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The Concept of Seven Heavens

Question: What is the purpose of the Qur’an in pointing towards ‘seven heavens’? Answer: Islamic scholars and commentators have narrated some clarifications regarding ‘seven heavens’ (towards which indication are made in the Holy Qur’an also). 1. Here, seven is meant to be multiplication (to be more). It means that He …

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An Era of Insanity

There are very few age groups mentioned in the Qur’an. In fact, in the 114 chapters of the final Word of God, He speaks about some people in the infancy stage, such as the great prophets Moses, Jesus, and John (peace be upon them all); and he speaks about “seniors” …

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Who Are the 99 Percent?

The word mustadhafeen (the downtrodden/oppressed) comes from the Arabic root da-aa-fa, meaning weak or feeble. However, when put onto the Arabic pattern of “Istif’aal” and becoming the word “mustadhafeen”, it takes on an entirely different meaning of: someone who has been pulled towards oppression or weakened and one who has …

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