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

Hadeeth # 10: A Muslim does not Harm Other Muslims

  Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr radhiAllahu ‘anhu: The Prophet said, “A Muslim is the one who avoids harming Muslims with his tongue and hands. And a Muhajir [emigrant] is the one who gives up (abandons) all what Allah has forbidden.” [Volume 1, Book 2, Number 10] Commentary: This hadeeth tells us about two things: Who… Continue reading Hadeeth # 10: A Muslim does not Harm Other Muslims

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

Hadeeth # 1: The Reward of Deeds depends upon the Intentions

Commentary: Saheeh Al-Bukhari: Kitab al-Wahi [the Book of Revelation] Since we are studying the hadeeth of Rasoolullah salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, from its adaab [etiquette] it is to recite the Durood. This book contains a collection of the circumstances in which the Divine Inspiration [Wahi] started to be revealed to Allah’s Messenger salAllahu ‘alayhi wa… Continue reading Hadeeth # 1: The Reward of Deeds depends upon the Intentions

Islamic Months · Muharram

Productivity Lessons from the Hijrah

By Abu Productive LESSON 1: So, the question is why? Why did the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam migrate? The standard answer is that the migration occurred to escape persecution from Makkah and save the Prophet’s life from an evil assassination plot. But I believe there’s another reason, one that derives an important lesson about… Continue reading Productivity Lessons from the Hijrah

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Definition of Hijrah (Migration)

In ayat 97 – 100, the merits, blessings and injunctions of hijrah have been described. Lexically, hijrah means ‘being displeased with something and leaving it’. In common parlance, the leaving of one’s home country is known  as hijrah. In the terminology of the Shariah, leaving dar-ul-Kufr and going to dar-ul-Islam is called hijrah [Ruh al-Ma’ani]… Continue reading The Definition of Hijrah (Migration)

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Ahadith Related to Surah an-Nisa Ayah 100

The two saheehs along with the Musnad and Sunan compilers, recorded that Umar bin Al-Khattab radhiAllahu anhu said that the Messenger of Allah sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam said, إِنَّمَا الْأَعْمَالُ بِالنِّــيَّاتِ، وَإِنَّمَا لِكُلِّ امْرِىءٍ مَا نَوَى، فَمَنْ كَانَتْ هِجْرَتُهُ إِلَى اللهِ وَرَسُولِهِ، فَهِجْرَتُهُ إِلَى اللهِ وَرَسُولِهِ، وَمَنْ كَانَتْ هِجْرَتُهُ إِلى دُنْيَا يُصِيبُهَا، أَوِ امْرَأَةٍ يَتَزَوَّجُهَا،… Continue reading Ahadith Related to Surah an-Nisa Ayah 100

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 100

The Prohibition of Residing Among the Disbelievers while Able to Emigrate In ayah 100, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, وَمَن يُهَاجِرْ فِى سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ يَجِدْ فِى الاٌّرْضِ مُرَاغَماً كَثِيراً وَسَعَةً “He who emigrates in the cause of Allah, will find on earth many dwelling places and plenty to live by.” This encourages the believers to… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 100

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 98 and 99

In ayah 98, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is exempting those who cannot do anything about their situation, from hijrah. He says, إِلاَّ الْمُسْتَضْعَفِينَ مِنَ الرِّجَالِ وَالنِّسَآءِ وَالْوِلْدَنِ لاَ يَسْتَطِيعُونَ حِيلَةً وَلاَ يَهْتَدُونَ سَبِيلاً “Except the oppressed among the men and the women and the children who cannot devise a plan nor are they directed to… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 98 and 99

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 97

The Prohibition to Reside Among the Disbelievers when Able to Migrate Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala begins this ayah by saying, إِنَّ الَّذِينَ تَوَفَّـهُمُ الْمَلَـئِكَةُ ظَـلِمِى أَنفُسِهِمْ “Indeed, those whom the Angels take (in death) while they were wronging themselves…”  This ayah was revealed for the people who had accepted Islam but were still living among… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 97