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    Surat al A’la (The Most High)

    Rate this post This is the shortest of the Musabbihat; the seven suwer that begin with the glorification of Allah. It forms a hymn in praise of Allah. It is the first verse of this sura that the Prophet (pbuh) recommended to be used in the sajda of Salaa. Success is stated as purification of […]

  •  Suratudh Dhuha (Early Morning)
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    Suratudh Dhuha (Early Morning)

    Rate this post This sura was revealed after a brief pause in the revelations of the Qurʼan and the people of Makkah were mocking the Prophet (pbuh) saying that his Lord had forsaken him. When sura al-Dhuha was revealed, it gave him a new strength and silenced the enemies. It begins with two oaths and […]

  •  Surat al-Fajr  The Dawn
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    Surat al-Fajr The Dawn

    Rate this post The sura describes the destruction of the people of Aad, Iram, Thamood and Pharaoh. It condemns those who love wealth and look down upon the poor and orphans speaking of their regret when they are brought in front of Hell. The sura ends with a short but moving passage describing “The Tranquil […]

  •  Surat al-Fatiha The Opening
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    Surat al-Fatiha The Opening

    Rate this post The sura can be divided into three sections: The first is an exposition of reality and awakening to His attributes. The second section is where the heart cries out in recognition of the relationship of the Creator and the created and makes a request for guidance. The third part is like the […]

  •  Surat al-Jumua’ (The Congregation)
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    Surat al-Jumua’ (The Congregation)

    Rate this post This is a sura which is read in the Friday congregational prayers and is one of the Musabbihaat (group of 7 suras which begins with His glorification). The answer of the dua of Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh) 2:129 for a messenger to be raised amongst the people of Makka is given in verse […]

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    Suratul Feel & Suratul Quraysh

    Rate this post Suratul Fil (The Elephant) This sura refers to the event that took place in the year of the birth of the Prophet (pbuh) 570 AD. The people of the places around Makkah were very jealous of the Quraysh and their position as guardians of the Ka’ba. One of these people was the […]

  •  Suratu al-Rahmaan (The All-Merciful)
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    Suratu al-Rahmaan (The All-Merciful)

    Rate this post This sura is known as the bride of the Qurʼan and the name is taken from the first verse. It is the only sura that begins with an attribute of Allah and here His role as Al Rahman is expounded. The verse “Which of your Lordʼs blessings will both of you deny?” […]

  •  Asmaul Husna for Days of the Week
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    Asmaul Husna for Days of the Week

    Rate this post Every name of Allah has a specific benefit of recitation. There are however specific Asmaul Husna attached to each day of the week. The document looks at a brief synopsis of each of the seven Asmaul Husna.

  •  His Throne Was on Water
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    His Throne Was on Water

    Rate this post The book is a fascinating synthesis of the Qur’an and science. The author in trying to unravel the meaning of almost 300 Qur’anic verses using the discoveries of modern science addresses mysteries of space-time, the nature of man and the expanding universe among others.

  •  Some old Manuscripts of the Holy Quran
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    Some old Manuscripts of the Holy Quran

    Rate this post This article appeared in the journal Mishkat (No 4, spring 1363 H. Sh.), published by Idareh-ye Umur-e Farhangi, an academic and research institution attached to Astaneh-ye Quds-a Radawi, that is, Imam Rida’s Shrine at Mashhad. The author is a well-known Iranian scholar. Undoubtedly, no other book has been the subject of discussion […]

  •  Radiating Divinity Lessons from Suratu Yaseen
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    Radiating Divinity Lessons from Suratu Yaseen

    Rate this post An understanding of Suratu Yasin with a view to apply lessons learnt from it into our daily lives. This sura is often called the Heart of the Qur’an (Qalbul Qur’an). It gives a comprehensive picture of monotheism portraying the nature of Reality, the laws that govern existence and the extent of man’s […]

  •  The Holy Quran – Important Subjects,Sections,Subject Index,Prostrations
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    The Holy Quran – Important Subjects,Sections,Subject Index,Prostrations

    Rate this post The Holy Qur’an (also known as The Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. As it was revealed, so it was committed to memory by his companions, though […]

  •  The Miracles of The Qu’ran
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    The Miracles of The Qu’ran

    Rate this post For Muslims, the Holy Qur’an is an inexhaustible and hauntingly beautiful source of guidance, consolation and enlightenment. Above all, it is the very Word of God as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and protected for all time against falsification. Muslims’ absolute certainty on this point is often difficult for others to […]

  •  The Quran Translation by Shakir
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    The Quran Translation by Shakir

    Rate this post This edition of M.H. Shakir ’s translation of the Holy Qur ’an is a reproduction of the one published in 2011 by Tahrike Tarsile Qur ’an, Inc. of Elmhurst, New York, U.S.A. Some textual and formatting changes have been introduced into this edition without changing the meaning but making the text more […]

  •  Children in the Quran and Sunnah
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    Children in the Quran and Sunnah

    Rate this post This book ‘Children in the Qur’an and Sunnah’ is dedicated in presenting the guidance and recommendations of the holy Qur’an and the great leaders of Islam regarding these principles, and it is divided into three sections. The first section contains four chapters which are on the responsibilities of the Islamic society in […]

  •  Tafsir Al-Jalalayn
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    Tafsir Al-Jalalayn

    Rate this post Tafsir al-Jalalayn is one of the most significant tafsirs for the study of the Qur’an. Composed by the two “Jalals” — Jalal al-Din al-Mahalli (d. 864 ah / 1459 ce) and his pupil Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (d. 911 ah / 1505 ce), Tafsir al-Jalalayn is generally regarded as one of the most […]

  •  Tafsir al-Kashani
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    Tafsir al-Kashani

    Rate this post A collection of the long-unavailable tafasir, or commentaries on the Qur’an, which help to properly explain and contextualize the revelation, this series aims to make leading exegetical works—in translation, unabridged, and faithful to the letter and meaning of the Arabic—widely available for study and research.

  •  How to Approach the Qur’an
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    How to Approach the Qur’an

    Rate this post Humanity was re-born when the Holy Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet (pbuh). This birth was greater than the real birth of humanity. Hence. this spiritual birth has corrected humanity’s view towards existence, life, values and methodologies. Also, it has achieved a unique social reality that cannot be imagined. Human beings could […]

  •  Touched by An Angel – Tafseer Juz’ Amma
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    Touched by An Angel – Tafseer Juz’ Amma

    Rate this post The audio companion notebook of the first Double-weekend-accredited-seminar given by Al-Maghrib Institute solely dedicated to the explanation of Part 30 of the Qur’an.

  •  Tafsir Al-Tustari
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    Tafsir Al-Tustari

    Rate this post A collection of the long-unavailable tafasir, or commentaries on the Qur’an, which help to properly explain and contextualize the revelation, this series aims to make leading exegetical works—in translation, unabridged, and faithful to the letter and meaning of the Arabic—widely available for study and research. The earliest surviving Sufi commentary on the Qur’an, this record is […]

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