There are times in life when no earthly comfort can lift the weight of a heavy burden or heal the ache of a sad heart. In times like these, seeking solace in God’s divine words can provide some of the comfort and healing that is so desperately needed.
The Arabic of the Qur’an is simultaneously elegant yet simple, eloquent and easy-to-digest – its verses are full of rhymes, elliptical repetitions, and short phrases which make its memorization easy, even for non-Arabic speakers.
The Noble Qur’an opens up its first surah, al-Fatiha, with Bismillah, ar-Rahman ar-Raheem — In the Name of Allah, the Merciful Benefactor, Beneficent Redeemer.
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.
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]
Memorizing Quran is encouraged and rewarded in Islam. Here’s a few techniques that will help you in your journey to memorize the Quran.
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...
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.
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...
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....