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Fasting: Training for the Believer

By Sayyid Qutb in Fi Zilalil Qur’an

“Believers, fasting is decreed for you as it was decreed for those before you, so that you may be God-fearing. (Fast) a certain number of days. But whoever of you is ill, or on a journey, shall fast instead the same number of days later on.” (Al-Baqarah 2: 183 – 184) Continue reading

August 6, 2010 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Surah al Baqarah | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Significance of Last Two Verses of Surah Al Baqarah

These two are truly the cosmic verses of the Qur’an. For they were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, not on the Earth but up above the seven heavens on the occasion of Me’raaj. Let us try to understand the significance of these two beautiful verses of the glorious Qur’an.  Continue reading

August 2, 2010 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Baqarah | , , , , , , , | 12 Comments