Books · Repentance · When Will You Repent

Quotes of the Salaf on Repentance

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 Some beautiful passages and fragrant ink of the Salaf [pious predecessors] clarify the great virtues of repentance and recommend treading on them and from their sayings some are: ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab radhiAllahu ‘anhu said: Sit in the company… Continue reading Quotes of the Salaf on Repentance

Books · Repentance · When Will You Repent

Conditions of Sincere Repentance (Part 1)

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 Sincere repentance has certain conditions without which it is neither correct nor accepted. These are as follows: 1. Islam A disbeliever’s repentance is not correct because his disbelief negates his claim to repent. A disbeliever’s repentance is entering into Islam. Allah subhanahu… Continue reading Conditions of Sincere Repentance (Part 1)

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Eat Not One Another’s Property Unjustly

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 188 Previous ayaat dealt with the commands related to fasting, we learned the rulings, the prohibitions, the permissions and exemptions. In the present ayah, acquiring haram or unlawful wealth has been forbidden. If one is commanded to leave the halal [allowed]… Continue reading Eat Not One Another’s Property Unjustly

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Worship of I’tikaaf

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Part 1 | Part 2 Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 187 (Part 3) Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And do not have sexual relations with them (your wives) while you are in I’tikaaf  in the mosques.” I’tikaaf means to seclude oneself at a place. In the… Continue reading The Worship of I’tikaaf

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 127

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Building the Ka’abah and asking Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to accept the Deed Ayah 127 shows another essential quality of Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam. In obedience to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, he left the fertile land of Syria and settled his family in the… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 127

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Between Hope and Fear in the Last Days of Ramadan [Part 2]

Part 1 Once Ramadan is over, what do you do? You give up standing (at night in prayer), fasting, remembrance (of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala) and recitation of the Qur’an. This is the dark state which afflicts the believers after Ramadan as if they have neither stood (in prayer), nor kept fast, nor drew closer to their Lord, nor… Continue reading Between Hope and Fear in the Last Days of Ramadan [Part 2]