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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. …

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How to Get The Most Out of Reading The Quran?

Short Answer: There are four things you can do: Intentions are very important, so make sure you have the right intention before you start reading. Get to know Allah more and pay attention to His Names in the Quran and how they relate to the verses you read.  Reflect on the stories of Allah’s prophets and …

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 …

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.

Power of the Quran – Changing Hearts and Minds

The Power of the Quran in Changing Hearts and Minds

I, personally, felt this pull when I was a young Christian mother grappling with the tragic death of my grandmother. On the same night I heard the heartbreaking news; I grieved in the darkness of my bedroom and had no idea how to cope with the loss. Suddenly, I felt this intense urge…

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 …

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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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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 …



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