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Aashoora and Ten Sparkling Gems That Normally Go Unnoticed!

‘Aashoora comes, ‘Aashoora goes. Some observe fast, many don’t.

Some know the reason why they fast on the 10th of Muharram, some hardly know it.  Continue reading

October 10, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months, Prophets of Islam, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fasting on the 9th and 10th of Muharram. Do not ignore saying it’s just a Sunnah!!

Monday, 10 October is the 9th of Muharram in the Middle East, UK, Europe, USA and many other countries. It is Mustahab to fast on the 9th of Muharram along with the 10th as per the following hadeeth:  Continue reading

October 9, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Library Update: THE HISTORY OF AL TABARI

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

September 17, 2016 Posted by | E-books, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating Eid the Islamic Way!

Dear brothers and sisters….

……by this time, you must have done some of the things mentioned here, and, I am sure you would love to do many more, InshaaAllah. Go ahead and Enjoy Your Eid, InshaaAllah….

The days of the two Eids, Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adhaa, are the days of joy and happiness, and these days are singled out for some acts of worship, special practices, and traditions, including the following:  Continue reading

September 13, 2016 Posted by | celebrating EID, Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hajj, Umrah, Ziyarah……and Dhul Hijjah

This is a re-post of this Blog’s Hajj Page.

You will find amazing resources here, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

August 30, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Answers to Ramadhaan Quiz

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

May 26, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ramadhaan Quiz

Take this Quiz to refresh your knowledge, InshaaAllah.

This will also facilitate you in the upcoming Ramadhaan, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

May 20, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Alternatives to Memorizing the Qur’an

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

May 8, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Memorizing the Qur'an | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Qur’an Memorization in Ramadhaan Through Shabaan

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

May 6, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Memorizing the Qur'an, Ramadan Gift, Ramadhan and We! | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

None has any right to misguide!

While attending a contact class during my B.Ed. degree course, I remember one Professor saying, “A teacher has the right to teach. He has the right not to teach. But never has he any right to misguide.”

He was very true. And he was not of Muslim faith! May Allah have mercy on him.

You must be wondering why am I saying this here, and now?  Continue reading

May 4, 2016 Posted by | Isra and Me'raj, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Qur’an Quiz on Prophets and Messengers

This PDF file was hiding in my hard disk since over 5 years, and I do not know the source to give credit.

The Quiz is done brilliantly. Clues have been given so that it guides one to get to the right answer.

Though this is meant for young boys and girls, even elders can give a try 🙂 InshaaAllah. Continue reading

April 17, 2016 Posted by | Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Islamic Education Series

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

March 30, 2016 Posted by | E-books, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Answers to Family Quiz

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

March 6, 2016 Posted by | Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Qur’an Quiz: On Family Members

The glorious Qur’an has a message for every son, daughter, sister, brother, father, mother, husband, wife, parents, children, young and old….in short, Qur’an is for all.

Let us recall our knowledge of the Qur’anic vocabulary on Family Members through this Quiz, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

February 28, 2016 Posted by | Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

This 7th-Century-Book Promotes Writing!

It is indeed one of the blessings of Islam that mankind is blessed with a divine Book – preserved in pristine purity – that talks about revelation, education, divine guidance and enlightenment of the highest level.

The Qur’an that was revealed to humanity’s last and final Messenger, Prophet Muhammad, in the 7th century A.D. encourages and promotes writing as a necessary aspect of human life.

Let us have a glance at some of the Qur’anic verses which emphasize on writing as a functional principle of a civilized society. Continue reading

February 3, 2016 Posted by | Qur'an and Science, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

One Year Course

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.

An opportunity is being provided to the interested takers to take up this One Year Self-study Course, InshaaAllah.

Though I basically designed this as Professional Development Course for teachers in view of 2016 as Year of Reading, non-teachers can aptly call it as My Own Personality Development Course. Continue reading

January 19, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

Answers to Qur’an Quiz

Alhamdulillaah, the response to the Qur’an Quiz, as usual, was encouraging and I personally thank all my readers for the interest shown. May Allah reward you abundantly.

Go ahead to check out the answers, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

January 18, 2016 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Qur’an Quiz: On the Qur’anic Du’aas

A few du’aas of the Qur’an comes in the form of Quiz as a sort of reminder and to let you test your own knowledge and memory, and see where you stand.

Hope you will spend some time to read and answer, InshaaAllah.

No Googling! And no cheating. That’s the only condition 🙂 Continue reading

January 13, 2016 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Reading Initiative

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

January 1, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Library Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

For the sake of convenience, I organised all e-books that were grouped into various sub-headings in this blog and also included those at my other two blogs so that readers can access them at one space, alhamdulillaah. Continue reading

December 29, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Mere Mustafa Aaye: A Poem in Urdu

Note: Non-Urdu speakers, listen to this Beautiful Song in ENGLISH and ignore the rest of the post. Urdu speakers, please continue…..InshaaAllah.

A very beautiful and highly meaningful Naat on Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam and his message: Mere Mustafa Aaye, Mere Mustafa Aaye…..by a famous Urdu poet Azeez Belgaumi Sahib. Kindly go ahead to read the Urdu lyrics and listen to the Naat sung by the composer himself. I like this very much, hope you too will love to listen, InshaaAllah.  Continue reading

December 26, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Niche for Islamic Studies

I would like to inform and request my dear blog readers to take time to visit my Islamic Studies blog.

The reason for request is that I have changed the layout and added new pages, alhamdulillaah. Continue reading

December 23, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Islamic Personality Development Model

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

December 14, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Answers to Hajj Quiz and Qur’an Quiz 5

Here are the answers, if you need to check them out. Jazakallaahu Khayra.

Continue reading

October 5, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

200 Golden Hadiths

Mashaa’Allah, an amazing collection of ahadeeth.

A picturesque presentation!  Download this treasure, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

June 30, 2013 Posted by | E-books | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments