An Introduction to Tajweed


Learning to read the Qur’an in a proper and correct way, is one of the many obligatory duties of a Muslim.

Recitation gets better and beautiful as one continues to read the Qur’an, meticulously following the Rules and Techniques Qur’anic Recitation (Tajweed)

If you want to learn the Art of Qur’anic Recitation in the most beautiful and sublime manner, then this is the Book for you.

Book’s Title: AL-QAA’IDAH AL-QUR’AANIYYAH: An Introduction to Tajweed

Compiled by Qari Muhammad Idrees Asim

Translated into English by Nasiruddin Khattab

Published by Darussalam

To Download: Al Qaa’idah Al Qur’aaniyyah: AN INTRODUCTION TO TAJWEED

To Buy: @ Darussalam

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

Sal-lal-laahu ‘Ala Muhammad, Sal-lal-laahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam.















Related: Have a Look at this Makhaarij Video

Surah al Haaqqah, Verses 25-37


Year 11 Notes: SURAH AL –HAAQQAH (VERSES 25-37)

Q1.What will the disbelievers and sinners be handed on the Day of Judgement? What will that signal?  Continue reading

Surah al Haaqqah, Verses 19-24


Year 11 Notes: SURAH AL- HAAQQAH ( VERSES 19-24)

Q1. Identify the hadeeth about the rewards of Jannah.

Ans. Abu Hurayrah (R.A) narrated that Rasoolulah said, “ Whoever enters Paradise will be entertained and will never suffer. His clothes will never fade and his youth will never end. In Paradise there is what an eye has never seen, what an ear has never heard and what a heart has never thought of.”   Continue reading

Activity Schedule for the First 13 Days of Dhul Hijjah


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

Dhul-Hijjah 1437 Diary:

1st Day of Dhul-Hijjah: Saturday, 3rd Sept, 2016
Day of Arafah : Sunday, 11th Sept, 2016
Eid-al-Adha: Monday, 12th Sept, 2016

Dhul Hijjah Resources

“There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days” So said the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam about the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah….. Continue reading

Islamic Personality Development Model


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

I made this as part of the Action Plan for my school’s Islamic Studies Department. Thought of sharing this with you all. Who knows, someone somewhere may find it beneficial or get motivated even. Baarakallaahu feekum. Continue reading

All is Well….!


You worked hard and gave your board exams. The grades let you down.

You burn your midnight oil and prepare a project. Your department head calls it lackluster.

Not always our plans succeed. Not always our work fetches recognition. Not always things happen as per our expectation. 

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A Word of CAUTION about the Text Books


Dear teachers and students of Islamic Studies in the UAE,

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuhu.

Be be reminded that the so-called international version of Islamic Studies Text Books entitled ‘LEARNING ISLAM’ which are being sold in the open market through different book shops are NOT APPROVED by the Ministry.

PLEASE do not commit the blunder of buying new books, that is the international editions.   Continue reading

Portion: Final Exam in Sharjah Schools


Dear Students/Teachers/Parents

Assalamu Alaikum.

Today we received the Portion for the Final Exam to be conducted in Sharjah by the Sharjah Educational Zone, Ministry of Education.

Islamic Studies exam will be conducted on 16th June 2015 Inshaa’Allah.

The exam portion for different grades is as follows:  Continue reading

Worksheet: Surah al Muzzammil, Ayah 20


Note:  Learn word to word meanings of the last ayah of this Surah from here and here

1. What did Allah change concerning Qiyam-ul-Layl for Muslims. Why was this change made?  Continue reading

Surah Al Ma’aarij, Part 2, Aayaat 19 to 35

1. What is the importance of praying regularly?
Prayers will save a person from hell-fire. Praying regularly is important as it is a sign of one’s Imaan, and also because the best deeds are those that are regular and consistent. Continue reading

Surah Al Ma’aarij, Part 1, Aayaat 1 to 18


1. Why did Allah reveal Surah al Ma’arij?
The first verse refers to An-Nadr ibn al Harith. He was one of the kuffar of Makkah, who often used to make fun of the Prophet (peace be upon him). He asked the Prophet to tell Allah to send down the punishment.  Continue reading

Khalid Ibn Al Waleed Embraces Islam


Answer the following questions:
1. There were a few matters that encouraged Khalid ibn al Waleed to become Muslim. Based on Khalid’s story, what things would encourage people to accept Islam?
* Having positive opinion about Islam
* Personality of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
* Respect and curiosity towards Muslims
* Influence of Islam on knowledge and wisdom.
* Closeness with practising Muslims
* Dawah in stages  Continue reading

MISSION POSSIBLE: Becoming a Haafidh or Haafidha


1. Answer the following questions:
1. What are the five different methods that help make it possible for the Qur’an to be memorized?
1. Proper Recitation
2. Quality memorization from the beginning.
3. Understanding the meaning
4. Continuous Review
5. High discipline with oneself  Continue reading

Salatul Janazah


1. Define the following terms:

a) Qeerat: Huge rewards like a huge mountain

b) Kafan: Clean piece of white cloth wrapped over the dead body

c) Ghusul: Giving a wash to a dead body

d) Salatul Janazah: It means the funeral prayer. It is performed while standing.

2. What should Muslims do if one among them dies? 
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Nouman Ali Khan in Dubai


This weekend an opportunity is provided to the people of UAE to listen to Br. Nouman Ali Khan, a speaker of international repute known for his erudition.  Continue reading