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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 …

Starting with Allah's Name... What Does Basmalah Mean?

Starting with Allah's Name... What Does Basmalah Mean?

When we recite the Quran we start with Allah’s name. We say the famous phrase, “Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Rahim“. It is called Basmalah.  So, what is the meaning of this statement? And why it is recommended to begin important matters with it? Dr. Yasir Qadhi explores some subtle meanings of the basmalah. He also highlights beautiful …

Interpreting the Quran Through the Quran Itself

Interpreting the Quran Through the Quran 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 Quran is a book of light and remembrance, and it was revealed for us to ponder upon …

What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

The beautiful magnificent divine name of Allah is mentioned over 3,500 times in the Qur’an. No other Name occurs in the Qur’an that many times to address our Lord In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah Sheikh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses: – Why did Allah choose it as His primary name? – What is the meaning …

Dr. Yasir Qadhi: Rethinking Islamic Education

Dr. Yasir Qadhi: Rethinking Islamic Education

There was a time when Islamic Scholarship was a leading torch bearer of knowledge and a shining example to the world. The, scholars of this Ummah mastered both the secular and religious sciences. The leaders of the world would look towards the Muslim Scholars for guidance in both religious and secular knowledge. Today, however, there …

Qur'an Explained: Tafsir of Surat An-Nas

Qur'an Explained: Tafsir of Surat An-Nas

The final chapter of the Qur’an, Suart An-Nas, teaches us to take refuge in Allah only since He is the Almighty with full control over all things. He needs nothing while everything in creation needs Him. Three of Allah’s attributes are mentioned in the Surah: His Lordship, Sovereignty, and Godship. Thus, it is He Who can grant us protection and care we need. …



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