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The Phases Of Muslim Marriage

Monday, 25 September 2017

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

After ridin' The Singleitis Train for so many years and then happily settling into a phase of marriage, one learns that the job description was a little different than advertised.

Typically, a marriage goes through various phases, changing at each couple's unique pace so the experience is not a standard cut-and-paste ride for all, but the evolutions are general trends.

*Disclaimer: Much of the following is from various Islamic studies and a result of research. This is not definitive nor applicable to all, but it is a standard 'science'. A lot of the content is adult material. Reader discretion advised. Seriously. Don't say I didn't warn you.

1st phase :: The Wedding Night

An interesting evening unfolds on the first night. It's one of the most sought after evenings. Funnily though, Muslim men and women are anticipating different things. During the actual night it's a very anxious time altogether. Newly married and fresh off the prayer mat, the Muslim couple are sat there in awkward silence. With so much anticipation and emotion built up, neither husband or wife knows what to do...
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Tajweed Lessons - 6 Throat Letters (Haroofe' Halqi)

Sunday, 24 September 2017

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم


A short series on Tajweed rules used to correctly recite Qur'an. Today we're briefly looking at just why the Arabic letters of the throat require so much cough syrup.

A note here of caution. Learning and studying Tajweed is a principle of approaching the Qur'an. It requires the etiquette (manners) of doing Wudhu (wuzu) first and being in an adult frame of mind. That being said, let's have some fun with Arabic letters yo! Wheeeeee!
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Language Styles of the Quran

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم


Why does Allah refer to Himself as "We" in the Qur'an?
  • A pronoun; "We/Us/Our" in Arabic is written "ـنا" and read as 'naa'.
    • Examples:  Nansakhu = "We cause to be abrogated" (2:106)
    • Khalaqnaakum = "We created you" (49:13)
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'Ilmy Notes: Surat Al-Baqarah, The Calf/Cow. Part 2

Thursday, 17 September 2015

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

Course notes from 'Living With The Qur'an' course at Al-Markaz in Bradford, UK.
Read on quran.com, Surat Al-Baqarah, The Cow (read part 1). Chapter 2:286 verses.

SECTION 10: Ayaat 81-86
Ruku 10 mentions Allah’s command - don’t accept some commands and reject others. Fulfil the commands.
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