An effort in f a c i l i t a t i o n

Six Miraculous Verses of Surah Ar-Room

Man is a unique creation because of his thinking faculty. We humans possess the power of reasoning. After all this is what that differentiates man from animals.

Some Qur’anic gems are first presented here for open minds and yearning hearts. Then some miraculous aspects of these verses are highlighted to kindle the thought process Inshaaallah.

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January 23, 2015 Posted by | Reflections, Surah Ar-Room | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Environment, Quran and the Burden of Scholars

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

IT HAPPENED IN the Masjid of Madinah, the Mosque of the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhe wa sallam. Those who made Salatul-Maghribthere would mostly come together to listen to the weekly lecture in tafseer from well-known mufassir (commentator on the Qur’an) and major scholar of Islam, the late Shaykh Muhammad al-Ameen Ash-Shinqiti (d.1973). He recited the verse he was going to explain, ayah56 of Surah al-‘Araf, or The Heights. As he read Nor shall you spread corruption in the earth after it has been set aright (by God) the Shaykh choked up and began to sob. He tried to continue, but could not utter a word. To the astonishment of those present, for he was not one known for emotional display, he went on crying inconsolably- until it was time for the salah of isha, as a matter of fact. He was never seen experiencing anything like this before or after.  Continue reading

June 26, 2010 Posted by | Qur'an and Environment | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment