Signs of Waqf & Tajweed Rules
June 22, 2015
Signs of where to stop during recitation of the blessed Qur’an alongside simplified rules of Tajweed
Ten Benefits of Adopting Taqwa
April 1, 2015
Ten benefits of adopting Taqwa from selected verses of the Noble Quran.
Being pleased with the Decree of Allah Ta’ala
March 11, 2015
Previously we learnt how to come to terms with the decree of Allah Ta’ala. We also discovered how we should look at the bigger picture by diverting our attention to the never ending heavenly abode for the people who succeed in this test of life. This is part two of a three part series.
February 6, 2015
There is no greater challenge than exercising patience (Sabr) on the decree of Allah and nothing holds a greater virtue than being pleased (Ridaa) in its wake. This is part one of a three part series.
5 Names of the Qur’an
December 29, 2014
Scholars have outlined various names and attributes of the Glorious Qur’an. In this article we will discuss five names by which Allah Ta’ala refers to His book.
An insight into the method of learning
December 6, 2014
“Learning from those who have been on the journey before you can save you a lot of hurdles and help you deal with the inevitable, better equipped. We need to realise the importance of learning from those before us.” Seeking knowledge is a highly rewarding venture. It is, however, very easy to become overwhelmed by the […]
Challenges faced by a Hafiz Today
November 5, 2014
Imam Bukhari رحمه الله reports that Rasulullah صلى الله عليه و سلم said: يأتي على الناس زمان القابض على دينه كالقابض على الجمر “There will come a time upon people, for whom holding onto their Deen (Islam) will be like holding onto hot coals.”
The Qur’an as a Mercy
October 8, 2014
So far we have talked about the Qur’an as an advice, cure and a guidance. In the final article of the ‘Characteristics of the Qur’an’ series we will discuss the Qur’an as Rahmah. Rasulullah صلى الله عليه و سلم has informed us about the different ways the Qur’an can be a Rahmah (Mercy):
The Quran as a Guidance
September 13, 2014
In various verses of the Quran, Allah ﷻ refers to His book as Huda, or a source of guidance. What is a guide? A guide is something or someone who “Directs the course; determines the direction of travelling, someone who shows the way by leading or advising.” If a person intends to traverse an unknown path, […]
The Qur’an as a Cure
August 30, 2014
Allah ﷻ tells us in the Quran: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ قَدْ جَاءَتْكُم مَّوْعِظَةٌ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَشِفَاءٌ لِّمَا فِي الصُّدُورِ وَهُدًى وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ … يونس : ٥٧ “O Mankind! There has come to you an advice from your Lord and a cure for what is in the hearts and a guidance and mercy for the believers.” (Surah Yunus, […]