New Muslim 101 Resources

New Muslim 101 Starter Kit: BEGINNER

  1. Quran (Arabic Text Only)
  2. English Translation of the Meaning of Al-Qur’an: The Guidance for Mankind– Muhammad Farooq-i-Azam Malik
  3. The Islamic Prayer from A to Z by Mamdouh N Mohamed
  4. Welcome to Islam: A Step-by-Step Guide for New Muslims by Mustafa Umar
  5. How to Pray: A Step-by-Step Guide to Prayer in Islam by Mustafa Umar
  6. Muhammad (Critical Lives)-Yahya Emerick
  7. IQRA’ Arabic Reader Textbook: Level 1-Fadel Ibrahim Abdallah
  8. Juz Amma for Classroom 1 by Abidullah Ghazi
  9. Juz Amma for Classroom 2 Abidullah Ghazi
  10. Al-Qaidah An-Noraniah – Interactive Software PC CD-ROM
  11. 30th Juz of the Holy Quran [CDs:2]-Narrated by Yusuf Islam
  12. Fortress of the Muslim (Pocketsize PB) (Available for Free Here)
  13. Al-Qaidah An-Noraniah – Small Book
  14. Submission, Faith & Beauty: The Religion of Islam-Jospeh Lumbard
  15. A Dictionary of Islamic Words and Expressions-Dr. Mahmoud Isma’il Saleh (Free PDF here)
  16. Travel Prayer Rug
  17. Kufi or Hijab
  18. New Muslim 101-Masjid Orientation Guide
  19. Etiquette of a Muslim on Friday–Aboo Ibraheem ‘Abdul-Majeed ‘Alee Hasan
  20. Muslim Funeral Guide
  21. Learn2ReadQuran (FREE Online Quranic Self-Study)

New Muslim 101 Starter Kit: INTERMEDIAT

 Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

1. The Sealed Nectar: Biography of the Noble Prophet by Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarkpuri (Free Here)

2. Man and Prophet-Adil Salahi

3. Shama-il Tirmidhi-M. Muhammed Zakariya (Available for Free Here)

4. Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources-Martin Lings

5. The Life of Muhammad-Abdul Hameed Siddiqui

6. In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad by Tariq Ramadan

   Personal Development

  1. The Book of Assistance– Imam ‘Abdallah Ibn Alawi al-Haddad
  2. Treatise For The Seekers Of Guidance-Zaid Shakir
  3. Reclaim Your Heart-Yasmin Mogahed
  4. The Value of Time-Shaykh Abd Al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah
  5. Unleash the Power of Almighty Allah Within You-Ismail A. Kalla
  6. Shukr-Emran Raza
  7. Patience and Gratitude– Ibn al-Qayyim Jawziyah
  8. The Ideal Muslim- Dr. Muhammad Ali al-Hashimi (For Free Here)
  9. The Ideal Muslimah- Dr. Muhammad Ali al-Hashimi (For Free Here)

Quran Exegesis and Explanations

  1. Tafsir of Juz Amma –Ibn Kathir (For Free Here)
  2. Full Tafsir of the Quran-Ibn Kathir (For Free Here)
  3. Some Basic Themes in the Quran by Shahibuddin Laming
  4. Reflections on the Qur’an: A Ramadan Reader-Mohamed Hag Magid & Hanaa Unus
  5. Stories of the Prophets-Ibn Kathir (For Free Here)
  6. Stories from the Quran-Ibn Kathir (For Free Here)
  7. Atlas of the Quran– Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil (For Free Here)
  8. Index of the Quran

Duas (Supplications)

  1. A Hundred of the Prophet’s Accepted Supplications-Muhammad Ali Uthman Mujahid
  2. The Accepted Whispers– Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi
  3. Dua: Weapon of the Believer-Abu Ammar Yasir Qadhi (For Free Here)


  1. Help Yourself Read the Quran– Qari Abdussalam
  2. Learning Arabic Language of the Quran-Izzath Uroosa  (For Free Here)
  3. Vocabulary of the Quran- Dr. Abdullah Abbas Al-Nadwi   (For Free Here)
  4. Learn the Language of the Holy Quran- Dr. Abdullah Abbas Al-Nadwi                        (For Free Here)
  5. Alif Baa: Introduction to Letters and Sounds, 3rd Edition- Kristen Brustad, et al.
  6. Word for Word-Juz Amma-Zaheen Fatima Baig

 Biographies of Islamic Figures

  1. Shining Stars Among the Prophets Companions-Abdul Basit Ahmed
  2. The Great Women of Islam- Mahmood Ahmad Ghadanfar  (For Free Here)
  3. Women Around the Messenger-Muhammad Ali Qutb (For Free Here)

Islamic History 

  1. The Oxford History of Islam-John Esposito
  2. 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization [Paperback]-Salim T.S. Al-Hassani
  3. The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern World [Hardcover]-Bryn Barnard
  4. Science and Civilization in Islam [Paperback]– Seyyed Hossein Nasr

