The Meaning of Astaghfirullah
The phrase Astaghfirullah (Arabic: أسْتَغْفِرُ ٱللَّٰهَ) is familiar to the ears and hearts of Muslims across the world. This phrase is the most common and basic form of repentance.
Understanding the Islamic Lunar Calendar
It is He who made the sun a shining light and the moon a derived light and determined for it phases – that you may know the number of years and account [of time]. Allah has not created this except in truth. He details the signs for a people who know. [Surah Yunus 10:5]
7 Tips for Memorizing Quran
Memorizing Quran is encouraged and rewarded in Islam. Here’s a few techniques that will help you in your journey to memorize the Quran.
8 Tips for a Successful Ramadan
By Samuel Gonzalez Ramadan is a time of great joy for many Muslims throughout the world - for in this month, the Noble Qur’an was revealed to mankind. The function of Ramadan is multiple: 1. To draw our attention away from this world and towards mindfulness of Allah...
Best Quran Tafsir (Commentary) in English
Commentaries on the Quran serve as valuable resources for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, providing insights into the meaning and significance of the Quranic text and its enduring relevance in our lives today.
8 Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan
By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi 1. Taqwa Fasting is a way to achieve taqwa (God-consciousness). It helps develop self-control and mindfulness of our actions and words, as we abstain from physical pleasures and distractions during the day. This increased mindfulness and...
7 Goals for Ramadan
By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi 1. Plan and establish a regular routine of prayer and devotion. This might involve setting aside specific times each day for prayer, reading The Qur’ān, dhikr and other community-based activities. Khutbah: Building Good Habits in Islam 2....
What is Salah? | Meaning, Purpose, Significance
The word “salah” (صلاة) in Arabic is derived from the root word “salat” (صلت), which means to “connect”, “link” or “communicate.”
What is the best English Quran translation?
A recent translation made by Dr. Mustafa Khattab (The Clear Quran, 2016) is considered to be the best English translation of the Quran by many scholars.
The Meaning of Salah in Arabic
The Arabic word salah appears in the Qur’an 82 times, oftentimes linking itself with other words having to do with worship such as dhikr (remembrance of Allah).