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bismillah

إن الحمد لله نحمده ونستعينه ونستغفره ونعوذ بالله من شرور أنفسنا ومن سيئات أعمالنا

من يهده الله فلا مضل له ومن يضلل فلا هادي له وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له وأشهد أن محمدا عبده ورسوله

This is an imported and improved version of my existing Islamic Studies blog:

As the UAE Ministry of Education brought about a change in the Islamic Studies Curriculum in the UAE in the academic year 2010-11, this new blog is created while retaining the old blog for the benefit of those following Studies in Islam OR Islamic Education series of text books especially in Gulf countries.

This blog will, Inshaa’Allah, serve as a bridge between teachers and students in the teaching-learning of Islamic Studies in the UAE. However, any student of Islam, living in any part of the world, can use this blog as a resource, InShaa’Allah.   

I would appreciate if students and teachers send their suggestions and comments about this blog.  

May Allah accept our efforts, forgive us of our sins, give us the good of this world and the good of the Hereafter, and save us from the torment of the hell-fire. Aameen

إِنْ أُرِيدُ إِلَّا الْإِصْلَاحَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ

وَمَا تَوْفِيقِي إِلَّا بِاللَّهِ ۚ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَإِلَيْهِ أُنِيبُ 

I only desire (your) betterment to the best of my power; and my success (in my task) can only come from Allah. In Him I trust, and unto Him I look.

If you feel like contacting me then send a comment mentioning your e-mail id, and I will get back to you, Inshaa’Allah.

Please do remember me, my parents, my family and entire Muslim Ummah in your du’aa.

جزاك الله خير May Allah Reward You with abundant Goodness.

Muqeet Mujtaba Ali /مقيت مجتبى علي

21st Muharram 1432 / 27th December 2010

DISCLAIMER!

Notes given in this blog is only to help those students who are new to the subject and are struggling to cope up with it. While I expect all my students to write answers on their own, I do not encourage anyone to copy the answers, if any, from this blog.

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Name: Muqeet Mujtaba Ali /مقيت مجتبى علي

Native: Born and raised in Chennai (formerly, Madras) India.

Location: Presently based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Profession: Teacher of Islamic Studies/Arabic for non-Arabs, and freelance writer.       

Qualification: M.A., M.Phil. (Arabic), B.Ed., M. A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), Certificate Course in Social Work and Managemet; Certificate in Test of Proficiency in English from CIEFL, Hyderabad; Short-Term Islamic Course at Jamia Darussalam, Oomerabad, Tamil Nadu, India. 

Passion: Freelancing

Areas of Interest: Mass Media & Communication, Human Resource Development, Dawah & Blogging

Motivation: Allah’s assurance, “Those who strive in Our Cause, We will certainly Guide them to Our Ways: for verily Allah is with those who excel in good” (Surah 29, Al Ankabuut, verse 69)

Most Memorable Interview: With celebrity Arabic scholar-genius Dr. V. Abdur Rahim (Click this link to read the interview)

Most Memorable Speech: Jumu’ah Speech at Jamia Chulia Mosque in Singapore in May 2005

Favourite Books: The list is long. On the top of it is Al Qur’an Al Kareem

Contribution: Authored and edited five handbooks in Islamic Studies for specific orientation for school students

Mission: Be a Key to Goodness.

My Favourite Du’aa:

اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أسئلك مِنْ خَيْر مَا سَأَلَكَ مِنْهُ نَبِيُّكَ محمَّدٌ

وأعوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا استَعَاذَ مِنْهُ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ

وأنتَ المُسْتَعانُ ، وَعَليْكَ البَلاَغُ

  وَلا حَولَ وَلا قُوَّةَ إِلا باللهِ

“O Allah, I ask from You all those good things which Your Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) has asked from You;  and I seek refuge in You from all those evil things from which Your Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) has sought refuge from You. You are the One from Whom help is sought and Yours is the responsibility to communicate (the truth). There is no power or strength except with Allah the Exalted, the Great.”

