Islamic Studies

sallallahu alaihi wasallam

Why do we say sallallahu alaihi wasallam? | Noor Academy

We say sallallahu alaihi wasallam as means to send prayers upon the prophet (peace and blessing be upon him). Allah instructed us in the holy Quran to send Salwat (prayers) upon the prophet in the following verse of surah Ahzab: إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا “Allah s.w.t and His angels send Selawat on the Prophet s.a.w: O you who believe! Send your Selawat upon him and salute him with all

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wish for wedding in Islam

How to wish for wedding in Islam? | Noor Academy

In this article, we will learn how to wish for wedding in Islam, as marriage in Islam is a big thing and important. So, let’s see how to wish for a blessed wedding. Marriage is a bond between two people that were brought together by Allah. To congratulate a newly married couple, you should wish them a happy life together and ask Allah to bless their marriage and guide them to the right path. There are many ways to wish

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What is the umrah? | Noor Academy

Umrah or ‘lesser pilgrimage’ is the act of visiting the Ka’aba to worship Allah. it can be performed at any time in the year. During Ummrah Muslims perform Tawaf around the Ka’aba. Then they perform Sa’I. a person performs Umrah to worship Allah, gain many rewards, and have all their sins erased. The rules for umrah include:       For a person to be a Muslim.       The person should be mature, i.e have reached puberty.  

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What does inshallah mean? | Noor Academy

What does inshallah mean? Muslims say inshallah a lot, what does it mean? When to say it? How to reply to it? We will know the answers to those questions and more in this article. Inshallah meaning Insshallah in English means “if Allah wills / God is willing ”. It is used by Arabs whether Muslims or Christians to wish for something to happen in the future. For example, Insahallah you will do good in the interview. Why do Muslims

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bilal ibn rabah

Who is bilal ibn rabah? | Noor Academy

Bilal ibn Rabah, one of the most known companions, who is he? And what is his story? That’s what we will find out in this article. He was called “Bilal Habashi” and he was the first mu’azzin (the one who calls people for prayers) in Islamic history. He was one of the prophet’s loyal and trusted companions. The prophet himself choose him to be the mu’azzin. Bilal was the first black Muslim. Bilal was from the Banu Jumah Tribe which

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Umar ibn al Khattab

Who is Umar ibn al Khattab? | Noor Academy

Umar ibn al Khattab is one of the most known companions, who is he? What is he famous for? That’s what we will find out in this article. When was Umar ibn al Khattab born? Umar ibn al-Khattab was born in 583 AC, Mecca. And he died in 644, in Madinah. His father was Al-Khattab ibn Nufayl. His mother was Hantamah bint Hashim bin Al Mugheerah. How many wives did Umar ibn al Khattab have? Omar ibn Khattab had three

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Abu Bakr al-Siddiq

Facts about Abu Bakr al-Siddiq | Noor Academy

The closest friend to the Prophet Muhammad and his companion, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, who is he? And what does the world know about him, that’s what we will find out. Here are some facts that all Muslims should know about Abu Bakr:       He was the first successor after the death of the prophet.       He was the first man to accept Islam.       The prophet (peace and blessing be upon him) gave him

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Elias prophet

What is the miracle of Elias prophet? | Noor Academy

In this article we will learn about Elias prophet, his story, his miracle, and everything you need to know about him, let’s get started. We don’t know the full story of the prophet Elias; we only know what is mentioned about him in the holy Quran. what we know is that his people refused to believe in Allah so he said “Oh Allah, the Children of Israel have accepted nothing but disbelief in You and worshiping others. They do not

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Dua for going to sleep

What is the Dua for going to sleep? | Noor Academy

before we do anything in life we ask Allah for his protection, therefore we will learn the best dua for going to sleep. What is the dua for sleeping? Dua for going to sleep is a sunnah of the prophet to remember Allah and recite supplications before sleeping, and we should do the same, so, here are some of the dua for sleeping. 1-      بِاسْمِكَ رَبِّي وَضَعْتُ جَنْبِي، وَبِكَ أَرْفَعُهُ، فَإِنْ أَمْسَكْتَ نَفْسِي فَارْحَمْهَا، وَإِنْ أَرْسَلْتَهَا فَاحْفَظْهَا، بِمَا

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What does astaghfirullah mean? | Noor Academy

one important Dua is saying “astaghfirullah”, but why is that? And, what does it mean? That’s what we will find out shortly. Astaghfirullah in Arabic. Astagfurillah is written in Arabic as follows: أَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰهَ‎ (ʾastaḡfiru llāha), Which means “I ask forgiveness from Allah”). When to say astaghfirullah? You can say astafallah at any time when you feel down, anxiety, tired, or frustrated, there are many reasons to say it and you can even say it with no reason just to

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