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Taaghuut. What is Taaghuut?

بسم الله والصلاة ةالسلام على رسول الله

Qur’anic words are more complex, richer and eloquent. They convey myriad of meanings.

Translators find it difficult to convey their precise interpretation. Taaghuut is one such word.

The best approach would be to retain such a word without translating it, and let the Qur’anic Arabic speak for itself.  Continue reading

February 26, 2017 Posted by | Kalimaat: Qur'anic Words, Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Davila’s Inspirational Story

Sharing this inspiring story through Br. Nouman Ali Khan and Sr. Hena Zuberi.

Read on ….and listen to the 11 Minutes-video to get rejuvenated, Inshaa’Allah…..

Sometimes we land in a spiritual slump and want to stop doing what we are doing, and then Allāh sends us inspiration when we need it most.  I watched this last night and had to share this with our readers, although it has probably been shared all over the world, on forums, Facebook pages, and websites (yes, even soap opera sites). It deserves to be shared, māshā’Allāh.  Continue reading

March 2, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Al Hudaa: Guidance Par Excellence

Ramadhaan commemorates revelation.

Observing fast for one full month is an expression of Muslims’ gratitude to Almighty Allah for the gift of Al Qur’anGuidance par excellence. 

As we are in the blessed month of Ramadhaan, I thought it is apt to discuss on the nature, concept, significance and matters concerning Guidance in Islam.  Continue reading

July 17, 2013 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Guidance = The Quran | , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Wa Ma Tawfeeqee il-laah bil-laah

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

In today’s society, success seems to have many “fathers”. Failure is an orphan. Nobody wants to own it!

You might have heard people bragging: ‘Your success is because of me!’ ‘You got promoted because of my recommendation!’ ‘Without me, you’ll be nowhere!’ ‘Your accomplishment is due to my favour!’ ‘No, it’s not because of him, its only because of me, you achieved success!’!!

A true Muslim understands the hollowness of such a bragging!  Continue reading

March 31, 2013 Posted by | Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Al Hudaa and the Parable of the Train

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

Al Qur’an, full of wisdom, is the Divine Guidance for all mankind.

Man must know, realise and understand that the Qur’an is for human welfare.

Let us elucidate this with the help of a parable *.  Continue reading

November 10, 2011 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is?, Guidance = The Quran | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Names and Characteristics of the Qur’aan

To assist you in knowing the true worth of the Qur’an, you should know that Allah has named the Qur’an with many names and amongst them are:

  • Al-Qur’an (the Recital),

  • Al-Furqaan (the Criterion between Truth and falsehood),

  • at-Tanzeel (the Revelation),

  • Al-Kitaab (the Book). Continue reading

August 2, 2010 Posted by | Al Qur'an - What it is? | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment