al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah at-Takathur [Ayah 5 – 8]

Ayah 5: Knowing with Conviction In Ayah 5, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala states كَلاَّ لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ “Nay! If you only knew with knowledge of certainty.”  The word عِلْمَ ‘ilm’ has the same root word as ‘talamoon’ therefore it means science, knowledge, information, awareness, etc. The word يَقِينِ ‘yaqeen’ means solid conviction. It is… Continue reading Tafseer Surah at-Takathur [Ayah 5 – 8]

al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah At-Takathur [Ayah 2 – 4]

Ayah 2: Where are we headed? In Ayah 1, we learned that everyone is busy piling up more and more wealth. We are living a deluded life taking off our attention from the things that ‘really matter’. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala then says in Ayah 2, حَتَّى زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ “Until you visit the grave.” meaning… Continue reading Tafseer Surah At-Takathur [Ayah 2 – 4]

al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer of Surah at-Takathur [Ayah 1]

Ayah 1: The Piling Up of Worldly Things The Surah begins with Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala drawing our attention towards the distractions. He tells us that while we are lost in the beauty of the distractions of the world, we stay needlessly busy in chasing, and thus away from the remembrance of Allah. He says,… Continue reading Tafseer of Surah at-Takathur [Ayah 1]

al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Result of Loving the World and Heedlessness of the Hereafter

Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says that everyone is preoccupied by the love of the world, its delights and its adornments. This distracts us from seeking the Hereafter and desiring it. The repentance is delay until death comes to us and we visit the graves, thus becoming its inhabitants. In Saheeh Al-Bukhari, it is recorded in… Continue reading The Result of Loving the World and Heedlessness of the Hereafter

al-Takathur · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah 102 at – Takathur (The Rivalry)

Period of Revelation: It’s a Makki Surah. Theme and Subject Matter: Qur’an has been compiled according to a connection between Surahs. The Surahs that have same theme have been placed together. Therefore, the Surahs prior to Surah at-Takathur; Surah Zilzal, ‘Aadiyat, Al-Qar’iah, all talk about the people who will enter the Fire. The subject matter… Continue reading Surah 102 at – Takathur (The Rivalry)