Month: October 2022

Yusuf 4: Dramatic Reconciliation with the Brothers

Prophet Yusuf (as) had now become the controller of the granaries in Egypt. The Seven Good Years During the seven good years, the prophet had full control over the cultivation, harvesting, and storage of crops. The prophet saved enough grains during the abundant years. And then, as the prophet had predicted, drought followed, and famine […]

Tafsir of 2 Shortest Surahs in the Quran: Fil & Quraysh

Surat Al Fil The surah starts off withBismillahir Rahmanir Rahim بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Alam tara kayfa fa’ala rabbuka bi ashaabil fil أَلَمْتَرَكَيْفَفَعَلَرَبُّكَبِأَصْحَابِالْفِيلِ Have you not seen how your Lord dealt with the companions of the elephant? Who are the ashaab al fiil, the companions of the elephant? Abraha was the ruler of Yemen, he […]

2 Stunning Short Surahs, Humazah and Kafirun

Surah Al Humazah Surat al Humaza starts off withبِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِوَيلٌ لِكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُمَزَةٍ waylun likulli humazatin lumazah Doomed is every person who slanders and backbites others This verse starts off with a harsh tone and threatening nature. The word “wayl” means someone is doomed and destruction is awaiting them. Who are the ones […]

The Instructive Story of Prophet Saleh and the Camel

The people of Thamud Allah had destroyed the city of Ad because of their wrongdoings. The tribe of Thamud succeeded them in power and glory! The people of Thamud, like the people of Ad, were hardworking and excellent craftsmen! Like their forefathers, they made buildings on the top of mountains and lived in beautiful houses. […]

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