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Quran-tafseer

Precise and Reliable Tafseer of Quran recommended by Shaykh Fawzaan

Question: Noble Shaykh, there are many books of Tafseer of Quran, so which tafseer do you advise (us) to read. May Allaah reward you well. Answer:  The books of Tafseer (of Quran) are many, all praise be to Allaah. This is from the blessings of Allaah. However, these books of Tafseer vary – amongst them are those that are long and in depth and those that are short and abridged, as well as those that are free from errors and those that contain errors, particularly in matters of Creed. What I advise my brothers from amongst the youth to read is the Tafseer of Ibn Katheer (English translation is available) for it is the greatest of tafseers and the Read more ...

Names of the Prophet: Explanation and Meanings

Muhammad: is a passive participle, whosoever is praised, possessing many praiseworthy qualities then he is Muhammad. And Muhammad (sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam) is praised more than any other person, and this is why - and Allah knows best - he was called by this name in the Torah, due to the many praiseworthy qualities which he, his religion, and his nation possess such that even Moses wished that he would be from them. Defining the meanings of many of the names that have been given to the Last of the Prophets (sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam), taken from various works of hadeeth. Know that the Prophet (sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam) has been called Read more ...

Interpersonal Skills: Keeping a Secret

A famous old saying goes, "Any secret that passes beyond two is bound to spread." Someone was asked, "Who are 'the two' being referred to here?" He pointed to his two lips and said, "These two!" During the last few years of my life, I do not recall whispering into someone's ear a secret, entrusting him therewith, except that that I made him swear an oath that my secret will remain in a bottomless well! Nor do I recall any of them saying to me explicitly, "Dear friend, please forgive me for I am no longer able to keep your secret." In fact, whenever you inform someone of your secret, he will place his hand on his chest and say, "By Allah! If they put the Read more ...