Quranic Reflection No 608 Āyat 9:32 – Extinguishing the Light of Allah (swt)

يُرِيدُونَ أَن يُطْفِئُوا نُورَ اللَّهِ بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَيَأْبَى اللَّهُ إِلَّا أَن يُتِمَّ نُورَهُ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ الْكَافِرُونَ Yurīdūna an yutfi’ū nūrallahi biafwāhihim waya’ballāhu illā an yutimma nūrahū walaw karihal-kāfirūn. They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah refuses except to perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it. (Surat al-Tawbah, No.9, Āyat 32) This … Read more

Réflexion Coranique No. 365 Āyat 39 :69 – L’éclat de la Terre

وَأَشْرَقَتِ الْأَرْضُ بِنُورِ رَبِّهَا  wa-ashraqatil-ardhu binūri rabbihā Et la terre resplendira de la lumière de son Seigneur. (Sūrat al-Zumar, No 39, Āyat 69) Ce verset parle du Jour du Jugement et de quelques-unes des différentes qualités de ce jour. L’une de ces qualités sera que la terre brillera de la lumière de son Seigneur. Cet … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 607 Āyat 5:54 – Standing firm on the Truth

وَلَا يَخَافُونَ لَوْمَةَ لَائِمٍ Walā yakhāfūna lawmat lā’im And [they] do not fear the blame of a critic. (Surat al-Mā’idah, No.5, Āyat 54) The quality described here is part of five qualities of a community that Allah ‘azza wajall will bring forth which will believe in Him and obey His laws. This special community will have some … Read more

ALI 650: Paradise and Reward in the Quran

A Prophetic Hadith states that a believer is between hope and fear; hope in God’s mercy and compassion and fear/awe of His justice and magnificence. Traditionally, we often focus on the fear of God and His punishment, as opposed to His mercy and reward. Join this course to reflect on various verses of the Quran … Read more

ALI 649: Quranic Arabic Level 6

In this ONLINE course of seven sessions via Zoom, we will InshāAllah go through passages from the Quranic surahs to learn the vocabulary and look at simple rules of Arabic grammar and lessons on verbs from Unit 2 in the main text Qur’anic Language Made Easy. During the class, we will often refer to The … Read more

Réflexion Coranique No. 364 Āyat 6 :115 – L’accomplissement de la parole de Dieu

وَتَمَّتْ كَلِمَتُ رَبِّكَ صِدْقًا وَعَدْلًا Watammat kalimatu rabbika sidqan wa-‘adlā Et la parole de ton Seigneur s’est accomplie en toute vérité et équité. (Sūrat al-An‘ām , No 6, Āyat 115) Ce verset parle de la parole d’Allah accomplie et achevée. Le mot « kalima » fait référence linguistiquement à quelque chose qui a un sens. … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 606 Āyat 3:133 – Hasten Towards Forgiveness

وَسَارِعُوا إِلَىٰ مَغْفِرَةٍ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ وَالْأَرْضُ أُعِدَّتْ لِلْمُتَّقِينَ Wa sāri’ū ilā maghfiratin min rabbikum wa jannatin ‘arduhās samāwātu wal ardu u’iddat lil muttaqīn Hasten towards your Lord’s forgiveness and a paradise as vast as the heavens and the earth, prepared for the Godwary.  (Surat Āli ‘Imrān, Āyat 133) One of the beautiful points that can be extracted … Read more

Réflexion Coranique No. 363 Āyat 12 : 33 – Ridā, être satisfait d’Allah

قَالَ رَبِّ السِّجْنُ أَحَبُّ إِلَيَّ مِمَّا يَدْعُونَنِي إِلَيْهِ ۖ وَإِلَّا تَصْرِفْ عَنِّي كَيْدَهُنَّ أَصْبُ إِلَيْهِنَّ وَأَكُن مِّنَ الْجَاهِلِينَ Qāla rabbis-sijnu ahabbu ilayya mimmā yad ‘ūnani ilayhi, wa-illā tasrif ‘annī kaydahuna asbu ilayhinna wa-akum minal-jāhilīn. Il [Yūsuf] dit : « Ô mon Seigneur, la prison m’est préférable à ce à quoi elles m’invitent. Et si Tu n’écartes pas de … Read more

Academy for Learning Islam (A.L.I.) 1 Testimonials on Quranic Reflections

Testimonials on Quran Appreciation Bismillāh. In the month of June 2022 for three consecutive Fridays we askedthe subscribers to give their feedback and suggestions on the weekly QuranicReflections which Alhamdu lillāh we have been sending out for over 12 years.Here are some of the responses: Academy for Learning Islam (A.L.I.) 2 Testimonials on Quranic Reflections … Read more

ALI 654: Quran Appreciation, for Girls and Boys Ages 10-12

Quran Appreciation in-person classes for Children Theme: Sūrat Yusuf Verses 35-49, 54-57. Nabi Yusuf (a) in prison and his interpretation of dreams Please Note: (1) All registration must be completed 2 days before the class begins. (2) A minimum of 10 registrants required for the class to begin. (3) All in-person classes will be held at ALI CENTER, Unit … Read more