Islamic Studies

Sajda in Quran

How many Sajda in Quran? | Noor Academy

There are 15 Sajda in Quran, whenever you meet a Sajdah when reciting the holy Quran, you should perform prostration.  It’s also called prostration of recitation because prostration is performed when passing by a Sajdah. The prophet (peace and blessing be upon him) said the following about the importance of prostration of recitation: “Once, a person prostrates himself after reading a verse requiring the performance of sajdah, the shaitan starts crying and wailing in a corner, saying: ‘Alas! The children

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Why do Muslims use miswak? | Noor Academy

In this article, we will understand why Muslims use miswak stick, what’s its benefits, how to use it, and if it’s allowed to use during fasting. Miswaak can be used by anyone but it’s mostly used by Muslims as it’s a Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him). It’s a means of keeping the mouth clean that Muslims are instructed to use due to its many benefits. Let’s learn more about it. Why do Muslims use miswak? 

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Dua for wealth

Dua for wealth and barakah for the believer | Noor Academy

As life gets harder on us, we should ask for Allah’s help to keep going on the right path. Therefore, we will learn about the best Dua for wealth and barakah.    Even when life gets hard you shouldn’t stop giving out Zakah, give money to the ones who need it. Allah says: مَّن ذَا الَّذِي يُقْرِضُ اللَّـهَ قَرْضًا حَسَنًا فَيُضَاعِفَهُ لَهُ أَضْعَافًا كَثِيرَةً ۚ وَاللَّـهُ يَقْبِضُ وَيَبْسُطُ وَإِلَيْهِ تُرْجَعُون “Whoever gives a goodly loan to Allah, he will multiply

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battle of Hunayn

Why did the battle of Hunayn occur? | Noor Academy

The battle of Hunayn, when did it occur? Why? And what should we know about it? We will learn all of that and more. Hunain meaning. The word Hunain or “Hunayn” refers to a valley near Makkah where ghazwa Hunain occurred. There are other names for the battle, as it’s called Yawm Hunayn (the day of Hunayn), Waq’at Hunayn, and Waq’at Hawazin. Battle of Hunayn date The battle took place on the 8th year of migration to Madinah, on the

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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 Umrah is a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia that can be performed at any time of the year, unlike the annual Hajj pilgrimage that takes place during the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah. Umrah is also known as the “minor pilgrimage” or the “lesser pilgrimage.” Performing Umrah involves a set of rituals, including entering into a state of Ihram (a state of ritual purity), performing Tawaf (circumambulation) around the Kaaba, and performing Sa’i (walking

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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 “Inshallah” is an Arabic phrase that translates to “If Allah wills it” or “God willing.” It is commonly used by Muslims when talking about future events or plans, as a way of acknowledging that only Allah has control over what will happen in the

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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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