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The Eternal Challenge: What is the Quran?

The Eternal Challenge: What is the Quran?

The Quran is the eternal divine message for the guidance of humankind. It is the miraculous speech of Allah, Most High. Muslim scholars have given much attention to the definition of the Quran to distinguish it from other forms of speech and revelation. Need to know more? Join Sheikh Sohaib Saeed as he explains the …

7 Ways to Enrich Your Life with the Qur'an

7 Ways to Enrich Your Life with the Quran

It was during my teens that I picked up a translation of the Qur’an in my quest to find my true identity. I wanted to know why I was born, what Allah required of me in the form of duties and responsibilities and how I ought to spend my life in order to win His Pleasure.

Since then, many years on, my heart brims with gratitude at how this Glorious Book has filled up my life with the most beautiful and vibrant colors in order to make it resonate with spiritual fulfillment.

Transmission of the Quran Written Text

Transmission of the Quran Written Text

The general meaning of jam` al-Quran is to ‘bring together the Quran.’ This was done and has to be understood in two ways: Bringing together the Quran orally, or in one’s mind (hifz). Bringing together the Quran in written form, or on sheets, or in a book. Therefore, Jam` al-Quran in the classical literature has …

Virgins for Men in Paradise, What about Women? (Video)

Unable to Recite Qur'an Well? It's Not That Bad

He kept trying to recite the Qur’an but he could not read that well. This young man had a sensitive personality; one time he was listening to the radio where small children were reciting the Qur’an; a young boy recited so beautifully that the teacher commented, ‘Subahan Allah, you have a really pure soul …

Why Do You Read the Qur'an? Learn How to Establish a Fruitful Relationship with It

Why Do You Read the Qur'an?

To attain a faithful relation with the Qur’an, you need to read it with no purpose other than to receive guidance from your Lord, to come nearer to Him, and to seek His good pleasure. What you get from the Qur’an depends on what you come to it for. Your niyyah (intention and purpose) is …

Are There Repetitions in the Qur’an?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All thanks and praise are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner! Thanks for your good question that reflects great keenness on understanding the teachings of Islam and having a comprehensive answer to the claims of its opponents. Most of …

Two Ways of Collective Quran Study (Part 2)

Two Ways of Collective Quran Study (Part 2)

Part 1 The following guidelines should help in making the collective Quran study effective. Study Circle Participants One: The number of participants should be 3-10; with no great divergence in the levels of their knowledge and intelligence. Anything less will make it a dialogue, anything more may hinder the active participation of everyone. …

Quran can enrich your life in many ways

7 Ways to Enrich Your Life with the Quran

Can the Qur’an be incorporated in daily life? Can it change man’s behavior and attitude? Yes, indeed, it can enlighten the heart, mind and soul. It was during my teens that I picked up a translation of the Qur’an in my quest to find my true identity. I wanted to know why I was born, …



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