Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah is with the Patient

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful In this ayah Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala discloses the secret tool for success. It is not one’s might or superiority, but the permission of Allah and patience. “And when Saul went forth with the soldiers, he said, ‘Indeed, Allah will be testing you with… Continue reading Allah is with the Patient

Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Why did the Prophets work as Shepherds?

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 | Part 14 | Part 15 The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was born an orphan and his deceased father had not left much wealth for him. Being aware of his circumstances,… Continue reading Why did the Prophets work as Shepherds?

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

Hadeeth # 2: How was the Divine Inspiration [Wahi] revealed?

Commentary: Saheeh Al-Bukhari: Kitab al-Wahi [the Book of Revelation] Narrated ‘A’ishah radhiAllahu ‘anha: Al-Harith bin Hisham asked Allah’s Messenger salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, “O Allah’s Messenger! How is the Divine Inspiration revealed to you?” Allah’s Messenger replied, “Sometimes it is (revealed) like the ringing of a bell, this form of Inspiration is the hardest of… Continue reading Hadeeth # 2: How was the Divine Inspiration [Wahi] revealed?

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Believer is Patient with Affliction

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 155 - 157 The word wa-la-nabluwan-na-kum [وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُم] is comprised of five words: wa, la, nabluwan, na and kum. The word nabluwa [نَبْلُوَ] is from the root word ba-laam-wau which means “try, prove or test by good or evil”. The “laam with… Continue reading The Believer is Patient with Affliction

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Virtue of Patience and Prayer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 153 – 154 After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded that He be appreciated and His favors remembered, He ordained patience and prayer on His slaves. It is a fact that the servant is either enjoying a bounty that he should be… Continue reading The Virtue of Patience and Prayer

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan · Ramadan · Shahrul Ramadan

Ramadan: the Month of Patience

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 Patience means ‘to stop’ and ‘to control oneself’. We come across a lot of unpleasant events in life. At times, we might be at the receiving end of someone’s transgression, but if we react hastily in a negative way it can worsen the situation. The only solution… Continue reading Ramadan: the Month of Patience

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 45 – 46

1 – 25  | 26 – 44 The Support that comes with Patience and Prayer In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells us the key for success, He says, Whenever the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was tested he would seek the help of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala through prayer. When we are tested we seek help from… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 45 – 46

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 46-52

Ayaat 46-52 ― And Indeed those who Disbelieve would Almost Make You Slip “Or do you ask of them a payment, so they are by debt burdened down?” (68: 46) meaning you, O Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, call them to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala without taking any wages from them. Rather, you hope for… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 46-52

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Qalam – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Theme and Subject Matter: This Surah is also known as Surah Noon because of the harf-e-muqataat (the disjointed letter) at its beginning. It consists of three themes: replies to the opponents, warnings and admonitions, and encouragement… Continue reading Surah al-Qalam – An Overview