Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 203 In this ayah emphasis has been given on remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina. The word ta’ajjal [تَعَجَّلَ] is from the root ayn-jeem-laam and it means to hasten, speed up or accelerate. The word tuh’sharoon [تُحْشَرُون] is from the… Continue reading Remembering Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in Mina

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 198 – 199 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And remember Him as He has guided you, and verily, you were, before, of those who were astray.” It is said that one should remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Commercial Transactions during Hajj

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 198 - 199 (Part 1) This ayah was revealed in a particular background of the jahiliyyah [days of ignorance] when the people of Arabia had distorted all rules of worship and social dealings by injecting in them absurd customs. They transformed… Continue reading Commercial Transactions during Hajj

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

‘Umrah and Hajj Rulings from Al-Baqarah Ayah 196

  Part 1| Part 2 From this ayah we gather the following rulings: One should complete the Hajj and ‘Umrah for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala One should do all the parts of Hajj and ‘Umrah by themselves and not pay someone else on their behalf. For example, it has been seen that… Continue reading ‘Umrah and Hajj Rulings from Al-Baqarah Ayah 196

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 2) Part 1 The ayah began with completing the Hajj and ‘Umrah after one has entered into ihram. Then we were provided with a way out that what should be done if one faces blockade in their task. now,… Continue reading Combining Hajj and ‘Umrah during Hajj Months

Dhul Hijjah · Hajj · Islamic Months

Leaving Off Hajj despite Capability

The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “Whoever possesses sufficient provisions and means of the journey to perform Hajj and yet does not do so, let him die as a Jew or a Christian.” Hajj is obligatory for whoever is capable, as stated by Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It is obligatory once… Continue reading Leaving Off Hajj despite Capability

Dhul Hijjah · Hajj · Islamic Months

Hajj on Behalf of Others [Part 2]

Part 1 Hajj is a physical devotion that a servant is requested to fulfill in person, though a small part of it pertains to money, such as the offering of a sacrifice. However, the Prophet’s Sunnah clarified that proxy is permissible in Hajj, in case one is unable to perform it on his own due… Continue reading Hajj on Behalf of Others [Part 2]

Dhul Hijjah · Hajj · Islamic Months

Hajj on Behalf of Others [Part 1]

The Islamic Shari’ah is a straightforward and easy system of laws in which there are no complications. It calls for moderation in all matters. The Shari’ah brought to humanity what would perfectly maintain their affairs in this life and in the Hereafter without excess or negligence, and without extremism or fanaticism; rather, all its rulings are entirely characterized… Continue reading Hajj on Behalf of Others [Part 1]

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Merits of Hajj and ‘Umrah [Part 1]

Ever since Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded His Khaleel [intimate friend] Ibraheem (Abraham) ‘alayhi salaam to proclaim Hajj to the people, hearts have been in longing for this House and location, and crowds of visitors come to it from every distant pass in response to the call of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. In this respect, Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu said, “When Ibraheem finished… Continue reading Merits of Hajj and ‘Umrah [Part 1]