Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Support of the Angels

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 124 - 127 In the previous ayaat, the Battle of Badr was cited in relation to the Battle of Uhud. Briefly stated there was the unseen support from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala given to the Muslims. In the present ayaat, some details of that support have been mentioned. Also stated is… Continue reading The Support of the Angels

Aal-Imran · Juz 4 · Qur'an Tafseer

Prohibition of Taking Allies from those who Ridicule Islam

Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 118 – 120 Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani writes in his tafseer, Ma’arif ul Qur’an, that these ayaat were revealed in a particular background. The Jewish settlements in Madina had old friendly ties with the tribes of Aws and Khazaraj. Individuals from these tribes were also on friendly terms with other individuals… Continue reading Prohibition of Taking Allies from those who Ridicule Islam

Juz Summaries · Pearls of Peace · Qur'an Tafseer · Ramadan

Pearls of Peace from Juz 2

Part 1 Surrender to the Will of Allah  They are those who are content with the decree of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. They know that ‘we belong to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala)’ and everything that we have belongs to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. When a calamity strikes them, they are quick to say, “Inna lillahi… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 2

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

[Reflections] Surah al-Baqarah Ayah 45

An often quoted Ayah on Sabr is Surah al-Baqarah's Ayah 45, وَاسْتَعِينُواْ بِالصَّبْرِ وَالصَّلَوةِ  "And seek help through patience and prayer..." Meaning when you are being tested by something do sabr. First "you" have to do sabr. Then if you fail to observe patience then seek help through prayer. Make du`a in your prayer that… Continue reading [Reflections] Surah al-Baqarah Ayah 45

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 35 and 36

Remaining Patient in Testing Times When a person denies us once, we don’t mind but when we are constantly denied or rejected not just by one person but several people we think maybe we are not the right person for this job. Addressing the Prophet sallAllahu `alayhi wa sallam, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala says, If… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 35 and 36