Why the Quran was Revealed in Portions

Allah revealed the Quran to Prophet Muhammad ﷺ in portions over a period of 23 years. The first time Muhammad ﷺ received divine revelation was in the Cave of Hira, where he would occasionally meditate, in the outskirts of Makkah. He was 40 years old then. The final verses of the Quran were revealed to … Continue reading Why the Quran was Revealed in Portions

The Seven Major Sins in Islam

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ has described seven of the major sins as the most grievous ones in the sight of Allah, and advised people to refrain from them at all costs. He has specifically referred to these as the “sever destroyers” or “seven fatalities” recorded in a famous tradition which is as follows. The Prophet ﷺ … Continue reading The Seven Major Sins in Islam

Five Key Facts about the Quran

The Quran (Koran) is the most authoritative text in Islam, and one about which little is known to the common person. Few Muslims make the effort to read it with understanding in their native languages, while non-Muslims mostly encounter forged information about it through the media. So, here are five important facts about the Quran … Continue reading Five Key Facts about the Quran