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The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatiha

The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatiha

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 …

After Reading Al-Fatihah, I Was Intrigued To Read More!

Brother Mohammad was raised a Catholic but had no one to answer his questions. He started to work in an office with Muslims, he asked them questions and they answered. They gave him a copy of the Quran and after reading Al-Fatihah, he was intrigued to read more!

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 …

Quran Reflections #2: Al-Fatihah & Allah's Beautiful Names

Quran Reflections... Al-Fatihah & Allah's Beautiful Names

Surat Al-Fatihah is the opening chapter of the Qur’an; it is a prescribed reading in every day Salah, and as such, it occupies a pride of place in the daily liturgies of every Muslim. The crucial nature of Al-Fatihah is because it is the essence of the Qur’an. The seven verses that make up this …

Who Divided Up Quran into Surahs and Verses

Who Divided Up Quran 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)?

Al-Fatihah - The Cure

When the chief of a tribe was bitten by a snake, they asked the Companions if they had a cure. One Companion went to him and started to read Surah Al-Fatihah and spat into something and rubbed it into the wound until the chief started to feel better.

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