Allah is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

One of the most sublime passages of the Quran is the 35th ayah (verse) of Surah Nur which describes the Light of Allah in all its splendor. The ayah holds a lot of inner meaning as it evokes the most perfect imagery based on an elaborate example. The ayah is as follows.     Allah is … Continue reading Allah is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

Five Key Attributes of God in the Quran

The Quran (Koran) speaks at length about the attributes of God (Allah in Arabic). In fact, serving God alone and “associating none with Him” is the primary teaching of Islam and the most recurring theme of the Quran. Yet, one might ask, “Who – or what – really is God?” Here are five key facts … Continue reading Five Key Attributes of God in the Quran