New Muslim 101 Starter Kit: ADVANCED

Advanced Quranic Studies

Quranic Arabic Books

  1. Word for Word English Translation of the Quran
  2. Word for Word Meaning of the Quran-Muhammad Mohar Ali
  3. Vocabulary of the Holy Quran– Abdullah Abbas Nadwi
  4. Quranic Language Made Easy-Hafiza Iffath Hasan
  5. Al-Mawrid: A Modern Arabic-English Dictionary-Dr. Rohi Baalbaki
  6. Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage-Elsaid M. Badawi and Muhammad Abdel Haleem

Quranic Arabic Websites

  1. Arabic Grammatical Tafsir-Nouman Ali Khan (MP3 Podcasts)
  2. Understand Quran: The Easy Way (Online Classes FREE)
  3. 80 Percent Words (Learn 80% of the Arabic of the Quran)
  4. The Quran Arabic Corpus (an annotated linguistic resource which shows the Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Holy Quran)

History, Themes and Content of the Quran

  1. The History of the Quranic Tex from Revelation to Compilation: A Comparative Study with the Old and New Testaments-M.M. Al-Azami
  2. An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’aan-Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi
  3. The Miracles of the Qur’an-Shaykh Muhammad Mitwalli al-Sha’rawi
  4. Understanding the Qur’an: Themes and Style [Paperback]– Muhammad Abdel Haleem
  5. Major Themes of the Qur’an: Second Edition [Paperback]– Fazlur Rahman

Explanations, Tafsir (Exegesis) of the Quran

  1. The Spiritual Cure: An  Explanation to Surah al-Fatiha, A summary of numerous classical commentaries-Abu Rumaysah
  2. Maariful Quran-Mufti Taqi Usmani

Tajweed (Pronunciation of the Quran)and Memorization of the Quran

  1. Tajweed Rules of the Quran (Part 1)-Kareema Carol Czerepinksi
  2. Causes that Aid in the Memorisation of the Noble Qur’aan-Shaykh Mahmood al-Misri (Abu ‘Amaar)
  3. (Tajweed Rules)
  4. (Tajweed Rules)
  5. Practical Tajwid-Sh. Hatim Youssef (SeekersGuidance Class)

Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence)

  1. Fiqh Us-Sunnah (Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4)

Hadith Studies

Introduction to Hadith Studies

  1. Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World (Foundations of Islam)-Jonathan A. C. Brown
  2. A Textbook of Hadith Studies: Authenticity, Compilation, Classification and Criticism of Hadith-Dr Mohammad Hashim Kamali
  3. An Introduction to the Science of the Hadith-Ibn Al-Salah al-Shahrazuri
  4. Fabricated Hadith

Major Hadith Collections

1)      Sahih Bukhari  (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5Volume 6,Volume 7, Volume 8, Volume 9)

2)      Sahih Bukhari (Summarized)

3)      Sahih Muslim (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6,Volume 7)

4)      Jami’ Tirmidhi (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6)

5)      Sunan Abu-Dawood (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5)

6)      Musnad Ahmad (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3)

7)      Riyadh us-Saliheen  (Volume 1, Volume 2)

8)      110 Hadith Qudsi-Syed Masood ul-Hasan

Additional Hadith Collections

  1. 200 Golden Hadiths from the Messenger of Allah (Peace be Upon Him)-Abdul Malik Mujahid
  2. Adab al-Mufrad-Imam Bukhari

Personal Development

  1. Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart [Paperback]-Hamza Yusuf
  2. The Purification of the Soul-Ahmad Farid
  3. Trials and Tribulation: Wisdom & Benefits– Al-Imam Al-‘Izz Abdi-S-Salam
  4. Enjoy Your Life– Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd Al-Rahaman Al-Arifi
  5. Provisions for the Hereafter-Imam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah
  6. Al-Fawa’id: A Collection of Wise Sayings-Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim
  7. In the Early Hours: Reflections on Spiritual and Self-Development-Khurram Murad
  8. Man and Nature: The Spiritual Crisis in Modern Man [Paperback]-Seyyed Hossein Nasr
  9. The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity-Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Inner Dimensions of Worship/Prayer

  1. Khushoo-Imran Hussein
  2. Humility in Prayer-Abu Rumaysah
  3. The Journey to Allah-Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali
  4. Funeral Rites
  5. Thirty Lessons for Those Who Fast-Aa’id Abdullah Al Qarni

Marriage and Family Life in Islam

  1. Before the Wedding: Questions for Muslims to Ask Before Getting Married [Paperback]-Munira Lekovic Ezzeldine
  2. Blissful Marriage: A Practical Islamic Guide [Paperback]-Ekram Beshi
  3. Love Notes: Marriage and Family Life-Sheikh Yasser Birjas
  4. Fiqh of Love-Sheikh Yasser Birjas
  5. Like a Garment-Sheikh Yasir Qadhi
  6. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Parenting [Paperback]-Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir
  7. Parenting Skills: Based on The Qur’an and Sunnah [Paperback]-Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Nura Maznavi and Ayesha Mattu

Muslim Youth

  1. The American Muslim Teenager’s Handbook [Paperback]– Dilara Hafiz,Imran Hafiz, Yasmine Hafiz
  2. The War Within Our Hearts [Paperback]-Habeeb Quadri and Sa’ad Quadri
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