The month in which the Quran was first revealed

The month in which the Quran was first revealed

By Malika Kahn 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. The Quran is the speech of Allah transmitted to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) by...
Names of Allah

Names of Allah

By Malika Kahn 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. And because there are many of them, there are some that sound very similar, but they are indeed quite different once...
Marriage in Islam: 8 Quranic verses about marriage

Marriage in Islam: 8 Quranic verses about marriage

By Malika Kahn Marriage is considered a legal contract and union requiring consent from both the bride and groom. The Quran endorses marriage, making mention of the rights, conduct, and values that encompass a successful and happy married life. This article explores 8...
“Islam requires community & I am an Introvert”

“Islam requires community & I am an Introvert”

“Islam requires community and I am an introvert, what do I do?” 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...
The Past is the Future

The Past is the Future

One of the features of the Quranic language which blows my mind… the use of past tense.  Arabic students always have this question. Student: “Why are you translating this past tense word as future tense?”Teacher: “Because it has to do with...