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Can I Write Notes in the Quran?

Can I Write Notes in the Quran?

Is it OK to write notes in the Quran? When studying the Quran, whether it would be for tajwid or the meanings, writing small notes becomes very useful. However, is it disrespectful to write in the Quran? Should the Quran not be written in? Shaykh Mohammed Mana explains. More on Learning Quran: …

Got Questions About Zakah? Check This 70+ Fatwa Folder

Got Questions About Zakah? Check This 70+ Fatwa Folder

Zakah is the 3rd pillar of Islam. It is one of the Islamic effective tools to create a just economic system that properly cares for the underprivileged. “There are more than 80 verses in the Quran that mention it. It is mentioned that those who pay Zakah are rewarded by God and those who do not …

Why Muhammad Didn't Die for Muslims' Sins

5 Reasons Why Muhammad Didn't Die for Muslims' Sins

Why did not Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) die for the sins of Muslims? Is not he the mercy to all? Indeed, Prophet Muhammad is a mercy for all peoples; yet he did not die for anybody’s sin. The simple reason is that Islam does not recognize the concept of the original …

What Is Shariah?

What Is Shariah?

The Shariah includes both faith and practice. It embraces worship, individual attitude and conduct. It also includes social norms and laws, whether political, economic, familial, criminal, or civil. What is Shariah? In its fullest sense, the Shariah is virtually synonymous, and can be used interchangeably, with the word deen, which can only inadequately be translated as “religion.” …

Forced to Marry Someone You Don't Like? Here is What to Do

Forced to Marry Someone I Don't Like... What to Do?

Are you being forced to marry someone you don’t like? Unfortunately, some families don’t care about their children marriage preferences. But, Islam does not accept forced marriage. If either of the persons involved is unhappy with the set up, they hold the right of rejecting the proposal. Nonetheless, forced marriages continue happening all over the world. So, …

Kids & Ramadan: Parents Asked, Counselors Answered

With the holy month of Ramadan knocking the door, we would like to highlight some useful tips and answers by our counselors which fulfill several inquiries by Muslim parents about their kids and the holy month. Check more parenting answers and submit your own question at Ask About Parenting   What Is Ramadan All About, Mom?  It is …

Couldn't Understand a Verse from the Quran... Can I Just Reject It?

Couldn't Understand a Verse from the Quran... Can I Just Reject It?

What should I do if I couldn’t understand a verse from the Quran? Reading the meaning of the Quran is important and something every Muslim must do. Understanding the Quran’s meaning is vital. What happens if one comes across a verse that they do not understand? Is it okay to reject it? Join Dr. Yasir …

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 …

Unable to Recite Quran Well? It's Not That Bad

Unable to Recite Quran Well? It's Not That Bad

He kept trying to recite the Quran 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 Quran; a young boy recited so beautifully that the teacher commented, ‘Subahan Allah, you have a really pure soul and that is why Allah gives you the ability to recite the Quran so easily.’

Ask the Scholar: Top 20 Fatwas in 2016

Ask the Scholar: Top 20 Fatwas in 2016

Which questions did interest our readers most during 2016? As we are starting a new year, we prepared a list of our most viewed fatwas in the Ask the Scholar service during 2016. Check our most popular answers below and feel free to submit your questions to Ask the Scholar or to our other counseling …



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