Accumulating Hasanahs · Chasing Jannah · Islamic Months · Muharram

A New Hijri Calendar

We recently bid farewell to a year that will be a witness for or against us. We received a new year. A segment of man’s life has just finished and the more days pass by, the closer we draw to the Hereafter. Imam Hasan Al-Basree raheemullah said, “O son of Adam! You are but a collection of… Continue reading A New Hijri Calendar

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Anaam Ayah 14

There is No Walee Other Than Allah In Ayah 14, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is talking to His servant and Messenger Muhammad salAllahu aalyhi wa sallam, whom He sent with the pure Tawheed and the straight religion. Commanding him to call the people to Allah’s straight path, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala said, قُلْ أَغَيْرَ اللَّهِ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Anaam Ayah 14

An-Nisa · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer · The End Times

The Description of Prophet Eesa/Jesus in Islam

As mentioned earlier, Abdur-Rahman bin Adam narrated that Abu Hurayrah radhiAllahu anhu said that the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam said, فَإِذَا رَأَيْتُمُوهُ فَاعْرِفُوهُ: رَجُلٌ مَرْبُوعٌ إِلَى الْحُمْرَةٍ وَالْبَيَاضِ، عَلَيْهِ ثَوْبَانِ مُمَصَّرَانِ، كَأَنَّ رَأْسَهُ يَقْطُرُ وَإِنْ لَمْ يُصِبْهُ بَلَل "If you see Eesa, know him. He is a well-built man, (the color of his skin)… Continue reading The Description of Prophet Eesa/Jesus in Islam

An-Nisa · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer · The End Times

Ahadeeth Related to Prophet Eesa’s Return

In the chapter about the Prophets, under, "The Descent of Eesa, Son of Maryam,'' Al-Bukhari recorded that Abu Hurayrah radhiAllahu anhu said that the Messenger of Allah sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam said, وَالَّذِي نَفْسِي بِيَدِهِ، لَيُوشِكَنَّ أَنْ يَنْزِلَ فِيكُمُ ابْنُ مَرْيَمَ حَكَمًا عَدْلًا، فَيَكْسِرَ الصَّلِيبَ، وَيَقْتُلَ الْخِنْزِيرَ، وَيَضَعَ الْجِزْيَةَ، وَيَفِيضَ المَالُ حَتَّى لَا يَقْبَلَهُ أَحَدٌ،… Continue reading Ahadeeth Related to Prophet Eesa’s Return

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92

There is a difference of opinion concerning the reason behind revealing this part of the Ayah. Mujahid and others said that it was revealed about Ayyash bin Abi Rabi`ah, Abu Jahl's half brother, from his mother's side, Asma' bint Makhrabah. Ayyash killed a man called Al-Harith bin Yazid Al-Amiri, out of revenge for torturing him… Continue reading Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 87

None Has the Right to be Worshiped But Allah Ayah 87 reminds us that there is no object worthy of worship other than Allah. اللَّهُ لاَ إِلَـهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ “Allah – there is no god except Him…” informing that He is singled out as the sole God of all creation. So, it exhorts, believe in… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 87

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Salaam and Islam: The Bliss of Muslim Greeting

[Explanation in the light of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 86] In pre-Islam Arabic, when people met, they used to greet each other by saying hayyakAllah or an’amAllahu bika aynan or an’im sabahan or other expression of this nature. When Islam came, it changed this style of greeting and replaced it with a standard form of greeting… Continue reading Salaam and Islam: The Bliss of Muslim Greeting

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 86

Returning the Salaam, with a Better Salaam In ayah 86, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells us the etiquette of offering and returning greetings known as salaam among Muslims. He says, وَإِذَا حُيِّيتُم بِتَحِيَّةٍ فَحَيُّواْ بِأَحْسَنَ مِنْهَآ أَوْ رُدُّوهَآ “And when you are greeted with a greeting, greet with a better greeting or (at least) return… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 86

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 85

Interceding for a Good or an Evil Cause Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala opens this ayah by saying, مَّن يَشْفَعْ شَفَـعَةً حَسَنَةً يَكُنْ لَّهُ نَصِيبٌ مِّنْهَا “Whoever intercedes for a good cause will have for himself a share of it…” meaning, whoever intercedes in a matter that produces good results, will acquire a share in that… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 85

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84

Allah Commands His Messenger to Perform Jihad The ayah begins with the command to the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam to fight in jihad and not to be concerned about those who do not join him. فَقَاتِلْ فِى سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ “So fight in the way of Allah.” Following immediately, it was also said that he… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84