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Qur’an is Bayaan and Tibyaan as well!

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Qur’an calls itself Bayaan. Qur’an calls itself Tibyaan.

What is their meaning and what is the difference?

Read on to find an amazing elucidation by the world renowned Arabic scholar, Dr. V. Abdur Rahim. Continue reading

May 17, 2019 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Muqeet's (assorted), Qur'an and Man's Relationship with his Lord | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

At-Tibyan: Easy Way to Qur’anic Reading (PDF with AUDIO)

An excellent and innovative brain child of the pioneering author, Dr. V Abdur Rahim, At-Tibyan is very useful to those who want to learn the art of reading Qur’anic Arabic through some basic English speech sounds.

This book takes me down the memory lane when I was personally involved in the making of the CD version of this book even I edited the brochure and advertisement material.

The late Khateeb, Mufti and Qaari Janab Muhammad Qasim Bhopali (May Allah forgive him and grant him the highest place in Jannah) had taken keen interest in the recording of this book’s CD.

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November 8, 2014 Posted by | E-books, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“There is no such thing as Uthmaanic Script”!

While discussing about the font or the print style of the Qur’an, Muslim individuals or websites normally refer to ‘Uthmaanic script. This is actually a misnomer.

The respected doyen of Arabic language, Dr V Abdur Rahim, says that “There is no such thing as Uthmaanic script. It is Uthmaanic Orthography, i.e., spelling system”.

So while translating Rasm Uthmaani, we need to translate as ‘Uthmaanic Orthography, and not as Uthmaanic script! For, there is a vast difference between the terms script and orthographyContinue reading

April 19, 2013 Posted by | Qur'anic Studies, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Ramadhaan with Dr. V Abdur Rahim

Here is an interesting and elaborate linguistic explanation of the Ramadhaan verse, ayah no. 185 of Surah al Baqarah, by the world renowned Arabic scholar-genius, Dr. V Abdur Rahim.  Continue reading

August 1, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dr. V. Abdur Rahim: His blog and the Qur’anic Arabic Course

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum

Anyone who doesn’t know about Dr. V. Abdur Rahim in fact doesn’t know anything about the nuts and bolts of Arabic language learning! This is no exaggeration!

The learners of Arabic, past and present, are well acquainted with the method adopted by this pioneering shaykh in teaching-learning Arabic language. My strong feeling is that anyone who adopts learning methods other than the method shown by Dr. V Abdur Rahim is actually taking a path that is only too long, downrightly dull, outrightly boring and that which is full of tears! Continue reading

December 29, 2011 Posted by | Arabic and Dr. V. Abdur Rahim | , , , , , , | 17 Comments


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