RAMADAN RESOURCES - ARTICLE COLLECTION - updated 8/13/2010
Posted Aug 13, 2010

RAMADAN RESOURCES - TAM ARTICLE COLLECTION

by Sheila Musaji

ARTICLES

A Date With Sunset, Tariq Atia

A Perspective on the Ramadan Crescent and the Pope’s Speech, Hasan Zillur Rahim http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_perspective_on_the_ramadan_crescent_and_the_popes_speech/

A Time for Spiritual Reflection and Self-Restraint http://en.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-478/_nr-511/i.html 

An Evening with the Stars: A Ramadan Offer, Hasan Zillur Rahim

Approaching Ramadan, Imam Zaid Shakir

Asma al Husna, 99 Beautiful Names of God

Breaking the Ramadan Fast With Soup

Celebrating Ramadan: Poems of Muslim Faith and Islamic Culture http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/13/celebrating-ramadan-poems_n_681215.html

Charity in Ramadan

Checklist for Ramadan

Duas for Each Day of Ramadan

Duas for Ramadan

Drawing Closer to God in Ramadan, Altaf Hussain

EID (CELEBRATION)
Significance of Eid, Imam Ali Siddiqui
Eid and Zakat ul Fitr
Eid ul Fitr, Uzma Mazhar

Explaining Ramadan to People Belonging to Other Faiths, CAIR

Fasting During Ramadan and Yom Kippur, Lorraine O’Connell

Fiqh Council Resolves ‘Moon Fighting’ Issue in Muslim Community in U.S. 2006, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/fiqh_council_resolves_moon_fighting_issue_in_muslim_community/

 

Glossary of Ramadan Terms and http://www.zawaj.com/events/ramadhan/glossary.html

HEALTH & MEDICAL ISSUES
Health Tips for Ramadan
International Journal of Ramadan Fasting Research (Medical Issues)
Diet During Ramadan, M. Z. A. Nomani, Ph.D.
Fasting, Key to Good Health, Dr. Abdul-Hamid Diyan and Dr. Ahmad Qara Quz
Fasting and Diabetes Millitus, Fereidoun Azizi, MD, and Behnam Siahkolah, MD
Medical Benefits of Taraweeh Prayers, Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed

Holy Prophet’s Sermon on Welcoming the Month of Ramadan

How To’s of Fasting

IFTAR (BREAKING THE FAST)
Duas for Breaking the Fast

I’ITIKAF (SPIRITUAL RETREAT)
I’Itikaf: Spiritual Retreat in Ramadan
Seclusion for the Rememrance of Allah

Inner Dimensions of Fasting

Intricate Transition: From Moon Sighting to Astronomical Calculation, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/from_moon_sighting_to_astronomical_calculation/

Jihad al Nafs (Struggle Against the Self)

LAYLATUL QADR (NIGHT OF POWER)
Duas for Night of Power
Lailat ul Qadr
When One Night Equals a Thousand, Mohammed Elshareef
How to Seek laylat ul Qadr, Shaykh Muhammad Nasir-ud-Deen al-Albani
Night of Power, Ahmad Sakr

Living the Qur’an, Imam Zaid Shakir http://www.newislamicdirections.com/nid/articles/living_the_quran/

Memories of the Fast From the Futuhat, Eric Abu Munir Winkel

Message of Ramadan, Khalid Baig

Moonsighting at Ramadan

Observing Ramadan? There’s An App For That, Samantha Henry http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/11/observing-ramadan-theres-_n_678211.html 

PHOTOGRAPHS - Ramadan around the world 2010 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/7938923/Ramadan-around-the-world-in-pictures.html

Physicians Best Memories Are of Ramadan, Dr. Hesham Hassaballa

Philosophy of Fasting, Sadia Saleem

Questions and Answers About Ramadan

Qur’an and Hadith on Ramadan

Ramadan in Germany: a test of strength & character, Ulricke Hummel http://www.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-478/_nr-1086/i.html 

