The meaning of al-Rahman & al-Rahim

What is the difference in meaning between Allah's names al-Rahman and al-Rahim?
 

Sheikh Salman al-Oadah   The name al-Rahmân, like the name Allah, is used only for Allah. No one else may be called by this name. Allah and al-Rahmân are His exclusive names. This is why Allah says: “Call upon Allah or call upon al-Rahmân; by whichever name you ... Continue Reading

Sûrat Al-Baqarah (The Cow)

سُورة البقرة هي أطول سور القرآن الكريم. وقيل: هي أول سورة نزلت في المدينة و عدد آياتها 286 و هي السورة الثانية من حيث الترتيب في المصحف

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Mourning The Dead

Mourning over the dead is allowed in Islam, but there is a great difference between what is allowed Islamically and the practice of some Muslims at the present time. ... more

The Birth of the Prophet Muhammed

SEERAH OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMED (peace be upon him)

Summarized Translation of Tarek Swaydans' series

by Mona Soueid

Part 6 - The Birth of the Prophet Muhammed

When Abdullah, the father of the Prophet (peace be upon him) grew up Abdul-Muttalib decided that he should get married. So he then ...

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