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The Art of Quran Recitation

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The Quran has many names, as mentioned throughout its chapters and verses. Two are considered the most important. It is described as the Kitab meaning “ the book”, and as the Quran meaning “recital”. The fact that these are the two names for the divine revelation received by Muhammad, believed by Muslims to be God’s last messenger, indicates that it ...

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Prophet Moses & God’s Commandments (Part 10)

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Left under the cover of darkness, Moses and his people carrying their meager possessions headed across the desert towards the Red Sea.  When they reached the sea, the Pharaoh’s army was pursuing them closely, the people of Moses could see the dust stirred up by the approaching army. They looked at the sea in front of them and felt trapped.  ...

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No Benefit Without Reflection

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No It says in the Qur'an that, in order to make a sound interpretation of its contents, one has to think about and contemplate it thoroughly. If the Qur'an is viewed superficially and read as if it were just another ordinary book, then the true benefits of this endless source of wisdom will not surface. In the Qur'an, Allah constantly ...

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Two Barriers to Understanding the Qur’an

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It is impossible to understand the Qur'an if one approaches it with ulterior motives and prejudice. This is a law of Allah. No matter how clever and cultured a person may be, if he views the Qur'an with an insincere and concealed intent, he will not be able to understand or interpret it correctly, and will reach many false conclusions. ...

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Prophet Moses and Believers Saved by God (Part 9)

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Pharaoh and the majority of the people of Egypt refused to believe the signs.  Repeatedly God sent His punishments and the people appealed to Moses, promising to worship God alone and free the Children of Israel but time and time again, they broke their promises.  Finally, God withdrew His mercy and gave the order for Moses to lead his people ...

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Moses and God’s Magnificent Power (Part 8)

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Pharaoh was angry; his kingdom of fear was built by oppressing the people and holding their hearts and minds captive. All the people of Egypt from the ministers and magicians to the lowly slaves and servants were afraid of Pharaoh’s power and anger, but Moses had exposed a weak spot. Pharaoh worried that his kingdom was about to unravel, however ...

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Pondering on the Qur’an By :- Harun Yahya

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In most of the Middle Eastern countries where Muslims are in the majority, most of the people who can be considered as “average citizens” would give this answer: “The Qur’an is the holy book of our religion.” Yet, they know very little about the content of the Qur’an, about what is written in its pages. In fact, the Qur’an is ...

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Itaewon: where Korea and Islam meet – by Ock Hyun-ju

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On a drizzly afternoon in Itaewon, Seoul, people busily walk up and down the hilly street leading to Korea‘s largest Islamic mosque. The 200-meter street looks like any other in the city. But these days, “The Islamic street,” as it is better known as, is frequented by Muslims and is home to shops with Arabic signs and restaurants selling halal ...

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Moses in Face of Magic & Illusion (Part 7)

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The Quran narrates several conversations between Moses and Pharaoh.  One of the most detailed accounts is in chapter 26, entitled As-Shu’ara ‘The Poets’.  Moses speaks kindly to Pharaoh about God, His Mercy, and His Paradise, but Pharaoh reacts disdainfully and arrogantly. He reminds Moses of his past crime asking him to be grateful that he was raised in the palace ...

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St George: more like a “radical Islamist” than an English nationalist!

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“….and you will certainly find the nearest in friendship to those who believe (to be) those who say: We are Christians; this is because there are priests and monks among them and because they do not behave proudly” [1]   In the UK yesterday was St George’s Day. England’s flag is also named after St George bearing what is referred ...

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