Asmaa-ul-Husna Memorizing Activity Sheet

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This Worksheet is helpful for young people, especially Year 5 and 6 students, to memorize the Beautiful Names and Attributes of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’aala.

Even elders can draw benefit from this worksheet, InshaaAllah.

Wanna give a try?  Continue reading

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Grade 6 and 7: Notes for All Lessons

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Sr. Sobia Ehsan, a teacher of Islamic Studies at a school in Dubai, did some hard work to make notes for all the lessons taught in Grade 6 and 7.

Jazakillaahu Khayr, Sr. Sobia for taking the pain and pleasure in making these notes, and also for graciously sharing them with everyone. Continue reading

Nine Signs of Prophet Musa alaihis salam

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Musa alaihis salam was given Nine Signs through which Allah wanted this great Prophet to guide, inspire and present the truthfulness of Islam and its Prophet to his very own followers and countrymen. The purpose was also to present Allah’s greatness to the arrogant people of Musa’s time.  Continue reading

99 Names, One Creator!

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Download this Learning Activity sheet for memorising Al Asma-ul-Husna, the Beautiful Names of Allah.

Video and Audio links are given in this file for your convenience 🙂 Continue reading

Musa, the Prophet

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1. Answer the following questions:

1. Why did Allah want Musa to move his people from Egypt to Palestine?
To save the Israelis from the slavery of Phir’oun

2. What is the difference between the miracle Prophet Musa saw and what some magicians do in magic shows?
Miracle is something that truly happens with the permission of Allah. Magic involves cheating and falsehood.  Continue reading

Musa Leaves Egypt

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1. Questions/Answers:

  1. Why did Musa side with the Israelite?

Musa sided with the Israelite because he asked for his help. He sided with him because Egyptians used to oppress and humiliate the Israelites.   Continue reading

Wavering Faith

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1. Questions/Answers:

  1. How did the Children of Israeel respond to Prophet Musa?

Despite all of Allah’s favours through Prophet Musa, they could not stay away from evil and continued to reject Allah’s laws. Continue reading

Salatul Witr

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1. What did Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) advise Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallah anhu) to do?

Abu Hurayrah said, “My beloved friend enjoined upon me to do three things, and I will never stop doing them till I die: to fast three days of every month, to pray Salatud Duha, and to pray Salatul Witr before I sleep”.

2. When is Witr prayer performed?

The Witr prayer is performed after Salatul Ishaa.

3. How many rak’aats are in Witr prayer?

Three rak’aats.

4. What is the name of the special du’aa you should say during Witr?

It is called Du’aa al Qunoot

Salatud Duha

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1. When is Salatud Duha performed?

It is offered little after sunrise until before Zuhr prayers.

2. Is Salatud Duha a Fard or a voluntary prayer?

Salatud Duha is a voluntary prayer.

3. How many Rak’aat are there in Salatud Duha? How many did the Prophet perform?

Salatud Duha can be prayed between 2 to 12 rak’aats.

The Prophet (peace be upon him) often use to pray 2 or 4 rak’aat.

4. What are the benefits of performing Salatud Duha?

According to one hadeeth, “Whoever regularly prays the two rak’aat of Duha his sins are forgiven even if they are as plentiful as the foam of the sea”.

The Voluntary Prayers

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1. What is the difference between Salatul Fardh and Salatus Sunnah?

Salatul Fard are the compulsory prayers which a Muslim must perform and Salatus Sunnah are the encouraged prayers.

2. What is Sunnah Ratibah? Give one example.

Sunnah Ratibah are those prayers offered by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) regularly at fixed times. For example: 2 Rak’ahs before Fajr Salah

3. What is Salatut Tataw’wo? Give one example.

Salatut Tataw’wo  are the voluntary prayers which were encouraged by the Prophet (peace be upon him). For example: the Tahajjud prayer, late night prayer.

4. What is the reward for praying Sunnah regularly?

The reward we will get for praying Sunnah regularly is a house in Jannah.

5. List the times that are not good for Salatut Tataw’wo.

  • After Fajr prayer until the sun rises up a little.
  • The few minutes before the Athan of Salatuz Zuhr.
  • After Salatul Witr
  • Between Salatul Asr and Maghrib.
  1. What is the other name for Salatut Tataw’wo?

Salatun Nafl is the other name for Salatut Tataw’wo

Hajj and Umrah

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1. Why is Hajj so important to Muslims?

Hajj is an important pillar of Islam. It is obligatory on every Muslim, if he or she is in good health and can afford it. Going to Makkah  and doing the Tawaf of Ka’bah is the dream of every Muslim.

2. Where do Muslims do Hajj?

Muslims do Hajj in Makkah and adjoining places.

3. Name the places the Hujjaj go to during Hajj. Describe briefly what they do there.

1. Masjid al Haram: Hujjaj do the Tawaf of Ka’bah seven times.

2. Sa’iy: Muslims walk fast back and forth seven times between two hills called As-Safa and Al Marwah.

3. Mina: Hujjah go to Mina on the 8th day of Dhul Hijjah to spend their time praying, making du’aa and dhikr, and reading Qur’an.

4. Arafah: Hujjaj go to this place and stay there from morning till sunset on the 9th day of Dhul Hijjah. They make du’aa, seek forgiveness for their sins, read Qur’an, offer prayers and listen to the Arafah speech.

5. Muzdalifah: After sunset, the Hujjaj leave Arafah and go to Muzdalifah. They pray Maghrib and Isha and spend their night here. They also sacrifice animal on this day.

6. Mina: In the morning, Hujjaj leave Muzdalifah and go back to Mina taking with them pebbles to throw at the three Jamraats.

7. Masjid al Haram: Hujjaj finally go to the grand mosque to perform the main Tawaf of Hajj called the Tawaf-ul-Ifadah.

4. What does throwing stones at the Jamrat symbolize?

It symbolizes the action of Prophet Ibraheem (alaihis salam) when shaytan tried to stop him in three places on his way to sacrifice his son, Ismaeel. He threw stones at shaytan to get him out of his way. The Hujjaj remember that they should never follow the shaytan’s way.

5. What is the first thing the Hujjaj do in Hajj? And what is the last thing?

Tawaf of Ka’bah is the first and the last thing the Hujjah do. Subhanallaah!