Abu Dhabi: Mufti of al-Quds al-Sheikh Mohammed Ahmed Hussein has delivered a sermon on the Virtues of Ramadan as part of the Seventh Ramadan Festival co-organized by the Sultan bin Zayed’s Culture and Media Centre and Emirates Heritage Club.
The event was held at Abu Dhabi Theatre at Water Breaker under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative, Chairman of the Sultan bin Zayed Culture and Media Centre and Chairman Emirates Heritage Club.
al-Sheikh Hussein greeted President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Their Highnesses Members of Supreme Council and Ruler of Emirates on advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. He also thanked Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed for his continuous efforts to spread the heritage and culture.
He commenced the lecture by referring to a range of virtues, of which the first was the Holy Quran that was revealed by Almighty Allah to Prophet Muhammad bin Abdullah (PUBH) through the archangel Gabriel (peace be upon him) during the month of Ramadan.
The Mufti of al-Quds urged Muslims to worship Allah during the month of Ramadan, indicating that Allah double rewards of good deeds during Ramadan. “Fasting is an obligation and a secret between a slave and his Lord. It is a divine wisdom that He singled out the fasting for Himself, and honor the fasting slaves with large reward.”