Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Disputing after Witnessing the Signs indicates Deviation

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 213 In the previous ayaat, the love of the worldly life was identified as the reason for man’s deviation. The present ayaat point out another reason: disputing after witnessing clear signs. Since the creation of this world, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading Disputing after Witnessing the Signs indicates Deviation

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 211 - 212 In the previous ayaat, we learned the prohibition of following a pick-and-choose policy in religion. We have been commanded to enter into Islam in entirety. The repercussions of not doing so, will of course lead to Allah’s anger… Continue reading The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Enter Islam Completely and Perfectly

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 208 - 210 The previous ayaat ended with a word of praise for the sincere. They are those who work solely for the pleasure of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. They do not seek recognition or praise from anyone else. Sincerity, however,… Continue reading Enter Islam Completely and Perfectly

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

What is Al-Birr [Piety/Righteousness]? (Part 2)

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah 177 (Part 2) What other things constitute Al-Birr? The Rights of Other People We now learn the rights that other people have on us. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “…and gives his wealth, in spite of love for it, to the kinsfolk, to the orphans, and to poor, and to the wayfarer,… Continue reading What is Al-Birr [Piety/Righteousness]? (Part 2)

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Order to Eat Lawful things and Prohibition of following the Footsteps of Shaytan

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 168 – 169 In the previous ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala refuted beliefs held by the Mushrikeen [polytheists], He now addresses the ill effects of some of their pagan practices. One of these was to release animals dedicated to their idols,… Continue reading The Order to Eat Lawful things and Prohibition of following the Footsteps of Shaytan