The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس alayhis-salaam. His real name was أخنوخ, Akh-nookh. He was first of Adam's progeny to become a Prophet, and was the great grandfather of Nuh alayhimus-salaam. It is said that he was given the name Idress إدريس because of his constant درس (studying) of the Book of Allah. However, some … Continue reading The Name of Prophet Idrees إدريس Alayhis-Salaam

The Name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف Alayhis-Salaam

The name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف alayhis-salaam. Yusuf يوسف is considered to be a non-Arabic name. The Prophet's name is originally from the Hebrew language, but then it was Arab-ized into which we know today as "Yusuf". A scholar of the past, Abul Hasan al-AqTa', was asked about the name "Yusuf" and how it is … Continue reading The Name of Prophet Yusuf يوسف Alayhis-Salaam

Surah Mulk | Verse #1

Preparing for the Grave: Arabic Analysis and Memorization of Surah Mulk | Verse 1 By Khadija R. تَبارَكَ الَّذي بِيَدِهِ المُلكُ وَهُوَ عَلىٰ كُلِّ شَيءٍ قَديرٌ "Blessed is He in whose hands is all sovereignty, and He has power over all things." The word "تبارك" is an intensified form of بركة, this intensification is a … Continue reading Surah Mulk | Verse #1

How I Learned Arabic in America

In the Name of Allah, Ar-Rahman Ar-Rahim, This article was written on August 3, 2016 by Abu Awzaa'ee Abdus-Salaam This summer, I was asked a question by a good old friend who I hadn't seen in a long time. He wrote via WhatsApp, "...may Allaah increase you and us in beneficial knowledge and implementation of … Continue reading How I Learned Arabic in America

How To Apply To Umm al-Quraa University (Makkah)

If you wish to apply to Umm al-Quraa University then you must complete an online application on the University’s Admissions Department website. The University no longer accepts paper applications. *Please note that this page is controlled by a STUDENT of this University and not the admission department. We are only providing information in how to apply to this … Continue reading How To Apply To Umm al-Quraa University (Makkah)

How To Apply To The Islamic University of Madina

If you wish to apply to the Islamic University of Madina then you must complete an online application on the University’s Admissions Department website. The University no longer accepts paper applications. *Please note that we are not connected in any way to the Islamic University of Madina. We are only providing information in how to apply to this … Continue reading How To Apply To The Islamic University of Madina

Not learning correct grammar could lead to disbelief

al-Asma'ee said, تعلموا النحو فان بني اسرائيل كفروا بكلمة واحدة كانت مشددة فخففوها قال الله: يا عيسى اني ولدتك. فقرءوا: يا عيسى اني ولدتك. مخففا فكفروا "Learn grammar for surely Bani Israa'eel disbelieved due to one word that [originally] contained a shaddah but then they removed it. Allah said, 'O 'Esaa indeed I brought you into … Continue reading Not learning correct grammar could lead to disbelief

The Companions disciplined their children for mistakes in Arabic

Abu Ishaaq al-Talhee said, أن علي بن طالب كان يضرب الحسن و الحسين على اللحن "'Ali bin Abi Taalib would discipline Hasan and Husayn for mistakes in grammar." Source: al-Jaami' (2/28) by Khateeb al-Baghdaadi 'Amr bin Dinaar said, أن ابن عمر و ابن عباس كانا يضربان أوالادهما على اللحن "Ibn 'Umar and Ibn 'Abbas would … Continue reading The Companions disciplined their children for mistakes in Arabic