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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self

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Reading the Qur'an, the tilawah, must involve your whole 'person'. Only thus will you be able to elevate your encounter with the Qur'an to the level where you can be called a 'true' believer in the Qur'an (Al-Baqarah 2: 121). What is the Heart? The more important part of your 'person' is your inner self. This inner self the Qur'an ...

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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self (2) Recite with Allah in Mind

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Editor Note: In this part of the series and the next ones, the author explains the steps towards a rich and interactive experience with the Qur'an recitation that gets your inner self involved. There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur'anic ...

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Tilawah (Recitation) of the Qur’an Revisited

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Tilawah is the word that the Qur'an uses to describe the act of its reading. No single word in English can convey its full meaning. 'To follow' is the closest to its primary meaning. 'To read' is only secondary, for in reading too, words follow each other, one closely behind the other, in an orderly and meaningful sequence. If one ...

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Virtues of the Qur’an By :- Sheikh Muhammad Zakariyah Kandhlawi


`Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah exalts many people by means of this book (the Glorious Qur’an), and He also degrades and disgraces many others by means of the same.” People who believe in the Qur’an  and act upon it are given by Allah position ...

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The Abandonment of the Qur’an By :- Iman Badawi

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It is known as “al-Kitab” (the Book). It is so well known and highly revered that when any Muslim refers to “the Book,” it is understood to mean the Holy Qur’an. It is the book above all books because it is the complete and final revelation of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) to mankind. It is the best ...

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Approaching the Qur’an By :- Shahul Hameed

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The noble Qur'an is the word of Almighty Allah, which started to be revealed to humanity in the blessed month of Ramadan through His Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). The major themes of the noble Qur'an are Allah's transcendent sovereignty, our mission as Allah's vicegerents on earth, and the guidance offered to humans out of Allah's infinite ...

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los secretos del coran

The Koran is one of the most important works ever written. For almost one billion people worldwide, it is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet. For others, it is a historical artifact that has left an indelible imprint on the world. DECODING THE PAST: SECRETS OF THE KORAN probes the heart of the work that many ...

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Plants in the Qur’an: Date Palm by Najma Mohamed

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From lush tropical rainforests to stark desert lands, from lofty mountain tops to shimmering seashores, we find an array of plants that scientists have estimated to be in the range of 422,000 species. The astounding diversity of the plant kingdom, which incorporates trees, flowering plants, ferns, mosses, seaweed and algae, has enthralled botanists for centuries. This diversity is described in the ...

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Pickthall: The world famed translator of the Qur’an By ABU TARIQ HIJAZI | ARAB NEWS

One of the challenging literary personalities of Britain, Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall (MMP) was born in London in a Christian family as William Pickthall on April 7, 1875. His mother was Mary O’Brien. His father, Reverend Charles Grayson Pickthall, died when he was only five. In his school years he was a contemporary of Sir Winston Churchill at Harrow private school. ...

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