Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 3]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 4. To Hasten to do Good Things Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala reminds them to hasten to other acts of worship saying (what means): “Indeed, they used to hasten to good deeds and supplicate Us in hope and fear, and they were to Us humbly submissive.” [Qur’an 21:90] Why do… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter One [Part 3]

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Al-Fatihah · Articles · Juz 1 · Published Articles · Qur'an Tafseer

Understanding Surah Al-Fatihah

In the beginning of every book there is a preface. The preface tells us what the book is going to be about. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in His infinite Wisdom introduced us to the Qur’an through Surah al-Fatihah. Surah al-Fatihah, known in Arabic as as-sab al-mathani i.e. “the seven repeatedly recited ayaat” is a short… Continue reading Understanding Surah Al-Fatihah

Al-Qari'ah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qari’ah Ayaat 6-11

Ayaat 6-11 – When Deeds will be Measured After describing the scene of the Day of Resurrection, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about the judgment itself. He informs about the results of the deeds, and the honor and disgrace experienced based on the deeds. He says, On the Day of Resurrection when Allah’s Court is… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qari’ah Ayaat 6-11

Al-Qari'ah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qar’iah Ayaat 1-5

The Condition of Mankind on the Day of Judgment The word Qari’ah literally means ‘the striking one’. Qara’a is when two things hit each other violently and make a disturbing noise that scares or startles one. It is also used for a tough situation when a loud noise has taken your peace away. It is… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qar’iah Ayaat 1-5

Al-Qari'ah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Qar’iah – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful   Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 30 Theme and Subject Matter: The theme of this Surah is Resurrection or the Judgment Day. It seems as if it has been revealed to warn people about the calamity that is… Continue reading Surah al-Qar’iah – An Overview

Az-Zalzalah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 6 – 8

No Deed will go unnoticed “That Day mankind will proceed in scattered groups that they may be shown their deeds,” meaning so that they may act and be rewarded for what they did in this life of good and evil. “Proceed in scattered groups means that they will be divided into types and categories: between those… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 6 – 8

Az-Zalzalah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 3 – 5

Man will Ask what is the Matter Talking about the condition of man, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala states man will say, “What is the matter with it?” meaning, he will be baffled by the situation. He had lived on a stable and firm earth so what’s happening to it now, he will wonder. There will… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 3 – 5

Az-Zalzalah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 1 – 2

The Day of Judgment and the Earth The first part of the Surahs narrates how the world will come to an end. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, The word zalzalah contains four root letter zay-lam-zay-lam which mean to slip, slide or be removed from one place. Therefore, the word zalzalah means to shake violently over… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Az-Zalzalah Ayah 1 – 2

Az-Zalzalah · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah Az-Zalzalah – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Madinan Order of Revelation: 93 Theme and Subject Matter: This Surah discusses the life after death and the fact that man will be presented his full record for every deed performed by him in dunya. In the… Continue reading Surah Az-Zalzalah – An Overview

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

Pearls of Peace Juz 14

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11,Part 12, Part 13   Allah’s (subhanahu wa ta’ala) assurance of His Mercy upon His Slaves While Shaytan conspires for our downfall, what does Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) assure us of? “Declare (O Muhammad ﷺ) unto My slaves, that… Continue reading Pearls of Peace Juz 14