From the condition of enthusiasm to apathy concerning diligence in worship in Ramadan is the case of so many Muslims after the month of Ramadan passes. It usually happens that majority of Muslims intensifies their worship, prayers, reciting Quran, giving charity and strengthening kinship ties in the month of Ramadan, afterwards, they get lazy in prayer and other aspects of worship.
In this way, the month of Ramadan becomes memories.
How can Muslims make the onth of Ramadan twelve months not just one month a year?
1- Performing Prayer; in the manner Allah, Almighty, likes His servants perform it. To illustrate, men must perform prayers in mosques and women perform it at the beginning of its due time no matter what preoccupations were and observance of the supererogatory prayers. During the month of Ramadan, acts of worship are easy and beloved to Muslims for the tenderheartedness. Thus, ramadan should be a chance to training on the pre-and after supererogatory performance, Salat-ul-Duha (supererogatory Prayer after sunrise), prelude and guidance prayer. For Tarawih (special supererogatory night Prayer in Ramadan) that we had the ability to perform throughout 30 days, we should make it starting step to adhere to Qiyam-ul-Layl (standing for optional Prayer at night) throughout the whole year.
2- Training our selves to Khushu` (the heart being attuned to the act of worship) in prayer; we must contemplate on prayer to enjoy it and who could not do this in Ramadan will not be able to achieve it after Ramadan.
3- Reciting Quran and aspiration to conclude its recitation in Ramadan. Imam Abu-Hanifah used to conclude it 60 times a month. Though Quran should be recited with contemplation, it is permitted to recite it more than once with th epurpose of having more rewards. In Ramadan, Muslims should fight against the hour.
4- Qiyam-ul-Layl (standing for optional Prayer at night); is a kind of worship we are desirous not to miss in Ramadan. Consequently, we should commit our selves to Allah to keep performing it after ramadan.
5- Giving charity; sould are naturally disposed for wealth love. If you spend money for the sake of Allah, it means that you love Allah more than money, I advice you to make the charity one of us gives every day during Ramadan whether it was little or numerous in order to get accustomed to spending after Ramadan.
6- maintaining the ties of kinship; in this regard, I address women that you should not refuse banquet to engage in acts of worship, however; do not take pains to it. Abandon things contradict the Isla,ic Law regarding banquet, like wasting and pride for it happened that the prophet Muhammad instructed Muslims to offer food for fasting people to break their fast on even if it is on one date. Gathering on food may be better than perfoming worship for forty days for it is quoted that `Ali ibn Abi-Talib said that it softens hearts and spreads sense of simplicity among people. how nice it would be if one of us to invite those in rancor to make it up between two persons. Allah, Almighty, on Mondays and Thursdays, forgives for all Muslism save two Muslims in rancor between them untile they reconcile. Thus, let's leave behind our comflicts and and make up the ties among us for the sake of Allah, Almighjty.
7- Hold your tongue to the truth; be accustomed to uttering the truth, the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, abandoning backbiting and prohibitions and to avoid the loud voice with spouses, children and neighbours. Let your tongues in continual condition of remembering Allah, Almighty.
8- Abandon watching T.V; television devastates rewards as the fire devastates the wood. Time in Ramadan is precious that it is meaningless to waste it. As well, television is full of mudiness and unveiling of the face and things we can dispemse with it.
9- Putting interest in calling to Allah, Almighty; because, in Ramadan, hearts are ready for guidance and leaving disobediences.
10- I`tikaf (seclusion for worship in a Masjid); men should do it in mosques and women at homes bearing in mind that they should reduce the amounts of food to be eaten in the last ten days of ramadan to keep women away from kitchens to the utmost. Whoever a Muslim will do his ut,ost in worship while keeping his intesntion for the sake of Allah, he will the rewards of Power Night for it is a gift from Allah for the righteous.
11- Repemtance to Allah, Almighty; we should be determined not ot get back again to committing sins after Ramadan, regret for the past sins and to restore peole's rights to them.
Table of rewards
We may make these advices in practical way that is to make daily table wherein the fasting persons sees the extent of his committement to them. The column in black contain acts of worship that the fasting person missed. If the number of the black columns at the end of Ramadan were less in number compared to the white, this is, God willing, an indication to the glad tidings that he will be among the blessed in the Day of Judgment, God willing.
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