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It’s Original Mercy…Not Sin

It’s Original Mercy…Not Sin

So this is not a matter of original sin, with which we have enslaved ourselves to the whims of Satan, and rendered ourselves further incapacitated by its insinuations. It is rather the original mercy man has completely forgotten.

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 …

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

One of the stylistic tools used by the Glorious Quran to convey its message is narratives (qasas). It occurs in the Quran in different forms and for different purposes. The Quran relates the stories of the previous nations, stories of the prophets, descriptions of certain events, etc. All in all, the objective is clear: It …

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 …

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 …

6 Messages for Reflection in Surat Yasin

6 Messages for Reflection in Surat Yasin

Surat Yasin is an invitation to all human beings to look and reflect on two miracles that Allah has placed in this universe: The Qur’an representing the recited words of Allah, and the universe representing the viewed signs of Allah’s power. The Surah develops its arguments in six distinct sections: 1- The Divine Words of …

Surat Al-Hijr: Allah Will Guard His Religion

Surat Al-Hijr: Allah Will Guard His Religion

Surat Al-Hijr delivers a message of support to the believers: Allah will guard His revelation, His religion, and His true servants. So trust Allah, keep on spreading the message and raising awareness about this beautiful Deen, and do not fear the backlash. The Surah has short, inspiring verses that pump energy and faith into your …

What Quran Recitation Really Mean

What Does Quran Recitation Really Mean?

Tilawah is the word that the Quran uses to describe the act of its reading. No single word in English can convey its full meaning. ‘To follow’ is the closest to its primary meaning. ‘To read’ is only secondary, for in reading too, words follow each other, one closely behind the other, in an orderly …



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