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

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

‘Umrah and Hajj Rulings from Al-Baqarah Ayah 196

  Part 1| Part 2 From this ayah we gather the following rulings: One should complete the Hajj and ‘Umrah for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala One should do all the parts of Hajj and ‘Umrah by themselves and not pay someone else on their behalf. For example, it has been seen that… Continue reading ‘Umrah and Hajj Rulings from Al-Baqarah Ayah 196

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

Islamic Months · Muharram

The Real Reason behind ‘Aashoora – the Parting of the Red Sea

Many of us face problems, difficulties and hardships that never seem to come to an end. Our hearts are constantly battling with what our mind says. There is no feeling of contentment in the heart. We have been engulfed into a mechanical life with each day bringing about a new worry to be depressed over.… Continue reading The Real Reason behind ‘Aashoora – the Parting of the Red Sea

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

Dhul Hijjah · Hajj · Islamic Months

Leaving Off Hajj despite Capability

The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “Whoever possesses sufficient provisions and means of journey to perform Hajj and yet does not do so, let him die as a Jew or a Christian.” Hajj is obligatory for whoever is capable, as stated by Allah The Almighty and the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It is obligatory once in… Continue reading Leaving Off Hajj despite Capability