Ramadan 2018- 5 Holy Books You Must Read During Ramadan
By: Pinki Mon, 28 May 2018 2:58 PM
For curious people, books help you to travel back in time, explore the history and culture of a place or a people and all.
It's Ramadan, the Holy month of fasting for Muslims and if you're looking to becoming a better Muslim in this month of Ramadan and beyond, here's a list of books you should lay your hands on.
* The Quran
Islam, of course, takes its dictates from the Quran, so you can not call yourself a Muslim if you ignore the Quran. Your success as a Muslim is commensurate with how well you know and apply the teachings of the Quran.
* A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam by I.A Ibrahim
A short but concise book written in simple English with clear illustrations on general information about Islam & Islamic beliefs.It provides reminders of the various signs and miracles mentioned in the Qur’an & a call to the truth of Islam & Prophethood of Muhammad (saw). This book makes a perfect gift for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
* Matters related to fasting -by Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid
This book is a good summary of the rulings, etiquettes, and Sunnah of fasting. One of the greatest acts of worship is fasting, which Allah has made obligatory to his slaves. As the status of this act of worship is so high, it is essential to learn the Ahkam (rulings) that have to do with the month of fasting, so that the Muslim will know what is obligatory, in order to do it, what is haram, in order to avoid it, and what is permissible, so that he does not need to subject himself to hardship by depriving himself of it.
* Life is an open secret: Ramadan special by Zabrina A. Bakar
This book carries 25 motivational and inspirational stories specifically tailored for the month of Ramadan when Muslims worldwide are required to observe the act of fasting from dawn until sunset for a period of one month. This special month brings along with it many benefits and blessings that are sometimes forgotten. Thus, the stories in this book serve as a reminder as to what Ramadan is truly about. All stories are written in a simple, chatty, humorous and witty way that promises to touch your heart, tease your mind, soothe your soul and make you reflect along the way.
* Western Civilization through Muslim Eyes by Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari
An analysis of the Western world as seen from the point of view of a Muslim scholar. The Author in the book highlights and answers some of the vital questions like: What is the position of Islam today, what is its task and what role should it and could it be playing in helping mankind out of the morass into which the divisive materialism of East and West threaten to plunge us one and all?