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Mercy, Health and a Food for Thought

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Did you know that the Absence of health is the absence of your Lord’s mercy?

Let’s take a minute or so to ponder over this beautiful ayah: Continue reading

March 18, 2020 Posted by | Reflections, Understanding the Qur'an | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

So Deep, so Rich and brilliantly Meaningful!

The Word أحصى Ahsaa is to ‘count’, ‘compute’ ‘calculate’ or ‘enumerate’.

And this is mentioned in many places in the glorious Qur’an. Continue reading

March 3, 2016 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aayatul Kursi: Greatest Ayah of the Qur’an

The greatest ayah of the Qur’an is undoubtedly the Ayah No. 255 of Surah al Baqarah, popularly known as the Aayatul Kursi

‘Do you know which Ayah in Allah’s Book is greatest’, asked the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, and then showed his approval when he was told that this was Aayatul-Kursi, reports Ubayy Ibn Ka’b (Muslim).

About reciting the Aayatul Kursi while going to bed, the Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, confirmed that ‘a protector from Allah will then remain over you, and Satan will not come near you, until the morning’, reports Abu Hurayrah in a long Hadeeth about his encounter with Satan (Bukhari – Refer full Text of this Hadeeth here)

Some resources are presented here for you to download and learn further, Inshaa’Allah. Even if you know many things already, it is still advisable to go through to refresh your knowledge, nay your emaan! 🙂 Continue reading

July 26, 2013 Posted by | Aayatul Kursi, Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Bestowing and withholding: The prerogative of Allah alone!

Among the prescribed Azkaar which we say everyday at the end of each obligatory Salah, this is a beautiful supplication (du’aa). It is concise and comprehensive.

Belief in Tawheed is eloquently expressed in a finest manner through this du’aa, which includes the Tahleel and Tahmeed. This du’aa also signifies a Believer’s Tawakkul in His Lord, Most Gracious.

Let us first read the hadeeth which describes this du’aa and then with the help of Qur’aanic verses try to understand some elements which will enhance our belief in Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’aala, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

April 27, 2013 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Virtues of Ayat Al Kursi

Ayat al Kursi is Ayah No. 255 of Surah al Baqarah, the Second chapter of the Holy Qur’an:

اللَّهُ لا إِلَهَ إِلا هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ لا تَأْخُذُهُ سِنَةٌ وَلا نَوْمٌ لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأرْضِ مَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَشْفَعُ عِنْدَهُ إِلا بِإِذْنِهِ يَعْلَمُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَمَا خَلْفَهُمْ وَلا يُحِيطُونَ بِشَيْءٍ مِنْ عِلْمِهِ إِلا بِمَا شَاءَ وَسِعَ كُرْسِيُّهُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأرْضَ وَلا يَئُودُهُ حِفْظُهُمَا وَهُوَ الْعَلِيُّ الْعَظِيمُ٢٥٥

The Glorious Qur’an is the miracle revealed by Allah to His Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) in the language of his people, the Arabs, who were the masters of the Arabic language. It was a challenge for them to produce the like of the shortest surah or chapter of it. Being the masters of eloquence and rhetoric, they failed to produce anything like it.

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June 26, 2010 Posted by | Aayatul Kursi, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment