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.

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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

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
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Surah Al Muzzammil, Aayaat 10-19


1. Answer the following questions:

  1. What did Allah order Prophet Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلّم to do with those who insulted him?

Allah ordered Prophet Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلّم  to show patience. He also ordered him to avoid contact with them.

  1. What did Allah prepare for the evil people in the next life. Describe the punishment.

They will be tied with chains and thrown deep into the Hell-fire. They will be given food that will stick to their throat. They will be made to drink boiling water that will burn their intestines. No mercy will be shown to the disbelievers in Hell.  Continue reading

An ode to the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم


A poem I wrote long back, during my college days 🙂

Thought of reliving the past and refreshing the present love for Rasulullaah sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

Let’s all try to live by it, Inshaa’allah.

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The Best Ten Days Are Here…..!


ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 commenced on 25th September 2014. Accordingly, the Day of Arafah will be on 3rd October 2014, and the first day of Eid al-Adhaa will be on 4th October 2014.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

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Ramadhaan Mubaarak :)


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

When the mega month of Ramadhaan rises in a Muslim’s life, he compliments himself on this singular good fortune and becomes agog with excitement. He has been given a golden opportunity to refine himself through fasting and through the spiritual nourishment of the glorious Qur’an. The whole community rises to the occasion and greets the month which brings in its wake innumerable possibilities and privileges.  

In this splendid scenario, this Post is dedicated to all brothers & sisters in Islam, alhamdulillah.

While I wish you a Happy Ramadhaan, I pray to Allah to shower His choicest Blessings upon you and your family in this blessed month, and all throughout the year. May Allah give us the Tawfeeq to put things into practice and may He accept all our sincere efforts and endeavours. Aameen

Do not forget me and my family in your sincere du’aa. Thank you, and Jazakallaahu Khayra. 

Your brother in Islam, MuQeet

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