Reflection No. 142 on Q 18:10 – Asking Allah for Rahmah

رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِنْ لَدُنْكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا Our Lord! Grant us mercy from You, and provide for us a right course in our affair. Sura Kahf, verse 10 The above is the prayer of the companions of the cave who sought refuge from being persecuted for their belief in Tawheed. They first … Read more

Reflection No. 141 on Q 10:65 – Negative words

وَلَا يَحْزُنْكَ قَوْلُهُمْ ۘإِنَّ الْعِزَّةَ لِلَّهِ جَمِيعًا ۚهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ And let not their speech grieve you; surely all honor belongs to Allah; He is the Hearing, the Knowing. (Sura Yunus, verse 65) What people say affects us greatly. We are vulnerable to their words, often letting them have a great impact on our mental … Read more

Reflection No. 140 on Q 23:113 – The shortness of life

قَالُوا لَبِثْنَا يَوْمًا أَوْ بَعْضَ يَوْمٍ فَاسْأَلِ الْعَادِّينَ Qālū labithnā yawman aw ba‘da yawmin fas-alil-‘āddīn They will say: We stayed a day or part of a day; ask those who enumerate (Sūratul Mu’minūn, No. 23, Āyat 113) The above verse is the reply of people in the Hereafter when they will be asked about their … Read more

ALI-253: Arba‘een Ziyarat Webinar (REPEAT)

Alhamdu lillah Mu’mineen worldwide are preparing go to  Iraq for Arba‘een Ziyaarat. The Academy for Learning Islam (ALI) is pleased to announce a 75 minutes webinar on the Etiquette and Significance of pilgrimage to: Najaf, Karbala, Kazamayn and Samarrah. Inshaa Allah we plan to cover the following items: Making spiritual connection to the martyr we are … Read more

Reflection No. 139 on Q 16:90 – Justice

 إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْمُرُ بِالْعَدْلِ وَالْإِحْسَانِ Innallāha ya’muru bil-‘adli wal-iHsān Surely Allah enjoins the doing of justice and the doing of good (Sūratun Nahl, Āyat 90) In the verse above, Almighty Allah orders the human being to be just and do good to others. This is part of a verse that actually enjoins the human being … Read more

Reflection No. 138 on Q 89:27–30 – The soul

يَا أَيَّتُهَا النَّفْسُ الْمُطْمَئِنَّة ارْجِعِي إِلَىٰ رَبِّكِ رَاضِيَةً مَرْضِيَّةً فَادْخُلِي فِي عِبَادِي وَادْخُلِي جَنَّتِيُ Yā ayyatuhan-nafsul-muTma’innati-rji‘ī ilā rabbiki rādiyatam-maridyyah. Fadkhulī fī ‘ibādī wadkhulī jannatī O soul at peace! Return to your Lord, well-pleased (with Him), well-pleasing (Him), So enter among My servants, And enter into My garden. (Sūratul Fajr, No. 89, Āyāt 27 – 30) … Read more