBy improving the relationship with the loved ones. 
3๏ธโƒฃBy not hurting others with our actions. 
4๏ธโƒฃBy becoming beneficial for others. 
5๏ธโƒฃBy practicing Patience (ุงู„ุตุจุฑ) 
๐Ÿ“ŒThe Benefits of Renewal of Iman 
1๏ธโƒฃAllah’s love and closeness is achieved. 
2๏ธโƒฃOther people start loving you and caring for you. 
3๏ธโƒฃGrief and sorrow go away from the heart. 
4๏ธโƒฃIman protects one from the Shaitaan. 
5๏ธโƒฃAllah helps the people with Iman, in this world and in the Hereafter. 
๐Ÿ“ŒThe fast is a shield ๐Ÿ›ก
๐Ÿ“The voluntary denial of food and water, only for Allah’s sake, nourishes the soul to become a shield against the evil thoughts and acts, and a mean to protect from the hellfire.
๐Ÿ“It’s very important to protect the fast by guarding the tongue. 
๐Ÿ“Fast of tongue means one should completely protect his speech from vain talk and foul language including lying and slandering.
๐Ÿ“Our Prophet SAWS said:” Whoever does not give up vain speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his fasting”, i.e. Allah will not accept his fasting.
๐Ÿ“Œ5 Goals for this Ramadan 
1๏ธโƒฃImproving the Salah
2๏ธโƒฃMaking Sadaqa a habit / Being beneficial for others 
3๏ธโƒฃTrying to make Dhikr all the time 
4๏ธโƒฃImproving the connection with the Quran by :
Memorizing the Ayaat of Quran + Tilawah (Recitation) 
5๏ธโƒฃAvoiding sins/ guarding the tongue

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