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Quran English

Can I Read The Quran in English?

Short Answer: Translations are fine, but they can only ever give an approximation of what the original author intended. You are free to read translations of the meaning of the Quran, remembering that the words of Allah were revealed in Arabic. You should not feel downcast or guilty that you don’t know Arabic. Try as best …

Interpreting the Quran Through the Quran Itself

Interpreting the Quran Through the Quran Itself

{Allah has sent down the best statement: a consistent Book wherein is reiteration. The skins shiver therefrom of those who fear their Lord; then their skins and their hearts relax at the remembrance of Allah…} (Az-Zumar 39:23) The Quran is a book of light and remembrance, and it was revealed for us to ponder upon …

Interpretation

Why Is There Room for Interpretation in Islam?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally, from Let The Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah Ally: OK Brother Shabir, here’s a very interesting question. It says, why is there so much room for interpretation in Islam. If Islam is the absolute truth, should …

Do We Need The Hadith and The Prophet?

Asalamu Alaikum  Mirza,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Your demand for the meaning of the Quranic verses without reference to hadith is a bit steep. This is because the Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him-PBUH) and it was he who taught the correct interpretation to us. Therefore, the …

The Eternal Challenge: Allah's Word (Part 3)

The Eternal Challenge: Allah's Word (Part 3)

The Gracious Quran contains that voice that is not of Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) but of his Lord and Master. This voice is obvious and conspicuous throughout the Qur’t an, which proves it divine source. For examples of that voice, join Sheikh Sohaib Saeed in this part of the series.

How to Properly Interpret Quran about Hijab and Marriage

How to Properly Interpret Quran about Hijab and Marriage?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. May Allah reward you for seeking Islamic knowledge and attempting to clear your misconceptions about Islam. The Quran came for all times, all cultures, and all levels of intellect, so different interpretations allow different options for different people at different times.  …

So Many Interpretations of Quran and Hadith: Why

So Many Interpretations of Quran and Hadith: Why?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Let us agree first that the state you are experiencing in terms of the level of your iman (faith) is a normal state. Muslim scholars agree that faith increases and decreases. It increases by drawing closer to God (Allah) …

Get to Know Surah Al-Baqarah with Brother Nouman

Get to Know Surah Al-Baqarah with Brother Nouman

Do you want to understand Surah Al-Baqarah at a deeper level? Get to know the Surah that angels descend to the sky for when it is recited. Holding on to Surah Al-Baqarah is blessing upon blessing. Abandoning it is regret, as Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him said. Get to Know a Surah of the …

Get to Know Surah Al-Fathihah with Brother Nouman

Get to Know Surah Al-Fatihah with Brother Nouman

Do you want to understand Surah Al-Fatihah at a deeper level, as an amazing introduction to the Quran? Get to Know a Surah of the Quran is a new series of videos brother Nouman Ali Khan presented this year during the month of Ramadan. The following is a summary of some of the most important …



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