The Last Man to Go to Paradise From Ibn Mas’ud, he said: “The Prophet once said: “The last person to go to heaven is a man who will sometimes walk and other times fall down as he passes the sirat (a bridge between the heaven and hell). Sometimes the fires from hell below burn […]
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Bequest of the Prophet (PBUH) to Abu Hurairah(R) Main: Risalatu Imam As-Suyuti Author: Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (1445–1505 CE) Translation: Manzur Ashraf Muhammad Ibn ‘Atiyah (RA) narrated on the authority of Mughira Ibn Zayd (RA), who said, we were once in the gathering of Hazrat Hasan Basri (RA). At this time a man from Khorasan came […]
Bequest of the Prophet (PBUH) to Ali (R) Main: Risalatu Imam As-Suyuti Author: Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (1445–1505 CE) Translation: Manzur Ashraf Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim The Bequest of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam to his cousin Ali Ibn Aru Talib (ra): Khalid Ibn Jafar Ibn Muhammad (ra) narrated from Ali Ibn Abu Talib (ra), Ali (R.A.) […]
Young Muslims are faced with twenty-first century challenges—with its complex environmental, social, political, and economic pressures. This requires a deeper understanding of Islam that goes beyond decontextualised textbooks, repetition of low-level knowledge that has been described by students in this study as boring, not-engaging, not taken seriously by schools, unstructured, and under-resourced. In the recent […]
It is now a generation since western worlds including Australia began to notice that there were Muslim communities settling in our cities. The days of the temporary migration had been replaced by the establishment of families in a process which was clearly going to be permanent. Islam is an affirmative Faith which carries itself a […]
We are engaged with Politics, Gossiping, Friends, Movies but not with the Quran! “The Qur’aan will meet its companion on the Day of Resurrection when his grave is opened for him, in the form of a man. Quran (as a person):‘Do you recognize me?’ Person: ‘I do not recognize you.’ Quran: ‘I am your companion […]
Alhamdulillah, most of the Juzz (Videos & notes) covered in Ramadan 2021 is compiled here. May Allah make us the People of the Quran. Salam & Blessings be on final prophet Muhammad (sm). https://quran30juz2021ramadan.wordpress.com/
The Hereafter Video Series of Lecture covers: Importance to know heareafter, Pain of Death, Life in the Grave, Day of Judgement, Jahannam & Jannah.
Night 2 Lesson from Juzz 2 How should we Muslims deal with suffering and grief? (PATIENCE) How should we Muslims deal with suffering and grief? How should we comfort a friend or relative who is in distress? “O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.” […]
Night 1 Lesson from Juzz 1 And ˹remember˺ when Abraham raised the foundation of the House with Ishmael, ˹both praying,˺ “Our Lord! Accept ˹this˺ from us. You are indeed the All-Hearing, All-Knowing. Our Lord! Make us both ˹fully˺ submit to You1 and from our descendants a nation that will submit to you. Show us our rituals, […]
We cover Tajweed / Iqra / Quran training 75% and Islamic studies (duas, rules of Salaat, islamic manners, etc) 25% times in each session. Step 0: We proceed with 6 books of IQRA to demonstrate Rules of Tajweed clearly. Then we proceed with Juz 30, Important Surahs, and engage them momorizing essential surahs. Step 1: […]
We can strengthen the Khushu of Salah by learning and understanding the Suras that most of us already are aware of.
Last two Ayahs of Sura Baqarah Surah Fatiha
Speech By Manzur Ashraf, PhD, Dec 20, 2020
The first step in understanding and discussing the Qur’an is to learn how to read it. Learning to read the Qur’an used to be the first stage toward learning it. Children used to learn how to read by reading the Qur’an; those studying sciences used to enter their educational lives by memorizing verses from it. […]
The Prophet (pbuh) said, “I am leaving among you two weighty things: one being the Book of Allah in which there is right guidance and light, so hold fast to the Book of Allah and adhere to it. ……” (Muslim, Fada’il al-Sahaba, 36-37)
What is Quran? Prophet Muhammad (sm) defined what is Quran in following three hadiths (tradiations):
I teach the Quran to the kids whom I regard as my own children.
People look for Institution / Wealth / Buildings, not Human Resource now-a-days. Many people don’t even give any value to develop the human resource / generations / don’t want to develop them by putting time and money on them.
Noble and obedient Angels will accompany the Reciters of the Quran.
Mu’adh al-Juhani reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites the Quran and acts according to what is in it, his parents will be crowned on the Day of Resurrection with a light brighter than the light of the sun in your worldly houses, were it among you. What […]
There is a poem: “It is the Book which the one who stands reciting it, it is as though he is addressing the Most Merciful with words.”
Allah Subhanau T’ala has commanded us to recite, reflect and contemplate His Book in various verses in the Quran. “Do they not then reflect on the Quran? Had it been from anyone other than Allah, they would have certainly found in it many inconsistencies.” (Nisa: 82)
COMMON TAJWEED MISTAKES The Quran is the word of Allah, so, it is important for readers to learn the Arabic letters. Some common Tajweed mistakes include:
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