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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.

Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an

Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an

The Glorious Qur’an contains the revelations of Almighty Allah, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe, to mankind. It is the message from Allah to man and, therefore, of utmost importance to us. To properly grasp a message, one needs first of all to understand its contents exactly, and for this purpose one must study …


What Is Better in Ramadan: Reading Qur'an or Tafseer?

Salam alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you so much for asking this very important question. With the will and help of Allah Almighty, you can definitely do both! First of all, the reward for reading the entire Qur’an is enormous and you don’t want to miss it. Narrated Muhammad bin Ka’b Al-Qurazi: I heard ‘Abdullah bin …

Interpreting the Qur'an Through the Qur'an Itself

{Allah has sent down the best statement: a consistent Book wherein is reiteration. The skins shiver therefrom of those who fear their Lord; then their skins and their hearts relax at the remembrance of Allah…} (Az-Zumar 39:23) The Qur’an is a book of light and remembrance, and it was revealed for us to ponder upon …

Who Divided Up Qur'an into Surahs and Verses

Who Divided Up Qur'an 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)?

Is Jihad All About Fighting?

Asalamu Alaikum sister, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. We appreciate your intense search in the books of Tafseer (explanation of Quran) to have a better understanding of the Quran. The verse you quoted in the question is translated as follows in one of the contemporary translations which take the modern context into consideration: …

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