Category: Quran

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

FACTS TAUGHT BY SURAH AL-ASR “By time. Verily, man is in loss. Except those who believe and do righteous deeds, and recommend one another to the truth, and recommend one another to patience.” (Surah Al-Asr) Dear Brothers and Sisters! There is a surah in the Holy Quran which is short...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

How Mind Worships: Tafakkur (Contemplation) “They always remember Allah while standing or sitting or [lying] on their sides. They give thought to the creation of the heavens and the earth, saying, ‘Our Lord! You did not create this aimlessly; exalted are You above such a thing! Protect us from the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

CONSIDERATE OF EACH OTHER The believing men and believing women are allies of one another. (Surah: 9/Tawbah, Verses: 71) Dear Brothers and Sisters! We each are going through a test and trial. We all are in pursuit of happiness in this world and the Hereafter and overcoming challenges. We experience...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

CEASELESS CHARITY (SADAQAH JARIYAH) “Indeed, the men who practise charity and the women who practise charity and [they who] have loaned Allah a goodly loan – it will be multiplied for them, and they will have a noble reward.” (Hadid, 57/18) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Ceaseless charity (sadaqah jariyah) is...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

RAMADAN: THE MONTH OF FASTING AND QUR’AN “The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it.” ( Baqarah, 2/185) Dear Brothers and...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Disabilities a trial that leads to heaven “Indeed, the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you.” (Al Quran, Surah Hujurat, 49/13) Dear Brothers and Sisters! What makes the human notable in the sight of our Lord Almighty is not fame, might, beauty, health,...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

FAMILY IS OUR MOST PRECIOUS TREASURE “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.” (Al Quran, Rum, 30/21) Dear...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

BE ON THE TRUE PATH “Indeed, those who have said, ‘Our Lord is Allah,’ and then remained on Istiqamah (a right course) – there will be no fear concerning them, nor will they grieve.” (Surah Ahqaf, Verse no:13) Dear brothers and sisters Istiqamah (the true path) means perseverance in faith...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Judge Yourself Not Others “O you who believe! Let not one people deride another; it may be that they are better than them. Nor let women deride other women; it may be that they are better than them. And do not defame yourselves or insult one another with nicknames; how...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Social Harms of Interest “O you who have believed, do not consume usury, doubled and multiplied, but fear Allah that you may be successful.” (Surah 3: Al Imran, Verse: 130) Dear Brother and Sisters! Interest means taking the money lent to someone back at the end of a certain period...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

5 Step Formula For Success Surely humanity is in grave loss, except those who have faith, do good, and urge each other to the truth, and urge each other to perseverance. (Surah Al-Asr, Verse: 2,3) Dear Brothers and Sisters! There is a Surah in the Holy Quran, which is short...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Neglecting Prayer Is A Great Loss There came after them successors who neglected prayer and pursued desires, so they are going to meet evil. (Surah 19.Maryam, Verse -59) Dear Brothers and Sisters! One of the most significant losses for a believer on the earth is to lose prayer, to neglect...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Enjoining The Good And Forbidding The Evil “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah.” (Surah: 3, Al-Imran, Verse No: 110) A Muslim needs to be a good person, a truthful servant of...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

With Gratitude Comes Peace The Prophet Muhammad (saw) says, ‘Those who do not thank people do not show gratitude to Allah.’ (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith No: 35) One night while performing prayer, Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) cried so much that the tears running down his beard reached his chest and fell off to the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Enjoining The Good And Forbidding The Evil “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah.” (Surah: 3, Al-Imran, Verse No: 110) A Muslim needs to be a good person, a truthful servant of...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Patience is a key to success “Whoever fears Allah and is patient, then indeed, Allah does not allow to be lost the reward of those who do good.” (Surah Yusuf 12/90) Dear brothers and sisters, The path to paradise for each of us passes through ups and downs, and joys...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Taking Good Care Of The Elderly Makes Life Blessed No young person honors an elder due to his age, except that Allah appoints for him, one who will honor him at that age. (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith no: 75) Dear brothers and sisters, Life is much like the seasons in a...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

A SACRED JOURNEY : HAJJ “Surely the first House of worship established for humanity is the one in Makkah – a blessed sanctuary and a guide for all people. (Surah No.3/ al-Imran, Verse No. 96) Dear brothers and sisters, Hajj is one of the five pillars on which Islam is...

Hardships Can Make Us Shine

Individual And Public Rights

“Whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption done in the land, it is as if he had slain mankind entirely. And whoever saves one, it is as if he had saved mankind entirely.” (Surah No. 5/ Ma’idah, Verse No. 32) Dear brothers and sisters, Humans, from...

Social Harms Of Interest

“O ye who believe! Devour not usury, doubled and multiplied; but fear Allah that ye may (really) prosper.” (Surah No. 3: Al ‘Imran; Verse No. 130) Dear brothers and sisters, Interest means taking the money lent to someone back at the end of a certain period and by adding some...