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

And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 198 – 199 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And remember Him as He has guided you, and verily, you were, before, of those who were astray.” It is said that one should remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Commercial Transactions during Hajj

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 198 - 199 (Part 1) This ayah was revealed in a particular background of the jahiliyyah [days of ignorance] when the people of Arabia had distorted all rules of worship and social dealings by injecting in them absurd customs. They transformed… Continue reading Commercial Transactions during Hajj

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

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 2) Part 1 The ayah began with completing the Hajj and ‘Umrah after one has entered into ihram. Then we were provided with a way out that what should be done if one faces blockade in their task. now,… Continue reading Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 1) After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentioned the rulings for fasting and Jihad, He explained the rituals by commanding the Muslims to complete Hajj and ‘Umrah. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. According to the majority… Continue reading Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

Hadith · Kitab Al-Emaan · Knowing the Prophet · Saheeh Al-Bukhari

Hadeeth # 8: The Five Principles of Islam

Narrated Ibn ‘Umar radhiAllahu ‘anhu: Allah’s Messenger salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, Islam is based on (the following) five (principles): 1.To testify that La ilaha ill-Allah wa anna Muhammad-ar-Rasool Allah (none has the right to be worshiped but Allah and Muhammad is Allah’s Messenger) 2. To offer the (compulsory congregational) prayers dutifully and perfectly 3.… Continue reading Hadeeth # 8: The Five Principles of Islam