Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Necessity of Performing Hajj

    Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 96-97 [Part 2] “And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House – for whoever is able to find thereto a way.” This ayah established the obligation of performing Hajj. There are many ahadeeth that mention it as one of the pillars and fundamentals of… Continue reading The Necessity of Performing Hajj

Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Ka’abah is the First House of Worship On Earth

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 96-97 [Part 1]   Ka’abah was the first house of worship to be built on the earth for all the people. People go around the House doing Tawaf, pray in its vicinity and remain in its area for aitekaaf. This House was re-built by Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam whose religion the Jews… Continue reading The Ka’abah is the First House of Worship On Earth

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 203 In this ayah emphasis has been given on remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina. The word ta’ajjal [تَعَجَّلَ] is from the root ayn-jeem-laam and it means to hasten, speed up or accelerate. The word tuh’sharoon [تُحْشَرُون] is from the… Continue reading Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Asking Allah for the Good of this World and the Next

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 200 – 202 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala corrects the error of those who only seek dunya and teaches them the right manner of making du’a. The believers should say:   This is a du’a that is praised… Continue reading Asking Allah for the Good of this World and the Next

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Talk about Allah more than You Talk about Yourself or Your Loved Ones

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 200 – 202 (Part 1) In these ayaat, some customs of the days of ignorance have been corrected. One of these was that the pre-Islamic Arabs, after finishing their Hajj rites would hold gatherings to recite poetry and eulogize the achievements… Continue reading Talk about Allah more than You Talk about Yourself or Your Loved Ones

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Encouragement for Righteous Deeds

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 197 (Part 2) Part 1 After proclaiming basic ihraam prohibitions, the sentence, “And whatever good you do -  Allah knows it,” instructs that abstaining from sins and the contravention of the ihraam during the blessed days of Hajj and at sacred… Continue reading The Encouragement for Righteous Deeds

Ask Huda · Q & A

Ask Huda Episode July 28th 2015

In this episode, Dr. Muhammad Salah answers the following questions: Q. The ruling of Sajdah Tilawah for a menstruating woman. First, we will have to determine whether sujood al-tilaawah (prostration of recitation) is a form of a prayer or a form of thikr (remembrance). This will determine whether one is required to have proper taharah… Continue reading Ask Huda Episode July 28th 2015