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Why Do You Read Quran?

To attain a faithful relation with the Quran, you need to read it with no purpose other than to receive guidance from your Lord, to come nearer to Him, and to seek His good pleasure. What you get from the Quran depends on what you come to it for. Your niyyah (intention and purpose) is crucial. Certainly the Quran has …

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Going Through Hard Times? Reflect on This Prayer

{Allah does not burden any human being with a responsibility heavier than he can bear. Everyone will enjoy the fruit of the good that one has earned and shall suffer for the evil that one has committed. (O Believers, pray like this to Allah:) “Our Lord, take us not to task if we forget and lapse into error inadvertently. Lord! …

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3 Intentions You Should Avoid When Reading Qur’an

To attain a fruitful relation with the Qur’an, you need to read it with no purpose other than to receive guidance from your Lord, to come nearer to Him, and to seek His good pleasure. What you get from the Qur’an depends on what you come to it for. Your niyyah (intention and purpose) is crucial. Certainly the Qur’an has come …

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Neglecting the Glorious Quran

It is recommended for every believing man and woman to recite the Book of Allah, the Noble Quran, often, with due contemplation and understanding. This may be done by using a copy of the Quran or from one’s memory. Allah – the Most High – Says (what means): “[This is] a blessed Book (the Quran) which We have revealed to …

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Acting upon the Quran

It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudri that he said: In the year of Tabook, the Messenger of Allah addressed the people, while supporting his back against a date-palm, saying: Should I not tell you about the best of people and the worst of people? The best of people is a man who strives in the cause …

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Surat Al-Hijr: Allah Will Guard His Religion

Surat Al-Hijr delivers a message of support to the believers: Allah will guard His revelation, His religion, and His true servants. So trust Allah, keep on spreading the message and raising awareness about this beautiful Deen, and do not fear the backlash. The Surah has short, inspiring verses that pump energy and faith into your heart by reminding you of …

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People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

In the early days of Islam, Muslims suffered relentless persecution at the hands of tyrants in Makkah. Amid such debilitating circumstances, Quranic verses were sent down to resolutely establish the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), as well as his companions. Quranic stories played a significant role in this regard. The agony of a particular group of …

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It’s Original Mercy…Not Sin

The Glorious Quran is full of glad tidings with which Almighty God soothes distressed and troubled souls, and nourishes the hearts of believers with hope of guidance and light. In one of these verses Allah says: {We said: Go down all of you, from hence, but verily there cometh unto you from Me a guidance; and whoso followeth My guidance, …

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Who are the people of regret?

Life as we know it can bring with it all sorts of grief, stress and regret. At times, such stress is due to financial worries, other times it relates to health concerns, whilst at other times its anxiety is due to an enemy that awaits. The grief of this world is of many types and of varying degrees, however, no …

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What’s the Connection between Ramadan and the Quran?

What is it that makes Ramadan special? Allah is clear that the specialty of Ramadan is because it is the month in which was the descent of the Quran. The month of Ramadan [is that] in which was revealed the Quran; a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. (Quran 2:185) It is the month where …

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