The Meaning of Noor

The Meaning of Noor

By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi ﷽ یَـٰۤأَیُّهَا ٱلنَّاسُ قَدۡ جَاۤءَكُم بُرۡهَـٰنࣱ مِّن رَّبِّكُمۡ وَأَنزَلۡنَاۤ إِلَیۡكُمۡ نُورࣰا مُّبِینࣰا O mankind, there has come to you a conclusive proof from your Lord, and We have sent down to you a clear light. [An-Nisa’,...
Surahs for Sadness, Stress, and Anxiety

Surahs for Sadness, Stress, and Anxiety

By Zarmeen Ghoor 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....
Understanding the Islamic Lunar Calendar

Understanding the Islamic Lunar Calendar

By Umarrah Javed Al-Hadi ﷽  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...
7 Tips for Memorizing Quran

7 Tips for Memorizing Quran

By Samuel Gonzalez Unlike many faiths, Islam encourages the active study of its own liturgical language. In fact, in order to perform salah (prayer), it is necessary to memorize a few portions of the Noble Qur’an. Additionally, there are many spiritual, emotional, and...
What is Salah? | Meaning, Purpose, Significance

What is Salah? | Meaning, Purpose, Significance

By Umarrah Javed al-Hadi ﷽  Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said:  “The first matter that the slave of Allah will be brought to account for on the Day of Judgment is prayer. If it is sound, then the rest of his deeds will be...