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

Hadeeth # 3: The Love for Seclusion and True Dreams before Divine Inspiration

Narrated ‘A’ishah radhiAllahu ‘anha: The commencement of the Divine Inspiration to Allah’s Messenger salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was in the form of good dreams which came true like bright day light, and then the love of seclusion was bestowed upon him. He used to go in seclusion in the cave of Hira where he used… Continue reading Hadeeth # 3: The Love for Seclusion and True Dreams before Divine Inspiration

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 42 – 43

1-25  The Prohibition of Hiding the Truth and distorting it with Falsehood In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, When the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam informed the people that he was the messenger of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala and that his description also appears in the previous Scriptures, the people went to the Jewish Rabbis… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 42 – 43

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al – Baqarah Ayaat 31-33

وَعَلَّمَ ءَادَمَ الأَسْمَآءَ كُلَّهَا ثُمَّ عَرَضَهُمْ عَلَى الْمَلَـئِكَةِ فَقَالَ أَنبِئُونِى بِأَسْمَآءِ هَـؤُلاَءِ إِن كُنتُمْ صَـدِقِينَ - قَالُواْ سُبْحَـنَكَ لاَ عِلْمَ لَنَآ إِلاَّ مَا عَلَّمْتَنَآ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ الْعَلِيمُ الْحَكِيمُ - قَالَ يَـاءَادَمُ أَنبِئْهُم بِأَسْمَآئِهِمْ فَلَمَّآ أَنبَأَهُم بِأَسْمَآئِهِم قَالَ أَلَمْ أَقُل لَّكُمْ إِنِّي أَعْلَمُ غَيْبَ السَّمَـوَاتِ وَالاٌّرْضِ وَأَعْلَمُ مَا تُبْدُونَ وَمَا كُنتُمْ تَكْتُمُونَ 2:31 And He taught Adam… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al – Baqarah Ayaat 31-33

Books · Friday · Worship

[Sermons Series] Prophet’s Khutbah on the Virtue of Seeking Religious Knowledge

Mu’adh ibn Jabal radhiAllahu ‘anhu said that the Messenger of Allah salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “Learn Ilm (knowledge), for learning it is a type of khashyah (fear) of Allah, seeking it is an act of worship, studying it is a type of tasbeeh (glorification of Allah), searching for it is a Jihad, teaching it to… Continue reading [Sermons Series] Prophet’s Khutbah on the Virtue of Seeking Religious Knowledge

Al Asma Al Husna - Names of Allah

Al-`Aleem – the All-Knowing

The word ‘Aleem comes from the root letters’ayn lām meem and it has the following classical Arabic connotations: - to have knowledge, be cognizant, be certain, - to be aware, thoroughly informed, - to have firmly rooted knowledge of the minute particulars, - to act according to knowledge Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala is Al-‘Aleem – the All-Knowing. He… Continue reading Al-`Aleem – the All-Knowing

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

[Reflections] Surah al-Baqarah Ayaat 51 – 53

Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala gave the Torah to Musa `alayhi salaam in forty days and nights. [The Arabic word Laila is used both for day as well as night because a new day in lunar calendar begins after Maghrib]. However, when it came to the Qur'an, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala didn't reveal it at once.… Continue reading [Reflections] Surah al-Baqarah Ayaat 51 – 53

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 154 – 157

What It Means to Have the Book? After Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala described the Qur’an stating that this is the straight He praises the Torah and its Messenger. He says, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala often mentions the Qur’an and Torah together as can be seen in Surah al-Ahqaf Ayah 12, Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 91 and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 154 – 157

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 125 – 127

When the Heart is Filled with Desires No Khair Reaches It After talking about the demands of unbelievers Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala talks about His Signs of guidance. He says, The word yashrah [يَشْرَحْ] is from the root sheen-ra-ha which literally means “to cut something, to open up, enlarge, expand or uncover”. Meaning when Allah… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 125 – 127