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Learning to Read: Building My Relationship with Quran

Learning to Read: Building My Relationship with Quran

Learning to read Quran is only the first step. Many more steps will follow it. That includes learning the meaning of Quran. Learning the feelings of Quran. We should aim and try to integrate more and more of the Quran in our daily lives.

Working on My Relationship With the Quran

Working on My Relationship With the Quran

As I opened the Quran for the first time, I felt completely overwhelmed. Arabic text was like nothing I had ever seen before. As I glared down at the first page of the Quran, I felt disheartened, I felt like I had failed before I had even begun. I tormented myself…

7 Tips to Improve Your Relationship With the Quran

7 Tips to Improve Your Relationship With the Quran

Too often, we think that we should read the Noble Quran for at least one whole hour. If you are not in the habit of reading regularly, this is too much. Start off with just five minutes daily. If you took care of step one…

Recite with Allah in Mind!

Recite Quran with Allah in Mind!

There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur’anic Criteria of Inner Participation First: Say to yourself: My Qur’an reading will not be truly tilawah (recitation) unless my inner self participates in it as Allah Almighty desires it to participate. …

What Happens When You Complete Reading the Quran?

What Happens When You Complete Reading the Quran?

Various narrations indicate that when the Quran is completed, mercy descends, that people’s prayers are accepted and thousands of angels are present that say ‘Ameen’ to the supplications that are made at this time.

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How Can New Muslims Read & Understand Quran?

Short Answer: First, find a good translation of the meanings of the Quran in your own language. If it’s your first time reading the Quran, plan a quick overview reading and a second in-depth reading. Also, listening to the Quran being recited can really help. If you come across something which is difficult to understand or which …

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.

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Is the Reward for Listening to Quran the Same as Reading It?

Short Answer: Although there are great rewards in listening to the Quran, “more of the human senses are engaged when a Muslim recites the Quran aloud, than when they just listen to it… The heart, as well as the body, connects more deeply to the Quran when a Muslim recites it aloud, with full focus and …

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Reading Quran in Ramadan: Quantity or Quality?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Mufti Menk addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: The idea is never ever to complete the Quran. Did you know that? The idea was never ever to complete the entire Quran, no. The idea is the quality. If the quality is there, then …



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