How muslims should cover up

What Does Satr Means (how should Muslims cover their Body?)

Satr Literally means ‘to cover’ or ‘to conceal’. ‘Awrat’ refers to ‘the parts of one’s body that must be concealed’. Hence, the combined expression ‘Satr-ul-‘Awrah’ would mean ‘covering the body area that must be covered’. In normal usage, the word ‘Satr’ usually refers to the ‘specific body-parts that must be concealed’. ‘Awrat (covering the body …

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Benefits of reciting Surah Nuh  

Benefits of reciting Surah Nuh

Surah Nuh  (Arabic: سورة نوح‎, “Noah”) is the seventy-first sura of the Quran with 28 ayat. It is about the Islamic prophet Noah (Nūḥ) and his complaint about his people rejecting all warning God gave them through Noah. In Nuh, the seventy-first surah, the Quran refers to Nuh’s prophethood in snippets. Nuh is a messenger of God. When Nuh realizes the messages are not …

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Surah al-Inshirah

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Inshirah (The Expansion)

Surah al-Inshirah (Arabic: سورة الإنشراح‎, “Solace” or “Comfort”) is the ninety-fourth sura of the Qur’an with eight ayat and is a Meccan sura. The passage asks the reader, who is Muhammad specifically, if God has been a comfort and a remover of obstacles. In fact, whatever personal sorrows this may bring to mind, “Surely, with each difficulty there is ease”. This may indeed be …

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Surah az-Zukhruf

Benefits of reciting Surah az-Zukhruf (The Embellishment)

Surah az-Zukhruf (Arabic: سورة الزخرف‎, “Ornaments of Gold, Luxury”) is the 43rd sura, or chapter, of the Qur’an, the central religious text of Islam. It contains 89 ayat, or verses.  Benefits of reciting Surah az-Zukhruf This surah was revealed in Makkah and it has 89 ayaat. It is narrated from Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) that whoever recites this surah will …

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Benefits of reciting Surah Taha

Benefits of reciting Surah Taha (Quran Chapter 20)

Surah Taha (/ˈtɑːˈhɑː/; Arabic: سورة طه‎) is the 20th sura of the Qur’an with 135 ayat (verses). It is named “Ta-Ha” because the sura starts with the Arabic letters طه. It is a Meccan sura, from the second Meccan period. The main theme of the sura is about the existence of God. It addresses this theme through stories about Moses and Adam. Sura 20 displays several thematic and stylistic …

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Surah ash-Shura

Benefits of reciting Surah ash-Shura (The Council)

Surah ash-Shura has 53 ayaat and it was revealed in Makkah. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) said that the one who recites this surah will be from among those people on whom the angels send salutations and pray for their forgiveness. It is narrated from Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a.s.) that whoever recites this surah will be raised …

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Surah al-Ambiya

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Ambiya (The Prophets)

Surah al-Ambiya (Arabic: سورة الأنبياء‎, “The Prophets”) is the 21st sura (or chapter) of the Qur’an with 112 ayat. It is a Makkan sura. Its principal subject matter is prophets of the past, who also preached the same faith as Muhammad.  Benefits of reciting Surah al-Ambiya It is narrated that the reward for reciting this surah is that the accounting on the Day of Reckoning …

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Benefits of reciting Surah al-Ahzab

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Ahzab (The Allies)

Surah al-Ahzab (“The Clans, The Coalition, The Combined Forces”) is the 33rd sūrah of the Qur’an with 73 ayat. The sūrah takes its name from the mention of the parties (al-aḥzāb), or confederates (an alliance among the Quraysh and other tribes), who fought the Muslims at the Battle of the Trench (5/627), also known as the Battle of the Parties and as the Siege …

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The Hijab is very Important: How to Endure it

In these modern days, all Islamic sisters who found themselves behind hijab are mocked everywhere with disheartening comments. If they attend public gathering wearing a hijab, they run into comments such as “What’s this you are wearing, alright, you can take if off now’, we know you are modest, this is so old-fashioned because the …

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