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About Qur’an & Hadith

Is the Quran Authentic?

The Quran, sometimes called the Holy Quran or the Noble Quran is the divine scripture or sacred text of the religion of Islam.  Muslims believe that the Quran is the literal word of God.  It was revealed to God’s final messenger Muhammad, to bring humankind out of the darkness of polytheism and ignorance and into the light of Islam.  Quran confirms the books that were sent before it, including the Jewish Torah and the Gospels of Jesus.  It became the …
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Are Hadith Necessary? An Examination of the Authority of Hadith in Islam

Introduction The Qur’ān and the Sunnah have served as the primary sources of Islam. Together with the Qurʾān, the statements and actions of the Prophet ﷺ form the basis of Islamic law and theology. Historically, all Islamic sects have acknowledged the necessity of at least some ḥadīths, even if few, to understand the Qur’ān. Despite their many theological and legal differences, Muslim sects have all drawn from these two primary sources: the Qurʾān, which is considered to be the direct word …
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Why is the Qur’an only in Arabic?

Why do Muslims read the Quran in Arabic? Is the Quran translated into different languages? If so, what is the difference between the Arabic and the translated versions? The Quran is only in Arabic. This is not to say that it cannot be translated, but the translation is not the same thing as the original text. However, the message of the oneness of God and confirming what one’s conscious already knows is available in all languages. Previous revelations were sent in …
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Prophets mentioned in the Quran

Prophets are human beings, who were chosen by Allah to preach the same, universal message: Believing in one God. Prophets guided their nations to reform their morals and purify their souls. This growth was achieved through commands and rules that ensured humans acted morally, honoring them in this life and the next, and to protect them from evil doings. Muslims must have faith in all prophets chosen, as they deliver God’s message without hiding, corrupting or altering it. To reject …
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IS MAKKAH MENTIONED IN THE BIBLE?

By Dr Muhammad Solaiman The Bible, the Divine Book of Christians, was revealed over thousands of years. Although the writers of the Bible are said to be divinely inspired, they purported God, like human beings, to need to have rest, to regret and, to have a son. Likewise, the prophets and messengers of God, who are supposed to be good examples for their people and were divinely guided, are purported to have drunk alcohol, got intoxicated and committed adultery. On the other …
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Seven secrets behind Surah Al Fatihah

We recite Surah Al Fatihah over 17 times a day, but how often do we stop and ponder over the greatness of this Chapter. Here is a short list of seven amazing virtues of this short yet incredibly powerful chapter of Quran. It is the greatest chapter in the Quran When the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said to a companion that he would teach him the greatest chapter in the Quran, he recited Surah Al Fatihah. Narrated Abu Sa`id Al-Mu’alla While I was praying, …
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59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

The Qur’an was revealed by Allah in order for mankind to be guided. Below are 59 instructions that have been directly ordained upon us through the Holy Quran: 1. Do not be rude in speech “So by mercy from Allah, [O Muhammad], you were lenient with them. And if you had been rude [in speech] and harsh in heart, they would have disbanded from about you. So pardon them and ask forgiveness for them and consult them in the matter. And when you have …
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A Miracle of the Qur’an: Mother’s Milk

Fourteen centuries ago, Allah sent down the Qur’an to mankind as a book of guidance. He called upon people to be guided to the truth by adhering to this book. Allah refers to the Qur’an in one of His verses in this way: Mankind! Admonition has come to you from your Lord and also healing for what is in the breasts, and guidance and mercy for the believers. (Yunus 10:57) From the day of its revelation to the Day of Judgment, this last …
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