Islamic Months · Journey through the Qur'an · Juz Summaries · Ramadan

Journey through the Qur’an – Juz 1 [Guidance]

Some of us have high aspirations but we are unable to accomplish what desire. How can we overcome this? Start with the Du'a. Be sincere in your intention and ask Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to ease your task. We are surrounded by distractions. We turn on our computer to take an online class and get distracted by… Continue reading Journey through the Qur’an – Juz 1 [Guidance]

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Ramadan Like Never Before – A Welcome Ramadan Talk

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Every year, Al-Huda International delivers a "welcome Ramadan" talk. Alhumdulillah, I was blessed with an opportunity through the generosity of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to attend their talk this year as well. This is an attempt to share some of the things that were discussed in the talk. All… Continue reading Ramadan Like Never Before – A Welcome Ramadan Talk

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

Hadeeth # 6: Peak of Generosity in the Month of Ramadan

Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu: Allah’s Messenger salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was the most generous of all the people, and he used to reach the peak in generosity in the month of Ramadan when Jibreel [Gabriel] met him. Jibreel used to meet him every night of Ramadan to teach him the Qur’an. Allah’s Messenger salAllahu… Continue reading Hadeeth # 6: Peak of Generosity in the Month of Ramadan

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala hears His Servant’s Supplication

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 186 Ramadan is not only a month of fasting, but it is also a month of acceptance of du’as [supplications]. Therefore, the next ayah after the command of fasting is about du’a. Ibadi [عِبَادِي] is the plural of the word ‘abd.… Continue reading Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala hears His Servant’s Supplication

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah Intends for You Ease not Hardship

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 185 (Part 3) Part 1 | Part 2 “Allah intends for you ease, and He does not want to make things difficult for you,” meaning you were allowed to break the fast while ill, while traveling, and so forth, because Allah… Continue reading Allah Intends for You Ease not Hardship

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Obligation of Fasting

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 185 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “…whoever of you sights (the crescent on the first night of) the month (of Ramadan), he must observe fasts that month.” The word shahida [شَهِدَ] is derived from shuhood which means… Continue reading The Obligation of Fasting