Mutah in the Quran

Mutah in the Quran was practiced in the pre-Islamic time and was not a ruling initiated by Islamic teachings. Islam only permitted its practice where it was needed. For instance, at the time of the Prophet (S), in cases where men were away

Polygamy in the Quran

Polygamy means having multiple spouses. In Islam, only men can practice polygamy, which is known as polygyny, to be specific. Polygamy in the Quran is among the controversial topics about which many people have argued and still argue as

Anger in the Quran

When was the last time you got angry? Why did you get angry? How did you react to the situation? Were you regretful afterwards? What does the Quran say about anger? We see the word ghaḍab (غضب) meaning anger in the Quran repeated over

Modesty in the Quran

A virtue cherished by people of all walks of life and all times is modesty. The terms modesty, shamefulness or Haya are used particularly with regards to women and are often accompanied with the term Hijab. How does the Quran define

Dua in the Quran

Dua in the Quran (دعاء) is an intriguing topic. The plural of dua which is adʿiya (أدْعِيَة) literally means ‘invocation’; it is a direct link between the servant and the creator by means of which the servant displays his utter poverty in

Surah Qiyamah

Surah Qiyamah (قیامه) is the 75th surah of the Quran in Juz’ 29 with 40 verses and 164 words. It takes its name from the first verse where God swears to the Day of Resurrection. A number of insightful descriptions have been provided in

Surah Maarij

Surah Maarij (معارج) also called surah Sa’ala Sa’ilun (سأل سائل) and Waqi’ (واقع) is the 70th surah of the Quran in Juz’ 29 with 44 verses and 217 words. The name of the surah comes from verse three, where the word Maarij meaning “lofty

Surah Haqqah

Haqqah (حاقه), meaning "the Inevitable Reality", is one of the names of Qiyamah. Surah Haqqah, also called Silsilah (سلسله) and Wa’iyah (واعیه) is the 69th surah of the Noble Quran in Juz' 29 with 52 verses. As the name itself clearly

Surah Masad

Surah Masad is one of the short surahs of the Quran in Juz’ 30, with only 5 verses. It is the 111th surah revealed in Mecca after Muhammad (S) was ordered to invite his relatives to Islam. It explicitly mentions the name of one of the

Surah Adiyat

Surah Adiyat is the 100th surah of the Quran, located in Juz’ 30 with 11 verses and 40 words. It takes its name from the first verse where God swears by the panting breath of running steeds. The first five verses of surah Adiyat

Surah Zalzalah

Surah al-Zalzalah appears as the 99th surah of the noble Quran in Juz' 30 with 8 verses. It is most probably revealed in Medina based on its subject matter. Facts about Surah Zalzalah Surah

Surah Fil

Surah al-Fil, meaning the elephant, narrates with only 5 verses and 23 words the very well-known historical account of the army of Abraha with a number of elephants proceeding to attack the house of Ka’ba. It took place in the year when

Surah Inshirah Facts about Surah Inshirah Surah Inshirah, also called Alam Nashrah and al-Sharh is the 94th surah of the Quran with 8 verses and 27 words. It was