The purpose of sharing these summaries and lessons is to encourage you and ourselves to ponder through the Qur'an and not just recite it to finish it. What is the message of the Qur'an? What is Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala teaching us through these ayaat. May Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala allow us to build a strong relationship with the Qur'an. رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا ۖ… Continue reading Journey through the Qur’an – Juz 1 – Surah Al-Baqarah [Summary]
Memorize these du'as and ask Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala for guidance and acceptance of deeds with a conscious heart. Does anyone know which of these are the du'as that some prophets (AS) made? Can you identify the Prophet and his du'a? Share with us.
What are some of your favorite ayaat from Juz 1?
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]
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 285 – 286 We have reached the end of the longest Surah of the Qur’an - Al-Baqarah. The last two ayaat of this Surah have great virtue. About them the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, مَنْ قَرَأَ بِالْآيَتَيْنِ مِنْ… Continue reading The Last Two Ayaat of Surah Al-Baqarah and their Virtue
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 284 The earlier ayah mentioned the command to reveal evidence and forbade its concealment. This ayah is also a complement of the same subject. Here, a warning has been given that it is haram [unlawful] to conceal evidence. Anyone who conceals the… Continue reading Accountability of the Concealed Thoughts of the Heart
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 283 Ayah 282 was about recording financial transactions in case of deferred payments, in this ayah we learn another important principle – what to do when no scribe is available or the written contract is not sufficient for the lender. Allah… Continue reading Doing Transactions While Traveling
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 282 [Part 2] Part 1 “O you who have believed, when you contract a debt for a specified term, write it down. And let a scribe write (it) between you in justice. Let no scribe refuse to write as Allah has… Continue reading Who dictates the Terms?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 282 [Part 1] This is the longest ayah of the Qur’an and the last to be revealed. Reflect on the sequence of the Qur’an, the initial ayaat were about Tawheed [Monotheism], compassion and building a stronger Muslim community. Until the people… Continue reading The Necessity of Writing down Financial Transactions
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 280 – 281 Ayah 280 - Being Kind to Debtors facing Financial Difficulties Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala instructs creditors to be patient with the debtors who are having a hard financial time. Grant him time until it is easy for him… Continue reading Being Kind to Debtors facing Financial Difficulties