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.”
Suffering in Light of the Turkey-Syria Earthquake
We ask “why did Allah do this?” But the people suffering say, “Let me worship my Lord. Let me spend my last minutes on earth praising and thanking Allah.”
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).
All Quran Verses about Love
The Quran speaks about love in several different contexts. Allah is Al-Wadud, The Most Loving (الودود), and the love of Allah should be the foundation of all other forms of love.
What the Quran Says About Love
Allah SWT has given us plenty of guidance and reflection ideas in the Quran with regard to the topic of love, both human and Divine.