Month of Safar: Facts and Fiction

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Safar, the 2nd month of the Islamic Calendar, has commenced, alhamdulillaah.

Quoting authentic references, I would like to dispel certain false beliefs and superstitious customs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar. 

Some Muslims believe that this month brings bad luck; it is a month of bad omen, we must not initiate any good work in this month, one must not marry blah, blah…….all stupid, baseless thoughts!!

The month of Safar is like all other months. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) condemned what is said about this month. Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu Anhu) reported from the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) that: Continue reading

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Virtues of Dhul Hijjah

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

May Allah Bless humanity and all Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world in this blessed month of Dhul Hijjah.

Kindly find huge resources on the virtues of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah, and related material on Umrah, Hajj, Eid al Adhaa, Sacrifice, Tahmeed, Takbeer, Tahleel, Tasbeeh etc. here

Sal-lal-laahu-Alaa-Muhammad, Sal-lal-laahu-Alaihi-Wa-Sallam.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

All About Al Israa wal Meraaj

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Dear brothers/sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

Every year in the month of Rajab we find Muslims around the world discussing about this unique event that took place in the glorious life of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

It has become a common ‘belief’ among us that this fascinating episode took place in the month of Rajab while the fact is something else!

This re-post is intended to spread awareness, educating and conveying the truth of the matter.  Continue reading

It is sinful to celebrate Valentine’s Day

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Why Muslims Should Not Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

This question may be answered in several ways:

1 – In Islam, the festivals are clearly defined and well established, and no additions or subtractions may be accepted. They are an essential part of our worship and there is no room for personal opinion. They have been prescribed for … Continue reading

An Introduction to Tajweed

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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.

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Related: Have a Look at this Makhaarij Video

Eid al Adhaa Mubaarak :)

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تقبّل الله منّا ومنكم  May Allah accept it from us and you. 

E I D  M U B A A R A K  to  You 🙂

Alhamdulillaah, here are a few important links on Eid Eid Adha, Sacrifice & the Day of Sacrifice, the Days of Tashreeq, Eid Takbeer etc.  Continue reading

Laylatul Qadr: Golden Moments are here!

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Alternatives to Memorizing the Qur’an

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Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

As some may find it difficult to memorize the selected portion given in the previous post or some may not like the unconventional style of doing Hifdh of the verses selected on thematic basis, I am presenting the memorization schedule in a different way.

Here are some Alternatives to Memorizing the glorious Qur’an in the month of Shabaan and Ramadhaan, InshaaAllah.

You can choose from the options and stick on to the schedule with determination, InshaaAllah:  Continue reading

Qur’an Memorization in Ramadhaan Through Shabaan

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PS: If you are following your own way of memorizing the Qur’an as per Juz-wise or Surah-wise, then go ahead with that method, and ignore this post….please…!

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By the grace of Allah, the files are ready, alhamdulillaah.

Are you ready to take up the assignment?

When you go for thematic memorization, it becomes more challenging.

A few points to consider if you are willing to memorize from the glorious Qur’an, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

Qur’an Quiz on Prophets and Messengers

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This PDF file was hiding in my hard disk since over 5 years, and I do not know the source to give credit.

The Quiz is done brilliantly. Clues have been given so that it guides one to get to the right answer.

Though this is meant for young boys and girls, even elders can give a try:) InshaaAllah. Continue reading