Muslim Professionals Forum | A plea to Tengku Adnan on Ramadan month
Love, compassion, empathy and care are just a few of the noble traits nurtured during the blessed month of Ramadan. The feeding of the less fortunate, namely the poor, orphans, the homeless and destitute are among some of the most praiseworthy deeds advocated by the Prophet during this month.
In an authentic tradition narrated by At-Tirmidhi, the Prophet (peace be upon him) said:
"Save yourself from hellfire by giving even half a date-fruit in charity." (Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 2, Hadith 498).
Charity is enjoined upon every decent human being, and Muslims are duty bound to extend a helping hand where it is needed. God allows that there should be among us in need of charity so that those who are able can give and increase their worth in the sight of God.
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