Islamic Months · Juz Summaries · Pearls of Peace · Ramadan

Pearls of Peace – Juz 9

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 | Juz 4 | Juz 5 | Juz 6 | Juz 7 | Juz 8 Again we learn about calamities. One thing to remember is that a calamity is not always a punishment. While some people drown and die in floods, there’s someone in the same city who died in the state of prostration. Your heart gauges whether a calamity… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 9

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 8

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 | Juz 4 | Juz 5 | Juz 6 | Juz 7 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala takes our mind to look within ourselves – to the dual lives that we live. There are people who apparently seem pious and righteous but they are engaged in sins that only they know. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And leave what… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 8

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 7

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 | Juz 4 | Juz 5 | Juz 6 Surah Al-Ma'idah (contd.) Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells us what we should consume, “And eat of what Allah has provided for you, lawful and good,” [5:88]. The halal and tayab means no begging, no stealing and no eyeing what your neighbors are eating. Do not put anything and… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 7

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Pearls of Peace – Day 6

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 | Juz 4 | Juz 5 As we are seated in our houses in comfort and peace there are fellow Muslims across the globe suffering for various reasons. Some of them are being tested by famine. Some of them are having bombs raining on them. Some of them are gripped by civil war. We… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Day 6

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 5

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 | Juz 4 Surah An-Nisa Desires Lead to Deviation Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “Allah wants to make clear to you [the lawful from the unlawful] and guide you to the [good] practices of those before you and to accept your repentance…Allah wants to accept your repentance, but those who follow [their]… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 5

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 4

Juz 1 | Juz 2 | Juz 3 Before we begin today’s Pearls of Peace there’s a challenge for everyone reading this. The brother reciting the Qur’an in the Taraweeh is visually impaired yet he has memorized the entire Qur’an by listening to his father and CDs. You and I have been blessed with eyes. We can see… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 4

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 3

Juz 1 | Juz 2 As we look into these pearls of peace, we ask Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to grant us the peace that we are so desperately searching for, along with contentment of the soul. Remember that as long as we follow that which Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has told us we will… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 3

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 2

  Juz 1 We hope that the first fast of this blessed month of Ramadan has gone smoothly. When you feel the hours are too long think of the places where people fast for eighteen or even more hours. May Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala allow us to make the best of this month, ameen. Let’s… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 2

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Pearls of Peace – Juz 1

(In sha Allah, we will be publishing a summary of Pearls of Peace – a Ramadan lecture series by Mufti Muhammad Ismail Menk. Mufti Menk has a unique way of speaking. This is a humble attempt to transcribe/adapt from the series – all shortcomings are our own and all goodness is from Allah subhanahu wa… Continue reading Pearls of Peace – Juz 1

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Inheriting Women Against Their Will

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayah 19 In the previous ayaat, we learned about some of the injustices committing against women such as not giving them the obligatory dower at the time of marriage and depriving them of their share in inheritance. In the following ayaat,… Continue reading Inheriting Women Against Their Will