Books · Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Prophet Muhammad’s Noble Ancestry and Birth

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 The Noble Genealogy The Prophet’s genealogy is: Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abd al-Mutalib ibn Hashim ibn ‘Abd Manaf ibn Qusay ibn Kilab ibn Murra ibn Ka’ab ibn Luwai ibn Ghalib ibn Fihr ibn Malik ibn Nadhar ibn Kinnah ibn… Continue reading Prophet Muhammad’s Noble Ancestry and Birth

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Books · Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Leadership Returns to the Isma’eelites

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 A Brief History of the Quraysh The Jurhumites ruled the Makkah and its surrounding areas for 2100 years until they were ousted by the Khuza’a who ruled for over 300 years. During this time, many tribes had left the area except for the… Continue reading Leadership Returns to the Isma’eelites

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

Ayaat 1-5 ― Be Patient with a Beautiful Patience The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam would frequently warn his people about the horrors and torment of the Judgment Day. His people, on the other hand, took these warnings in mockery. They would joke about the Day; ask when it would come and why it could… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

an-Nuh · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Nuh Ayaat 5-20

Ayaat 5-20 ― Prophet Nuh Complains about His Encounter with His People In these ayaat Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells about Prophet Nuh ‘alayhi salaam that he complained to his Lord about his people’s response after he had been patient with them for this long period of time. Prophet Nuh said, “O my Lord! Verily,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Nuh Ayaat 5-20

Abasa · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah ‘Abasa – An Overview

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 24 Background of Revelation: One day the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was addressing one of the Quraysh dignitaries while hoping that he would accept Islam that ibn Umm Maktum, a poor blind man, unaware that the Prophet… Continue reading Surah ‘Abasa – An Overview

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 84 – 90

Special Favors on Prophet Ibraheem In the previous ayaat, we learnt how Ibraheem `alayhi salaam established and proved the Tawheed to his people and they didn’t accept it. Eventually, he had to leave them. The present ayaat narrate how Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala rewarded him for the sacrifices he made in His way. Allah subhanahu… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 84 – 90

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 53 and 54

Believing in Allah is the Real Honor In the previous ayah we learnt the instruction of not shunning away someone because of their worldly status. A person’s status is not ascertained by the clothes he wears or the house that he lives in. What makes one honorable in the Sight of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 53 and 54

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 91

Combatants and Non-Combatants Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala then says in ayah 91, سَتَجِدُونَ ءَاخَرِينَ يُرِيدُونَ أَن يَأْمَنُوكُمْ وَيَأْمَنُواْ قَوْمَهُمْ “You will find others that wish to have security from you and security from their people.” This refers to a type of people who on the surface appear to be like the type we just mentioned.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 91

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Background of the Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84

When the battle of Uhud came to pass the Prophet sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam, in keeping with the promised date set by the disbelievers, started preparations to confront them at Badr in the month of Dhi-Qa’dah. At that time, some people betrayed a little hesitation in going along because of having been recently wounded, while… Continue reading Background of the Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 84