Surah Nooh: Dual Interpretation


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

While teaching the prescribed Suwar (pl. of Surah) to the students, I always feel that the English meaning given in the Islamic Studies text books – I Love Islam and Learning Islam – are not up to the mark. They are at times substandard.  Continue reading


Ministry Exam in Sharjah, May/June 2017


Today we got the Portion for the Ministry Exam to be conducted in the Emirate of Sharjah for the Year ending 2016-17.

Grade 10, 11 and 12 will write their Islamic Studies Exam on 29th May 2017.

And Grades 6 to 9 will have theirs on 8th June 2017.

Following is the prescribed Syllabus for all grades:  Continue reading

Grade 6 and 7: Notes for All Lessons


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

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

Eid Package :)


As the countdown for Eid ul Fitr has started, presenting some important things that we all must know about, Inshaaallah..

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Two Best Times for Du’aa in Ramadhaan

Very Informative, MashaaAllah.
Baarakallaahu Feekum,


There are two blessed times for Du’aa for those who observe fast in the month of Ramadhaan. This simple fact is explained beautifully and in a creative way by Sr. Shawana A Aziz, and the work is worth sharing, alhamdulillaah.

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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

Islamic Education Series


Islamic Education Series Grades 1-12 by Maulvi Abdul Aziz

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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