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ramadan

Preparing for Ramadan in the month of Shaban

The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would prepare for Ramadan in the month of Shaban. It is narrated from Syeda Aisha that apart from Ramadan the month in which He [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] fasted the most was Shaban. “The Prophet [sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam] would fast the most in the month of Shaban.” One …

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Tafsir

Tafsir al quran karim; Detailed explanation of Quran

A Tafsir is an exegesis; a detailed explanation.               With relation to the Holy Quran, a Tafsir serves the function of contextualizing a particular verse thereby making it easy to understand the wisdom and message contained in a verse making them easily applicable to one’s life. For example, many …

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taharah

What is Taharah in Islam? Meaning of ‎cleanliness?‎

Taharah means purity; cleanliness. Keeping oneself in the state ‎of Taharah is essential for both men and women. When a ‎Muslim is not clean and unable to perform daily religious ‎obligations, he/she is in the state of nijasa (impure; unclean). It ‎is obligatory for Muslims to become clean as soon as possible. ‎ Types of …

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quran

Al Quran kareem introduction القران الكريم

The Holy Quran is the last Book of Guidance from Allah sent via the Archangel Jibrail to the Prophet of all Prophets, Muhammad [PBUH]. Allah revealed the Holy quran over the span of 23 years. It was revealed orally upon the Prophet [PBUH] and not a single word is of the Prophet [PBUH]’s himself. Every …

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Hadith

SUNNAH and Hadith Difference between Quran and hadith

The Holy Sunnah refers to the example/act of the Prophet and Hadith (pl. aHadith) refers to his holy sayings. In Sura an‐Najm, Allah reveals about the Prophet: “Your Prophet does not speak from himself. His every word is inspired and revealed by Allah. He was taught by the Mighty Powerful…” The holy Qur’an, Surah 53, …

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