"The scholars are the heirs of the Prophets, for the Prophets did not leave behind dinars or dirhams, rather they left behind knowledge, so whoever gains knowledge has gained great fortune."
All Muslims wish to taste the sweetness of salaah, about which our Beloved Prophet (SAW) said, "... and my joy has been made in prayer." But in order to taste this sweetness of salaah, we need one key ingredient ...
This post is a continuation of the series of questions from the previous post [Towards the first step - with Ustaad Ben Saud (Part 1)] In our previous post, we had some wise insights from Ustaad Ben Saud on how to approach learning Arabic. In this post, we continue with the following questions:
Ustaad Benjamin Saud is one of the best Arabic teachers I know of. His understanding of the language and his ability to teach it in a very unique way is what I find truly fascinating. Originally, from Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, Ustaad Ben moved to Al-Madinah about 10 years ago and is a former student of Islamic University of Madinah. He graduated from the Faculty of Da’wah & Fundamentals of the Religion – specialising in Aqeedah (belief/creed).
Flash cards are one of the best ways to remember new words and phrases. But what's the best way to use flash cards? How do you make them effective?
In recent times, Allahu Akbar has become one of the widely recognised term worldwide, thanks to the media. But what does Allahu Akbar really mean? Is it a war-cry? Does it simply mean God is Great or God is the Greatest? It's a phrase that we, Muslims, hear at least 30 times every day during the call for prayer (Adhan). Let me share something that I recently found out during one of my Arabic class sessions and it truly blew my mind! (pun intended)
I guess everyone has heard about Duolingo, which is the world's most famous language learning App. You can learn over 20+ languages through Duolingo in an easy and fun way. Unfortunately, they don't have the option to learn Arabic! It was a big shock to me when I found that out, and I was deeply disappointed.
Did you ever wonder why would you have to learn Arabic? Especially Arabic, of all the languages. Everyone says its one of the most difficult languages to learn. Why the revelation of God (Quran) had to be in Arabic? Why couldn't it be in any other language? Well, let's look at the top 5 reasons to learn Arabic.