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Surah Al-Kahf: The Two Conversing Companions and the Trial of Affluence

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

This post is reblogged, courtesy Sadaf’s Space. Baarakallaahu Feekum.

Allah has narrated parables and bygone incidents in Surah Al Kahf in order to drive home poignant lessons upon those who deeply reflect upon them. Continue reading

August 20, 2020 Posted by | Qur'anic Stories, Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Travels and Travails of Dhul-Qarnain

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Every Friday, many Muslims around the world read this Surah.

It would be great if we take time to reflect over and connect the Qur’anic stories to our real life situations.

This article is an amazing read on one of the finest Qur’anic stories that is an inspiration of all times. Please do take time to read this….inShaaAllah. Continue reading

September 28, 2018 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Qur'anic Stories, Real Life Experience, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Medical References at the Shadows of Surah al Kahf

‘The Medical Miracles of the Qur’an’ is a resourceful book authored by Dr. Sharif Kaf al Ghazal, and published by The Islamic Foundation, Leicester.

I am sharing a beautiful description about sleep, hearing and related points. The author discusses about the medical aspects from the story of the Ashaab al Kahf, the Sleepers of the Cave, from the amazing Surah al Kahf.  

Read, enjoy and glorify Allah for revealing the glorious Qur’an for the welfare of mankind.  Continue reading

March 10, 2016 Posted by | Qur'an and Science, Qur'an's Miracles, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

The ocean called Surah al Kahf

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah.

I have organised all posts on Surah al Kahf, published in this blog till date, in one page here so that it is convenient for my blog readers, alhamdulillaah to explore on different aspects of this beautiful Surah that is often recited by the global Muslim Ummah especially on Fridays. Continue reading

November 20, 2015 Posted by | Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The caring Prophet, and a community so unmoved!

Every Friday, for more than one thousand four hundred years, it has been the practice of thousands of Muslims the world over to recite the Surah al Kahf.

This Surah, like other suwar of the Qur’an, has in its fold an ocean depth of meanings that gives Muslims a purpose to live, a sense of direction.

Today I would like to highlight an important aspect about the personality of the glorious Prophet, Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, which this amazing Surah brings into limelight.

This aspect of our Prophet’s personality is often ignored by most of the Muslims in the world. Those who talk a lot about the fiqhi or jurisprudential  aspects of religious matters seldom get time even to ponder over this aspect of the Messenger of Allah.

Hardly we find Muslims in the world today observing this sunnah. 

Even if we adopt one percent of what our Benefactor use to feel, we would be doing a great service to our own selves in our day to day life. And those who have dedicated their life – such fortunate ones are unfortunately less in the world – to care and share the treasure of Islam to humanity, are really worthy of being called true followers of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam. May Allah make us one among those fortunate few. Aameen.

Well, what is that thing that was in the person of the Prophet which is badly lacking in most of us?  Continue reading

October 17, 2014 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Aspects of Dawah in Surah al Kahf

Surah al Kahf is an encyclopedia in itself! Subhanallaah!

As we read and understand the Surah, we come across four different aspects of Dawah.

Dawah is to call people to Islam, to advise people about what is Right and what is wrong, to remind those who have forgotten their duties and to stand up against injustice and oppression.  Continue reading

December 13, 2013 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Exploring ‘Rahmah” in Surah al Kahf, Part 2

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

There is so much to learn from Surah al Kahf.

In Part 1 our focus was on the word Rahmah as such being used in Surah al Kahf.

Let us now try to explore some more aspects of Rahmah, Inshaa’Allah… Continue reading

July 11, 2012 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Moses and Al-Khidr: Model of Resolution

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

One of the stylistic tools used by the Glorious Qur’an to convey its message is narratives (qasas), which can be found in the Qur’an in different forms and for different purposes. The Qur’an relates the stories of the previous nations, stories of the prophets, descriptions of certain events, etc. All in all, the objective is clear: It is a teaching, glad tidings for believers, a reminder, and a warner. So in all the stories of the Qur’an, there is a lesson for people to derive, not just a narration or a mere tale-telling, as Allah says: Continue reading

August 6, 2010 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


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