Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

And What is the Life of this World Except the Enjoyment of Delusion

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 185 – 186 Ayah 185 puts a focus on the ultimate reality of this life when sometime somewhere the disbelievers come to enjoy ascendancy and have all the luxury they can think of in this world. Contrary to this, Muslims have to face some hardships, some difficulties and a certain paucity… Continue reading And What is the Life of this World Except the Enjoyment of Delusion

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What is Meant by Lowering the Gaze?

Praise be to Allah Lowering the gaze (ghadd al-basr) means restraining the gaze and not allowing it to wander or dwell upon anything.  In Islamic terminology it refers to a number of things:  1. Refraining From Looking At People’s ‘Awrahs, Which Includes The Beauty Of A Non-Mahram Woman (Or Man)  Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may… Continue reading What is Meant by Lowering the Gaze?

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 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 93 -96

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 93-95 the raising of Mount Tur Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala reminds the Jews of their errors, breaking His covenant, transgression and defiance. He raised the Mount Tur above them so that they would believe and agree to the terms… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 93 -96

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 6]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11,Part 12, Part 13 b. Love for the World No doubt, love for the world is the cause of the long-life hope we are suffering from. To love the world means to be attached… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 6]

An-Nazia`at · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah An-Nazi’at – An Overview

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 81 Theme and Subject Matter: The Surah opens with oaths sworn by the angels who take the soul at the time of death hastening to carry out Allah’s commands. They are neither negligent of their duties nor lethargic.… Continue reading Surah An-Nazi’at – An Overview

Chasing Jannah

Laysal Ghareeb – the Stranger is Not…

A beautiful poem by Zaynul ‘Aabideen ‘Ali bin Hussain bin ‘Ali bin Abi Talib, The stranger is not the stranger to Yemen or Syria But the stranger is the stranger to the grave and the coffin Verily the stranger has rights for his absence Over the residents of the dwellings and homelands. Don't chase away… Continue reading Laysal Ghareeb – the Stranger is Not…

al-Buruj · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Buruj Ayaat 10-22

Part 1 | Part 2 Different Paths Different Destinies “Indeed, those who have tortured the believing men and believing women and then have not repented will have the punishment of Hell, and they will have the punishment of the Burning Fire." What happens on earth in this first life is not the end of the story.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Buruj Ayaat 10-22

Al-A`la · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-‘Ala Ayaat 9-19

Ayaat 9-13 - Remind, if the Reminder Should Benefit “So remind, if the reminder should benefit,” [87:9] After assuring the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala reminds him of his main purpose that was to call people to goodness. The reason that Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala took care of his Qur’an preservation,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-‘Ala Ayaat 9-19