Category: Islam

Reciting "Astaghfirullah": Seeking Allah's Forgiveness

Reciting “Astaghfirullah”: Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness

Astaghfar (or Istighfar) is the act of seeking forgiveness from Allah. The Arabic term “Astaghfirullah” means “I seek forgiveness from Allah.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was al-Insan al-Kamil, the most virtuous human being ever! Yet he used to ask Allah for

The Importance and Virtues of Surah ar-Rahman

The Importance and Virtues of Surah ar-Rahman

Surah ar-Rahman is named after one of the most beautiful Names of Allah. This Surah shows examples of Divine Grace and reiterates the importance of various Gifts of Allah. This article mentions the virtues of Surah ar-Rahman in brief. 

Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is obligatory for all Muslims who are financially capable. According to Ayah 27 of Surah al-Haj, Hz Ibrahim (AS) was given the details about Hajj:- “And proclaim among men the Pilgrimage: they will

how to increase your faith

10 Ways To Enhance And Increase Your Faith

Faith is dynamic. It cannot stay in one state, and has to be frequently recharged and maintained through regular prayers, recitations and understanding of the Holy Quran. Plus, we should always strive to avoid wrong and sinful deeds. So, what

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Lessons We Can Learn From Salat al-Eid

Every year, the end of Ramadan is marked by Eid al-Fitr. It is sad to let Ramadan go, but we are equally welcoming Eid which Allah (SWT) has enjoined upon us as a favor after 29/30 days of fasting. One

roadmap for last ten days of ramadan

A Roadmap For The Last Ten Days of Ramadan

The last ten days of Ramadan are very special. These are the grand finale of Ramadan, and a redeeming chance for those who did not get to complete everything they intended to do earlier on. How exactly should one try to

Sabr in The Quran 94:05-06

Seeking Patience: The Virtues of Sabr

Many say that patience is a virtue, and indeed it is. As a virtue, it holds high moral standards that are derived from integrity, honor, and purity, and for us Muslims these teachings come from the Quran. There are numerous

quranic verses about ramadan

Quranic Verses About Ramadan And Fasting

Ramadan is the month of countless blessings, and an important pillar of Islam. It is the month that provides us many chances to get closer to Allah. Plus, Ramadan is also the month in which Allah revealed the Quran to His last


Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Asr

Surah Al-Asr is the 103rd Surah of the Quran. This Surah takes its name from the word al-Asr occurring in the first verse. This Surah is the most comprehensive Surah in the Quran because it explains the way to success


Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Humazah

This article offers full translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Humazah. Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Humazah Translation Woe to every slanderer and backbiter. Who has gathered wealth and counted it, He thinks that his wealth will make him last forever!