Quran

Dates of revelation of certain scriptures and the Quran

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There is a narration of Wathilah ibnul Asqa’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the revelation of the various scriptures during Ramadan, culminating with the Noble Quran being revealed after 24 nights of Ramadan had passed.

What is the correct source of this narration and can you kindly provide the Arabic and English texts?

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Reciting the Quran with musical melodies

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What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

اقرءوا القرآن بلحون العرب وأصواتها، وإياكم ولحون أهل الكتابين، وأهل الفسق، فإنه سيجيء بعدي قوم يرجّعون بالقرآن ترجيع الغناء والرهبانية والنوح، لا يجاوز حناجرهم، مفتونة قلوبهم، وقلوب من يعجبهم شأنهم

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The reason for the Disbelievers prostrating when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recited Surah Najm

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What is the reason for the disbelievers making Sajdah in the following narration?

عن أبي إسحاق، قال: سمعت الأسود، يحدث عن عبد الله، عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قرأ والنجم فسجد فيها، وسجد من كان معه غير أن شيخا أخذ كفا من حصى أو تراب فرفعه إلى جبهته، وقال: يكفيني هذا قال عبد الله: لقد رأيته بعد قتل كافرا

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The slaughtering of death on the day of Qiyamah

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Regarding the following Verse of Surah Naba, verse: 40:

‘Indeed, We have warned you of a near punishment on the Day when a man will observe what his hands have put forth and the disbeliever will say, “Oh, I wish that I were dust’.

 

I’ve heard that in the Akhirah, when all those who are to enter Jannah would have entered therein, Allah Ta’ala will call all of mankind and a ram will be killed to signify that there is no more death and those in Jannah will remain therein and those in Jahannam will remain therein forever. Then the disbelievers will say the above: ‘O! I wish that I were dust!’

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Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) explains the importance of understanding the Quran

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What is the authenticity and the Arabic text of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “For a long time we would learn Iman before [mastering] the Quran. A Surah would be revealed to Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) so we would learn [the details of the law from it], what is permissible, what is impermissible and learn what significant point there was in it, just as you yourselves know the Quran. [But now by Allah] I see even [grown] men reciting the whole of the Quran from the Opening to the end, but have no idea what it is telling them to do or warning them from committing, or what the significance of it is. [To them reciting it,] is like tossing someone a cheap date.”

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The most proficient reciter should lead the Salah

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What is the explanation of the word أقرؤهم in the following Hadith?

عن أبي سعيد الخضري رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا كانوا ثلاثة فليؤمهم أحدهم، وأحقهم بالإمامة أقرؤهم

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Abu Abdir Rahman As-Sulami (rahimahullah) teaches Sayyiduna Hasan and Sayyiduna Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) a verse from Surah Ahzab

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What is the authenticity of the following narration?

Abu Abdir Rahman (rahimahullah) has narrated that he used to teach Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). Once, Ali bin Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) passed nearby him while he was teaching them, and he [i.e. Sayyiduna ‘Ali – radiyallahu ‘anhu] said to him: “Teach them Khataman Nabiyyin with a fatha on the ta [Surah Ahzab, Verse: 40)” Read More »