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Quran Reflections #2: Al-Fatihah & Allah's Beautiful Names

Quran Reflections... Al-Fatihah & Allah's Beautiful Names

Surat Al-Fatihah is the opening chapter of the Qur’an; it is a prescribed reading in every day Salah, and as such, it occupies a pride of place in the daily liturgies of every Muslim. The crucial nature of Al-Fatihah is because it is the essence of the Qur’an. The seven verses that make up this …

Al-Fatihah - The Cure - About Islam

Al-Fatihah - The Cure

When the chief of a tribe was bitten by a snake, they asked the Companions if they had a cure. One Companion went to him and started to read Surah Al-Fatihah and spat into something and rubbed it into the wound until the chief started to feel better.

Lessons from the Mother of the Quran

Lessons from the Mother of the Quran

We seek help from God to direct us to that path, to be like the Prophets and their true followers who earned God’s support and preference. And we seek help to be steered away from all other paths, to not delude ourselves.

Does Mispronouncing Al-Fatihah Invalidate Prayer?

Does Mispronouncing Al-Fatihah Invalidate Prayer?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: If a person mispronounces Al-Fatihah in a way that does not distort the meaning, his prayer is valid, whether he is leading others in prayer …

Must We Read Al-Fatihah at Engagement Ceremony? (Fatwa)

Must We Read Al-Fatihah at Engagement Ceremony?

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: 1- Reading Al-Fatihah at the time of the engagement is not considered something bad or discouraged in religion. 2- Thus, …

The Lord’s Prayer Leads to Islam - About Islam

The Lord’s Prayer Leads to Islam

If we take a look at the chapter of the Quran (Surah al-Fatihah) said in the Islamic prayer and the Lord’s Pray in Christianity, we find striking similarities. These similarities lead us back to the original message with which God sent Abraham, Jesus, and Muhammad (and all the true prophets, peace be upon them all).

What Is the Significance of Surat Al-Fatihah

What Is the Significance of Surat Al-Fatihah?

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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help …

Saying Ameen After Surat Al-Fatihah

Saying Ameen After Surat Al-Fatiah: A Must?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

Get to Know Surah Al-Fathihah with Brother Nouman

Get to Know Surah Al-Fatihah with Brother Nouman

Do you want to understand Surah Al-Fatihah at a deeper level, as an amazing introduction to the Quran? Get to Know a Surah of the Quran is a new series of videos brother Nouman Ali Khan presented this year during the month of Ramadan. The following is a summary of some of the most important …



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