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Translation of Prayer - What Are We Actually Praying?

Translation of Prayer: What Are We Actually Praying?

As Muslims, we may offer prayer five times a day, every day, but do we actually understand the meaning of what we recite during our prayer? Do we know the significance of the words we are actually uttering? It is pertinent for every Muslim to not just know…

Lost in Translation? Not for Muslim Hajj Pilgrims

MAKKAH – United by their faith, more than 2 million people of different races, countries, and languages gather in Makkah annually to perform hajj, putting the responsibility on Saudi authorities to make sure nothing is lost in translation. “I really don’t know much Arabic,” Samir Varatchia, who made the trip to Makkah from France’s Indian …

Is It OK to Read a Transliteration of Qur’an?

Is It OK to Read a Transliteration of Qur’an?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A newly converted Muslim can read a translation or transliteration of the Qur’an till he/she learns how to recite it …

How Can Non-Arab Muslims Engage With the Quran?

All the Arabic words that occur in the Quran are repeated again and again throughout its entirety, with the exception of those that occur in the very last juz’ (which has much shorter words and surah’s than the rest of the Quran). This actually makes it much easier to grasp the Arabic of the Quran…

Acquiring Knowledge

Perhaps the best way to acquire knowledge is to follow the same path that led you to Islam in the first place, and learn by degrees; little bits of at a time. One of the most useful pieces of advice I was ever given was…



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