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  1. Assalamualaikum. Simply love this article. Not only is it motivating but also gives a lot of practical tips to make the best use of these days. JazakAllah khairan katheran!

  2. Salam alaikum, thank you a lot for the beneficial compilation of information regarding the blessed days. I just have a question regarding the Quran-Vers you bring up in the introduction: did the Quran commentators relate these “ten nights” to Dhul Hijjah? How can we know it’s not the ten (last) nights of Ramadan?

    Wassalam
    Sabina

    • Wa Alaikum Asalaam. There is a difference of opinion as many notable Qur’an commentators go for either opinion that it refers to either the last ten nights of Ramadan or the first ten of Dhul Hijjah. It could even refer to both. Both of these opinions are valid showing that both the last ten of Ramadan and the first 10 of Dhul Hijjah are very special indeed. Therefore we should worship Allah abundantly on both these auspicious occasions.

    • Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullah

      The last 10 nights of Ramadan are the best 10 NIGHTS of the year.

      The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are the 10 best DAYS of the year.

      And Allah [swt] knows best.

  3. Salamunalaikum,this is very good. It is a well researched writeup though lengthy.JazakumuLLAHU bi khairat

  4. JazakAllah kheir brother for this great inspirational post.
    Three days are gone but alhamdulillah I have seven days to make life changes and connect to my Lord. This article came the right time and I will start tonight inshaAllah planning and following the new life I want to experience. Please remember me in your duas.
    I hope to successfully celebrate my accomplishments during this Eid inshaAllah!

    • Asalaamu Alaikum, That is a very good attitude to have my Brother Said. What better time to make life changes than the “best of days”. Please also remember me in your Dua’s

  5. Jazakallahu khair brother for this amazing, practical and motivational tips. As always, Productive Muslim has hit the nail on the head with write-ups on increasing productivity in the daily lives of muslims from all works of life. May Allah reward you all abundantly & may our efforts be pleasing to Him, ameen.

  6. Alhamdulillah for the outstanding tip in this holy month and keep up the good work that you are doing for the muslim ummah….JZK ALLAH KHAIR

  7. Jazak Allah for such an amazing article! Very helpful and motivating…
    Your Team is doing a great job! Keep up the Good and Productive Work!

  8. Jazakallah. Every year i celebrate Eid al Adha without much thought , another festival for family and friends to get together. After reading your article i cannot help the tears that flows freely for i understand the sacrifice of of our prophet Ibrahim and the true meaning of Eid al Adha. Jazalallah!

  9. SubhanAllah Walhamdulillah. I am so fortunate to chance upon this site on the last day of Aug 2014, on time for Dhul Hijjah this year, 26 Sep to 24 Oct JazakAllah khair to you. Al Fatiha for all.

  10. Assalamualaikum. Productive article indeed. However the time of sacrifice mentioned in the article as 10.11and 12th only is not correct. The days of sacrifice are four.the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th oof zul hijja.It can be verified from the site Islam question and answer .answer number 36651.JazakAllahukhairan. BarakAllahufeekum.

  11. Tomorrow (Thursday 25th Sept) the first of the 10 Best days of the year begins.

    The Prophet (Sallahu Alaihi Wassalam) has said regarding these Blessed days:

    “There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these 10 days…(Al-Bukhari)

    These 10 days & nights possess tremendous blessings and excellence so we should plan to spend them in intense worship.

    It is recommended to fast the first 9 days particularly the day of Arafat – 9th Dhul Hijjah which is on Friday the 3rd of October.

    During these days and nights It is Sunnah to recite takbeer – Allahu Akbar. Tahmeed – Alhamdulillah and tasbeeh – SubhanAllah.

    Any questions then please do not hesitate to ask.

  12. Jazakallahu khayr, May Almighty Allaah grant us the wisdom to maximise the benefit of this ten days of Dhul hijja. I’ll use this opportunity to inform our brothers nd sister to be prayerful please especially regarding the current situation in middle east, Africa nd other muslim living countries. we should please fear Allaah nd repent, each nd everyone one of us will face Allaah on the day of judgement answering queries regarding ourselves. Bissalam

  13. Salam brother 9th zul hijja should be taken from Saudi Arab or India point of view as one day difference is there from India & Saudi arab. This year 10th zul hija in India is falling on 6th oct 2014 Monday then 9th is Sunday how come it is Friday. Kindly clarify

    • Wa Alaikum Asalaam, It is best to follow your trusted local Masjid regarding the dates of any Islamic event in the Islamic year

      And Allah knows best in all matters

  14. Does it make a big difference to read the Quran in other language but Arabic?
    Do we have the same rewards? This question is for anyone out there who do not understand Arabic.

    • @Joel – I appreciate your trust in us to ​​answer your question. However, it would be best for you to consult a scholar and get a detailed answer as we don’t have the expertise to advise on such matters.

      ​In case you may not know of one, you may ​alternatively ​consult ​authentic Q&A websites​ such as​:

      http://MuftiSays.com ​​
      http://IslamQA.info
      http://AskImam​​.org

      ​I truly hope this helps. Our sincerest apologies for being unable to assist you further.

  15. Thanks to Farrukh Paasha for opening our eyes, this beautiful post woke me up!
    Thanks to the ProductiveMuslim Custumer Support too. Your answer did help a lot.
    You guys are doing a great job.
    May Allah reward you all, Ameen.

  16. Such a nice and productive article Farrukh Paasha. May Allah reward you for your efforts, Ameen. Jazak Allah Khairun.

  17. The blessed day of Arafat is the best day of 365 days of the year. Better than any day of Ramadan.

    On top of that it has even more special significance as it has fallen on the best day of the week – Jummah.

    Subhanallah we are so lucky to be alive on this day so we can make the best of it.

    So let us not waste a single second of this day. Nothing is worth wasting this amazing opportunity to gain unimaginable incomprehensible rewards!

    For those of us who waste this day then there is no doubt that once we see the immense rewards we have missed out on then we will be in utter regret forever!

  18. jazakAllah kheiran..mashaAllah i lov the post its very nice .have come to know what i dint know about my religion#islam…may Allah reward you and inshaAllah make us meet in jannah

  19. I am very impressed with your comments islamically in relation to this temporary world. May Allah shower his mercies and blessings on all of us.May Allah grant us the best in this life and the best in the hereafter. Amin

  20. I am a muslima from Philippines particularly in mindanao. I really liked the article you made. I am looking forward on your articles to come because I learn so much about it much in Islam.

  21. Despite the years of this article still relevant and soul inspiring more grace to your effort brother Paacha jazakumllahu khairan

  22. Asalamualaikum

    JazakAllah Khair for such a beautiful article. The tips are particularly very helpful. May Allah bless you for your efforts.

  23. A Great Artcle. May ALLAAH arRahman arRaheem Shower More Health, More Courage, More Wisdom,and More Patience upon You. WasSalaam.
    Haji Abdul Kareem Nandasena. Sri Lanka.

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