Part 3 ๐ŸŒท: How letters join

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

Asalamu ‘alaikum warahmatula wabarakatuhu

Please Note: I understand that most were taught Arabic letters with “uoon” being pronounced at the end of each letter. There is no difference as the sound “uoon” that is pronounced at the end of a letter simply means that the letter is singular. Therefore, if the letter ุง stands on its own, it can be pronounced as Alif uoon .. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ

Now to start this lesson, we begin by reciting the du’a:

Allaahumma laa sahla ‘illaa maal ja’altahu sahlan wa ‘Anta taj’alul-hazna ‘ithaa shi’ta sahlan.  Continue reading

Part 2- The Alphabet (huroof)๐ŸŒท

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

Remember mixing up the letters when you reached L M N O P as a child? Haha, surely I wasn’t the only one that used to say Ella ello p… right?

The Qur’an was sent down in Arabic and in order to be able to read and understand it, one should try and learn how to read and understand Arabic.

In today’s post, we will focus on recognising the Arabic letters and be able to say the alphabet by heart. There are 28 letters in the Arabic alphabet but I’m sure it won’t take more than a day to know them all off by heart. Continue reading

Part 1 – Introducing the Qur’an series

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem 

Alhamdullilah we have now reached the month of Sha’ban and have less than 30 days before the blessed month of Ramadan begins. Where did the time go??? Subhanallah it felt like only yesterday we celebrated Eid Ul Fitr.

Ramadan is a month in which the Qur’an was revealed. The Prophet ุตู„ูŠ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุณู„ู… after receiving the first revelation at the age of 40, made Hijra (migration) from Makkah to Medina 13 years after prophethood. 2 years after he made Hijra, he was then given revelation for fasting. In Islam, the meaning of fasting is to refrain from doing anything that will break ones fast from dawn of fajr to sunset with an intention for the sake of Allah to worship. I will post some links down below which includes almost all you need to know about Ramadan.

Continue reading