All Things Arabic

​ In honor of the global qiyam (night prayer and supplication) being held tonight in many Muslims communities in the United States and worldwide for the people of Syria, I thought to share some of the following supplications. These are prayers for th...

Allah promises us in this verse that if we express shukr - gratitude, appreciation and thanks for what we have been given - He will most certainly increase us in blessings. Notice the use of lam al-qasam here, as well as nun at-tawkeed - both linguistic methods of emphasizing the certainty and absoluteness of the truth of a statement. Allah is assuring us that this increase will definitely happen, if only we are grateful.

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​ If we ask ourselves how we are engaging with the Quran on a daily basis, for most it would be in prayer. If we maintain the bare minimum of our obligatory acts, we are reciting multiple passages from the Quran at least 5 times a day. And yet someti...
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Arabic is the national language of a staggering 26 states. This makes it the fifth most spoken language in the world. Of course, virtually all countries which speak Arabic as their primary language are located in the MiddleEast. This can make it a ch...
  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...
(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...
While reading the Quran, in daily prayers and even in simple everyday conversations with one another, Arabic tends to simply roll off the tongue of Muslims. Still, it has been observed that around ninety percent of the Muslims of the world do not spe...
​ The Prophet ﷺ advised us to: "Take benefit of five before five: Your youth before your old age, your health before your sickness, your wealth before your poverty, your free time before you are preoccupied, and your life before your death" (Narrated...
​ Labor Day weekend for many Muslims in America was spent at the ISNA convention in Houston, TX. This year's theme was, "What's your superpower for social good?" . Topics ranged from simple storytelling of our predecessors to interactive sessions on ...