My other Blogs, alhamdulillah, are:

YasSarNalQur’an (Qur’an Blog) IslamCalling (Seerah Blog)  Islamic Studies (old syllabus) Simply Islamic   SlideSharePage

mr-muqeets-blogs

FOOD FOR THOUGHT & ACTION:

Islam can be translated into only One Language. And that is the Language of Action!

A WARNING FROM THE TEACHER OF MANKIND!

Prophet Muhammad, sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, said, “The one who cheats, do not belong to me”.

133 thoughts on “About

  1. Respected sir,
    Assalamu Alaikum.
    I am very delighted to see your website! It is very good, i like it very much!

  2. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION MATERIALS
    Dear sir
    Assalam alaikum
    I woud like to apply for admisstion to your institution. therfore I would be very grateful if materirls for admisstion will send to me. I hope my application will be given immdiatle attention. counting on your maximum co-opration and consideration. thank you.
    yours faithfully,
    usman tuibu ajoda

    • Asslam-u-Alaikum Sir,

      I liked your website its very good. MashaAllah.
      It will help people who want to know about Islam.

      • Wa alaikumus Salam, Ibrahim.
        Jazakallah for your appreciation.
        Please share this website with all your friends and relatives, Insha Allah.
        May Allah bless you and give you more and more knowledge and wisdom, Aameen.

    • Wa alaikumus salam, Haider.
      Jazakallah Khayr.
      Thank you for your kind words.
      Share the site with your friends and relatives, InshaAllah

  3. Assalamu Alaikum,sir i liked your website so much. It gives knowledge of islam to everyone. Very nice website. I really recommend it. Take care. Forget the letter ‘M’ forget the letter ‘E’,but dont forget ‘ME’!!!!

    • Wa alaikumus salam, Ibrahim.
      How are you? Hope you are enjoying your holidays.
      Thank you so much for your comments.
      It’s all because of Allah’s help and the enthusiasm students like you show in learning Islam, alhamdulillah.
      Lovely students are not to be forgotten🙂
      Jazakallah Khayr.
      Vassalam.

  4. Alsalamu alaykom dear Muqith,
    Mashaallah and jazaka allahu khairan for this useful blog, it is highly recomended for all, may Allah Ta’ala reward you with His goodness all the way.
    Ahmed.

    • Dear Dr.Ahmed,
      Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu.
      I am much delighted to see your encouraging comment here.
      Thank you so much for stealing some time from your busy schedule to visit and go through the blog contents.
      Jazakallahu Khayran Kaseera!
      May Allah accept all your du’aas. Aameen.
      All Praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the worlds.
      Muqeet.

  5. Dear sir , Asslamualaikum ,very impressive website , sir i would like to visit your institution and get guidance from you for the Teaching of this new syllabus provided by the ministry

    • Dear Ma’am,
      Wa alaikumus salam.
      Thank you so much for your kind words.
      You are most welcome to meet me, Insha’Allah.
      Check your e-mail, InshaAllah.
      Jazakillah Khayr for visiting the blog, and for the words of appreciation.
      Vassalam.

  6. MashaAllah, very resourceful. May Allah put barakah in it and allow people to take maximum benefit from it.
    I visited some other blogs as well. Keep up the good work, brother!

    • Wa alaikumus salam, dear Majid.

      Thank you for your appreciation.
      Jazakallah Khayr.

      May Allah bless you abundantly both in this world and in the Hereafter. Aameen.

    • Jazakillah Khayr. I don’t understand French language. I translated it via google translate. My reply to you in French is:
      Qu’Allah accepte votre du’aa et de vous récompenser pour votre prière. Ameen. Je vous remercie.

  7. Assalaam-u-Alaikum, Muqeet Sir.
    Your webiste is going good, Mashallah! and i hope that Allah may lead your mission to success. Ameen. This blog is useful for me and i think for all Muslims. Sir, always keep going with it!!!!
    your student, Ali Amir Khan (10 B)

    • Wa alaikumus Salam, dear Ali.
      Thank you for your comment. Jazakallah Khayr.
      If this blog is useful to even one person on earth, I will feel happy.
      I am glad that you like it. Vassalam.

