Entering the last 10 nights of Ramadan

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"They used to sleep but little of the night, And in the hours before dawn they would ask forgiveness " [Noble Quran 51:17-18]

The Prophet (Peace be upon him) used to strive hard (in worship) during the last ten days of Ramadan in a way that he did not strive at any other times. [Muslim, 1175, from ‘A'ishah]

"Is one who is devoutly obedient during periods of the night, prostrating and standing [in prayer], fearing the Hereafter and hoping for the mercy of his Lord, [like one who does not]? Say, "Are those who know equal to those who do not know?" Only they will remember [who are] people of understanding." [Noble Quran 39:9]

"It is upon you to perform night prayer, because it was the practice of the righteous people before you. It is a means of obtaining closeness to Allah the Exalted, it erases sins, it prevents wrongdoings, and it drives away sicknesses from the body." [Narrated by Ahmad, Al-Tirmidhi, and graded sahih by Al-Albani]

Finally Zakat-Al-Fitr, is compulsory on all Muslims who have the means to do so.

Ibn Abbas reported, "The Prophet (Peace be upon him) made Zakah al-Fitr compulsory so that those who fasted may be purified of their idle deeds and shameful talk (committed during Ramadan) and so that the poor may be fed. Whoever gives it before Salah will have it accepted as Zakah, while he who gives it after the Salah has given Sadaqah." Collected by Abu Dawood

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