Category Archives: Qur’an

Tafseer Exam: May 14th-2011 (a kind helping hand–a glimpse of what to expect)

In the Name of Allah

part 1) Please answer all the questions in light of the class. Even if your personal opinion is valid and better than mine, I would appreciate it at a later time. You folks remain as part of a brilliant class. I am positive that each of you would not get below 93% Continue reading

‘reading and understand the meaning’

Q: I know that when reading the quran one should know what they are reading and understand the meaning. I am interested in reading the quran and the meaning as well. However, I can’t seem to find the right definitions to ¬†go off of. Some of them are too complicated and other don’t make complete sense to me. What type of translator do you recommend to read that is easy to understand.
Time: Sunday April 10, 2011 at 9:18 am Continue reading

Bismillah is more than a mere number

Q: Salam Alaikum,

What is the significance of “786” in Islam? I heard that it has something to do with Bismillah. Continue reading

can anyone merely ‘touch the pure-arabic Quran Al kareem?’

Q: Salam alaikum,

Imam, what is the most suitable way to explain to a nonmuslim that they cannot touch the pure-arabic Quran Al kareem?

Jazakumullahu khair in advance

Time: Wednesday April 20, 2011 at 12:41 am Continue reading

mehr — pay up men before Allah makes you pay it up

Q: what is the maximum time to give mehr to one’s wife and is it compulsion to give?
Time: Wednesday February 23, 2011 at 5:11 am Continue reading

we seldom respond to all comments

Comment by an Texter: Imaam can you help justify the comment just placed on line? Its on your site, do you stand by it 100%? So cann you tell us what are smart questions and dumb questions? I really thought the question was good. I am myself a new muslim and trying to do the right thing. Sorry we are stupid for all smartness of those you have online. (Text)

Answer: Here you all go.

Quran fell from my cupboard

Q: By just mistake and unintentionally Quran fell from my cupboard,am i liable to give nay kafara for this?

Time: Friday December 10, 2010 at 3:11 am Continue reading