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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.

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 …

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)?

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 …

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, …



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