Islamic Months · Ramadan

Ramadan…with a Baby

(Tips on making a mother’s fast last) Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says: لِّلَّهِ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ يَخْلُقُ مَا يَشَاءُ ۚ يَهَبُ لِمَن يَشَاءُ إِنَاثًا وَيَهَبُ لِمَن يَشَاءُ الذُّكُورَ “To Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what He wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children], and He… Continue reading Ramadan…with a Baby

Islamic Months · Juz Summaries · Pearls of Peace · Qur'an Tafseer · Ramadan

Pearls of Peace from Juz 10

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9 It’s either My Way or the Highway A great Fitnah of our times. Everyone is disagreeing with the other. The ideology is: if you do not follow my belief, then you have clearly gone astray. This continuous fighting has divided the Ummah… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 10

Islamic Months · Juz Summaries · Pearls of Peace · Qur'an Tafseer · Ramadan

Pearls of Peace from Juz 9

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8 Befalling of a Calamity – Boon or Bane? 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… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 9

al-Jinn · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Jinn Ayaat 17-20

Ayaat 17-20 ― Remember Allah and Shun Shirk The conversation of the jinns has come to an end and now Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala begins His address. He says, “We might try them thereby,” (72: 17) refers to the trials and tests a person faces in his life. Sometimes a bad incident happens. Sometimes the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Jinn Ayaat 17-20

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 151

Ten Commandments From about two or three sections, the recurring theme has been how heedless and ignorant human being has bypassed the law revealed by the Law Giver and the Creator and in its place had taken ancestral and innovated customs as their religion. They made what Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala had declared to be… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 151

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 136 – 140

A Believer Submits to Allah’s Decree The Arabs claimed to be on the Deen of Ibraheem `alayhi salaam while Ibraheem `alayhi salaam practiced Tawheed and that is what he established. In the following Ayaat the practices of the Mushrikeen are being refuted that they are far away from what Prophet Ibraheem practiced. Allah subhanahu wa… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 136 – 140

Islamic Months · Muharram

The Beginning of a New Year

Time is indeed a great blessing from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, rolling diligently along its own set pattern and speed. It waits for no one and passes us quickly. Time will come and go, as Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has decreed, but what remains written in time is how each person utilized that time. The beginning… Continue reading The Beginning of a New Year

al-Masad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Masad

Ayah 1: What is meant by perishing of Abu Lahab’s Hands? Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala begins this Surah by saying, تَبَّتْ يَدَآ أَبِى لَهَبٍ وَتَبَّ “Perish the hands of Abu Lahab and perish he!” The first part is a supplication against him and the second is information about him. Abu Lahab’s real name was ‘Abd al-Uzza.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Masad