Surah Luqman, Aayaat 12-15

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It is always better to teach students learn the word by word meaning of the verses of the glorious Qur’an.

This exercise is one step in that direction.  Continue reading

The World of Angels

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Answer the following questions:

1. What are angels made of?

They are made of light.  Continue reading

The Great Hadeeth of Jibreel

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1. Describe Jibreel as he appeared to the Prophet and the Sahabah

Jibreel appeared to the Prophet and the Sahabah in the form of a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair . No traces of travelling were visible on him, and no one knew him.  Continue reading

Surah al Ma’aarij: Verses 36 – 44

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1. What is the story of behind the revelation of the ayaat of this lesson?

The pagans used to gather around Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to listen to him as he was reading the Qur’an. But instead of learning the Qur’an, they would say it was lie and make fun of it. They used to disrespect the Muslims and say about the companions, “If these poor people will go to Paradise, we will enter it before them. Then we will have more in it than them”.  Continue reading

A Threat from the North: The Battle of Mu’tah

Reference: Page 163 and 164 of the workbook

1. What caused the Battle of Mu’tah?

The act of killing the messenger who carried the letter from Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was the main reason. Continue reading

Ja’far ibn Abi Talib and the King of Abyssinia

Exercise 1 (Page 159): Review questions

1. Who were Ja’far’s father, uncle, brothers and cousin according to the story?

1. Abu Talib was Ja’far’s father and Al-Abbas was his uncle. His brothers were Aqeel and Ali. His cousin was Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him).  Continue reading