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

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Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 196 (Part 1) After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentioned the rulings for fasting and Jihad, He explained the rituals by commanding the Muslims to complete Hajj and ‘Umrah. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. According to the majority… Continue reading Perform Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah

Knowing the Prophet · More Than 1000 Sunnan · Sunnah

[Sunnah Series] Making the Correct Intention

Have the correct intention: “Verily, actions are judged by intentions and every person gets the reward of what he intended…” [Commentary on Hadeeth: The Reward of Deeds depends upon the Intentions] Important point: Know, that all permissible action, like sleeping, eating, working and other than these, can be changed into acts of obedience and a… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Making the Correct Intention

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Obligation of Fasting

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 185 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “…whoever of you sights (the crescent on the first night of) the month (of Ramadan), he must observe fasts that month.” The word shahida [شَهِدَ] is derived from shuhood which means… Continue reading The Obligation of Fasting

Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Virtue of Ramadan and the Revelation of the Qur’an

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 185 (Part 1) According to Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani, this ayah is an extension of the previous brief ayah and also an assertion of the great merit of the month of Ramadan. The word shahr [شَهْر] is the time between one… Continue reading The Virtue of Ramadan and the Revelation of the Qur’an

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 5]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12 2. To give Preference to the Hereafter over the World After one knows how to strive against himself in terms of gratitude, it should be known to him that to stand… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 5]

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 2]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9 The Battle of Gratitude: This battle requires one to strictly guard the promise he gave to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala: to persist in his fasting, remembrance (of Allah), recitation of the Qur’an, and to sustain the same… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 2]

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 1]

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8 To Stand Steadfast in the Way of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala after Ramadan Since one knows now that the new promise he is to give to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is to begin to proceed towards Allah subhanahu wa… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Three [Part 1]

Books · Islamic Months · Ramadan

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

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 3. To Hasten to Begin from the Night of ‘Eid: The attempt to fulfill the promise requires you to return to your Lord in those days, and begin your covenant from the night of ‘Eid – that is to fulfill your… Continue reading The Way of the Believers after Ramadan – Chapter Two [Part 3]

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Ramadan…with a Baby

(Tips on making a mother’s fast last) Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says: لِّلَّهِ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ يَخْلُقُ مَا يَشَاءُ ۚ يَهَبُ لِمَن يَشَاءُ إِنَاثًا وَيَهَبُ لِمَن يَشَاءُ الذُّكُورَ “To Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what He wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children], and He… Continue reading Ramadan…with a Baby