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Useful points for the month of Rajab and how we can benefit from it

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Seeking Forgiveness, Istaghfaar: The Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) used to say: “Rajab is a month of seeking forgiveness, so seek forgiveness from Allah (SWT); He is verily the Forgiver, the Merciful. It is highly recommended to repeat ‘Astaghfirullaah”.
Giving Sadqa and charity to the poor: There is an extra reward and spiritual incentive for Sadqa and charity in the month of Rajab.

How Can We Benefit from the Holy Quran

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How Can We Benefit from the Holy Quran?
Listen and focus: When we hear the Holy Quran being recited, we should remain silent and listen to the words of God. God states, “Whenever the Quran is recited (to you), listen to it quietly so that you may receive mercy.” (7:204)Read a few verses of the Holy Quran at home:The words of the Holy Quran can pour light into one’s home when it is recited. The Holy Prophet states “Brighten your homes by the recitation of the Holy Quran.”Teach the Holy Quran to our youth: If we have some knowledge of the Holy Quran, whether we have a few verses memorized or we know the meaning of the verses, we should teach it to others, especially our youngsters. The Holy Prophet states, “Whoever teaches his children the Quran, it is as if he made ten thousand Hajj (pilgrimage) and ten thousand Umrah" We must make our very best effort to be one of those who implement the teachings of the Quran and allow it to be a guiding force in our lives in the way the Prophet…

Etiquette of Reciting the Holy Quran

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Etiquette of Reciting the Holy Quran
It is important to recognize that the book of God is the most valuable book we possess. It is up to us to give it the respect it deserves and thus follow the advice of the Ahlalbait(pbut) when we make the intention to recite it. It is highly recommended to perform wudhu (or ablution) before touching the holy Quran, as ablution cleanses our physical bodies, and makes us spiritually mindful that we are entering into an act of worship. God states, “No one can touch it except the purified ones.” Furthermore, we should sit in the direction of the Qiblah (the direction of the location of the Holy Kabah), another physical demonstration that we are submitting to God.
Online Shia Quran Teacher Sister Taherah Rizvi Skype: husaini.tutor2 E-mail: husainitutor110@gmail.com Website: www.husainitutor.com