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Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 64:14

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 64:14

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 وَإِنْ تَعْفُوا وَتَصْفَحُوا وَتَغْفِرُوا فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ Wa-in ta‘fū wataSfaHū wataghfirū fainnallāha ghafūrur-raHīm And if you pardon, and forbear, and forgive, then surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. (Sūratut Taghābun, No. 64, Āyat 14) [&hellip

Celebrating Ghadeer and forgetting Wilayat is not fair

Celebrating Ghadeer and forgetting Wilayat is not fair

Introduction One of the biggest and prevalent of the several Eids is the Eid of Ghadeer. It is a very important day which is unfortunately only celebrated as a Jashn (function). Imam Baqir (AS) is reported to have said, “Whenever the day of Eid arrives, our sorrow gets rejuvenated.” The narrator having heard this asked [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 16:120

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 16:120

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, October 10, 2014/Dhul Hijjah 16, 1435 MIlad of Imam Ali al-Naqi al-Hadi (a) Mubarak. Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 16:120 – Abraham: Father of Nations إِنَّ إِبْرَاهِيمَ كَانَ أُمَّةً قَانِتًا لِلَّهِ حَنِيفًا وَلَمْ يَكُ مِنَ [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 2:125

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 2:125

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, October 3, 2014/Dhul Hijja 8, 1435 وَإِذْ جَعَلْنَا الْبَيْتَ مَثَابَةً لِلنَّاسِ وَأَمْنًا Remember We made the House a place of assembly for men and a place of safety (Sūratul Baqarah, No. 2, Āyat [&hellip

Valuing the Day of Arafa

Valuing the Day of Arafa

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious and the Most Merciful. INTRODUCTION The Day of Arafah is one of the most blessed and sanctified days in the Islamic Calendar. It is narrated in traditions that those who are unable to attain their purpose and goal on the Night of Qadr and those who are [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 39:3

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 39:3

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, September 26, 2014/Dhul Hijja 1, 1435 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 39:3 – True Sincerity أَلَا لِلَّهِ الدِّينُ الْخَالِصُ Now, surely, sincere devotion is due to Allah (alone) (Sūratul Zumar, No. 39, Āyat 3) Being a true [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 2:26

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 2:26

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, September 19, 2014/Dhul Qa‘dah 24, 1435 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 2:26 – Hypocritical attitude إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يَسْتَحْيِي أَنْ يَضْرِبَ مَثَلًا مَا بَعُوضَةً فَمَا فَوْقَهَا ۚ فَأَمَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا فَيَعْلَمُونَ أَنَّهُ الْحَقُّ مِنْ رَبِّهِمْ ۖ وَأَمَّا الَّذِينَ [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 49:12

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 49:12

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 September 5, 2014/Dhul Qa‘dah 9, 1435 ALI Fall 2014 Activities, Courses and Programs click here Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 49:12 – Avoid suspicions يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اجْتَنِبُوا كَثِيرًا مِنَ الظَّنِّ إِنَّ بَعْضَ الظَّنِّ إِثْمٌ [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:37

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:37

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, September 12, 2014/Dhul Qa‘dah 16, 1435 To view ALI Fall 2014 Activities, Courses and Programs click here ALI 274: Islam and the Theory of Evolution. Participate in this online course that will inshāAllāh take [&hellip

Quranic Reflections 32:29

Quranic Reflections 32:29

Submitting to ONE Master ضَرَبَ اللَّهُ مَثَلًا رَجُلًا فِيهِ شُرَكَاءُ مُتَشَاكِسُونَ وَرَجُلًا سَلَمًا لِرَجُلٍ هَلْ يَسْتَوِيَانِ مَثَلًا ۚ الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ ۚ بَلْ أَكْثَرُهُمْ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ Dharaba-llāhu mathalan rajulan fīhi shurakā’u mutashākisūna wa rajulan salaman lirajulin hal yastawiyāni mathalan. Alhamdu lillāhi. Bal aktharuhum lā ya‘lamūn. Allah draws and example: a man jointly owned by several contending [&hellip