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Recite with Allah in Mind!

Recite with Allah in Mind!

There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur’anic Criteria of Inner Participation First: Say to yourself: My Qur’an reading will not be truly tilawah (recitation) unless my inner self participates in it as Allah Almighty desires it to participate. …

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.

Approaching the Quran

Approaching the Quran

The noble Qur’an is the word of Almighty Allah, which started to be revealed to humanity in the blessed month of Ramadan through His Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). The major themes of the noble Qur’an are: – Allah’s transcendent sovereignty, – our mission as Allah’s vicegerents on earth, and – the …


What Is Tajweed And Why Does It Matter?

Short Answer: Tajweed is the correct or right way of reciting the Qur’an. When Tajweed is applied to the Quran, it means giving every letter of the Quran its rights and dues of characteristics when recited, and observing rules that apply to those letters in different situations. Sometimes, two letters have very similar vocal exits which means they may be easily …

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How Can New Muslims Read & Understand Quran?

Short Answer: First, find a good translation of the meanings of the Quran in your own language. If it’s your first time reading the Quran, plan a quick overview reading and a second in-depth reading. Also, listening to the Quran being recited can really help. If you come across something which is difficult to understand or which …

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Is the Reward for Listening to Qur’an 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 Qur’an aloud, than when they just listen to it… The heart, as well as the body, connects more deeply to the Qur’an when a Muslim recites it aloud, with full focus and attention, …

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Why Should I Read the Quran Daily?

Short Answer: Because it’s the duty of every Muslim to understand the Quran, it will be a proof of our faith in Allah on the Day of Judgment, our status in this life before Allah will be higher than if we don’t read the Quran, and our position in Paradise is even higher for each …

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Must I Read The Quran in Arabic to Receive the Rewards?

Short Answer: The Quran is only the Quran if it’s in the original Arabic in which it was revealed; all else is merely translation and interpretation. So, the reward would not be the same if you read it in another language. But, don’t lose heart! When someone struggles to read the Quran in Arabic, when Arabic …

7 Ways to Enrich Your Life with the Qur'an

7 Ways to Enrich Your Life with the Quran

It was during my teens that I picked up a translation of the Qur’an in my quest to find my true identity. I wanted to know why I was born, what Allah required of me in the form of duties and responsibilities and how I ought to spend my life in order to win His Pleasure.

Since then, many years on, my heart brims with gratitude at how this Glorious Book has filled up my life with the most beautiful and vibrant colors in order to make it resonate with spiritual fulfillment.

Benefits Of Reading Quran

Benefits Of Reading Quran

The Quran is our guide in life. There are so many benefits of reading Quran. We get 10 good deeds for each single letter we read of the Quran. If we find it difficult we get double the reward! Reading the Quran can only bring us good!

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