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

Pearls of Peace from Juz 9

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8 Befalling of a Calamity – Boon or Bane? One thing to remember is that a calamity is not always a punishment. While some people drown and die in floods, there’s someone in the same city who died in the state of prostration. Your heart… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 9

Juz Summaries · Pearls of Peace · Ramadan

Pearls of Peace from Juz 3

Part 1, Part 2 Islamic Business transactions and Family dealings When one goes to a financial institution, there are systems and procedures that must be followed. In the Quran, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has explicitly stated how our contracts and business transactions should be. When we don’t abide by these procedures, we suffer loss and… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 3

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan · Ramadan · Shahrul Ramadan

Ramadan: the Month of Charity

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 Ramadan is the month of benevolence and alms giving in which the generosity of the Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam knew no bounds. ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu narrated that the Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam was the most generous among the people,… Continue reading Ramadan: the Month of Charity

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan · Ramadan · Shahrul Ramadan

Ramadan: the Month of Compassion

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 The Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam has termed Ramadan, ‘the Month of Compassion’ (Shahru al-Muwasah) which means that it is a month for human beings to show kindness and concern for each other to help each other, and sharing their problems, especially to alleviate… Continue reading Ramadan: the Month of Compassion

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 17-33

Ayaat 17-33 ― the Parable of the Companions of Gardens This is a parable that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala made of the behavior of the Quraysh unbelievers with the great mercy, and tremendous favors He granted them. The mercy and favor of sending of Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam to them. but they met him… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 17-33

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 19-35

Man is Impatient In the following ayaat we will study the ideal character that is required of a Muslim. These ayaat are similar to those that appear in Surah Mominoon. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “Verily, man was created very impatient,” (70: 19). He goes on to explain this statement,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 19-35

al-Insaan · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 5-12

Ayaat 5-12 – a Tour of Jannah and Attributes of Righteous Servants After a stern warning to the disbelievers, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala describes the pleasures that await dwellers of Jannah. He says, “Verily, the Abrar, shall drink a cup (of wine) mixed with water from a spring in Paradise called Kafoor,” (76:5), who are… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 5-12

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Zakat Al-Fitr: Rules and Significance

Zakat Al-Fitr is a special charity of the month of Ramadan. This charity should be given during the month of Ramadan anytime before the `Eid-ul-Fitr prayer. Because it can be given until the `Eid-ul-Fitr time, it is called Zakat Al-Fitr. The Prophet (salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) urged Muslims to pay this charity in the month of Ramadan. Various reasons are given… Continue reading Zakat Al-Fitr: Rules and Significance

Islamic Months · Ramadan

[Welcoming Ramadan] Review of Juz 1 and Points of Reflection

On June 24th, 2014 Dr. Farhat Hashmi started her dawrah-e-Qur'an from Islamabad, below are some points from her lecture: Fall in Love with the Qur'an: The one thing that is required for learning the Qur’an is: falling in love with it. When you love the Qur’an, you will fall in love with Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading [Welcoming Ramadan] Review of Juz 1 and Points of Reflection