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Prophet Muhammad (saw) said, “Verily the one who recites the Qur’an beautifully, smoothly and precisely he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses (because he doesn’t know how to read but is trying to) then he will have twice that reward.” [Bukhari and Muslim]
Memorizing parts of Qur’an can seem like an overwhelming task for the non-Arabic speaker, especially for the newer Muslims. Learning how to pray is a lot of work as it is, and once you get that down its normal to want to take a break from more memorization. The problem is a break can turn into weeks, months, even years. It is advisable to start learning new Surahs once one is completely comfortable with the five daily prescribed prayers. Don’t worry, Allah (swt) is well aware of…
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We are trained from the time we emerge from our mothers’ wombs to look forward to vacations as a chance to relax, have fun, escape from the rigors of life. But for a small percentage of us, vacation is harder than work—it requires far more stamina than sitting in an office chair for eight hours…
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said:
“He who is not trustworthy has no faith, and he who does not keep his word has no religion.” (Bayhaqi)
- Truthfulness is not simply speaking the truth. But Truth begins with heart 💖, then manifests itself through the tongue, then actions, and eventually maamlaat.
- Being truthful is the basis or foundation of all goodness.
- Truthfulness is the foundation of prophethood.
- When Heraclius, the ruler of Rome, asked Abu Sufyan about the characteristics of the Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam), one of his questions was, “Did you ever accuse him of lying before he said what he said?” Abu Sufyan, though an enemy of the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) at his time, replied, “No.” Heraclius said: “If he refrained from telling lies about people he would not go and tell lies…
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