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7 Reasons for the Closure of Hearts Toward the Quran

7 Reasons for the Closure of Hearts Toward the Quran

Among the best acts of worship is to occupy oneself with the Quran, be it through reciting its verses or contemplating over their intended meanings. In its capacity as the main source of Islam, the Quran encompasses all the rulings, regulations, illustrative parables, wisdom, admonitions, historical events, scientific and cosmic signs, that help believers lead …

Starting with Allah's Name... What Does Basmalah Mean?

Starting with Allah's Name... What Does Basmalah Mean?

When we recite the Quran we start with Allah’s name. We say the famous phrase, “Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Rahim“. It is called Basmalah.  So, what is the meaning of this statement? And why it is recommended to begin important matters with it? Dr. Yasir Qadhi explores some subtle meanings of the basmalah. He also highlights beautiful …

The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatiha

The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatiha

Surat Al-Fatiha with is the opening of the Qur’an; it is the introduction to the Book of Allah, summarizing the meanings and teachings that follow in the rest chapters of the Qur’an. The most powerful names of Allah are included in this one surah. It is so significant that we are commanded to recite it …

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 …

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

3 Reasons for which Allah Accepted Prophet Zechariah’s Duaa

3 Reasons for Which Allah Accepted Prophet Zechariah’s Duaa

Duaa is a great blessing and divine gift from Allah the All-Merciful. He Almighty commanded us to make duaa and committed Himself to answer it for us. Duaa is of high status in the Muslim faith. We desperately need duaa at all times. Allah the Almighty says: {And your Lord says, ‘Call upon Me; 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)?

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Getting married, having a family, raising cute children are all beautiful and natural instincts that Allah has put inside us. In Surat Maryam, this tendency is discussed  while adding the spiritual dimension to the father-son relation. What is your real intention behind marriage and having children? Did you plan for your children’s hereafter, as well as …

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 …



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