Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 139-141

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Be Sincere in Submission to Allah These three ayaat bring to an end to the first Juz of the Qur’an. The word atuhajioonana [أَتُحَاجُّونَنَا] is from the root ha-jeem-jeem and it means ‘to intend to a certain target, aim at, undertake or argument’. The… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 139-141

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 3]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 4. To Hasten to do Good Things Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala reminds them to hasten to other acts of worship saying (what means): “Indeed, they used to hasten to good deeds and supplicate Us in hope and fear, and they were to Us humbly submissive.” [Qur’an 21:90] Why do… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 3]

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 2]

Part 1, Part 2 2. To Remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala: The second characteristic of those who proceed to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is their remembrance of Him. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says (what means): “So remember Me; I will remember you.” [Qur'an 2:152] Do you think you have come to persist in the remembrance… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 2]

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 1]

Part 1 Characteristics of the Followers of the Way of Allah  To love Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala  To remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala  To offer Qiyaam (night prayer) regularly  To hasten to do good things  To be preoccupied with religion and Da'wah (inviting to Islam)  To abstain from the… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 1]

Books · Islamic Months · Shawwal

What is to be done after Ramadan?

The state in which one comes out of Ramadan is very important because it pertains to two things: First: After the great season is over those destined to win have won forgiveness, mercy, and emancipation from Hell, and started proceeding on the way of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, and those destined to lose and fail… Continue reading What is to be done after Ramadan?

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Reviving the Soul in the Last Days of Ramadan

The days and nights of Ramadan pass by all too quickly, and before we are prepared to bid farewell, we find ourselves in the last few days of Ramadan. The following are some of the recommended actions that we should take up in order to reap the benefits of the remaining days of the month: 1.  Seeking… Continue reading Reviving the Soul in the Last Days of Ramadan

Al-Ghashiya · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ghashiyah Ayaat 17-20

Reflection on Allah’s Creation After the account of the Hereafter, the Surah refers to the present world, which is in itself a manifestation of the power and perfect planning of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala. These four short ayaat join together the boundaries of the world of the Arabs — the first people to be addressed… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ghashiyah Ayaat 17-20

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 95 – 99

Recognizing Allah through Some of His Ayaat Mentioned in the previous ayaat was how obstinate and unmindful of consequences the disbelievers and polytheists were. Since such evils are caused when people remain unaware of Allah and His unmatched knowledge and power, the present ayaat provide the antidote. Here, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala cites some samples… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 95 – 99