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Qur’an and Modern Science: Compatible or Incompatible?

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Islamic Research Foundation In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Introduction Ever since the dawn of human life on this planet, Man has always sought to understand Nature, his own place in the scheme of Creation and the purpose of Life itself. In this quest for Truth, spanning many centuries and diverse civilizations, […]

Expansion of the Universe In The Quran : Fact or Fiction ?

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By Blogger : “ThatMuslimGuy”   The Quran says in Surah Adh-Dhariyat Verse 47: وَالسَّمَاءَ بَنَيْنَاهَا بِأَيْدٍ وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ Waalssamaa banaynaha bi-aydin wa-inna lamoosiAAoona والسماء (wal-samāa) means – And the heaven Source: http://corpus.quran.com/wordmorphology.jsp?location=%2851:47:1%29 بنيناها (banaynāhā) means – We constructed/built it Source: http://corpus.quran.com/wordmorphology.jsp?location=%2851:47:2%29 بايد (bi-aydin) means – Literally with hands. However correct translation is with strength/power. Source: […]

The Story of Saba as narrated in the Quran – (ibn Kathir)

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The story of Saba’ is mentioned in the Sura Saba’ (34:15-19) This story illustrates how people can lose all the blessings given to them by Allah when they turn away from Him and take others (the Creator’s creations), for worship. According to scholars of genealogy, among them being Muhammad Ibn Ishaq, the name of Saba’ is `Abd Shams […]

Rewards, Benefits and Virtues of Quran and its Recitation

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Quran is the book of guidance for a Muslim’s life. This article is a collection of Quranic verses, Ahadeeth (Prophet’s Saying) and sayings of the salaf (pious people that followed the prophet) on the majesty of Quran, the great virtues for reading and following it. 1. Quran on Quran To begin with, there are many […]

Virtues of reciting the Qur’an

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Hadith – 1: Usman RadiyAllahu `anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu `alaihi wasallam said: “The best amongst you is he who learns the Qur’an and teaches it.” (Bukhari, Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi) Hadith – 2: Abu Sa’eed RadiyAllahu `anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu `alaihi wasallam said: “Almighty Allah says; “If anybody finds no time for My remembrance and for begging favors of Me, because of his […]

The Quran is Amazing

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by Gary Miller Calling the Qur’an amazing is not something done only by Muslims, who have an appreciation for the book and who are pleased with it; it has been labeled amazing by non-Muslims as well. In fact, even people who hate Islam very much have still called it amazing. One thing which surprises non-muslims who […]

Two seas which meet but do not mix – Quran analyzed

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1400 years ago ALLAH mentioned the following verses in the Quran   It is He Who has let free the two bodies of flowing water: One palatable and sweet, and the other salt and bitter; yet has He made a barrier between them, a partition that is forbidden to be passed.[Quran 25:53] He has let […]

Interesting facts about the Quran

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1. How many Sura are there in the Holy Quran ? 114 2. How many Verses are in Holy Quran ? 6666. 3. How many dots are in Holy Quran ? 1015030. 4. How many over bar (zaber) are in Holy Quran ? 93243 5. How many under bar ( Zaer ) are in Holy […]

Twenty Five Prophets Mentioned in the Holy Qur’an

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Name of Prophet No of times mentionedin the Qur’an 1. The leader of all the Prophets,  Sayyidina wa Nabiyyina Muhammad ibn ‘Abdillah,  Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam. Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. 4 2. Sayyidina Nabī ‘ Īsa ibn Maryam, ‘alayhissalam. Prophet Jesus, son of Mary, peace be upon him. 29 3. Sayyidina Nabī Yahya ibn Zakariyya, ‘alayhissalam. Prophet John, peace be upon […]