Tarikh al-Rusul wa’l muluk, ‘Annals of the Apostles and Kings’, by Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari (839-923), is by common consent the most important universal history produced in the world of Islam.
This monumental work explores the history of the ancient nations, the prophets, the rise of Islam and the history of the Islamic World down to the year 915 AD / 302 AH i.e The Return of the Caliphate to Baghdad: (The Caliphates of al-Mu’tadid, al-Muktafi and al-Muqtadir)
It is divided here in 40 Volumes (Including Index) each of which covers about two hundred pages of the original Arabic text. Continue reading
Here are the Answers to the Ramadhaan Quiz.
Owing to readers’ demand, the Questions and Answers are given together. Also, a PDF file is done so that it can be shared with as many, InshaaAllah. Continue reading
Take this Quiz to refresh your knowledge, InshaaAllah.
This will also facilitate you in the upcoming Ramadhaan, InshaaAllah. Continue reading
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.
As some may find it difficult to memorize the selected portion given in the previous post or some may not like the unconventional style of doing Hifdh of the verses selected on thematic basis, I am presenting the memorization schedule in a different way.
Here are some Alternatives to Memorizing the glorious Qur’an in the month of Shabaan and Ramadhaan, InshaaAllah. Continue reading
PS: Welcoming Shabaan 🙂
By the grace of Allah, the files are ready, alhamdulillaah.
Are you ready to take up the assignment?
The Hifdh Plan which I am presenting here is thematic. In most cases, one ayah per day is selected for memorization. However, depending on the context and the continuation of the meaning, it runs into the next ayah.
A few points to consider if you are willing to memorize from the glorious Qur’an, InshaaAllah. Continue reading
Dear readers, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.
The series of Twelve Text Books authored by Maulvi Abdul Aziz are very popular especially in the GCC countries as well as in India and Pakistan. They are prescribed as curriculum text books for teaching-learning of Islamic Studies as a subject.
As the new academic year is round the corner for many schools in Asia particularly, thought of uploading these beautiful books for download. I hope some parents, teachers and students would find these books to their advantage, InshaaAllah. Continue reading
Jazakumullaahu Khayra and Thanks a lot to those who participated in this Quiz.
Here are the answers for everyone to check out, InshaaAllah.
By the way, material from this blog can be used freely for da’wah or educational purposes. Courtesy, however, demands that one refers back to the blog as source reference. Thank you for understanding.
Baarakallaahu Feekum. Continue reading
This work of historical importance by the eminent Islamic scholar of the 20th Century (late) Sheikh Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi has not become as popular as it should have been. Unfortunate also is the news that the publication of this significant work by the original publisher has been stopped!!
The series written in four volumes under the title Saviours of Islamic Spirit is of immense value to a student of Islamic history and civilization. Muslims, especially those of Asian origin, will find an oceanic depth of information about their past. Continue reading
As the UAE is observing 2016 as the Year of Reading, the Islamic Affairs Ministry thought it to be appropriate to inform the Muslim masses through the first Friday of the Year.
Hence Reading, Key to Sciences was the theme of today’s Friday sermon in the UAE. Continue reading
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.
I made this as part of the Action Plan for my school’s Islamic Studies Department. Thought of sharing this with you all. Who knows, someone somewhere may find it beneficial or get motivated even. Baarakallaahu feekum. Continue reading
Alhamdulillah, some more questions to check out your knowledge of the glorious Qur’an. Wanna try it?
Here are another set of questions. Try to answer, Inshaa’Allah.
This is a transcript of a Friday Speech delivered by the famous Orator and Qaari Haafidh Ali Abdur Rahman al Huthaifee. He minces no words and speaks to the point!
Sharing this for the benefit of one and all, Inshaa’Allah.
This Qur’an Quiz comes in the form of list. It may not be as easy as Quiz 1. Want to try, Inshaa’Allah?
It is only sad, I can say, that despite knowledge explosion and awareness of Islam through Friday speeches, books, videos, lectures, websites etc. many Muslims are still unaware of what constitutes something to be Islamic.
How to look at a particular thing and then conclude whether it is Islamic or un-Islamic or simply Muslim?
This post will clarify some misconceptions and make things clear, Inshaa’Allah. Continue reading
Mashaa’Allah, an amazing collection of ahadeeth.
A picturesque presentation! Download this treasure, Inshaa’Allah. Continue reading