Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Rejecting Advice is the Characteristic of the Hypocrites

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 204 – 207 (Part 2) Part 1 “…when it is said to him, ‘Fear Allah,’ pride in the sins takes hold of him.” When the hypocrite, who deviates in his speech and deeds, is advised and commanded to fear Allah subhanahu… Continue reading Rejecting Advice is the Characteristic of the Hypocrites

Knowing the Prophet · More Than 1000 Sunnan · Sunnah

[Sunnah Series] Remembering Allah at all Times

Points to note regarding thikr of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala: 1.Thikr is the foundation of the worship of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala It is the link of the worshiper with his Creator, in all times and conditions. On the authority of ‘A’ishah radhiAllahu ‘anha who said: The Messenger of Allah salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam remembered… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Remembering Allah at all Times

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 69 – 71

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 69 – 71 – The Story of the Murdered Israeli Man and the Cow The Children of Israel continue with their questions about the cow. They asked what color it should be. Musa ‘alayhi salaam replied that it should… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 69 – 71

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Two [Part 1]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Beginning of a New Covenant immediately after Ramadan All the people should begin a new covenant with Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala: “And he who fulfills that which he has promised Allah - He will give him a great reward,” [Qur’an 48:10]. The way to fulfill… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Two [Part 1]

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

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayaat 19 – 20

Ayat 19: أَوْ كَصَيِّبٍ مِّنَ السَّمَآءِ فِيهِ ظُلُمَـتٌ وَرَعْدٌ وَبَرْقٌ يَجْعَلُونَ أَصْـبِعَهُمْ فِى ءَاذَانِهِم مِّنَ الصَّوَعِقِ حَذَرَ الْمَوْتِ وَاللَّهُ مُحِيطٌ بِالْكـفِرِينَ Aw kasayyibin mina assama-ifeehi thulumatun waraAAdun wabarqunyajAAaloona asabiAAahum fee athanihim mina assawaAAiqihathara almawti wallahu muheetunbilkafireen “Or [it is] like a rainstorm from the sky within which is darkness, thunder and lightning. They put their… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayaat 19 – 20

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 8-9

The four beginning ayaat of Surah al-Baqarah described the believers. The next two  ayaat (2:6-7) described the disbelievers. Now, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about the hypocrites. They are those who claim emaan [faith] by their tongues, but in their hearts they conceal disbelief. The matter of the munafiqeen (hypocrites) is vague and many people… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 8-9

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 25

Merely Listening to the Qur’an Does Not Benefit Anyone In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala is again addressing the Prophet sallAllahu `aalyhi wa sallam and telling him why the mushrikeen won’t benefit from the Qur`an despite their listening to it. He says, وَمِنْهُمْ مَّن يَسْتَمِعُ إِلَيْكَ وَجَعَلْنَا عَلَى قُلُوبِهِمْ أَكِنَّةً أَن يَفْقَهُوهُ And of… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 25