  8. Dear Ali,
    being an islamic teacher, i think you are well aware that book 4 i live Islam is expected to be printed this year and will be followed from the next year for key stage 4 ie grade11,12. do you have any idea about the status of those books. many thanks

    • I don’t know which book you are talking about!
      Books followed in UAE are ‘I Love Islam’ and ‘Learning Islam’ series.
      There is one series entitled ‘Living Islam’ which is followed in North America. Vassalam.

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      Jazakumullah Khayr and thank you for visiting, appreciating and commenting as well🙂
      Hope you will visit the blog regularly and suggest improvements, Insha’Allah.

  9. Assalamu alaikum. This is the first time, I’m visiting your blog. and mashaAllah, plethora of resources on Islam. Hope to read all of them. This blog is definitely on my favorites
    Oh, and UAE. I have been living there, since childhood. Are you a Islamic teacher there?
    Sincerely,
    Sr. Sabah

  10. Assalamualaikum brother, i used to refer to ur blog to teach my students, since the books have changed, i find it slightly difficult finding matter related to the topics. can u please suggest some good sites to download audio visual aids from? or if they r here on ur blog could u please provide me with the link.

    JazakAllah Khair.

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah. Links useful for students is given in different pages.
      It will take lot of time to do the research to find out good links to be added for teachers.
      Inshaa’Allah I will keep this in mind and do the needful in future.
      Jazakallah Khayr for seeking help. At the moment, it is difficult for me to oblige🙂

  11. Jazaak Allah Brother
    May Allah SWT shower His countless Blessings upon you and your family.

    Jazaak Allah once again

  12. Assalamu Alaikum Brother
    Alhamdulillah this site helps me a lot.
    I am teaching in IIS Jeddah as islamic Studies teacher
    in III – V block.
    we are following Studies in Islam books.
    So please help me to make my lessons and teaching more and more
    interesting. please suggest me some good sites to prepare my lessons.
    As we are using SMART-BOARD.
    So I request you to please guide me.
    May Allah SWT accept your good deeds.

    Jazaak Allah
    Umme Hammad

    • wa alaikumus salam.
      Glad to note that you are a teacher of Islamic Studies, alhamdulillah.
      Making teaching interesting, I feel, is always at the hands of the teacher.
      All resources and study materials are of secondary importance.

      We need to quote relevant Qur’anic verses and ahadeeth from our memory in every class.
      It directly pierces the heart of the learners.

      Every lesson can be designed according to the level of students in an interesting manner.
      If you need any specific help regarding any particular lesson, Inshaa’Allah i will be able to guide you.

      I always make it a point to tell the students frankly and repeatedly that Islamic Studies is NOT TO be studied for the sake of marks and for the heck of learning. It is life-oriented. We need to learn Islam, understand Islam, love Islam and live Islam. This thought must always be fresh in the minds of the teachers and students. Only then the class will become interesting.

      Jazakillah Khayr for your du’aa. May Allah accept your du’aa and help you in all your endeavors. Aameen.
      Vassalam.

  13. Assalamu Alaikum Brother
    Jazaak Allah for your help.
    Insha Allah i will follow your
    instructions. always need your guidance
    to prepare my lessons.
    Jazaak Allah once again.

  14. Dear Muqith
    I’ve sent a pp presentation to you through your mail. please go through it and give your valuable opinion to help me to improve my skills
    Thanks and regards
    Mrs. Harisa

    • Yes, i checked your mail and replied as well.
      Inshaa’Allah will get back to you in the near future.
      Jazakillah Khayr and thank you so much.
      Vassalam.

  15. Assalamu’alykum! Masha’Allah Masha’Allah! fabulous!
    No words to say thanks for stopping by my blog and eventually redirecting me to yours… Barak’Allahu feekum akhi!

