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It is Jazakallaah Khayra, not just Jazakallaah!

When someone does any favour or says something good, you show your gratitude to him by saying ‘Thank You’. As a Muslim, it is better to prefer saying “Jazakallah Khayra” which means ‘May Allah reward you with goodness’. 

Some Muslims do not say this in full. They simply say or text message: ‘Jazakallah’.

Of course, no one intends to mean evil or say bad. But then it is always good to use the full phrase ‘Jazakallah Khayra’. 

There are three basic reasons for this: Continue reading

June 10, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Shukr: Being Thankful to Allah

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu. Today I read this short and sweet article, and would like to share with you all. This is take from the Khubah notes by Br. Taha Ghayyur, courtesy SoundVision. Read on….  Continue reading

November 22, 2011 Posted by | Reflections, Shukr Vs Kufr | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 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 | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments


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