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Quranic Reflections, Āyat 18:10

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 18:10

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, April 17, 2015/Jamādī al-Thāniyya 27, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 16, Āyat 18:10 – Mercy and Guidance from Allah alone رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِنْ لَدُنْكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا Rabbanā ātinā min landunka [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:144

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:144

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, April 10, 2015/Jamādī al-Thāniyya 20, 1436 We convey felicitations (tabrīkat) to: the Imam of our Time, al-Mahdi (af), the Maraji’ al-Kiram, all Mu’minīn and to Muslims on the birth anniversary of Sayyida Fātimah [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 53:32

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 53:32

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, March 13, 2015/Jamādīul Ūlā 22, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 11, Āyat 53:32 – Self Praise فَلَا تُزَكُّوا أَنْفُسَكُمْ ۖ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنِ اتَّقَىٰ Falā tuzakkū anfusakum, huwa a‘lamu bimanit-taqā So do not [&hellip

Thursday, 9th April, 2015

Thursday, 9th April, 2015

​1825 solar years ago, on this day in 193 AD, Lucius Septimius Severus seized power of the Roman Empire on the death of Emperor Pertinax, after deposing and killing the incumbent emperor Didius Julianus, during the “Year of the Five Emperors”.  Of Syrian-Punic origin, he then fought his rival claimants, the generals, Pescennius Niger and Clodius [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 23:1-2

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 23:1-2

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, March 20, 2015/Jamādīul Ūlā 29, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 12, Āyat 23: 1, 2 – Humility in Salāt قَدْ أَفْلَحَ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ* الَّذِينَ هُمْ فِي صَلاَتِهِمْ خَاشِعُونَ Qad aflaHal-mu’minūnal-ladhīna hum fī salātihim khāshi‘ūn [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:140

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:140

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, April 3, 2015/Jamādī al-Thāniyya 13, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 14, Āyat 3:140 – To each his day وَتِلْكَ الْأَيَّامُ نُدَاوِلُهَا بَيْنَ النَّاسِ Wa-tilkal-ayyāmu nudāwiluhā baynan-nās Such days of varying fortune We rotate [&hellip

Wednesday, 8th April, 2015

Wednesday, 8th April, 2015

​1798 solar years ago, on this day in 217 AD, Roman Emperor Caracalla was assassinated after a 6-year reign by his guards while urinating at a roadside in Edessa in northern Mesopotamia, a year after he tricked the Iranians into believing that he was sincere in his peace and marriage proposal to the daughter of Parthian [&hellip

Friday, 3rd April, 2015

Friday, 3rd April, 2015

​1367 lunar years ago, on this day in 69 AH, the pious lady, Hazrat Omm al-Baneen (SA), the mother of the valiant standard-bearer of Karbala, Hazrat Abbas (AS), passed away in Medina, and was laid to rest in the Baqie Cemetery, next to Safiyyah and Atikah, the paternal aunts of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA).  Her real name [&hellip

Thursday, 2nd April, 2015

Thursday, 2nd April, 2015

​1273 solar years ago, on this day in 742 AD, the king of the Franks, Charlemagne, was born in either Aachen in modern-day Germany or Liege (Herstal) in present-day Belgium.  He was the son of Pepin the Short and following the death of his father in 768, he was initially co-ruler with his brother Carloman [&hellip

Wednesday, 1st April, 2015

Wednesday, 1st April, 2015

​1488 solar years ago, on this day in 527 AD, Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne. On the death of Justin I in August the same year, Justinian became the sole ruler and embarked on a policy of expansionism as he strove to become the emperor [&hellip