Topkapi Quran Manuscript

10 Oldest Manuscripts of The Quran

Allah said in Surah al-Hijr, Ayah 09: Indeed, it is We who sent down the Quran and indeed, We will be its Guardian. And undoubtedly, the present-day Quran is same...

/ May 9, 2016

Translation and Tafsir of Surah Quraysh

Surah Quraysh, named after the tribe of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), is the 106th Surah of The Quran, consisting of just four verses.  This Surah speaks of those who guarded the House...

/ May 7, 2016

Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Ma’un

Surah al-Ma’un is the 107th Surah of The Quran. Consisting of just seven Ayahs, this Surah deals with piety and charitable actions. Surah al-Ma’un, literally “Small Kindness”, discusses the actions...

/ April 16, 2016

Clinical Psychology’s Debt To Islamic Civilization

Nowadays, when we talk about Clinical Psychology and mental health, names such as Sigmund Freud, Ivan Pavlov and Carl Rogers spring up. It is often mistakenly assumed that the field...

/ April 4, 2016

Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Kawthar

Surah al-Kawthar, or “The Abundance”, is the 108th Surah of The Quran. It is the shortest Surah, consisting of just three verses. Surah al-Kawthar was revealed to console and encourage Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), when...

/ April 2, 2016
Jama Masjid, Delhi (India)

20 Amazing Masjids Built During The Mughal Empire

Mughal Empire was one of the most powerful entities of its days. At its peak, the Mughal Empire encompassed nearly the whole of South Asia, including majority of present-day India,...

/ March 14, 2016

The Importance of Seeking Knowledge in Islam

Islam attaches great importance to knowledge and learning. In fact, it is the duty of every Muslim to seek knowledge whenever and wherever possible. In other words, Islam teaches us...

/ March 10, 2016

The Sons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had three sons and four daughters. All of his children were born to Hz Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (RA) except one son (Ibrahim), who was born to Hz...

/ March 7, 2016

Translation and Tafsir of Surah al-Kafirun

Surah al-Kafirun is the 109th Surah of the Quran. It was revealed in Mecca, when the Muslims were being persecuted by the polytheists of Mecca. This article provides full Arabic...

/ March 2, 2016

Translation and Tafsir of Surah an-Nasr

Surah an-Nasr is the 110th Surah in Quran and is one of the shortest Surahs consisting of just three verses. The Surah takes its name from the word “nasr” that occurs in...

/ February 23, 2016

Nellie Massacre, 1983: A Hate Crime Against Muslims

18 February, 2016 marks the 33rd anniversary of one of the worst-ever genocides committed in post-1947 India against Muslims in Assam, that is, the Nellie Massacre. Three decades have passed,...

/ February 20, 2016

Scholars of Islam: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA)

Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Hanbal Abu Abdullah al-Shaybani, otherwise known as Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA), was born in Baghdad in the year 164 AH (781 CE). His father died...

/ February 13, 2016