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The inner secrets of reciting the Quran

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By: Imam Ghazali

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Based on Imam Ghazali’s explanation in his Ihya’ `Ulum al-Din

In the Name Of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful

1. One should understand the magnificent nature of the Qur’an. This is a divine gift from Allah, and a tremendous favor. One should bring to mind the favor of Allah and be thankful.

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The Importance of Education in Islam

Source: islamawareness.net

To seek knowledge is a sacred duty, it is obligatory on every Muslim, male and female. The first word revealed of the Qur?an was “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated.

Surah Al-Zumr, ayah 9 reveals: “Are those equal, those who know and those who do not know?” Surah Al-Baqarah, ayah 269 reveals: “Allah grants wisdom to whom He pleases and to whom wisdom is granted indeed he receives an overflowing benefit.

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Shaykh Omar Suleiman’s Advice on Seeking Knowledge (Video)

info-pictogram1 This video was taken at IlmFest 2011 in Houston, TX. Shaykh Omar gives a shoutout to Qabeelat Madinatayn and gives some great advice about seeking knowledge, masha’Allah!
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Documentary: Turning Point – Dr. Bilal Philips (Video)

info-pictogram1 Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in Toronto, where he converted to Islam in 1972. His whole life has been exemplified by his goal of seeking and conveying Islamic knowledge in order to “Change the Muslim Nation through Islamic Education.”
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Education in Islamic History

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Source: http://lostislamichistory.com

From the very earliest days of Islam, the issue of education has been at the forefront at the minds of the Muslims. The very first word of the Quran that was revealed to Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was, in fact, “Read”. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ once stated that “Seeking knowledge is mandatory for all Muslims.” With such a direct command to go out and seek knowledge, Muslims have placed huge emphasis on the educational system in order to fulfill this obligation placed on them by the Prophet ﷺ.

Throughout Islamic history, education was a point of pride and a field Muslims have always excelled in. Muslims built great libraries and learning centers in places such as Baghdad, Cordoba, and Cairo. They established the first primary schools for children and universities for continuing education. They advanced sciences by incredible leaps and bounds through such institutions, leading up to today’s modern world.

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Educated and Modest Muslim women seeking knowledge (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 This is what the media doesn’t show you. Educated and Modest Muslim women seeking knowledge. May God Almighty Allah the Creator bless our Muslim Sisters and help the world see the beauty of ISLAM.