An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Some Additional Rules of Inheritance

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful In his Tafseer, Ma’arif-ul-Qur’an, Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani gives some additional rules of inheritance, which are as follows: A Muslim Cannot Inherit From A Disbeliever Although, the distribution of inheritance is based on the nearness of kinship there are certain exceptions to this rule.… Continue reading Some Additional Rules of Inheritance

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Warning Against Transgressing the Limits for Inheritance

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayaat 13 – 14 You will notice in the Qur’an, whenever some commands are mentioned they are followed by promises of rewards or warnings. In the following ayaat we notice the same pattern – this has been done to emphasize the… Continue reading Warning Against Transgressing the Limits for Inheritance

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Shares of the Spouses in the Inheritance

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayah 12 Up to this point, the text has described the shares of those competent to inherit, those who had the affinity of lineage and birth with the deceased. The present ayah talks about some others who do not have the… Continue reading Shares of the Spouses in the Inheritance

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Gaining Knowledge of the Law of Inheritance is Encouraged

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayah 11 People entitled to inheritance were briefly mentioned in ayah 7, we will be reading more details of that towards the end of this Surah. Remaining shares have been identified in a hadeeth. Muslim jurists have collected and codified all… Continue reading Gaining Knowledge of the Law of Inheritance is Encouraged

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Fear Allah in Distributing Inheritance

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayaat 9 – 10 In the previous two ayaat, we learned who has the right to inheritance and some gracious manners to be observed at the time of distribution of inheritance. In the following ayaat, we learn some more rights pertaining… Continue reading Fear Allah in Distributing Inheritance

An-Nisa · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Dividing Inheritance According to the Portions Ordained By Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayaat 7 – 8 Since the beginning of Surah an-Nisa, we notice the theme of universal human rights, particularly those relating to family life. We read about woman’s right to receive her dower directly and graciously, instead of handing it over… Continue reading Dividing Inheritance According to the Portions Ordained By Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 240 - 242 The text again returns to the subject of divorce mentioned in ayaat 234 – 237. The command to take due care of all prayers placed in between was to remind that the real thing in life is a… Continue reading Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Qur’anic View of making Will

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah 180 – 182 What happens after a person passes away? The issue of inheritance is raised. These ayaat are a hint for those who argue that Qur’an has been compiled without any sequence. In the previous ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talked… Continue reading The Qur’anic View of making Will

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