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  •  Al-Shams The Sun
    Al-Shams The Sun
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    Al-Shams The Sun

    Al-Shams The SunRate this post The sura opens with seven oaths sworn on various phenomena, the first of which is by the sun which is the primal source of energy, then on the human soul itself. It then describes the fate of the people of Thamud to whom Prophet Salih (pbuh) was sent. He urged […]

  • Suratul ‘Alaq (The Clot)
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    Suratul ‘Alaq (The Clot)

    Suratul ‘Alaq (The Clot)Rate this post The sura begins with the command of Iqra’ (Read) and ends with the command of Waqtarib (come close) to Allah. Closeness to Divinity by extension means reaching ones full potential which is only achieved through knowledge and its application (Read, learn, write – share). The sura continues with a […]

  • My Suratul Qadr workbook
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    My Suratul Qadr workbook

    My Suratul Qadr workbookRate this post A night known as a MUBARAK night in Suratud Dukhan (Baraka meaning getting more than one expected or deserved and that which revives dormant goodness) The name of the sura refers to the revelation of the Qurʼan on The Night of Decree (Laylatul Qadr). The sura emphasises the importance […]

  •  Q Words
    Q Words
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    Q Words

    Q WordsRate this post A collection of the vocabulary of words which appear often in the Qur’an.

  •  Surat Nuh (Noah)
    Surat Nuh (Noah)
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    Surat Nuh (Noah)

    Surat Nuh (Noah)Rate this post The focus of the sura is the life of Prophet Nuh (pbuh). It mentions forgiveness stating that it is followed by abundance of rain, wealth, sons and gardens. The sura ends with the prayer of Prophet Nuh (pbuh) for forgiveness for himself and his parents and those who enter his […]

  •  Surat al-tin The Fig
    Surat al-tin The Fig
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    Surat al-tin The Fig

    Surat al-tin The FigRate this post Suratut Teen has 8 ayaat. It was revealed in Makka and is the 95th sura of the Qur’an. The theme of the Sura centres around the creation of the human being. The theme in this sura pivots on the subject of the creation of the human being in the best […]

  •  Surat al-Inshirah The Expanding
    Surat al-Inshirah The Expanding
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    Surat al-Inshirah The Expanding

    Surat al-Inshirah The ExpandingRate this post This sura is very closely connected to Sura al-Dhuha (93) and some consider it as a direct continuation. Al Inshirah is the expansion which made the difficult burden of Prophethood easier. The remembrance of the Prophet (pbuh) is mentioned and a promise of two eases with every difficulty is […]

  • Surat al A’la (The Most High)
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    Surat al A’la (The Most High)

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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

    Surat al-Fajr The DawnRate 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 […]

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

    Surat al-Fatiha The OpeningRate this post This sura is also known as Suratul Fatihatul Kitaab (the opening of the book). The very title proves that there was a book. It is the understanding of some Sunni scholars that the Qur’an was not compiled in the lifetime of Rasulullah (S.A.W.) however this title disproves that theory. […]

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

    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 […]

  • Suratul Feel & Suratul Quraysh
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    Suratul Feel & Suratul Quraysh

    Suratul Feel & Suratul QurayshRate 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 […]

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

    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 […]

  •  The Last 10 Suwer of the Qur’an
    The Last 10 Suwer of the Qur’an
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    The Last 10 Suwer of the Qur’an

    The Last 10 Suwer of the Qur’an2.5 (50%) 8 votes THE LAST 10 SUWER OF THE QUR’AN 105 -114 Juz ‘Amma warns of the accountability of the day of Judgement. The last 10 suwer are a testament to the legacy and dua of Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh) for the city of Makka when he prayed for […]

  •  The Benefits of Qur’anic Suwer & Asmaul Husna
    The Benefits of Qur’anic Suwer & Asmaul Husna
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    The Benefits of Qur’anic Suwer & Asmaul Husna

    The Benefits of Qur’anic Suwer & Asmaul Husna4.7 (93.33%) 3 votes This compendium is a handy reference booklet enabling the reciter access to duas from the Qur’an & Asmaul Husna for every circumstance.

  •  Hidden Truths in God’s Word
    Hidden Truths in God’s Word
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    Hidden Truths in God’s Word

    Hidden Truths in God’s Word2.5 (50%) 4 votes Hidden Truths in God’s Word Some New Derivations from Qur’anic Concepts In this book, the author has discussed in detail some of the terms and verses of the Qur’an which he feels need to be analyzed deeply. He takes an unorthodox approach to understanding these terms and […]

  •  Q Read – Book 2
    Q Read – Book 2
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    Q Read – Book 2

    Q Read – Book 22 (40%) 2 votes A step by step guide to learning how to Understanding Tajweed Book 2 …!

  •  Q Read – Book 1
    Q Read – Book 1
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    Q Read – Book 1

    Q Read – Book 13 (60%) 2 votes A step by step guide to learning how to recite the Qur’an Book 1 …!

  •  Reciting the Holy Qur’aan Correctly
    Reciting the Holy Qur’aan Correctly
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    Reciting the Holy Qur’aan Correctly

    Reciting the Holy Qur’aan Correctly3.5 (70%) 4 votes This book “Simplified Rules for Reciting the Holy Qur’aan Correctly” consists of 16 simple lessons covering basic rules for reciting, and will enable the learner to recite the Holy Quran correctly…!

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