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Lessons from the Mother of the Quran

Lessons from the Mother of the Quran

We seek help from God to direct us to that path, to be like the Prophets and their true followers who earned God’s support and preference. And we seek help to be steered away from all other paths, to not delude ourselves.

Does Mispronouncing Al-Fatihah Invalidate Prayer?

Does Mispronouncing Al-Fatihah Invalidate Prayer?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If a person mispronounces Al-Fatihah in a way that does not distort the meaning, his prayer is valid, whether he is leading others in prayer …

What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

The beautiful magnificent divine name of Allah is mentioned over 3,500 times in the Qur’an. No other Name occurs in the Qur’an that many times to address our Lord In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah Sheikh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses: – Why did Allah choose it as His primary name? – What is the meaning …

Quran Reflections # 1… Relate Al-Fatihah to Your Life

Relate Al-Fatihah to Your Life

Surat Al-Fatihah has a lot of nick names, such as the Mother of the Book, and the seven oft-recited [verses], as Allah mentions in Surah Al-Hijr: {We have given you the seven oft-recited verses and the whole glorious Qur’an} (Al-Hijr 15:87) Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said about this noble Surah: “I …

Must We Read Al-Fatihah at Engagement Ceremony? (Fatwa)

Must We Read Al-Fatihah at Engagement Ceremony?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Reading Al-Fatihah at the time of the engagement is not considered something bad or discouraged in religion. 2- Thus, …

The Lord’s Prayer Leads to Islam

If we take a look at the chapter of the Quran (Surah al-Fatihah) said in the Islamic prayer and the Lord’s Pray in Christianity, we find striking similarities. These similarities lead us back to the original message with which God sent Abraham, Jesus, and Muhammad (and all the true prophets, peace be upon them all).

Who Divided Up Qur'an into Surahs and Verses

Who Divided Up Qur'an into Surahs and Verses?

In this episode, Dr. Qadhi discusses the following questions: Where did the names of Surahs come from? Who did divide up the Qur’an into Surahs and ayahs?
What is the meaning of A`udubillahi Min Ash-Shaitaan Ar-Rajeem (the Isti`adhah)?

The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction (Series)

The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatihah (Series)

Surat Al-Fatiha with is the opening of the Qur’an; it is the introduction to the Book of Allah, summarizing the meanings and teachings that follow in the rest chapters of the Qur’an. The most powerful names of Allah are included in this one surah. It is so significant that we are commanded to recite it …



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