background image
mankind, clear proofs for the guidance,
the Criterion; so whoever amongst you
witnesses this month, let him fast
(Quran 2:185)
The angel Jibreel would meet with the
prophet (sa) during this month to teach
and review the Quran with him. Ibn
Abbas (ra) reported:
The Messenger of Allah (sa) was the
most generous of the men; and he was
the most generous during the month of
Ramadan when Jibreel visited him
every night and recited the Qur'an to
him. During this period, the generosity
of Messenger of Allah (PBUH) waxed
faster than the rain bearing wind. (Al-
Bukhari and Muslim)

The angel Jibreel would rehearse the
Quran with the Messenger once every
year during the month of Ramadan. In
the last year of his life he rehearsed it
with the Prophet (sa) twice during the
month of Ramadan. And so it is be-
cause of this that we Muslims should