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The Holy Quran - Part 5 - Recitation & Memorisation of Quran

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Holy Quran

The Holy Quran is the Book of Allah (SWT). In traditions, it is mentioned that one who wants to converse to Allah should supplicate (recite Dua’) and one who wants Allah (SWT) to converse to him, then he should recite Quran for it contains the words of Allah (SWT).

Written by Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Friday, 17 September 2010 21:46

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The Holy Quran - Part 7 - Etiquettes of Quran: Isti'adha & Basmala

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Holy Quran

We are discussing the rules that have to be observed whilst reciting the Holy Quran. The first rule is of ‘Taharah’ (Purity), as discussed in the last issue of FLZ. The second rule is of ‘Isti’adha & Basmala’.

Isti’adha means seeking refuge in Allah (SWT) from Shaytan (Satan) and Basmala means to begin in the Name of Allah (SWT).

Written by Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Friday, 17 September 2010 21:38

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10 TIPS FOR MUSLIM ACTIVISTS TO DEAL WITH HIJAB

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Women Issues

 

While Hijab is an obligation clearly ordained in the Quran and Sunnah, it is only one of many Islamic obligations.

Yet, some Muslim organizations have heated debates about it, and sometimes practice unacceptable behavior towards those Muslim women who do not wear Hijab, to the point of excluding them or making them feel uncomfortable.

How can Muslim activists make their organizations and communities places where the laws of Islam are upheld, but Muslims, men and women, are not excluded? Where Hijab does not become a flash point? Below are some tips.

Written by Sound Vision Staff Writer Friday, 17 September 2010 21:38

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The Holy Quran - Part 8 - Etiquettes of Quran: Tarteel

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Holy Quran

Allah (SWT) is commanding us to recite the Holy Quran with ‘Tarteel’.

“And recite the Quran with Tarteel (in a measured tone)”. (73:4)

There are different translations given to this verse of the Holy Quran:

M H Shakir writes: “And recite the Quran as it ought to be recited”.

Abdullah Yusuf Ali writes: “And recite the Quran in slow, measured rhythmic tones”.

S V Mir Ahmad Ali writes: “And intone the Quran in a regulated tone”.

Written by Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff Friday, 17 September 2010 21:33

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The Question of Hijab and Choice

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Women Issues

 

The discussion at the Islam Awareness Week exhibition started out nicely enough. We talked about women's rights, domestic violence, sexual abuse, heavy, heavy issues. It was interesting, she was a feminist, and I, a Muslim woman. But we connected.

Then, as always, the topic turned to Hijab. She started out politely enough, complimenting me on mine and the way I wore it. She asked why I wore it. Faith and personal choice, I replied, the words practically a mantra now after speaking to several women about it in the past. But I began to feel that familiar knot in my stomach. I knew what the next question would be.

 

Written by Sound Vision Staff Writer Friday, 17 September 2010 21:27

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