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Commentary on the Verse of Istiwā’ On the ‘Arsh Commentary on the Verse of Istiwā’ On the ‘Arsh

By Hakīm al-Ummah Mawlānā Ashraf ‘Ali Thānawi
Translated by Mawlānā Hamood Aleem
“He (Allah Most High) then firmly established (istawā) Himself over the Throne” (Qur’an 7:54) means He firmly established Himself over the Kingly Throne and began …

On Explicating the Qur’an On Explicating the Qur’an

By Imam al-Nawawi
Translated by Shaykh Musa Furber
Explicating the Quran
It is unlawful for someone to explicate the Quran without knowledge and the qualification to speak about its meanings. The hadiths concerning this are many, and there …

Guidelines for Recitation Mistakes in Salāt Guidelines for Recitation Mistakes in Salāt

By Mufti Faraz Ibn Adam al-Mahmudi
Errors in recitation can take place in 5 different areas[1][2]:
1) ‘i῾rāb and harakāt (Diacritics)
2) Hurūf (Letters)
3) Kalimāt (Words)
4) Jumal wal-āyāt (Sentences)
5) Wuqūf (Pauses)
1) Errors in ‘I῾rāb and harakāt (Diacritics)
This refers to …

The Cave of Ashāb al-Kahf: Where and When? The Cave of Ashāb al-Kahf: Where and When?

By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid
The location of the cave of the Ashab al-Kahf has been an issue of much conflict amongst the Ulama and researchers. Where is the cave situated in which …

Advice for Parents of Hifz Students: Prospective, Present, and Past Advice for Parents of Hifz Students: Prospective, Present, and Past

By Nawal Academy
Edited by IlmGate
Memorizing the entire Qur’an is a dream many Muslim parents today have for their children. And indeed, this is a goal nobler than many if not all others. However, after children …

The Basis of Mawlānā Thānawi’s “Remedies from the Holy Qur’an” The Basis of Mawlānā Thānawi’s “Remedies from the Holy Qur’an”

By Zameelur Rahman
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh.
In A‘māl e Qur’ān of Hazrat Mawlānā Ashraf ‘Alī Thānawī, he extracts remedies and solutions from the Holy …

Qāri Abdul Bāsit and the Communists: A Story of a Miracle of the Qur’an Qāri Abdul Bāsit and the Communists: A Story of a Miracle of the Qur’an

By Hadhrat Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad
Extracted from The Treasure of this World and the Hereafter
In 1987, Qari Abdul Basit was visiting America, the same Qari Abdul Basit whose cassettes of the Holy Quran have become famous. …

They Are Your Garments and You Are Theirs: Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment, Reflections on Surat al-Baqarah They Are Your Garments and You Are Theirs: Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment, Reflections on Surat al-Baqarah

By Mawlana Dr. M Mansur Ali
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful.
And though you seek in garments the freedom of privacy you may find in them a harness and …

Literary Aspects of the Qur’an: Al-Baydawi’s Interpretation of Alif Lam Mim Using the Rules of Tajweed Literary Aspects of the Qur’an:  Al-Baydawi’s Interpretation of Alif Lam Mim Using the Rules of Tajweed

By Mawlana Dr M Mansur Ali 
The Qur’an, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy, invigorated the barren hearts of camel shepherds and transformed them in to guiding stars …

A Survey of English Translations of the Quran A Survey of English Translations of the Quran

By Dr. Abdur Rahim Kidwai
Despite the historical fact that the early Muslim community’s stand on the translation of the Arabic text of the Quran was ambivalent, as indeed, the general Muslim attitude remains so to …