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10th of Muharram (the day of Ashura / Ashoora) is observed as an important day by both Sunni and Shia Muslims – however, for different reasons. Most scholars believe that Ahsura is named as such because of “tenth” of Muharram (ten is translated as “Ashara” in the Arabic language) Sunni Muslims look at Ashura as [...]

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The month of Muharram is the first month of the Arabic year, and it is one of the four sacred months of Allah. Allah says in the Quran: “Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve months (in a year), so was it ordained by Allah on the Day when He created the heavens [...]

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The following verses from the Quran show that nothing happens unless ordained by Allah. That includes the good and the bad. The commentary also shows the attitudes that a Muslim needs to adopt in times of hardship and difficulties. In Surah At-Tawba Allah gives His servants the assurance of His protection. He Says: Say: “Nothing [...]

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Most Muslims very well know the blessings of the nights of Ramadan, especially the last ten nights. However, not everyone knows that the first ten days of the last month of the Islamic month, Dhul Hijjah, are equally packed with blessings. Allah has provided Muslims numerous opportunities throughout the year to renew their faith and [...]

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Surah Ikhlas – Importance and Interpretation of the Quranic Verses

September 8, 2014

Based on the works of Bilal Philips: This post describes the genealogy and description of God, the Most Merciful as it is described in Surah Ikhlas. It was revealed by Allah to refute beliefs attributed to Him by misguided people concerning His similitude, form, origin and offspring. For example, those who paint pictures or make [...]

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Checklist – The Last Ten Nights and Days of Ramadan…

July 17, 2014

In this blessed month of Ramadan, we have now come to the grand finale – the last ten days of Ramadan that are even more blessed than the rest of Ramadan. In it is a night that Quran tells us is better than 1000 months (yes, months – not days). The Messenger of Allah (peace [...]

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