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Surahs beginning with Alhamdulillaah

Do you know how many Suwar (pl. for Surah) in the Qur’an begin with Alhamdu-lil-laah?

And what are their names?

I was reading a book on Tafseer and just thought of sharing this simple info.  Continue reading

January 4, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Tafseer Ma’ariful Qur’an

Alhamdulillah, the English translation of the complete set of the famous Urdu Tafseer Ma’ariful Qur’an by Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani Rahimahullah is uploaded here.

The full set consists of 8 volumes with a separate content page entitled Surah Locator for easy reference.

The files are heavy, so please have sabr while downloading, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

June 9, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Tafaseer (Commentaries) | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Word For Word Translation of the Qur’an

By the grace of Allah, I am presenting herewith ‘A Word For Word Translation of the Qur’an’ by Muhammad Mohar Ali. This work is of immense importance and everyone wanting to understand the Qur’an in a better way must possess a copy of this.

The work has been originally published in 3 volumes. This set places one or a couple of words of the ‘ayah in one line of a column and gives their meanings side by side in another column, taking care to see that the flow and intelligibility of the English meanings are not thereby lost.  Continue reading

July 26, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

What the Prophet particularly read or emphasized?

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

There are certain Surahs or Ayahs of the Qur’an which, it is reported, the Prophet, blessings and peace be on him, used to recite more often in particular Prayers or on specific occasions, or which he especially extolled by describing their excellent merits and special rewards. You should know them.

The Hadith given below are not meant to prove the superiority of one part of the Qur’an over another. Nor should you ignore the rest of the Qur’an and occupy yourself in reading and memorizing these at the expense of the rest. These selections are useful only because one cannot memorize and read everything every day and because one usually needs to habituate oneself to the reading of a definite portion regularly. What could be better than to follow the Prophet, blessings and peace be on him, and hope for the rewards he has promised. (Note: pdf is available for download) Continue reading

June 22, 2012 Posted by | What the Prophet particularly read or emphasized? | , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments