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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

Allah is Ta’aala!

Tabaarak is one attributive title of Allah which we learned through a previous post here.  Subhaana is another distinguished attributive of Allah which we alhamdulillaah discussed here.

Today, Inshaa’Allah,  we will try to understand another attributive title Ta’aala.  Continue reading

March 15, 2013 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 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 | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

   

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