01 • The Diamonds of the Qurʼān

Inspirational Verses of the Holy Qurʼān.

Loving the Qur’an

Loving the Qur’an
February 2, 2019 Comments Off on Loving the Qur’an

Qadi Iyad al-Maliki, Allah have Mercy upon his soul, records that Abdullah ibn Mas‘ud, Allah be pleased with him, said: “No-one needs to ask himself about the Qur’an. If he loves the Qur’an, he loves Allah and His Messenger, Peace ... Read More »

Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah

Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah
February 1, 2019 Comments Off on Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah

This post is for those who love the Arabic Language. In the beginning of Surah Al-Fatihah, after the Basmalah, we recite – Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alamin, الْحَمْدُ للَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ . Sometimes people will ask, “Why does the word Lord [Rabb] ... Read More »

No Other Deity

No Other Deity
January 29, 2019 Comments Off on No Other Deity

“Perhaps you may dislike something, yet it proves better for you.” (Quran – 2:216) The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, his family and companions, said, “The supplication of my brother Dhun Nun (Yunus, peace be upon him), who ... Read More »

Grammar Rules in the Qur’an

Grammar Rules in the Qur’an
December 26, 2018 No Comments »

Another Arabic Lesson, Bismillah. If one does not know this, Allah set the grammar rules for Arabic within the Quran and Rasul Allah ﷺ gave Ijaza/permission to Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib to not only write down the Quran in ... Read More »

The Verse About Mahabbah

The Verse About Mahabbah
December 6, 2018 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri, Allah sanctify his secret, said: “The people claimed that they loved Allah, so Allah revealed the Verse about Love [Mahabbah] in the Quran, Allah tells the Messenger of Allah ﷺ, قُلْ إِن كُنتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّـهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ ... Read More »

Whatever Disaster Hits You

Whatever Disaster Hits You
May 24, 2018 Comments Off on Whatever Disaster Hits You

A beautiful reminder from the spiritual master – Imam Ali b. Abi Talib, Alah be well pleased with him: I will Inform you of one of the Messenger of Allah’s ﷺ favorite Verses of the Quran, وَمَا أَصَابَكُم مِّن مُّصِيبَةٍ ... Read More »

A Fear in the Hearts

A Fear in the Hearts
July 12, 2015 No Comments »

“The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, feel a fear in their hearts and when His Ayat are recited unto them, they increase their faith; and they put their trust in their Lord; Who perform the Salah ... Read More »

The Night & the Day

The Night & the Day
July 9, 2015 No Comments »

See you not that Allah merges the night into the day, and merges the day into the night, and has subjected the sun and the moon, each running its course for a term appointed; and that Allah is All-Aware of ... Read More »

The Most Beautiful Pattern of Conduct

The Most Beautiful Pattern of Conduct
June 30, 2015 No Comments »

“We have revealed the reminder to you in order that you explain to the people what has been revealed to them, that perhaps they may reflect.” {Qur’an, 16:44} “Indeed in the Messenger of Allah you have the most beautiful pattern ... Read More »

Always Contemplating the Qur’an

Always Contemplating the Qur’an
May 11, 2015 No Comments »

Ma’an ibn ‘Isa {May Allah have mercy upon him} reported: Imam Malik {May Allah have mercy upon him} did not try to defame people and Imam Malik would likewise always contemplate on the Qur’an. He would recite: Will they not ... Read More »