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Ramadhan: Beyond chasing rewards

  • Wahyuddin Halim
    Wahyuddin Halim

    Senior lecturer at the School of Islamic Theology and Philosophy, Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN) of Makassar

Makassar | Fri, June 16, 2017 | 12:44 pm
Ramadhan: Beyond chasing rewards The Prophet Muhammad always encouraged Muslims to perform ittikaf during Ramadhan, especially on the last ten days. Ittikaf is to dwell exclusively in a mosque to get closer to God. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM The Prophet Muhammad always encouraged Muslims to perform ittikaf during Ramadhan, especially on the last ten days. Ittikaf is to dwell exclusively in a mosque to get closer to God. 

The prophet also ordered Muslims to fill the nights of Ramadhan with tahajud (night prayer) and tafakkur (contemplation). 

That is why Ramadhan is, in essenc...

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