Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Rewards of Spending in Allah’s Cause

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 261    This is a parable that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala made of the multiplication of rewards for those who spend in His cause, seeking His pleasure. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala multiplies the good deed ten to seven hundred times. We… Continue reading Rewards of Spending in Allah’s Cause

Al-Baqarah · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Spend in the Way of Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayah 254  Surah Al-Baqarah contains many commands regarding the acts of worship and interactions with people. These are the instructions that people find burdensome, especially when told to “spend in the way of Allah”. The love for life of this world and the love… Continue reading Spend in the Way of Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Maintaining the Orphan’s Property

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 220 Ayah 220 features yet another question in a series of several posed by the Companions radhiAllahu ‘anhum. This question relates to the combining of the cost of maintenance of orphans. Since there was general lack of carefulness about the rights… Continue reading Maintaining the Orphan’s Property

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Give the Spare in Charity

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 219 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And they ask you what they should spend. Say, ‘The excess (beyond needs).’” Explaining this Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu said that this means whatever you can spare above the needs of… Continue reading Give the Spare in Charity

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 211 - 212 In the previous ayaat, we learned the prohibition of following a pick-and-choose policy in religion. We have been commanded to enter into Islam in entirety. The repercussions of not doing so, will of course lead to Allah’s anger… Continue reading The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 1) After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentioned the rulings for fasting and Jihad, He explained the rituals by commanding the Muslims to complete Hajj and ‘Umrah. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. According to the majority… Continue reading Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Spend from the Good in the Cause of Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 195 This ayah introduces the 10th command under the theme of righteousness [Al-Birr] that started in ayah 177. The past ayaat dealt with the topic of qitaal. But in order to fight the enemy, you need resources. Therefore, in this ayah… Continue reading Spend from the Good in the Cause of Allah

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Between Hope and Fear in the Last Days of Ramadan [Part 1]

In order to not miss the significance of the days of Ramadan, one should do his best to strive against himself, to get rid of the burdens and veils that hinder him from spending, being devoted and drawing close to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. Let us see how the Messenger of Allah salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam and… Continue reading Between Hope and Fear in the Last Days of Ramadan [Part 1]

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

Pearls of Peace from Juz 11

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10 Zakat – an Obligatory Charity Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) says, “Take Sadaqah (alms) from their wealth in order to purify them and sanctify them with it, and invoke Allah for them. Verily! Your invocations are a source of security for… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 11

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

Pearls of Peace from Juz 10

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9 It’s either My Way or the Highway A great Fitnah of our times. Everyone is disagreeing with the other. The ideology is: if you do not follow my belief, then you have clearly gone astray. This continuous fighting has divided the Ummah… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 10