Surah Faatihah | Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Rahim

These are notes based off of our Arabic 207 course: Arabic Analysis of Surah Faatihah Basmallaah بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم By Abu Jameel The basmallaah; a phrase/term that is frequently used but not often understood. Why is it said? What benefits does it contain? Why should we say it? All good questions that deserve good … Continue reading Surah Faatihah | Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Rahim

Surah Mulk | Verse #5

Preparing for the Grave: Arabic Analysis and Memorization of Surah Mulk | Verse 5 By Khadija R. وَلَقَد زَيَّنَّا السَّماءَ الدُّنيا بِمَصابيحَ وَجَعَلناها رُجومًا لِلشَّياطينِ ۖ وَأَعتَدنا لَهُم عَذابَ السَّعيرِ "And We have certainly beautified the nearest heaven with stars and have made [from] them what is thrown at the devils and have prepared for … Continue reading Surah Mulk | Verse #5

Surah Mulk | Verse #4

Preparing for the Grave: Arabic Analysis and Memorization of Surah Mulk | Verse 4 By Khadija R. ثُمَّ ارجِعِ البَصَرَ كَرَّتَينِ يَنقَلِب إِلَيكَ البَصَرُ خاسِئًا وَهُوَ حَسيرٌ “Then look again and yet again, your sight will return to you in a state of humiliation and worn out.” This word كَرَّتَينِ is in the dual form … Continue reading Surah Mulk | Verse #4

Surah Mulk | Verse #3

Preparing for the Grave: Arabic Analysis and Memorization of Surah Mulk | Verse 3 By Khadija R. الَّذي خَلَقَ سَبعَ سَماواتٍ طِباقًا ۖ ما تَرىٰ في خَلقِ الرَّحمٰنِ مِن تَفاوُتٍ ۖ فَارجِعِ البَصَرَ هَل تَرىٰ مِن فُطورٍ [And] who created seven heavens in layers. You do not see in the creation of the Most Merciful … Continue reading Surah Mulk | Verse #3

Surah Mulk | Verse #2

Preparing for the Grave: Arabic Analysis and Memorization of Surah Mulk | Verse 2 By Khadija R. الَّذي خَلَقَ المَوتَ وَالحَياةَ لِيَبلُوَكُم أَيُّكُم أَحسَنُ عَمَلًا ۚ وَهُوَ العَزيزُ الغَفورُ “He, who created death and life that He may test you [to see] which of you is best in conduct. And He is the All-mighty, the … Continue reading Surah Mulk | Verse #2

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