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Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 165-167

From the Book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: وَمِنْ النَّاسِ مَنْ يَتَّخِذُ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ أَندَادًا يُحِبُّونَهُمْ كَحُبِّ اللَّهِ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَشَدُّ حُبًّا لِلَّهِ وَلَوْ يَرَى الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا إِذْ يَرَوْنَ الْعَذَابَ أَنَّ الْقُوَّةَ لِلَّهِ جَمِيعًا وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ […]

Sunnah acts on the Day of ‘Eid

1. The Takbeer The Takbeer is Sunnah Mustahabbah in the days of Tashreeq as Allah سبحانه وتعالى says: وَاذكُرُوا اللَّهَ في أَيّامٍ مَعدوداتٍ “And remember Allah during the appointed Days” (Al-Baqarah, 2:203) These appointed days are the days of Tashreeq (The days of Hajj) and this was mentioned by Ibn ‘Abbaas (ra) as reported by […]

Political Work and Accounting the Rulers is an Obligation

وَالْمُؤْمِنُونَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتُ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَاء بَعْضٍ يَأْمُرُونَ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَيَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ الْمُنكَر “The believing men and believing women are allies of one another. They enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong” (At-Tawbah 71)

Overcoming Greed

وَأَمَّا مَن بَخِلَ وَاسْتَغْنَىٰ * وَكَذَّبَ بِالْحُسْنَىٰ * فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُ لِلْعُسْرَىٰ * وَمَا يُغْنِي عَنْهُ مَالُهُ إِذَا تَرَدَّى “But he who is greedy and thinks himself self-sufficient, and denies al Husna. We will make smooth for him the path to evil. and what will his wealth avail him when he goes down (in destruction).” (Surah Al-Lail […]

Sabr Comes with Obedience

وَلِرَبِّكَ فَاصْبِرْ “But for your Lord be patient.” (Al-Muddaththir 7) In our days, Sabr (patience) is mostly understood as having patience in tests. Certainly, patience in tests is part of a Believer’s life: وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُمْ بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوفْ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الأَمَوَالِ وَالأنفُسِ وَالثَّمَرَاتِ وَبَشِّرِ الصَّابِرِينَ “And We will surely test you with something of fear […]

Abu Bakr Siddiq: Supporter of Islam and Muslims

Indeed, Allah (swt) has imposed laws for the changing of societies, laws which cannot be contradicted, and amongst these laws is His (swt) saying:  إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُغَيِّرُ مَا بِقَوْمٍ حَتَّى يُغَيِّرُوا مَا بِأَنْفُسِهِمْ “Indeed Allah does not change that which is in the people until they change with is within themselves.” (Surah Ar-Ra’ad 12:11) […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah, Verses 159- 163

From the Book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Sheikh Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْتُمُونَ مَا أَنزَلْنَا مِنْ الْبَيِّنَاتِ وَالْهُدَى مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا بَيَّنَّاهُ لِلنَّاسِ فِي الْكِتَابِ أُوْلَئِكَ يَلْعَنُهُمْ اللَّهُ وَيَلْعَنُهُمْ اللاَّعِنُونَ * إِلاَّ الَّذِينَ تَابُوا وَأَصْلَحُوا وَبَيَّنُوا فَأُوْلَئِكَ أَتُوبُ […]

Tawakkul – Absolute Trust in Allah

قُل لَّن يُصِيبَنَا إِلاَّ مَا كَتَبَ اللّهُ لَنَا هُوَ مَوْلاَنَا وَعَلَى اللّهِ فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ “Say, “Never will we be struck except by what Allah has decreed for us; He is our protector.” And upon Allah let the believers rely.” (Tawbah 51) وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى الْعَزِيزِ الرَّحِيمِ “And rely upon the Exalted in Might, the Merciful.” (Shu’ara […]

Drawing Lessons from the Distinction of the Personalities of the Two Slaves: Bilal and Wahshi

Regardless of how much time has passed, some feelings and destinies resemble each other, for example, the destiny and feelings of the slaves from the time of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the destiny of some people whose behavior resembles that of slavery in today’s reality. Slaves from the past were captured by the influential […]