Forgetting the Qur’aan Is Only Due to Sin

November 13, 2015 § Leave a comment

adh-Dhahhaak said: A man does not learn the Qur’aan and then forgets it except due to a sin. Then he recited the ayah: “And whatever strikes you of disaster – it is for what your hands have earned” [42:30] Then he said: And what calamity is worse than forgetting the Qur’aan?!

عن الضحاك قال : ما تعلم رجل القرآن ثم نسيه إلا بذنب ثم قرأ الضحاك وما أصابكم من مصيبة فبما كسبت أيديكم ثم قال الضحاك : وأي مصيبة أعظم من نسيان القرآن .

[16/الجامع لأحكام القرآن 30]

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Whoever Fears Allaah

January 25, 2014 § 1 Comment

Allaah, the Exalted said: { And whoever fears Allaah – He will make for him of his matter ease. }

{ومن يتق الله يجعل له من أمره يسرا}

[Soorah at-Talaaq (65): 4]

Ibnul-Qayyim: So He informed that indeed, He makes ease for the Muttaqee (the person who has taqwa), such ease/facilitation that is not made for other than him (i.e. it is exclusive to the Muttaqee).

— [at-Tibyaan, 36]

 

There is a Purpose

December 29, 2013 § 1 Comment

“And We have not created the heavens and earth and that between them except in truth.” [Soorah al-Hijr (15): 85]

Meaning: We have not created the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them except in truth, not in play nor in vain. Rather, it is so that the slaves may recognize the greatness of their Creator, so they worship Him, Alone. And they know that, indeed, He is able to return the slaves (to life) after their death.

—  [Soorah al Hijr from Tafseer al-Muyassar: Which was compiled by a group of the elite scholars.  (King Fahd Complex for printing the Noble Qur’aan)]

How Is Man Weak?

December 11, 2013 § Leave a comment

“…And man was created weak.” [Soorah an-Nisaa (4): 28]

Taawoos, Muqaatil and others said: “He is not patient over women.”

[Tareeq al-Hijratayn wa Baab as-Sa’aadatayn, p.108]

 

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Prohibition of Offensive Nicknames

October 21, 2013 § Leave a comment

In the statement of Allaah azza wa jall: “And do not call each other by nicknames. [Soorah al-Hujuraat (49): 11]” An-Nawawee rahimahullaah said: The Ulema are in agreement upon the prohibition of calling a person with the names that he dislikes. (i.e. offensive nicknames.) [Al-Adhkaar of an-Nawawee.]

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في قول الله عزوجل[ ” ولا تنابزوا بالألقاب ] قال النووي : اتفق العلماء على تحريم تلقين الإنسان بما يكره.
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Goodness In This World

September 24, 2013 § Leave a comment

Al-Hasan al-Basree said concerning the ayah: “Our Lord, give us in this world [that which is] good…” [Soorah al-Baqarah (2): 201]

He said: Al-Hasanah (Goodness) in this world is knowledge and worship.

[Ibn Abee Haatim in his tafseer, 9076]

What Is With Allaah Is Better

April 11, 2013 § Leave a comment

The great Mufassir, al-Imaam al-Qurtubee rahimahullaah wrote on this aayah: “And whatever thing you [people] have been given – it is [only for] the enjoyment of worldly life and its adornment. And what is with Allaah is better and more lasting; so will you not use reason?” [Soorah al-Qasas (28): 60]

He (the exegete) says: Meaning: It (what is with Allaah) is more superior and more lasting. He intends by this the home of the Hereafter and it is al-Jannah. Thus, will you not use your intellect? Indeed, that which is long lasting is better than that which is transitory!

[Al-Jaami’ li-Ahkaam al-Qur’aan | Volume 13 | Page 278]

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