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July 16th, 2015

Ramadan Daily Quran Study, June-July 2015

Welcome to the Ramadan Daily Quran Studies for 2015

(Note: Other new posts are below this post.)

This year we will again, as in 2014, be covering the fundamental teachings of Islam, based on the treatment in the renowned book The Religion of Islam by Maulana Muhammad Ali. Last year, we covered topics relating to the sources and principles of Islam (Parts 1 and 2 of The Religion of Islam). This year we will be covering some sections from Part 3, relating to the practices of Islam.

I will be presenting edited and abridged extracts from this book under various topics, along with additions by myself. The book itself is firmly based on the Holy Quran, from which it quotes extensively.

Ramadan Message by Head of Lahore Ahmadiyya, Hazrat Ameer Dr A.K. Saeed.

Eid-ul-Fitr Message by Head of Lahore Ahmadiyya, Hazrat Ameer Dr A.K. Saeed, 16 July 2015.

  • Fast 1 — Significance of fasting in Islam
  • Fast 2 — More on significance of fasting in Islam
  • Fast 3 — Fasting in earlier religions
  • Fast 4 — Fasting: The month of Ramadan
  • Fast 5 — Fasting: Conclusion
  • Fast 6 — Prayer: Introduction
  • Fast 7 — Prayer: Humility
  • Fast 8 — Prayer: Its purposes
  • Fast 9 — Prayer: Means of purification
  • Fast 10 — Prayer: Ablution before Prayer
  • Fast 11 — Prayer: Its regulated form
  • Fast 12 — Prayer: The language of prayer
  • Fast 13 — Prayer: Significance of reciting Surah Fatiha
  • Fast 14 — Prayer and action: Those who prayed most, worked most
  • Fast 15 — Prayer: The Call to Prayer
  • Fast 16 — Prayer: Times of Prayer
  • Fast 17 — Prayer: Form and Spirit
  • Fast 18 — Prayer: Special Prayers — Friday, Tahajjud, Tarawih
  • Fast 19 — Charity
  • Fast 20 — Charity: Its recipients
  • Fast 21 — Charity: How to give

3 Responses to “Ramadan Daily Quran Study, June-July 2015”

  1. Jazak Allah khair Dr. Aziz, your efforts are much appreciated and may Allah reward you for them. Ramadan Kareem to you, the members of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement, Muslims and all people who hold Ramadan to be significant in their lives.


  2. With regards to spiritual experience of Lailat-ul-Qadr, it seems that it is the natural culmination for a Muslim, who in the journey of a spiritual life is jogging along the whole year. S/he then speeds up her/his spiritual progress during the month of Ramadan as if running a marathon, and during its last ten days breaks into a sprint before crossing the threshold which turned out to be Prophetic revelations for some (Moses, Jesus, Muhammad – peace be upon them all) and spiritual visualization for others e.g. Maulana Muhmmad Ali (may Allah be pleased with him).

    Dear Dr. Aziz. Your yearly Quran study in this marathon and sprint of Ramadan was essentially a daily ‘water station’ for one to quench one’s spiritual thirst. Thank you once again. May Allah reward you for your ongoing efforts which are an exemplary jihad by pen.


  3. July 15th, 2015 at 10:18 am
    From Zahid Aziz:

    Using further the jogging and marathon analogy, to think that all you need to do is pray all night on Lailat-ul-Qadr, and little else the rest of the time, is like thinking that you can run a marathon straight away after getting up from your chair without any regular exercise beforehand.

    Thank you for the appreciation  of the studies. And unexpressible thanks to Allah for giving me the opportunity.


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