Allah Has Made it Easy to Understand Quran - "We Have Revealed to you an Arabic Quran..."

Isn't it amazing how many times Allah describes the Quran as an Arabic book, i.e., a book in the Arabic language ?  Allah has made the book in the Ara...
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A Ramadan Dua

One of the most beautiful Ramadan duas (supplications) we are taught by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is the following: Allahumma inna...
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Al-Du`a Al-Mustajab: 24 Ways to an Accepted Supplication (Pt. II)

(Based on an article originally in Arabic that can be found here .) Read Part I of the translation here!   Part II 13. Take advantage of especially vi...
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Al-Du`a Al-Mustajab: 24 Ways to an Accepted Supplication

(Based on an article originally in Arabic that can be found here .) 1. Make your du`a (supplication) sincerely to Allah Most High, knowing that such a...
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The Beauty of Arabic

Learning Arabic can be an amazing experience.   For Muslims, one of its greatest benefits is in helping one understand the sacred words of the Quran, ...
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Focusing the Heart in Prayer: A Beautiful Benefit of Learning Arabic

In his great seminal work, Ihya Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences), the luminary scholar Imam al-Ghazali discusses some of the deeper and...
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The Blessings of Friday

  1.  Friday is the best of days.  The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him said, ‏خَيْرُ يَوْمٍ طَلَعَتْ عَلَيْهِ الشَّمْسُ يَوْمُ...
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Concise But Full of Meaning - The Prophet's Words

  One of the special gifts the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was graced with was jawami al-kalim - speech that was concise, yet c...
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Salah - A Means of Humility, A Connection

As we discussed in an earlier post , Arabic words often have a family of related and root words that give an amazing breadth and fullness to their mea...
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