Ramadan, Hajj Mustafa Ali al-Haydari

Ramadan: A Quest for Unity, Sheikh Abdur Rahman Khan

Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr

Ramadan Challenges in History, Abdul Hakim Quick

Ramadan: Month of the Qur’an, Abu Dharr

Ramadan Spirit

Ramadan, the Month of Mercy

Ramadan: The Way to Attainment, Omer bin Abdullah

RAMADAN POETRY
Celebrate, the Month of Fasting Has Come, Rumi
Ramadan, Altaf Bhimji
Ramadan, 1425, Kevin Roberts
Ramadan Poems, Noor Syed
Ramadan Reflection, Hajj Mustafa Ali al-Haydari
Ramadan Sonnets, Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore
Waiting for Ramadan, Pamela Taylor
In Celebration of Ramadan, Ala Hazrats Poem About The Onset of Ramadan

The Queen is Coming: Preparing for Ramadan, Amina Wadud http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/guest_bloggers/3120/the_queen_is_coming%3A_preparing_for_ramadan__/

Ramadan blues, Wajahat Ali http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?Ramadan-Blues-13222

Ramadan’s Coming (Oh No!), Dr. Hesham Hassaballa

Ramadan in Palestine, Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/ramadan_in_palestine/

Ramadan Road Trip 2010: Muslim Men Try To Break Their Fast In 30 States In 30 Days http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/13/ramadan-road-trip-muslim_n_680649.html

Reaping the Benefits of Ramadan, Ali Al-Timimi

Reflections on Ramadan, Ibrahim B. Syed

The Saudis and the elusive crescent http://www.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-478/_nr-508/i.html

Soccer Mom Ramadan, Mohja Kahf http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/soccer_mom_ramadan/

The Spiritual and health Benefits of Ramadan Fasting, Shahid Athar, M.D.

Spiritual and Moral Dimension of Fasting, Sirajuddin Aziz

Spiritual Essence of Ramadan, Louay Safi

Striving toward a green Ramadan, Ameenah Jandali http://www.illumemag.com/zine/articleDetail.php?Striving-Towards-a-Green-Ramadan-13223

Surah al ‘Asr on Sharing the Wealth through Justice: A Ramadhan Reflection, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/surah_al_asr_on_sharing_the_wealth_through_justice_a_ramadhan_reflection/

TARAWEEH (SPECIA NIGHTLY PRAYERS)
Taraweeh
Listen to Taraweeh Prayers from Makkah

TEACHERS RESOURCES
Ramadan Fact Sheet for Teachers
Ramadan Resources for Teachers K-12

This Ramadan 2010: America Needs It’s Muslims, Eboo Patel http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eboo-patel/this-ramadan-america-need_b_678588.htm

This Ramadan, Myself and God, Before I Was Born, Haroon Moghul http://www.huffingtonpost.com/haroon-moghul/this-ramadan-myself-and-g_b_672767.html

Time is on our side, Amina Wadud http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/guest_bloggers/3126/time_is_on_our_side/

Turn Off That Stove, An 8-Step Ramadan Plan for Sisters

Twenty Ramadans http://www.emel.com/article?id=75&a_id=2106

VIDEOS
- Ramadan around the world http://www.emel.com/article?id=75&a_id=1430
- American Muslims fasting during Ramadan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQi9veOABHI
- What is Ramadan? An Explanation by Yusuf Islam   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta8j1z5LkJo&feature=related
- Pres. Obama’s Ramadan Message 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qG6FE5YfGJM&feature=fvw

Welcome Ramadan, Dr. Hesham Hassaballa http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/welcome_ramadan/

Why Do Muslims Fast?, Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Women’s double duty, Amina Wadud http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/guest_bloggers/3130/women%E2%80%99s_double_duty_/

ZAKAT
Zakat Calculator

 

SUPPLIES

Ramadan Books for Children
Ramadan E Cards from Sound Vision