Ramadan is a special time of the year for Muslims as it is a month of fasting, reflection and spiritual growth. Preparing for Ramadan can sometimes feel like a challenge, but with the right preparation and planning, you can make the most of this special time.
In this blog, we'll discuss some ways to prepare for Ramadan so you can make the most of this blessed month:
Wake up for suhoor/sehri and praying Fajr- Suhoor is the pre-dawn meal, it is one of the sunnahs that we follow. Ramadan preparations. You'll be able to make the most of the quiet and tranquil hours before the start of the day if you get up early, pray and you'll be well-prepared for the day ahead. This is a great time to nourish your body and soul for Ramadan.
Ensure your prayers are made on time- Throughout Ramadan, it is critical to ensure that your prayers are completed on time even more so. This will help you stay on track and focused on your spiritual goals throughout the month. Ensure you take your prayer abaya with you to work; visiting friends and family or even when you are out for the day. Always carry your Modest Clothing with you at all times. With our Ramadan Tracker, you are also able to track your prayers, fasts and daily duaa during this holy month.
Use a planner to keep track of your prayers- Keeping track of your prayers during Ramadan can be difficult, especially if you are busy with work and other obligations. Consider using a prayer planner to keep track of your daily prayers and ensure that you don't miss any essential prayer periods.
Set up a nice prayer area- Creating a special prayer area in your home will help you get into the spirit of Ramadan and make your prayers more meaningful as you are more focused. Try buying a new prayer mat and furnishing your prayer area with soft lighting and comfy seats.
Buy yourself a new prayer abaya- Wearing a new prayer abaya during Ramadan is a symbol of your dedication to the month and your commitment to your faith. It can serve as a reminder of the significance of the month and help you stay focused on your spiritual goals. So, make sure you have a comfortable prayer abaya so you can pray and reflect without being distracted by your clothing. This way you are more likely to spend more time obeying Allah.
Rejoice at the approach of the blessed month- Ramadan preparations should be a joyful and exciting time. Take some time to reconnect with Allah on the significance of the month and mentally and spiritually prepare yourself for the road ahead.Prepare some books for reading- Ramadan is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Islam and get firm on your beliefs. Prepare some books to read over the month, or donate some to your local mosque to be read to the community during Ramadan.