Tag: TADABBUR

The Race Between the Sun and the Moon

Through the lens of God’s guidance are we able to see meaningful Signs in everyday occurrences. Signs and evidences which most people do not and cannot see. The previous verse from the magnificent Sūrah Yā Sīn spoke about how a particular phase in the waxing of the Moon resembles an

Wealth does NOT mean Allah loves you

One Friday as I dropped my son off to school I noticed a group of three boys talking. One said to the others, pointing at a shiny Mercedes, “Look at my dad’s car,” at which they all looked very impressed. Two of them then turned to the third, smirking, and asked

Let that be a Lesson, O Enemy of Allah!

Yā Sīn Series Part 14 – Let that be a Lesson, O Enemy of Allah!   Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 If an audience of the Quraysh were listening in to the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) reciting this story from Sūrah Yā Sīn surely they would

Touched by an Angel

Points of Benefit from the beginning verses of Chapter 96 al-ʿAlaq (Clinging Clots of Blood) The year is 570AD, famous in the annals of Arab history as the Year of the Elephant, named for an army marching on Mecca led by the then viceroy of Yemen, Abraha, at the head

Only upon us is to Deliver the Message

Yā Sīn Series Part 8 – Only upon us is to Deliver the Message Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The mere revelation of this profound story served as a piece of beautiful console coming from the Lord of the Throne to his beloved slave and Messenger Muḥammad (sall

How do Prophets respond to anti-Islam arguments?

Yā Sīn Series Part 7: How do Prophets respond to anti-Islam arguments? Click to read part: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The mere revelation of this profound story served as a piece of beautiful console coming from the Lord of the Throne to his beloved slave and Messenger Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa

To be or not to be: a 21st-century Rabbani

Be among the Rabbāniyīn: An explanation of verse 3:79 in the light of classical exegesis  “… Be you Rabbāniyūn (learned men of religion who practise what they know and teach others), because you are teaching the Book and studying it” In verse 68 of  Sūra Āl ‘Imrān, Allāh (subhānahu wa ta’ālā)

Defiance in the Face of Negativity

Yā Sīn Series Part 6: Defiance in the face of Negativity 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 Summary of previous article Sūrat Yā Sīn up until verse 12 is essentially a dramatic warning to the Quraysh to break off from the shackles of misguidance, not to reject the Prophet’s call about the coming of this

You only live twice

Yā Sīn Series Part 5: We Bring Life to the Dead 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 The previous articles highlighted a depressing universal truth that most of mankind will refuse to submit their will to Allāh and disbelieve in His Messenger, who, it should be noted, articulated Islām in the most eloquent of

“A reminder for those who fear Allāh in the unseen…”

Yā Sīn Series Part 4: A Reminder for Those who Fear Allāh in the Unseen 1 | 2 | 3 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 Summary of Previous Discussion The journey through Sūrah Yā Sīn began with a declaration that the two fundamental components of Islām are the: ‘revelation of the Almighty, the Most Merciful’ and the