The Prayer, and Divorce

By | Relationships, Reminders, Tafsir | 8 Comments

  In the middle of the verses pertaining to divorce, Allāh the Most High says: حَافِظُوا عَلَى الصَّلَوَاتِ وَالصَّلَاةِ الْوُسْطَى وَقُومُوا لِلَّهِ قَانِتِينَ Take care to do your prayers, especially the middle prayer, and stand before Allāh in devotion. (2:238) I think that we have an indication here that there…

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Go, For You Are Free

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  Allah jalla wa ‘alā says: ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْمَرْحَمَةِ “And then to be one of those who believe, and urge one another to patience and urge one another to mercy.” (90:17) Allah ‘azza wa jall in this verse combines the enjoining of one another…

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The Theme of Surah al-Fatihah

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Sūrah al-Fātihah is described as the ‘Mother of the Qur’an’ and the ‘Seven oft-repeated verses’. It is recited in every unit of every prayer. It is one of the chapters of the Qur’an we memorised as children and one of the chapters that we will teach to our children. But…

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Beautifying Yourself For Prayer

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Allah jalla wa ‘alā says: يَا بَنِي آدَمَ خُذُواْ زِينَتَكُمْ عِندَ كُلِّ مَسْجِدٍ “Children of Adam, beautify yourself in your place of worship.” (7:31) This is part of the 31st verse of Sūrat’l-A‘rāf, and in it there have been mentioned three words which are “names” that are meant to be…

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