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What Book is Best for a New Muslim to Study?

One of the good book for a new Muslim to begin with learning of Aqeedah and Fiqh is titled: "What must be known about Islam", by Shaykh Muhammad bin Ali al-Arfaj. It is a good book, very suitable for the new Muslim who has recently embraced Islam. A new Muslim is like a child. He/She needs to be taught bit by bit, and is in need of studying the religion gradually in levels. And this book has gathered that which the new Muslim requires in regards to Aqeedah and Fiqh. You can Buy or find this book on the Internet. You can Download from here too. Hope will be beneficial. Read more ...

Picture Perfect : Using Time Wisely!

MashaAllah! Isn’t it a nice view? They really use their time wisely… reading Al-Quran whenever / wherever they find time.

MashaAllah! Isn’t it a nice view? They really use their time wisely… reading Al-Quran whenever / wherever they find time.

Listen to this Quran…

“A Quran falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t.” - Anonymous Everyone has certain ayaat that really shake them and bring everything into perspective. For me, it’s ayah 30 of Surah al Furqan. Gets me every single time. Then the Messenger will say: “O my Lord! Truly my people took this Quran for just foolish nonsense.” Tafsir ibn Kathir: “And those who disbelieve say: “Listen not to this Quran, and make noise in the midst of it.” (Quran, 41:26). When the Prophet (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would recite Quran to them, they would talk nonsense or speak about something else, so that they would not hear it. Read more ...

Ramadan : Read in the name of your Lord Who created you

Photo Courtesy : Hussain Jasim Mahroos

Photo Courtesy : Hussain Jasim Mahroos

“And recite (and teach) what has been revealed to thee of the Book of thy Lord: none can change His Words, and none wilt thou find as a refuge other than Him.” [Surah Al Kahf, 18:27]

Picture Perfect : ‘Iqra

“'Iqra”... Read!! “It is He Who sends down manifest Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc) to His slave (Muhammad Sall Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that He may bring you out from darkness into light. And verily, Allah is to you full of kindness, Most Merciful.” [The Holy Quran, Surah Al Hadid 57:9] Quran leads people out of darkness into light. Darkness is all around us. So, What are you waiting for? Open It and 'Iqra, Read! Read more ...

In Love with the Word

In Love with the Word It never ceases to intrigue us when we actually meet a hafiz. Someone who has committed the entire Quran to memory, word for word. "But We have indeed made the Qur'an easy to understand and remember: then is there any that will receive admonition?" (Surah Al Qamar 54:22) One of the miracles of the Quran, is the ease with which it is memorised by young and old. In the month of Ramadan, the Jibreel (AS) would visit the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) every night to rehearse the Quran with him. During the last Ramadan the whole Quran was rehearsed twice. The oral tradition has always been the primary Read more ...

Why We Read The Quran Even If We Don’t Understand It

Why Do We Read the Quran Even though We Don’t Understand A Single Arabic Word? An old American Muslim lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading his Quran. His grandson wanted to be just like him and tried to imitate him in every way he could. One day the grandson asked, “Grandpa! I try to read the Quran just like you but I don’t understand it, and what I do understand I forget as soon as I close the book. What good does reading the Quran do?” The Grandfather quietly turned from putting coal in the stove and replied, “Take this coal basket Read more ...