Quran Reflections - English

Quranic Reflection No 597. Āyāt 11:3 – Impact of faith in this world

Quranic Appreciation Online classes for Children ages 10 – 16 years ALI 639: Online Quran Appreciation, for Girls & Boys Ages 10-12 Schedule: Tuesdays, Oct 4th – Dec 6th, 2022 (Rabī‘ al Awwal 7th- Jumādā Al-Ulā 11th) Timings: Vancouver 1:15 pm, NY/Toronto 4:15 pm /London 9:15 pm. Instructor: Sr Sukaina Kassam. Fees: CAD 50.00 Registration: https://academyofislam.com/registration*Those … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 595. Āyāt 11:88 – The Reality of Tawfīq

Visit the updated list of English Quran Tafsīr sessions by Shī‘ī Muslim speakers at  https://academyofislam.com/resources-category/quran-tafsir-sessions/ وَمَا تَوْفِيقِي إِلَّا بِاللَّهِ ۚ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَإِلَيْهِ أُنِيبُ Wamā tawfīqī illā billāhi, ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa-ilayhi unīb My success is not but through Allah. Upon him I have relied, and to Him I return (Sūrat Hud, No 11, Āyat 88) … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 594. Āyāt 25:27-28 – Traits of a Good Friend

Visit the updated list of English Quran Tafsīr sessions by Shī‘ī Muslim speakers at  https://academyofislam.com/resources-category/quran-tafsir-sessions/ وَيَوْمَ يَعَضُّ الظَّالِمُ عَلَىٰ يَدَيْهِ يَقُولُ يَا لَيْتَنِي اتَّخَذْتُ مَعَ الرَّسُولِ سَبِيلً‎ ٢٧﴾‏ ) يَا وَيْلَتَىٰ لَيْتَنِي لَمْ أَتَّخِذْ فُلَانًا خَلِيلًا ‎(٢٨) Wa yawm ya‘udduz-zālim ‘alā yadayhi yaqūlu yā laytanī ittakhadhtu ma‘arrasūli sabīlan. Yā waylatā laytanī lam attakhidh fulānan khalīlan. It will … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 593. Āyāt 43:67 – The Importance of Friendship

Did you buy your copy of Muharram and Safar Devotions? Check https://academyofislam.com/publications/ for details. اَلْأَخِلَّآءُ يَوْمَئِذٍ بَعْضُهُمْ لِبَعْضٍ عَدُوٌّ إِلَّا الْمُتَّقِينَ Al-akhillā’u yawmaidhin ba‘duhum liba‘din ‘aduwwun illal-muttaqīn On that day, friends will be one another’s enemies, except for the Godwary. (Sūrat Al-Zukhruf, No. 43, Āyat 67) One of the natural needs that human beings is to have a friend. Having … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 592. Āyāt 38:20 – The Gift of Eloquence

Did you buy your copy of Muharram and Safar Devotions? Check https://academyofislam.com/publications/ for details. وَشَدَدْنَا مُلْكَهُ وَآتَيْنَاهُ الْحِكْمَةَ وَفَصْلَ الْخِطَابِ Washadnā mulkahu wa-ātaynāhul-hikmata wafaslal-khitāb And We strengthened his kingdom and gave him wisdom and discernment in speech. (Sūrat Sād, No 38, Āyat 20) This verse talks about the blessings that Prophet Dāwūd ‘alayhis-salām was given … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 591. Āyāt 3:52 – Helpers of Allah ‘azza wajall.

Bismillāh. 26 August 2022/28 Muharram, 1444 Did you buy your copy of Muharram and Safar Devotions? Go to https://academyofislam.com/publications/ for details. قَالَ مَنْ أنْصَارِي إلَى اللَّه Qāla man ansārī ilallah He said: Who will be my helpers in Allah’s way? (Sūrat Āli Imrān, No 3, Āyat 52) This verse is a question asked by Nabī … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 590. Āyāt 47:30 – Tone of Speech

Did you buy your copy of Muharram and Safar Devotions? Go to https://academyofislam.com/publications/ for more details. وَلَتَعْرِفَنَّهُمْ فِي لَحْنِ الْقَوْلِ Walata‘rifannahum fī lahnil-qawl But you will surely know them by the tone of [their] speech. (Sūrat Muhammad, No 47, Āyat 30) The speech of a human being reveals a lot about his or her inner … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 589. Āyāt 33:35 – Different but Equal

إِنَّ الْمُسْلِمِينَ وَالْمُسْلِمَاتِ وَالْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَالْقَانِتِينَ وَالْقَانِتَاتِ وَالصَّادِقِينَ وَالصَّادِقَاتِ وَالصَّابِرِينَ وَالصَّابِرَاتِ وَالْخَاشِعِينَ وَالْخَاشِعَاتِ وَالْمُتَصَدِّقِينَ وَالْمُتَصَدِّقَاتِ وَالصَّائِمِينَ وَالصَّائِمَاتِ وَالْحَافِظِينَ فُرُوجَهُمْ وَالْحَافِظَاتِ وَالذَّاكِرِينَ اللَّهَ كَثِيرًا وَالذَّاكِرَاتِ أَعَدَّ اللَّهُ لَهُم مَّغْفِرَةً وَأَجْرًا عَظِيمًا Innal-muslimīna wal-muslimāt wal-mu’minīna wal-mu’mināt wal-qānitīna wal-qānitāt was-sādiqīna was-sādiqāt was-sābirīna was-sābirāt wal-khāshi‘īna wal-khāshi‘āt wal-mutasaddiqīna wal-mutasaddiqāt was-sā’imīna was-sā’imāt wal-hāfizīna furūjahum wal-hāfizāt wadh-dhākirīnallāha kathīran wadh-dhākirāt a‘addallāhu lahum maghfiratan … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 588. Āyāt 3:146 – The Ribbiniyyūn

وَكَأَيِّن مِّن نَّبِيٍّ قَاتَلَ مَعَهُ رِبِّيُّونَ كَثِيرٌ فَمَا وَهَنُوا لِمَا أَصَابَهُمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ وَمَا ضَعُفُوا وَمَا اسْتَكَانُوا ۗ وَاللَّهُ يُحِبُّ الصَّابِرِينَ Waka-ayyin min nabiyyin qātala ma‘ahu ribbiyyūna kathīrūn famā wahanū limā asābahum fī sabīlillāhi wamā da‘ufū wamastakānū, wallāhu yuhibbus-sābirīn. And how many a prophet has fought with whom were many worshippers of the Lord; … Read more

Quranic Reflection No 587. Āyāt 17:84 – A Two-Way Relationship

قُلْ كُلٌّ يَعْمَلُ عَلَىٰ شَاكِلَتِهِ Qul kullun ya‘malu ‘alā shākilatih Say, ‘Everyone acts according to his character…’  (Sūrat al-Isrā, No. 17, Āyat 84) Human beings possess an external and internal dimension to their being. These dimensions are deeply intertwined and connected with one another. The external influences the internal, and as the above verse indicates, … Read more