  16. Assalamu Alaikum Dear brother, This blog is very informative and useful one. Thank you for effort and we will pray for your best in your life. i would like to ask your help to admit my son (6 years old boy from tamil nadu) to quran learning centre. We are staying in sharjah al majaz area. Thank you..Wassalam

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah, dear Br. Masood.
      Thank you and Jazakallaahu Khayra for your kind words.
      Brother, provision to teach Qur’an for Boys/Men is available in two mosques in Al Majaz Area: 1) Al Ansar Mosque 2) Abdullah ibn Abbas Mosque
      Please try to find the location in Al Majaz area, and do the needful Inshaa’Allah.
      Almost all mosques conduct Qur’an classes in evenings, after Asr.
      Baarakallaahu Feekum, Vassalam.

  17. Assalamu Walaykum mr muqeet,I finally found the website I wanted and its nice thanks. from 5 – A Al Amana Pvt. School.

  18. I am studying 7th std in Qatar. I taking notes for your website… Thank you for your question and answer and it is easy for me to prepare for my exam. I like very much your website. Thank you so much.

    Jazakallah Khair

    • I am glad to hear that.
      Baarakallaahu Feekum.
      You are welcome to share your ideas about this website and also spread the word among your friends and classmates. Thank you.

  19. Assalamualaikum
    dear brother Muqit Jazakallah khair, mashaAllah amazing work. brakallah feek.
    if you are sill in Sharjah can i have you contact number please?

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa Rahmatullah.
      Thank you and Jazakallahu Khayra.
      If you wish to contact, you can do so through email, please or through comments here
      Thank you.
      PS: Email id removed

  20. This is very good website but you tell me one things i check all syllabus of g 7 but how can i download

    shahnaz

  21. Dear Sir,
    Assalamu Alaikum
    I’m very much happy with your very informative site. May Allah reward you for this great work. Do you have any Power Point Presentation regarding with “I Love Islam,” recently introduced books for Islamic in UAE? Would you let me know please?

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa Rahmatullah
      Thank you so much for your kind words. Jazakallah Khayr.
      Brother, i already replied to your previous comment about presentations.

  22. your website and content materials are best among all those I browsed, and I want to meet you personally to get some guidance, please call me or give me your number or address
    regards
    aqbal faridi

  23. Assalamulaikum Brother
    May Allah reward you for all the work you are doing.My daughter is 7 years old and we live in National Paints area Sharjah. We would like to enroll her in Quranic studies full time and do homeschooling .Please can you guide us with a progressive centre .We would like her to study Quranic Science in future Insha Allah.
    Jazak Allah Khair for your time

  24. Asslamualikum……wooow such an helpful site am first tom to your blog actually i was searching for quran learning centers in sharjah and fortunately i gt this ……such an amazing must say mash Allah it’s very help ful i can’t stop reading…sir can ishare your blog with my friends….also can you please sungest me a quran learning center in sharjah ….as am new here i don’t know that is y….will be so helpful…jazaka Allah

  25. Sir Im Abdullah Mohd.
    Assalamu Alaikum.
    Remember me?
    Thank you soo much for everything you have done for me and making these blogs.
    Jazakallahu khair Inshaallah
    MAY ALLAH BLESS,GUIDE YOU AND AWARD YOU
    thank you .
    Abdullah Mohd.

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      How are you, Abdullah.
      Alhamdulillah, i remember my students who studied even 20 years ago.
      How can I forget you, you were in last year’s year 11 batch!
      Thank you for your appreciation of the blog.
      May Allah accept your du’aa, and reward you too abundantly.
      Baarakallahu Feekum.
      Vassalam.

  26. I am so proud to call Mr.Muqeet Mujtaba Ali my Islamic sir for past 7 years…….
    Such an amazing websites sir,
    helps a lot ( mashaAllah )

    • Dear Ahmed, all this is done only because of the grace and blessings of Allah.
      So all Praise and Glory belongs to Allah alone. Alhamdulillaah.
      Jazakallaahu Khayra for your appreciation.
      May Allah bless you. Aameen.
      Vassalam.

