Posts Tagged ‘qur’an’

Tafsir al-Jalalayn: Qur’anic commentary by al-Suyuti and al-Mahalli

Tafsir Al-Jalalayn is one of the most significant tafsirs, or commentaries, for the study of the Quran. Composed by two “Jalals”- Jalal al-Din al-Mahalli (d. 1459CE) and Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (d. 1505CE), Tafsir Al-Jalalayn is generally regarded as one of the most easily accessible…

28 May 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

An exquisite manuscript of the Holy Qur’an – dated 1187 AH

The following is a digital edition of an exquisite manuscript (mushaf) of the Holy Qur’an.  Description:
Scribe – Mullah Muhammad ibn Mullah
Year of compilation – 1187 AH
Number of folio pages – 267
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The Islamic Commandments of Hijab – Dr. Mohammad Ismail Madani

What is the place of hijab in Islam? What are the requirements of hijab according to the Quran and Sunna? Are practices such as niqab and burka cultural or Islamic? What are the religious benefits of adhering to hijab? In this book, Dr. Ismail Memon Madani makes it self-evident…

24 Feb 11:26 PM 0 Read More...

A Complete Guide For Daily Salah (Namaz)

The following  is a short work on how to perform Salah with succinct evidences provided for the matters presented.  It also presented evidences for the number of rak’ats for various prayers according the time of the day, night, or month (like Taraweeh), as well as the method of Salah…

19 Feb 1:13 PM 0 Read More...

An exquisite Qur’an once owned by Sultan Abdal Hamid II

This is a beautiful handwritten colour manuscript copy of the Holy Qur’an (mushaf) completed in the year 1896 CE.  It was once owned by the Ottoman Caliph, Sultan Abdal Hamid II.
An image from the opening page of this copy of the mushaf:

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15 Feb 11:31 PM 0 Read More...