Qur’an & Tafsir



Qur’anic recitation, translation and interpretation.


Khatm Quran gathering

Q: Is it permitted to hold a gathering to celebrate the completion of khatm of the Quran? Continue reading

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Yasin Heart of Quran?

Q: Salafi friends ask about the validity of ahadith explaining about surah Yasin as heart of Qur’an and that reading it upon deceased moslem can intercede the reader and the deceased. Could you provide me the level of validity of the hadiths and their sources? Continue reading

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Ayat ash-Shifa (Six Quranic Verses of Healing)

Six Quranic Verses of Healing: Ayat Ash-Shifa…[fr]Six Quranic Verses of Healing: Ayat Ash-Shifa[/fr] Continue reading

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Meaning of Iyyaka Na`budu wa Iyyaka Nasta`in

Question: Salam alaykum: The question I have is on the explanation of an aya in Suratul Fatiha. To whom is: ‘Iyakka Nacbudu wa iyaka nastacin‘ referring? In other words, who is addressed? Answer: wa `alaykum salam Allah Most High is … Continue reading

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Dalils for Awliyaullah in Quran & Hadith

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I was recently speaking to a friend and was telling them about awliya Allah and that Allah has special people who he has sent on earth to help and guide people to the right path. My friend does not believe in this and sees no reference of this in either the Qur’an or Hadith. Continue reading

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Interpretation of “Ma Khalaq” in Surat al-Falaq

Q: One particular part that stuck out on me which, for me, tainted this book and I could be wrong is when he mentioned the verse from Surah Falaq “min sharri MA khalaq” which is usually translated “from the evil He has created”. Continue reading

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Disobedience of the Jinn Before Adam (as)

Question: Please can you answer for the following question? I have heard the below statement in the khutbah of Imam just before juma prayer at the Mosque, “Before Allah swt created Adam asĀ  He swt created jinns and they were … Continue reading

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Non-Muslims Handling Quran

Q: I am not Muslim, but I own a fine printing of the Qur’an which I received as a gift from a Muslim student…

A: The story is told of a man named Bishr who was coming home drunk one rainy night and who saw apiece of paper with some writing on it in the mud. Upon closer examination he saw that the writing was the name of God in Arabic, ALLAH…. Continue reading

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Kissing the Qur’an

Question: Is it Bid’ah to kiss the Holy Qur’an when opening and closing it? Answer: No, it is not a Bid’ah. Imam an-Nawawi reported that when `Ikrimah (may Allah be pleased with him) used to see the Holy Qur’an, he … Continue reading

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