Friday, August 21, 2009

Planner for the Holy Month of Ramadhan

The Holy Month of Ramadhan Mubarak is approaching
To derive the maximum benefit from it, let us follow the principle of PPP,
i.e. to Plan in advance, Prepare to put our plan in action and Pray to Allah swt to help us achieve our goals
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Planner for the Holy Month of Ramadhan
To gain spirituality and nearness to Allah Azawajal

1. The first thing that comes to my MIND about the Holy Month of Ramadan is:
A - Variety of food, Iftar, Suhoor
B - Hardships, Thirst, Hunger
C - Spirituality, Being away from sins
D - Gatherings with friends
E - Quran and Prayers


2. I have decided the Primary GOAL for this Ramadan to:
A - Be God fearing and increase Taqwa
B - Build my character
C - Attain perfection
D - Increase my spirituality & purify soul
E - Prepare for death


3. To Improve my Salah (Prayers), I have decided the following:
A - Improve concentration
B - Understand its meaning
C - To stand in night prayers (Tahajjud)
D - To be punctual for Jamaat prayers
E - Increase my prostrations
F - Respect my elders


4. To improve my relationship with Quran, I have decided the following:
A - Read the whole Quran atleast once (Tilawat)
B - Memorize a few Surahs (Aayaat)
C - Learn to recite the Quran correctly (Tajweed)
D - Understand its meanings & ponder over its verses
E - Go through the Tafseer C - Losing temper
D - Watching TV serials, films, etc.


5. To be closer to Allah (SWT), I have decided to recite the following:
A - Daily duas for Ramadan
B - Dua after prayers
C - Supplications for Iftaar
D - Duas from Quran & Hadith
E - Duas with tears


6. From health point of view, I have decided the following:
A - I will quit bad habits smoking
B - I will control my eating and sleeping habits
C - I will not over eat
D - I will prefer fruits & vegetables over fatty foods
E - I will do some light exercise to keep fit


7. From knowledge point of view, I have decided the following:
A - Read Islamic books
B - Attend Islamic lectures
C - Start a study circle or Quran translation program
D - Browse through Islamic websites
E - Listen to Islamic CDs or Audio cassettes


8. I have decided to work on the following Ma'aroof:
A - Arrange for Iftar
B - Being kind to relatives
C - Help my neighbours
D - Lighten the burden of others
E - Give alms to poor
G - Attain good manners and behaviour


9. I have decided to shun the following Munkar:
A - Telling lies
B - Speaking ill of others, gheebat
C - Losing temper
D - Watching TV serials, films, etc.
E - Vain talk


10. For Shab-e-Qadr, I have decided the following:
A - To search it in the odd nights of last 10 days
B - To seek forgiveness for past sins
C - To ask for guidance for future
D - Recite Quran
E - To stand in prayers

1 comment:

Al Sunna said...

Very nice information. Thanks for this.