Many of us face problems, difficulties and hardships that never seem to come to an end. Our hearts are constantly battling with what our mind says. There is no feeling of contentment in the heart. We have been engulfed into a mechanical life with each day bringing about a new worry to be depressed over.… Continue reading The Real Reason behind ‘Aashoora – the Parting of the Red Sea
Imam an-Nawawi said that it is preferable to say the tasmiyah, increase in the remembrance of Allah and to greet the people. Remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala when Entering: When a man enter his house and mentioned the Name of Allah while entering and while eating Shaytan says (to other Shayateen), “There is no abode… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Entering and Leaving the House
Allah’s Compassion and Generosity In these ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala mentions how He favors His servants, saving them during times of need, in the darkness of land and at sea, such as when storms strike. In such cases, they call on Allah alone, without partners, in supplication. The word zulumati [ظُلُمَـتِ] is the plural… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 63 -64
The Polythiests Shall Be Questioned About the Shirk That They Committed In Ayah 21, we studied that the wrongdoers and deniers of truth will not receive salvation. Here in Ayah 22, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about the great trial to be held on the Day of Resurrection. He said, وَيَوْمَ نَحْشُرُهُمْ جَمِيعاً ثُمَّ نَقُولُ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 22
The Speeches of Yuwsha [Joshua] and Kalib [Caleb] Two God-fearing persons hearing the remarks made by the Bani Israel gave them some good counsel by saying, “Why are you so scared of death much before it has come? Just take a few steps. The gate of the city of Bayt-ul-Muqadas is not far. Take heart… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 23
How did the Muslims fall for amulets, magic, black magic, grave worshiping and other similar evils? In Surah al-Baqarah ayah 102, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala shares the incident of fitnah of Haroot and Maroot. وَاتَّبَعُواْ مَا تَتْلُواْ الشَّيَـطِينُ عَلَى مُلْكِ سُلَيْمَـنَ وَمَا كَفَرَ سُلَيْمَـنُ وَلَـكِنَّ الشَّيْاطِينَ كَفَرُواْ يُعَلِّمُونَ النَّاسَ السِّحْرَ وَمَآ أُنزِلَ عَلَى الْمَلَكَيْنِ بِبَابِلَ… Continue reading How did the Muslims fall for the Amulets, Black Magic and Grave Worshiping?
Among Allah’s Favors is that He Prevented the Disbelievers from Fighting the Muslims In the seventh ayah which appeared earlier Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala asked the Muslims to remember the pledge taken from them to which they professed belief and obedience. This pledge is the pledge of obedience to Allah and His Messenger sallAllahu aalyhi… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 11
The Description of the Revelation that Came from Allah In ayah 175, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala instructs us to “constantly” study the Qur’an and implement it in our lives. فَأَمَّا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ بِاللَّهِ وَاعْتَصَمُواْ بِهِ “Then as for those people who believe in Allah and hold fast to Him…” What is it that connects us… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 175