A Call to Devotion: Reading the Qur’an as a Modern Muslim

Reposted from The Sila Intiative devotion (noun): love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person or activity; religious worship or observance; profound dedication Devotion, and Its Fruits She would then spread the prayer-mat, a beautiful soft Persian piece, its direction towards the East. She was now going towards the corner in the room where wrapped in … Continue reading A Call to Devotion: Reading the Qur’an as a Modern Muslim

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“So make the Quran your companion”

Given her sickness, my grandmother still kept increasing in her works. This was in addition to her working 8 hours a day in her eighties and reading all the masnoon surahs, duas and all her nafl prayers of tahajjud, ishraq, dhuha, awabeen and salatul tasbeeh every day.

Umm Al-Saad Al-Iskandariyah

Umm Al-Sa'ad Al-Askandariyyah (Alexandria) (D. 17th Ramadhan 1427 (Around October 10th, 2006)) After Umm Al-Sa'ad completed her memorization of the Quran at the age of 15 she went to the Shaykha Nufaysa bint Abu Al-Alaa, who was known as "The Shaykha of her time" to request from her to learn the 10 Qira'aat (recitations). Nufaysa … Continue reading Umm Al-Saad Al-Iskandariyah

How to Memorize the Qur’an by Age 7!

One mother's recipe on how she accomplished it with her daughter! [Chapter 1] My SMART Result What was the mother specifically aiming to achieve? I was specifically aiming for her to memorize all the Qur'an in about 3 years (as I had heard that people normally finish in 3-5 years). However, she finished in 2.5 … Continue reading How to Memorize the Qur’an by Age 7!

Interview with Hafidha Iffath Hasan

In trying to introduce Hafidha Iffath Hasan, one does not know where to start. She is the inspiring soul behind LessonsOfTheDay.com – a website that embodies simplicity, consistency, and insight. A mother of two and a teacher, she has also memorised the entire Qur’an at the age of 37.There’s a touching and inspiring story behind … Continue reading Interview with Hafidha Iffath Hasan