Monthly Archives: July 2015

Ramadan Day 22: More Notes on Laylatul Qadr

Specifying the Night of Laylatul Qadr This is supported by what Imam Ahmad recorded from `Ubadah bin As-Samit that the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم said: “The Night of Al-Qadr occurs during the last ten (nights). Whoever stands for them (in prayer) seeking their reward, then indeed Allah will forgive his previous […]

Ramadan Day 20: Tafsir Surah al Qadr

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِّنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ تَنَزَّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ وَالرُّوحُ فِيهَا بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِم مِّن كُلِّ أَمْرٍ سَلَامٌ هِيَ حَتَّى مَطْلَعِ الْفَجْرِ Bismillahirrahmanirrahim 1.Innaa anzalnahu fii lailatil qadr. 2.Wa maa adrooka maa lailatul qadr 3.Lailatul qadri khairummin alfi syahr. 4.tanazzalul malaa’ikatu warruuhu fiihaa […]

Ramadan Day 19: The Rulings of I`tikaf

Source: Qur’an Tafsir Ibn Kathir Allah said: ﴿وَلاَ تُبَـشِرُوهُنَّ وَأَنتُمْ عَـكِفُونَ فِي الْمَسَـجِدِ﴾ (And do not have sexual relations with them (your wives) while you are in I`tikaf in the Masjids.) `Ali bin Abu Talhah reported that Ibn `Abbas said, “This Ayah is about the man who stays in I`tikaf at the mosque during Ramadan […]

Ramdan Day 18 Tafsir: Why the Devil is called Shaytan

“In the Arabic language, Shaytan is derived from Shatana, which means the far thing. Hence, the Shaytan has a different nature than mankind, and his sinful ways are far away from every type of righteousness. It was also said that Shaytan is derived from Shata, (literally `burned’), because it was created from fire. Some scholars […]