  27. assalamu alaykum
    Im the daughter of Maulvi Abdul Aziz [author of Studies in Islam] textbooks. I have taught Islamic Education in the now Gems Modern Academy for seven years and now am employed in ras al Khaimah. this is the first time that im handling grades 9-12. just wanted to ask you if you knew where i get a hold of past question papers.
    jazakallahu khairan
    P.S. I have found your site very useful and visit it often. may Allah reward you immensely. I would also like to contribute to grades 9 to 12 as and when i am able to, InshaAllah.

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      1. Nice to see you here, sister.
      I respect your father a lot for his knowledge and wisdom.
      Twice or so I had met him in Sharjah Abu Shagharah area in 2007 and 2009 respectively.
      Please convey my regards to your respected father. You can give reference as I am friend of Br.TKT Sheikh Abdullah who was working in RAK Health Centre at that time.
      If he agrees I wish to meet him and have his interview for this blog, Inshaa’Allah.
      2. Nice to note that you also adopted mashaa’Allah the way of your father by choosing to be a teacher. May Allah Bless you.
      3. I do not have any past papers of grade 12, but I can share those from Gr 9 to 11. Give me some time, and I will send you the attachments at your mail id, Inshaa’Allah.
      4. jazakillaahu Khayra for that PS line and appreciation. All praise belongs to Allah alone.
      5. You are always welcome to contribute for the development and cause of Islamic education, inshaa’Allah.
      Vassalam.

  28. Assalaam ‘alaykum Mr Muqeet,

    Your blog is really interesting and informative, I ask Allah to strengthen you more, and make this contribution exclusively devoted to Him. I’m currently teaching Islamic studies syllabus from grade 1 to 8, Maulvi Abdul Aziz’s publications at an international school in Qatar. So, I was wondering if you can share with me some PowerPoint files and past questions that can be useful for students. Wa jazaakumullaahu khaeran.

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      Nice to have a comment from a brother who teaches islamic studies in Qatar.
      Aameen to your du’aa, and Jazakallaahu Khayra.
      Did you visit the Presentation page of this blog?
      I have some presentations on Prophet Moosa alaihis salam which will be useful to you, Insha’Allah.
      Will upload soon Inshaa’Allah.
      Past papers, i am not sure about sharing them.
      Baarakallaahu feekum.

  29. Assalamu alaykum, Respected brother I know you have the knowledge of religious subject so that’s why I ask you to give us lesson plans and worksheets for secondary syllabus Islamic.

  30. Assalaamalaikum dear brother in Islam. MashaAllah u r doing a gr8 and blessed job by this blog of yours. It helps a lot Alhamdullilah.May Allah grant u with good health and long life so that u continue to help the mankind Aameen.
    I have some queries related to teaching kids Islamic Studies. Can I have your email i.d?

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      While I thank you for your words of appreciation, the reason I removed my e-mail id from my profile and some comments is obvious, dear brother.
      check your mail.
      Jazakallaahu Khayr.

  31. Assalamu alykum sir,
    thank you for starting a blog for islamic studies.I am an islamic teacher from Sharjah,It helped me too much Alhamulillah, and how can i send my work sheets to in your blog

    Jazakakllah khairain

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah
      jazakillaahu khayra.
      Thank you for your appreciation and the enthusiasm to send the worksheets.
      Please check your email, InshaaAllah
      Baarakallaahu feeki.

  32. Assalamualaikum sir,

    Insha allah, We are organizing small Baithul-Maal meeting for our Native village in India , we expect around 20-40 UAE residence members.
    Can you please recommend some community Hall/Room to host such event for an hour or two at discount price or Free in Duabi.

    Jazakum allah be khaire..!!!

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah brother.
      This is UAE and unlike India you cannot convene meetings as per your convenience. You need to have the permission from the Government.
      As per the halls etc. you may book a party hall in some restaurant. Free space I don’t think anybody will give.
      But as I said permission is necessary.

