In Islamic and Qur’ānic context, the word ‘Noor’ (Arabic: نور) takes on profound spiritual and symbolic significance. It is frequently mentioned in the Qur’ān to describe the divine light of Allāh, often symbolizing knowledge, guidance, and illumination.
The Qur’ān invites us to understand the importance of fostering a strong and cohesive community, recognizing it as a source of strength, guidance, and spiritual growth.
The Qur’an serves as a spiritual guide, source of law, cultural inspiration, and moral compass. The absence of the Qur’an would undoubtedly have profound implications for not only Muslims but all humans and their way of life.
In the historical context of early Islam, the Ansar were the local inhabitants of Madinah who pledged their support to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and welcomed the early Muslim community, the Muhajirun (emigrants), when they migrated from Makkah to Madinah to escape persecution.
The Arabic word, الآخرة – Al-Akhirah, is an Islamic term referring to the life after death (hereafter or afterlife).
Prostration (sajdah) is an essential aspect of Islamic prayer and a symbol of submission, humility, and devotion to Allah.
“O Allah, bless their engagement and let it be a source of great happiness, peace, love, and unity for both of them. Guide them and grant them wisdom, patience, understanding, and mutual respect. Make their relationship a means of bringing them closer to You. O Allah, as you have brought them together in this world, unite them in Jannah.”
Dunya (this worldly life) is limited and measurably short. The Quran reminds us to prepare for the eternal life in the hereafter and refers to the Dunya as a test.
The Islamic concept of faith is known as “iman” in Arabic. It is one of the five pillars of Islam, and it refers to a deep, unshakable belief in the oneness of Allāh, the prophethood of Muhammad ﷺ and the divine origin and authority of the Qur’ān.
Read some of the most beautiful verses in the Quran, verses that encapsulate the essence of divine beauty – offering solace, guidance, and profound insights into the human condition.