Keeping in mind that Ramadan was not just a month of fasting, but also a month that emphasized charity, forbearance and compassion. Ramadan allowed us to refine our internal and external behavior. Here are some practical and easy ways to continue that spiritual growth we felt:
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With the emergence of Ramadan, we would like to wish all of our readers and friends a blessed month of fasting. We hope you can find it in your hearts to forgive us for our shortcomings and flaws. We would really appreciate if you could keep us in your prayers.
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Here are some links to articles, audio and video selections to celebrate this sacred Islamic month of Ramadan.
Ramadan 2008 audio and video selections: http://www.zaytuna.org/ramadansection2008.asp
Ramadan Advice from Shaykh Hamza Yusuf: http://www.hahmed.com/blog/2008/09/02/ramadan-advice-from-shaykh-hamza-yusuf/
Ramadan Applications for Nokia users: http://mea.nokia.com/english/ramadan
Ramadan article with Imam Zaid Shakir: http://www.newislamicdirections.com/nid/articles/ramadan_is_approaching/
Ramadan activities for your young children: http://www.ramadanchallenge.com/2008/08/days-of-joy.html
Ramadan gifts for your friends, family and neighbors (especially those of other faiths): http://www.ramadanchallenge.com/2008/08/new-peace-cooki.html
Free Ramadan course with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani: Fasting Explained: Virtues & Fiqh of Fasting
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