Surat Al-Fatihah starts with this phrase Al-Hamdulillah or “All praise is for Allah”.
Have you ever wondered why this formula is particularly used?
Why does not Al-Fatihah start with a more actionable expression like “We praise Allah”, or the command form, “Praise Allah”?
In this video, you will discover how “Al-hamdulillah” is much more eloquent.
You will learn that even the prefix “Al” at the beginning of Al-hamdulillah is indispensable. It makes the meaning more powerful.
In this Series:
- The 7 Oft-Recited Verses: An Introduction to Al-Fatiha
- Who Divided Up Quran into Surahs and Verses?
- All About Isti`adhah & Seeking Protection from Satan
- Starting with Allah’s Name… What Does Basmalah Mean?
- Why Glorify Allah’s Name, Not Allah Himself?
- What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?
- Al-Fatihah: Difference Between Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim
- Why Surah Al-Fatihah Starts With Al-Hamd
- What Allah Says When You Recite Surah Al-Fatihah