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Tafseer Surah al-Qiyamah Ayaat 16-19

Ayaat 16-19 – Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala teaches the Qur’an In these ayaat Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is addressing the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and the message is for all of us. He says, This was the initial stage of Qur’an revelation and the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was still unfamiliar with receiving… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qiyamah Ayaat 16-19

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Writing Wasiyah – A Forgotton Sunnah

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By Zaki Imtiaz

Bismillah, walhamdulillah was-salaatu was-salaamu ‘ala Rasulillah!

I begin with the name of Allah, all praise is due to Him alone, and I send peace and blessings upon the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad (Salallahu alaihi wa sallam)

I have seen several families fighting over the issues of Virasat (inheritance) and Wasiyah (will) after the death of important people from among them. Wouldn’t it be great if people would follow the commandments of Allah in such affairs? There would be no fights if the wealth of the deceased was distributed according to the law of inheritance laid out in Islam. If the deceased left a will explaining each aspect in detail, there would be no dispute over family issues. There would be so much ease in fulfilling the missed obligations, promises and other commitments of the deceased by his surviving family.

A couple of weeks ago, I…

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Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 10 and 11

People Who Call to Allah’s Deen are Mocked At After answering all the hostile questions of disbelievers, solace has been given to the Prophet salAllahu aalyhi wa sallam in ayah 10. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, وَلَقَدِ اسْتُهْزِىءَ بِرُسُلٍ مِّن قَبْلِكَ فَحَاقَ بِالَّذِينَ سَخِرُواْ مِنْهُمْ مَّا كَانُواْ بِهِ يَسْتَهْزِءُونَ “And indeed Messengers were mocked before… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 10 and 11

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Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 72

Refraining from Joining Jihad is a Sign of Hypocrites Seen outwardly, the words of ayah 72 (  وَإِنَّ مِنْكُمْ )  seem to suggest that this too is addressed to the believers, although the characteristics described later on cannot be taken to be those of the believers. Therefore, al-Qurtubi says that they signify hypocrites. Since, they… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 72

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Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 55

Fire is a Punishment for Their Disbelief   Then He says in Ayah 55, فَمِنْهُمْ مَّنْ ءَامَنَ بِهِ “Then of them are some who believed in it…” referring to Allah's favor and bounty (Prophets, Books, kingship), وَمِنْهُمْ مَّن صَدَّ عَنْهُ “and of them were (some) who rejected it” by disbelieving in it, ignoring it, and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 55

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Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 48

Allah Does Not Forgive Shirk, Except After Repenting From it In this Ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala states,  إِنَّ اللَّهَ لاَ يَغْفِرُ أَن يُشْرَكَ   “Indeed, Allah does not forgive that a partner is associated with Him…” meaning, He does not forgive a servant if he meets Him while he is associating partners with Him.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 48