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  • My Quran by Naheed Tahir

    My Quran has been with me for the past 34 years. When I say “my” Quran, I mean the one I bought when I had completed my first recitation. I remember the day—  I was so proud when I bought it from what was then one of the few halal shops in our area in the UK.  I was twelve

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  • 15 ways to bring Hajj to you NOW!

    When I watched the intro video of the ‘Hajj: from Ritual to Spiritual’ course it reminded me of my Hajj.  I never saw a course like this, focused on understanding Hajj. I only watched some ‘prep videos’ online, you know, the ones telling you what to pack and what to say when you’re there. It was 2008. I had just

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  • Stand Up and Present Your Prophet (pbuh) to the World!

    In the name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful Brothers and Sisters: Assalam alaikum wrwb, You know the storm of protests going throughout the Muslim world regarding the Anti-Islam movie about Prophet Muhammad SAW. Even YouTube has refused to remove the video and Muslims are upset about this. This movie has polluted the internet with lies and accusations. May Allah

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  • You Don’t Have to See the Whole Staircase by Faiza Asad

    Assalamu alaykum dear brothers and sisters, As you may remember in our previous blog post, we have asked our readers to write Quran related articles and personal stories. Alhamdulillah, we have received a lot of feedback from you all. And here we would like to share with you a personal story from our sister Faiza Asad. By the way, if

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  • What you didn’t know about 90% of Quran…

    As-Salamu Alaikum dear Brothers & Sisters, About the month of Ramadan, Allah says: The month of Ramadhan in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights the month, let him fast it;… (2.185) About Laylatul-Qadr, Allah says: Indeed, We sent the Qur’an

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  • Don’t complain of whispering of Shaitan if you…

    All of us suffer from the whispering of Shaitan in our Salah. We are so much used to it that we almost give up for the solution. To avoid whispering of Shaitan, we have to first close all the doors and windows of the brain for Shaitan to enter. Our brain can work on at least 5 things at a

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  • Top 10 Things You Are Missing Every Day if You Don’t Understand Quran

    1. The Purpose of Revelation If you don’t understand Qur’an and keep on reading it, the very purpose of revelation is lost.  Allah SWT says:  “ (Here is) a Book which We have sent down unto you (O Muhammad!), full of blessings, that they may mediate on its Signs, and that men of understanding may receive admonition .” How can we

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  • The 1st of September 2012

    Assalamu Alaikum dear brothers and sisters, How will your life be different on the 1st of September 2012? Ramadan will be over, and you’ll start getting back into your normal daily routine. But, what if between now and then your soul underwent a complete transformation – one that lasted for the rest of your life? What if, by the 1st of September 2012, you could

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  • Why we removed free access to our courses and videos

    In the name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful Dear Brothers & Sisters: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu You may see a change in the access policy to our videos.  Some of you may be asking why?  Before I continue, let me state one thing very clear: For  those who cannot afford, we will give them free access inshaAllah

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  • Memorize the names of Surahs from Al-Fajr till At-Teen

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: Assalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu In our Qur’anic Landmark Series, 3 and 4, we learnt to memorize the Surah names starting from Al-Alaq till the end. Let us now memorize the names of 7 Surahs of the Qur’an starting from Surah Al-Fajr till At-teen … that too in just 3 minutes? I am sure you

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  • Memorize the names of Surahs from Al-Alaq till Al-Feel

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: Assalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Would you like to memorize the names of 9 Surahs of the Qur’an starting from Surah Al-Alaq till Al-Humazah that too in 3 minutes only? I am sure you do! Then, let us start The first 5 verses of Al-Alaq (Al-Alaq) Were revealed in Laylatul-Qadr (Al-Qadr) Every verse of it

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  • Memorize the names of last 10 Surahs in 5 minutes

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: Assalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Most of us know most commonly recited last 10 Surahs of the Qur’an. However, some of us find it difficult to remember the order of these Surahs. InshaAllah, in today’s email you will learn to memorize these names in just 5 minutes. Let us learn to memorize the names of

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  • Memorize in 5 minutes: names of Sajdah Surahs in the Quran

    Dear Brothers & Sisters, assalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu! There are 14 Sajdahs (prostrations) in the Qur’an.  InshaAllah, within 5 minutes, you will memorize all of the Surahs which have Sajdah in them!!! Like a poem Are you ready?  Read the following like a poem! In Al-Furqan (الفرقان), Sajdah is in Saad (ص); in Alif-Lam Meem Sajada (الم سجده) and Ha meem

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  • Quranic Landmarks: learn these rules to find your way easily

    Dear Brothers and Sisters,  Assalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu These days, along with other tasks, I am working on developing a workshop called : Al-Qur’an Familiarity Workshop – using Qur’anic Landmarks. In our future emails, I will give you the link to download the files (after they are ready). When you settle in a new city, the first thing

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  • Online classes are starting

    Understand the Quran Academy has started a live online class. Please don’t miss this oppurtunity and register now! Please visit this page for more information

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