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Barakah, Mubaarak, T a b a a r a k

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

Barakah. Mubaarak, Mabrook. Baarakallah. We use these words and also hear some Muslims using them.

What do they mean? And what is meaning of the lesson-rich word “Tabaarak“?

Let us try to understand and refresh ourselves, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

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February 12, 2013 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Alhamdulillah” – A Linguistic Miracle of the Qur’an

Writing about the literary dimension of the Qur’an for an audience that may or may not have background in Arabic grammar and rhetoric can be rather challenging. I’m going to attempt to navigate around technical lingo as much as possible. Building a basic familiarity with the subject is my goal, not presenting it in a sophisticated fashion.

The words  الحمد لله AlHamdu Lillah are most commonly uttered from Muslim lips around the world. After the basmalah (the tag name used for BISMILLAHI ALRAHMANI ALRAHEEMI),  it is the first statement mentioned in the opening Surah, al-Fatiha. One way to explore the beauty, precision , and thought provoking eloquence of the Qur’an’s words is to explore the very choice of each word. Arabic is a rich language full of terms similar in meaning. Continue reading

October 24, 2011 Posted by | Qur'an's Miracles, Reblogs | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

   

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