With the knowledge and confidence that Allah hears us, here are seven duas that we can pray and reflect on that will help us through challenging times.
This week’s Khutbah discusses guidance in Islam.
The heart, usually qalb in Arabic, refers to both the corporeal heart that pumps blood and the ethereal heart that controls one’s spiritual state. The literal meaning of the word qalb means ‘to turn’ which describes how the heart constantly turns or changes to different states.
Read on to learn about the concept of hope in Islam, and how it can help you.
n the Quran, the surahs are organized neither chronologically nor thematically, but roughly by length, from longest to shortest. Some surahs have a lot of ayahs, or verses, but just because a surah has many verses, that doesn’t always mean it is longer than a surah with less verses.
Depending on who you ask, Jesus might be the pre-existent son of God, an illuminated spiritual teacher, a reincarnation of the Buddha, a prophet, or a mythological reprint of the man-god archetype. Read this post to learn what the Quran says about Jesus.
Arabic is one of the world’s greatest languages, with expansive vocabulary, gorgeous calligraphy, and rich history. It is considered the most important language in the Semitic family, due to its large number of speakers. Read on to learn about all the types of Arabic.
Read on to learn how to balance your physical self and your spiritual self.
The Quran is a compilation of stories and teachings, with guidance from Allah told in the span of 114 chapters, each with varying lengths and verses.
Read on to learn what Islam says about refugees and how a Muslim should help them.
While all surahs in the Most Noble Quran are saturated with power when read, memorized, or recited, there are some surahs which are given more importance in the canonical literature of the sunnah.
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Reading the Quran regularly is an obligation that every Muslim should strive to establish. The creator of the universe, Allah, has given this book to mankind for its many beneficial uses. The beginning of many surahs (or chapters) contain reasons for why the book has been brought down.
Read on to read what is considered worship. You might be surprised.
Muslims use the Quran as a guide to help navigate through all aspects of life. Making dua (invocation) is an important part of the Islamic faith, as Allah says in the Quran that believers should call on Him and ask Him for His assistance and forgiveness. Along with this, Allah provides assurance that He can hear and see everyone wherever they may be, and that He will indeed respond to prayers. Allah also uses the Quran to provide numerous examples of specific duas that have been made by prophets and other reverent Muslims. Here are ten duas found in the Quran that Muslims can use to pray to Allah.
Read on to learn about ways to practice Islam.
The Holy and Most Noble Quran, as most readers may already know, is a book that was delivered piecemeal to humanity and covers all its needs – from answering questions regarding the existential crises of individuals, to outlining precious and divinely-ordained laws concerning ecological stewardship, to making clear what is right and wrong.
Read on to learn about what Imam Adam Jamal says about islamophobia.
The time period of the Quran’s revelation is calculated using the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). He was granted prophethood at the age of 40 and died at the age of 63. It was during this period of 23 years that humankind was blessed with the revelation of the Quran.
Two of the most widely spoken Semitic languages are Arabic and Hebrew, with around 300 million and 5 million speakers, respectively. The popular phrase ‘Semitic language’ comes from the Hebrew book of Genesis, referring to one of Noah’s three sons, Shem. Arabic is the official language of 22 countries, however, depending on the context in which it’s used, Arabic takes on different forms.
Read on to learn about what Islam says about change!
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The virtues and power of dua (supplication) shines throughout the Quran, whether it be in the stories of the prophets or every moment that Allah (swt) calls upon us to reach out to Him. Many forget these virtues, not realizing how essential it is as an act of worship.
This week’s Khutbah is all about how to be like Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
Islam is a religion of peace. There are many actions that Allah recommends in the Quran to attain this tranquility. A group of these actions has the overarching theme of kindness. Read on to learn some verses in the Quran about kindness.
This week’s khutbah talks about Surah Al-Asr and how we can spend our time better.
We hope you have a wonderful celebration wherever you are in the world.
Join us each Friday for a Khutbah! Our first one is all about loving Allah.
To experience negative emotions is part and parcel of being human. Emotions such as sadness or grief are not weakness nor an issue of faith as even the Prophets and their companions experienced these in various intensities and durations.
Last week, we continued Moses’ story from obtaining Prophethood to rescuing the Children of Israel. Read on to learn how Prophet Moses’ story is concluded in the Quran.
Last week, we started Moses’ story all the way from his Pre-Prophethood days until the moment he married the shepherd’s daughter. Read on to learn what the Quran details about what happened next.
Moses(pbuh) is well-known in modern society as a religious figure within the Abrahamic faiths. Likewise, his story is detailed within the Quran bearing similarities, yet with few differences and new information. This piece dives into the Quran to see what Allah says about His messenger.
In this article we explore five Quran verses about depression. Since these Quranic verses deal with emotions closely connected to depression, they can be useful in understanding how to navigate depression.
From the name, we know that Zakat al-Fitr must be associated with one of the biggest Islamic celebrations of the year, Eid al-Fitr, which comes after Ramadan. There is a lot of information out there about Eid and Ramadan, but what about Zakat al-Fitr?
In this article, we will share the facts about Zakat al-Fitr, why it is compulsory, how to fulfil this task, and who is eligible to fulfil it.
So Zakariyya has his son. His son’s name is Yahya. And Yahya has wisdom, that which a child doesn’t usually have.
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Zakariyya made a silent dua to Allah and Allah blessed him with what he desired. What can we learn from the way Zakariyya responds to this blessing?
Ramadan Mubarak! Do you ever wonder in which month the Quran was first revealed? Knowing the history of the Quran and the nature of its revelation allows one to appreciate it all the more.
Following up on our previous reflection, what is it that keeps us making that plea to Allah? What is it that prevents us from truly connecting to Allah, and making that dua that we know that we need? Are we worried that Allah is not listening? Are we worried that our dua isn’t pious enough, or that we are righteous enough for our dua to be listened to?
I just wanted to share a reflection today on Surah Maryam [19:1].
Allah has 99 names, and each and every one of them has a purpose, a meaning, and should be understood to the best of our abilities.
Adam (pbuh) is regarded as the first human being, as well as the first Prophet of Islam. The story of Adam and Eve varies slightly across the Abrahamic religions while maintaining some similarities. This article explores the story of Adam and Eve in the Quran.
I often hear students say that they’d love to study the Quran, but they just can’t find the time. So I’ve filmed a video with some tips about how to find time in your day.
This article explores 8 Qur’an verses about marriage. Learn about the importance of marriage and the Qur’anic values that lead to a stable, healthy relationship.
I received this question recently. A great question. I think we all tend to have some mix of introversion and extroversion – no one is all introvert or all extrovert. You will find that when someone you consider an “introvert” is talking about their favorite topic, they light up and become the life of the party.
One of the features of the Quranic language which blows my mind… the use of past tense.
“And Allah is powerful over everything.” [2:20] This phrase above occurs 33 times in the Quran. I was reading about hoarding during the coronavirus pandemic. The first item to go was toilet paper. Of alllll the things… it was toilet paper!
“Whoever is conscious of Allah – He will make for them a way out and provide for them in a way that they do not expect.” [65:2] This verse is so powerful and short. Yet so difficult for many of us to bring into our lives and act upon.
“And whoever relies upon Allah – then He is sufficient for him.” [65:3] This is one of my favorite verses in the Quran. And I believe that in our present situation it has become even more important. Rely upon Allah and He will be sufficient for you.
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