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

Thank you for sending in your question to Ask About Islam. Covering the head with a hijab–or “khimar” as it is referred to in the Qur’an–is obligatory upon a Muslim female who has reached puberty in only two situations: When she is performing her salah i.e. daily prayers When she appears before, or can be …

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How to Get The Most Out of Reading The Quran?

Salam alaykum, Thank you for bringing this issue up. Reading the Qur’an adequately is one of the most powerful, most soothing, most reassuring, and most transformative experiences one could have. Of course it is the direct Words of the Creator of all that exists, so His Knowledge and His Words surely have the most penetrating …

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.

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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 …

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, …

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 …

Nightmares Stopped After Reading Quran

Nightmares Stopped After Reading Quran

A German brother became very interested in Islam after 9/11. He bought a Qur’an and started to read it. He started having bad nightmares that he noticed stopped when he read a verse in the Qur’an. Ramadan came, he gave up alcohol but he had a girlfriend. The nightmares returned as if some kind of …

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. …



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