  33. assalam alikum wa rahmathullah,
    I am Abdul latheef, teacher for Islamic studies in an international school here in UAE.
    Brother Muqueeth, jazakumullah khayran katheerah for your wonderful and quite informative blog on islamic studies..pls..upload the tips and related PP presentations and lesson plan for higher classes…
    thank you,
    Asslam alikum.

    • wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu.
      Jazakallaahu Khayra for your appreciation.
      About PP, as of now I am not in a position to make presentations due to lack of time. Inshaaallah will upload annual plans. vassalam.

  34. JazakAllahuKhair brother for a very informative and easy to use blog. I put it into a powerpoint and will present it to my students inshallah and will be using some of the worksheets.

  35. Assalam u alaikum…
    I wanted you to tell me a good A level edexcel igcse school which has islamic studies too..like hifzing al quran…with reasonable fees.Please could you help me telling a good school?
    JazakAllahuKhair.

  36. Asalam-U-Alaikum Sir
    You have a very informative, beautiful and fabulous blog Masha’Allah
    I hope it stays like this or gets even better
    May Allah bless you for all this
    Thank you🙂

  37. Assalam Alaikum brother Muqeet
    I m commenting here iwth loads of hope and i hope my problem gets solved INSHA ALLAH
    i stay in ajman. i have memorised 2juss of Holu Quran at. but the problem is whenevr i try to give exam they ask tajweed which i have to answer in arabic and its creating a problem for me. i have been to al oturja centre in ajman even there they said me they cant keep me in their class as i dont know how to speak in arabic😦 im really sad now. wherever i go they say me because i dont know how to speak in arabic they cant keep me , i really dont know where to go and continue my quran studies pls help me. i will be very thankful to u.

    • Dear sister Shehnaz wa alaikmus salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. jazakallahu khayra for your confidence and hope. inshaaAllah Allah will fulfill your dream and make you learn Tajweed and complete your hifhdul quran as well. Plz contact Janab Khalid sahib on 0506773672 of Abdullah ibn Masood Quran centre. this centre is close to ajman and a very good one. First they will teach u Tajweed in urdu and then u can continue your hifdh. they hv separate ladies section and khalid bhai is incharge. u can speak to him and refer my name and school, al amana pvt school sharjah. All the best. jazakillah khayr

  38. Assalamu alaikum brother… how are u?may Allah blessed u… ur blogs r very use full…. alhamdulillah… is there any changes in gr 7 to 10 text???
    Jazakallah khairan

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.

      Jazakillaahu Khayra.

      We haven’t yet received any circular from the Ministry or the Education Zone about this.
      InshaaAllah, will post about it once we get to know.
      Baarakallaahu Feekum.

  39. Assalamu Alykum
    Respected Sir

    I am looking for the post of Holy Qur`an teacher at any institution.
    I am Haafiz, Aalim from India`s Islamic university having more than 2 years experiences at an Islamic school, India. And I recite Quran with best tajweed and sweat voice.
    I have excellent command over English language and good over Fusha Arabic language
    So kindly give me opportunity to serve your institution.

    JazkALLAH kher

  40. Asalam o alaikum
    very interesting website …
    i think u should mention this site of urs in school magazine …
    its quite useful..

    • Wa alaikumus salam wa Rahmatullah

      Thanks and Jazakillaahu Khayra for your kind words. There is a mention about this site in last year’s issue.
      All Praise and Glory belongs to Allah alone. Alhamdulillaah.

  41. Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakathahu,

    Just stumbled upon this treasure trove of Islamic resources, worksheets, information and more…may Allah reward you and all working with you to accomplish this lofty goal and accept it from you, Ameen!

    Just wondering…as volunteers to teach a small group of children at a local madrasa basic Islamic concepts, may I and my team use these resources and particularly the worksheets as is to print and distribute in our class? Kindly clarify. Jazak Allahu Khairan Kaseeran…

  42. Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.

    Aameen and Jazakillaahu Khayra.

    Yes, you can use the resources given in this blog, InshaaAllah.

    Baarakallaahu Feek.

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