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Taaghuut. What is Taaghuut?

بسم الله والصلاة ةالسلام على رسول الله

Qur’anic words are more complex, richer and eloquent. They convey myriad of meanings.

Translators find it difficult to convey their precise interpretation. Taaghuut is one such word.

The best approach would be to retain such a word without translating it, and let the Qur’anic Arabic speak for itself.  Continue reading

February 26, 2017 Posted by | Kalimaat: Qur'anic Words, Qur'anic Phrases, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Duaa of Arafah is the Essence of Islam

PS: This is a repost.

Hajj is Tawheed, pure and simple. Tawheed is Islam, great and splendid.

The Hadeeth often quoted on the occasion of Arafah is in fact the sum and substance of what Islam is all about.

Let us read this hadeeth first, Inshaa’Allah: Continue reading

September 10, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hadeeth on the Du’aa of Arafah IS the Essence of Islam

Hajj is Tawheed, pure and simple. Tawheed is Islam, great and splendid.

The Hadeeth often quoted on the occasion of Arafah is in fact the sum and substance of what Islam is all about.

Let us read this hadeeth first, Inshaa’Allah: Continue reading

October 3, 2014 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The weak combo!

To be weak is to do nothing. It is an expression of one’s helplessness.

When judges are not presented with credible evidence, they call the case weak and dismiss it! When a person is not able to sit, the doctors say that the patient is weak.

The Qur’an gives vivid descriptions of some terribly weak cases.  Continue reading

April 9, 2013 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Subhanallah at all times!

Subhanallah is one sublimely glorious word to express the exaltation and glorification of one’s Creator, the Almighty Lord – Allah. It is expressed since time immemorial. And expressed at all times!  Continue reading

November 12, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment