Riyaad al Saliheen (gardens of the righteous) is the famous collection of Ahadeeth compiled by Imam Nawawi. It contains around 1900 ahadeeth divided across 372 chapters, many of which are introduced by verses of the Quran.
Raheeq al Makhtoom (The sealed nectar) is a brief narration on the blessed life of Rasulullah (SAW) by Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarkpuri. It was chosen to receive the first prize by the World Muslim League.
This book by Dr. Shauqi Abu Khalil takes stories from the Quran and represent them in the form of maps, tables and pictures. It also provides a summary of the incident and other useful information like how many times the names of the prophets appear in the Quran and where.
Welcome to the study of Arabic language, the language of the book of Allah. Just start from step 1 and study your way through this section. For each step I have provided links to downloadable material and links to forums and Facebook groups which I have found beneficial myself.
These books are an excellent source of learning the theory of Tajweed for beginners and intermediate level students of Tajweed.
There are many people out there who want to learn Arabic but cannot do so because they do not have the time to enroll in full time study or they do not have access to a teacher or institute. I was one of them. As a homeschooling mother my time was really limited so I … Continue reading Pathway to learning Arabic through self-study
Ever wondered what are the different Qiraat of Quran? Curious about how the Quranic text was compiled? Who gathered the whole Quran in one mushaf for the first time? How wahee used to descend on Rasulullah صلى الله عليه وعلى آله وسلم ?
This is a post in my series From My Bookshelf where I will share short reviews of books I have found beneficial. After you have finished Tafsir ibn Katheer, I would suggest starting Maarif al Quran by Mufti Shafi Uthmani of Karachi. Written specifically for the layman, this tafseer has more detail than Tafseer ibn Katheer without involving scholarly details … Continue reading Maarif al Quran
This is a post in my series From My Bookshelf where I will share short reviews of books I have found beneficial. When starting out on studying Tafseer, I would recommend starting with Tafsir Ibn Katheer. It covers a lot of ground without being too lengthy or too detailed. It explains the meaning of an … Continue reading Tafsir Ibn Katheer
In this ayaah Allah is telling us a story. The story of a people who were given the book. Allah tells us that they had some sort of relationship with the book they were given. They may have read it beautifully, memorized it, celebrated it etc. but as soon as it came to this book making decisions for them, deciding right and wrong for them, they turned away.