Hopefully this illustration will be the right tazkirah at the right time for the coming Ramadhan. People always forget this during Iftar (breaking the fast) :)

“No human ever filled a vessel worse than the stomach. Sufficient for any son of Adam are some morsels to keep his back straight.

But if it must be, then one third for his food, one third for his drink and one third for his breath.”

{R. Tirmidzi : 2380}

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It is the end of semester and students are in the mood of examinations.
It is a good time to make muhasabah to make sure you are really close to Allah, because only Allah can reward you with good grades based on your efforts. A dua or prayer is part of that efforts, and don’t forget put your tawakkal for Allah after all these efforts.

While the du’a is not exclusive for examinations, it is a sahih hadith reminding us that Allah reward us easiness with hardship (in efforts).

Reported by Anas bin Malik r.a:

(( اللهم لا سهل إلا ما جعلت سهلا , وأنت تجعل الحزن إذا شئت سهلا )) .

“Oh Allah, there is no ease except in that which You have made easy, and You make the difficulty, if You wish, easy.”
Allahumma la sahla illa ma j’altahu sahla, wa Anta taj’al ulhazn idha Shi’ta sahla.
This is said for one whose affairs have become difficult.
al-Albani (As-silsilah Sahihah no 2886) Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (al-Futuhaat ar-Rabbaniyyah 4/25) Ibn Hibban in ‘Mawrid’ number 2427 and Ibn As-Sunni number 351 (these dua’s are declared as Sahih, by Abdul Qadir Al-Arna’ut, And Allah knows best.

فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا • إِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا

94:5-6 as-Syarh (The Relief)
“For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease. Indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.”

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Doa Ramadhan - Ramadan Prayer

It is the first day of Ramadhan!
Lets recite this du’a, may Allah make this Ramadhan better than our previous :)

اللهُمَّ سَلِّمنِي لِرَمَضَانَ وَسَلِّم رَمَضَانَ لِي وَسَلِّمهُ لِي مُتَقَبَّلاً

“Oh Allah! Safeguard me for the Month of Ramadhan (by making me see the Month of Ramadhan healthy and fit so that I can take maximum benefit from it), and safeguard the Month of Ramadhan for me (by making tha conditions in it such that I can take maximum benefit from it) and accept it from me.”

(Kanz-ul-Ummal, Vol. 8, Pg. 548, Hadith 24277)

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