Category Archives: QAHB

The Sound Heart in Quran

Quran is a book which gives us a blueprint towards reaching perfect human existence. In order to achieve this, one of the vital components is the heart (‘qalb’ in Quranic terms). The heart appears in 132 verses and gives various … Continue reading

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Isa, Quran and Ruh Al-Qudus

The concept of the ruh al-qudus has a very unique function in Quran. It connects revelation with the personality most closely linked to revelation itself, *isa*. When we come to understand this concept, we would be able to have a … Continue reading

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QAHB – The First Occurrence of the Soul

Quran gives great importance to the concept of the soul (nafs in Quranic terminology). The soul is considered to be the centre of the human experience as well as our vehicle in this earthly life. It is essentially our ‘self’ … Continue reading

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QAHB – Proximity with The Rabb/Lord

Quran could be called ‘the science of God’ if we evaluate it according to the fact that it contains 2699 occurrences of the word ‘Allah’ which can be seen as a connective concept of God. However, the word ‘Allah’ and … Continue reading

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QAHB – Worship in Quran – Taking on the Baptism of Allah

Worship or ‘ibada’ is a widely used term in Quran, totalling 275 verses. It is a key concept as well, as it appears in Ch 1 which is in our understanding the summary of Quran. With this concept, we can … Continue reading

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QAHB – The Longest Description of Allah

‘Allah’ can be said to be a central concept in Quran, with 2699 occurences of the word within its pages. When we develop our understanding of Allah, we will understand the very purpose of our lives as well Allah’s role … Continue reading

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QAHB – The End Result of Islam

The word ‘islam’ and its cousins of a similar root such ‘salam’ and ‘muslim’ appear many times in Quran. It is the name of ‘deenillah’ (the power relation of Allah himself) , meaning whoever takes Allah alone as his God/Lord/Master, … Continue reading

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