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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...
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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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How to Speak...

I came across this lovely image the other day on Muslim writer and teacher  Zaufishan's page , quoting some of the exhortations in the Quran on how we...
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The Spring of My Heart

Spring is such a lovely season... a time of freshness, color, beauty and growth.  Flowers begin to bud and blossom, birds return home to sing their so...
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Creative Learning Idea: DIY Arabic Letter Magnet Board for Kids

We're always trying to come up with creative ideas to help our children learn Arabic , and here's one inspired by a classic Pinterest craft: a DIY lea...
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An Attitude of Gratitude

I came across this lovely image on Pinterest the other day:     SubhanAllah , this is such a Quranic concept, as we are told in the Quran:   Allah pro...
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From Right to Left

Studying Arabic comes with many new experiences for the Westerner - from learning new sounds that you've never pronounced before, to learning the inte...
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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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Some Learning Arabic Humor

So many different forms!!
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"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 ?  He, `azza wajal (May He be praised...
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Arabic: A Sugar House with a Steel Door

The 'sugar house' of Arabic with a steel door ( via ) Sh. `Uthaymeen, a contemporary Saudi scholar, gives an interesting analogy for studying Arabic i...
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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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If you are heedless...

  Once when I lived in Damascus a few years ago, I saw a lovely poem written on a mosque wall, which I noted down on a small piece of paper.   Recentl...
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Celebrities love Arabic too!

  Arabic and Arabic script has become something of a trend these days, even among celebrities.  Here are some famous celebrities with Arabic tattoos a...
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Arabic Logos, American Names! (Answers)

Here are the answers to last week's post!   How many did you end up getting right? 1. Tide Super Plus (Laundry Detergent) 2. Ikea 3. Rolex 4. McDonald...
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Arabic Logos, American Names!

For better or worse, you will find tons of American and European products and companies in Arabic-speaking countries.   Can you recognize these famous...
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Wise Words from Imam Shafi'i

  No sadness lasts forever, nor any felicity   Nor any state of poverty or one of luxury.   If you are the owner of a heart that is content   Then you...
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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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