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The Beauty of Iron: Al-Hadīd pt1

Introduction “…And We sent down iron, wherein is mighty power and benefits for mankind, and so that Allāh may test those who support Him and His messengers though unseen. Indeed, Allāh is Powerful, Almighty.” Sūrat al-Hadīd is known only by one name: “Iron.” The 57th chapter of the Qur’ān is

When Each Criminal Will Step Aside

Gardens, rivers, trees, springs and beautiful spouses, perpetual life and everlasting joy. He who misses out would rather be put to eternal death than to observe this bliss and yet be separated from it. To be summoned to one side, reprimanded, ahead of a long, strenuous existence. All for what?

Do you ever daydream about a brighter future?

Imagine being given a blank cheque signed off by a billionaire to enjoy as you wish. The things you could buy and places you could go would be determined by the extent of your imagination. If you can think it, you can have it! Though such a scenario is but

An honour to outshine emperors

When Allāh frightens the disbelievers, He provides reassurance to the believers. Transitioning from a frightening scene of anguish and accountability, the chapter depicts the situation of those who expended their moments in worship and good action. After a busy life, full of struggle, sacrifice, patience and perseverance, the only thing

Summoned to the Final Court

Perfect Justice is seldom achieved in this former life. This is because no matter how meticulously procedures are followed, in many cases, mistakes are made and flaws exist in man-made law itself. A natural consequence of this is that even after the best human endeavours, some injustice is inevitable. It

Who has the right to interpret the Qur’an?

The Qur'ān A book of guidance, revealed by Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) to his beloved Messenger, Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). A book revealed by Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) ' sent down to you, full of blessing, so let people of intelligence ponder its Signs and take heed. ' A

The Timeless Trend of Ridiculing the Caller

Arrogance was the first sin committed violating the right of Allāh. It before drove out the Satan from the company of the angels and, when against people, it drives them away from the company of the righteous. The apex of this illness is: when one is told to have Taqwa (God-consciousness), he turns away in

Conquering Arrogance With Fear & Hope

Every individual is disposed upon acknowledgement of a Lord, a transcendent creator worthy of worship. Some fear the repercussion of admission, whilst others actively allow enveloping layers of arrogance to veil this realisation until it is rendered in their minds a myth. With the occurrence of calamity, arrogance is coerced

Screaming for the help of Allah

  Having listed His blessings on land, sea and in the universe, one is left to wonder at the extent of heedlessness held by those who obstinately remain to surrender to other than Him given their dependence on Him from His extracting edible crops from grain to their voyage at

A Sign in the Floating Aircraft Carrier

Verse 40 spoke of the sun and the moon streaming along at speed in their own orbits. Even though nothing of the naked eye would suggest that the Sun and Moon are moving at speed, through modern advancements in technology we now know that the Moon orbits around the Earth