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Is the Reward for Listening to Quran the Same as Reading It?

Short Answer: Although there are great rewards in listening to the Quran, “more of the human senses are engaged when a Muslim recites the Quran aloud, than when they just listen to it… The heart, as well as the body, connects more deeply to the Quran when a Muslim recites it aloud, with full focus and …

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Reading Quran in Ramadan: Quantity or Quality?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Mufti Menk addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: The idea is never ever to complete the Quran. Did you know that? The idea was never ever to complete the entire Quran, no. The idea is the quality. If the quality is there, then …

8 Steps to Recite the Entire Qur’an This Ramadan

8 Steps to Recite the Entire Qur’an This Ramadan

It has been said that everything has a beloved and that the month of Ramadan has a beloved, too: The Glorious Qur’an. For the duration of this month, Muslims worldwide honour Ramadan’s beloved and aspire to complete the recitation of the Qur’an. In this article you’ll learn how you too can work towards achieving this noble …

3 Intentions You Should Avoid When Reading Qur'an

3 Intentions You Should Avoid When Reading Qur'an

Purpose and intentions are like the soul of a body, the inner capability of a seed. Many seeds look alike, but as they begin to grow and bear fruits, their differences become manifest. The purer and higher the motive, the greater the value and yield of your efforts are.

Read Quran in English or in Arabic During Ramadan?

Read Quran in English or in Arabic During Ramadan?

Quran recitation is one of the best acts of worship, especially during Ramadan. If I don’t speak Arabic, should I read the Quran’s text or its English translation? Is it permissible to read the Quran in another language? As Muslims we should read Quran with understanding, how can we achieve that if we don’t know …

How can I Enjoy Worship?

How Can I Enjoy Worship?

Short Answer: Something as simple as taking a leisurely walk outside, for example, can be a form of worship if we do it in Allah’s name and if it is good according to Islam. Exercise is a requirement in Islam because we have to protect the body that Allah gave us. The entire time we spend on …

Trust in Allah Doesn't Just Happen! Here is How to Develop It

Trust in Allah Doesn't Just Happen! Here is How to Develop It

Allowing important areas of our lives to go unexamined and uncontrolled is the source of a vast amount of pain and loss. One such, if not the most significant, loss is our strong relation with Allah. Establishing close connection with Allah requires work. Sometimes we feel that His rules are difficult to obey. We think, …

4 Ways to Give Your Brain a New Quran Habit

4 Ways to Give Your Brain a New Quran Habit

Have you ever told yourself, I’m going to read at least half an hour of the Quran each day, only to find out your “Quran habit” didn’t stick? Motivation naturally decreases with time. Here the importance of habit comes in. Once your new habit is…

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Should I Wear Hijab When I Read Or Listen To The Quran?

Short Answer: It is not obligatory, only recommended. When a Muslim woman hears the Quran being recited out loud, it is recommended for her to cover her head with a scarf out of respect. I have noticed that Muslims nowadays focus on covering their heads during the recitation of Quran and the call to prayer, even …



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