Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 211 - 212 In the previous ayaat, we learned the prohibition of following a pick-and-choose policy in religion. We have been commanded to enter into Islam in entirety. The repercussions of not doing so, will of course lead to Allah’s anger… Continue reading The Punishment for changing Allah’s Favor and mocking the Believers

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

Pearls of Peace from Juz 11

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10 Zakat – an Obligatory Charity Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) says, “Take Sadaqah (alms) from their wealth in order to purify them and sanctify them with it, and invoke Allah for them. Verily! Your invocations are a source of security for… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 11

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

Pearls of Peace from Juz 10

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9 It’s either My Way or the Highway A great Fitnah of our times. Everyone is disagreeing with the other. The ideology is: if you do not follow my belief, then you have clearly gone astray. This continuous fighting has divided the Ummah… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 10

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

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Ma’arij – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Theme and Subject Matter: Surah al-Ma’arij admonishes and gives warning to the unbelievers who made fun about the coming of Resurrection and the Hereafter, the Heaven and the Hell. They challenged the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa… Continue reading Surah al-Ma’arij – An Overview

al-Jinn · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Jinn Ayaat 17-20

Ayaat 17-20 ― Remember Allah and Shun Shirk The conversation of the jinns has come to an end and now Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala begins His address. He says, “We might try them thereby,” (72: 17) refers to the trials and tests a person faces in his life. Sometimes a bad incident happens. Sometimes the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Jinn Ayaat 17-20

Al-Fajr · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 15-20

Human Short-Sightedness Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala then criticizes man’s materialistic view of the world. Allah’s judgment is based on divine wisdom and is free from error whereas human judgments are liable to all sorts of errors because man does not see anything beyond the apparent. Whenever Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala tries man by His generosity… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 15-20