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.
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.