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Jun 26, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Salam guys , i had benefits of suratal baqrah before reading sumaya articles .i have one problem i promised myself to start reading suratal baqrah but I can’t continue for some reason I will stop reading after week ‘ pray for me may Allah ease for me all of us ,Sumaya i love you for the sake of god I’m your biggest fun from honest-tea talk and I found you interesting listening you❤️

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So glad you're here, Hafsa! Jazakillah Khair for watching the show and reading along. Breaking the Surah into parts makes it a lot easier to be consistent. I started with trying to read the entire thing, and it quickly became clear that it wasn't sustainable for me.

I love you, too! ❤️

May Allah love you and elevate you!

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Thanks sister , i will like you to talk about narcissistic behavior and how you can set boundaries or escape from them . Or how can you tell this behavior is toxic if person is showing two side ,Jazakallahu kheir l love you and pray for me guys ?

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Having the same issue ❤️ may allah make it easier for the both of us and to all who are struggling ameen!

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Jul 15, 2023·edited Jul 15, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Salam all, I have been reading Surah Baqarah daily since November, and have experienced similar blessings. People have offered to help me, and opportunities have opened up. Some long standing issues are also beginning to resolve. 2022 was a devastating year for me, I am glad I started reading it as it made me feel secure. There is still some long standing issues I am waiting on resolving. May Allah the merciful resolve them soon, as I am running out of patience. Also, Thank you for the blowing on water tips. There is this one person who is trying to harm my family and I was feeling insecure. Now, I am thinking of doing the reciting and blowing on water practice as part of my daily routine.

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Dec 9, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Assalaam alaikum I am wanting advice how to break it down. If I read half a juzz it will take me around 5 days. But then what about my normal reading of the Quran.? This gets left. How do you fit it all in. I used to read 1 juzz a day but since 2 years now and the anxiety I am currently reading 1/4 juzz.

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Walaikum Assalam warahmatullah, Lubna

People break the surah differently. Some read 7 pages over 7 days, others read Juz' a day and finish every three days, 10 pages every 5 days etc. I would consider committing to a smaller amount of Qur'an daily you're comfortable.

For example 7 pages of Al-Baqarah and 3 pages of your daily Qur'an. Once it becomes familiar you will read faster and have time for more pages insha'Allah. The important thing is that you're reading at all. May Allah bless it and increase it for you.

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Jun 10Liked by Sumayah Hassan

I started reading surah baqarah daily when a friend I knew on Facebook visited Nairobi and we decided to meet. May Allah reward her abundantly- she told me about baqarah therapy- that’s what she was calling it. Me and my sister and my other friend who was with me started reading it daily. One juz in the morning and one in the evening. My life just keeps getting better and better and the miracles almost happen immediately- it’s as if Allah is just waiting on us to connect with Him AzzaWaJal. I’ve made it a habit alhamdulillah. Now not a day goes by without me reading baqarah. Alhamdulillah.

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May 24Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Assalamualaikum,

I have started reading Surah Al Baqarah on April 15, and till today I completed it 47 times (somedays I would complete the surah once, some other days twice), my depression is almost gone, Alhamdulillah. Besides this, I have been praying tahajjud since March 6. Moreover, I have started reading Surah Yusuf since May 13, and till today I completed it 21 times (since last 5 days, I started reading Yusuf during the time of Tahajjud). I have a debt of 50K and that has to be cleared by July 2nd and my whole family depends on me for the expenses and as of now I don't have any job! May Allah help me!

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Walaikum Assalam warahmatullah

That's amazing progress may Allah increase you.

I would add istighfar to your daily routine, it opens the doors of rizq. Also sending salawat on the Messenger pbuh in the phrasing we say in the end of our prayer.

Allahümma Salli ala Muhammadin Wa ala Aali Muhammed...

Today is Friday, Duas are answered in the last hour before Maghrib: Double down on Allah's names Al-Kareem, Al-Fattah, Ar-Razzaq and Al-Wahhab to ask for blessing in your income and wealth.

May Allah wipe out your debt completely, lift the wight off of, open doors for income and ease your affairs from where you could have never seen coming.

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Apr 27Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Asc sister.

Jazakalah for this article you shared with us.

I have been going through difficulties. Pray for me to be consistent in reciting surah baqrah daily

Jazakalah

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Thank you for this, i was doing the listening part and reading, the Ruqya part is something i am willing to try.

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Mar 14Liked by Sumayah Hassan

since jan 1, 2024, My life Become from hell to heaven. I feel so much sensation. I can leave anything of life style.

But never stop recite surat baqra . My time becomes more stretched like a time machine. My monthly work solved in hours. All useless friends people wipes themselves. There is no equivalent of Baraka Of Surat Baqra

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Feb 14Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Alhamdulillah I have started to recite surah al baqarah in my daily life but it is getting hard for me to manage my other errands along with this bcz I have just commenced . But tbh I have seen tranquility and serenity in my life but also little worried pls suggest me some good Mashaallah I really like your article I truly commend you. Thanks

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Jan 21Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Assalamu ‘Alaikum sister Sumayah.. ThanQ for this article and commenting on how to read it by splitting the Surah up.. I thought I’d add to help anyone struggling, I read an article where the sister splits reading the Surah over three days by reading 20 ayahs after every salah. May Allah make it easy on everyone to implement reading Surah Baqarah daily. Ameen

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Salaam Sumayah,

I just found you on here which is already a small miracle in and of itself (I was literally telling my mother in law this morning that It's been hard to find Muslimahs on Substack and that the English writing Muslimah community seems fairly small for those of us wanting to write creative non-fiction rather than children's picture books, etc.)

Then to read this - it's probably exactly what I need. Stop looking for solutions in the dunya and turn to Quran and Allah swt. I'm going to give it a shot. My Quran reading has been stalled and I've been negligent. This is my sign to get back.

Thank you! and Alhamdulillah for finding you.

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Dec 28, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Will definitely start incorporating this into my daily routine inshaAllah. Thank you for sharing this wisdom with us 😊

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Jul 11, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

What about reading it in English or another translation-would it still have the benefit .unfortunately I can’t read the Quran in Arabic yet :(

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Sep 12, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

I would suggest to you to listen and follow along with the quran! May allah make it easier for you ameen.

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Jul 1, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Would listening to the whole surah everyday provide you with the same blessings?

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Jul 2, 2023·edited Jul 2, 2023Author

I'm my experience it isn't the same without the concentration of following along in the mushaf. I have been playing Surat Al-Baqarah on repeat during the night for several years as part of the kids' bedtime routine, and I haven't found the impact to be the same as with reading. It could be the passive listening vs. focused listening that's making the difference. Allah knows best ❤️

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Jun 29, 2023Liked by Sumayah Hassan

Do you recite the entire Surah every day? I had made a habit of reading 7 pages a day to complete it once a week for the last 6 months. During these ten days of Dhul Hijjah I challenged myself to read it daily - we are traveling so I could only manage to do a complete reading on ‘Arafah, but I have been doing about half of it per day. I know something is better than nothing, but do you feel you noticed the significant changes once you recite the whole Surah daily?

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I initially started with the entire Surah but it wasn't sustainable with my schedule. So I break it into parts now. 2 or 3 parts. It's been the same, Alhamdulillah. Allah Kareem, it still works 😅

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