Reflection No. 66 on Q 6:162 – My prayers, my sacrifice, my life

اِنَّ صَلوتِي وَ نُسُكِي وَ مَحْيَايَ وَ مَمَاتِي لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِيْنَ My prayers, my sacrifice, my life and my death, are for Allah the Lord of the worlds. Sura al-An’am, verse 162   This statement was made by the Holy Prophet (s) to declare his complete sincerity. All he did was only for Allah. He … Read more

Reflection No. 65 on Q 37:99 – My Lord Will Guide Me

اِنِّي ذَاهِبٌ اِلى رِبِّي سَيَهْدِيْنِي I am going towards my Lord, He will guide me. Sura as-Saffat, verse 99   This verse is the statement of Nabi Ibrahim (a) after he emerged from the fire, safe and unhurt.  He is going to migrate to another place, and tells the people that I am going towards … Read more

Reflection No. 64 on Q 3:126 – Help is From Allah

 وَ مَا النَّصْرُ اِلاَّ مِنْ عِنْدِ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيْزِ الْحَكِيْمِ There is no help except from Allah and Allah is the Mighty, the Wise. (Sura Aale Imran, verse 126)   Thoughts on the Verse Whatever help the human being gets to achieve success originates only from Allah. He is the source of all help. People, things, … Read more

Reflection No. 63 on Q 64:14 – The Stages of Forgiveness

And if you pardon, and forbear, and forgive, then surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful (At-Taghabun, Verse 14) This verse talks about the different stages of forgiveness. According to Tafsir, verse 14 of Sura at-Taghabun was sent after certain spouses tried to stop the early Muslims from migrating. Some of the Muslims listened to their spouses, while … Read more