Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | April - 2010
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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(This write-up has been prepared by the Hadīth Cell of Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidīwhich includes Moiz Amjad, Izhār Ahmad, Muhammad Aslam Najmi and Kaukab Shehzad)
روي أنه قال رجل من أصحاب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: نهينا أن نسأل رسول الله صلى
وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَاضِرَةٌ(22)إِلَى رَبِّهَا نَاظِرَةٌ(23)وَوُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ بَاسِرَةٌ(24) تَظُنُّ أَنْ يُفْعَلَ بِهَا فَاقِرَةٌ(25)
The implication of these verses is that if for the sake
Central Theme and Relationship with the Previous Sūrah
Like the previous sūrahs of this group, this sūrah too warns the disbelievers about the Day of Judgement. The previous sūrah ended on the note that the real reason because of which these slaves of worldly pleasures were evading the reminders of th
This is the tafsīr of the verse bismillāh. This is the first component of the main part of the book Niẓām al-Qur’ān. It follows the short introductions (comprising the principles of interpretation and the related issues), which I have appended with it as helpful discussions to the tafsīr.
We often become thankless to our Creator even though His favours abound. Even a very partial list of these favours would outdo a loss or deprivation we may be experiencing. It is just a question of opening our eyes to the world around us. We need to look at the shimmering sun whose warmth is so vital for life, the glittering
In this Issue…
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A short essay that highlights the importance of being thankful to God in all circumstances.
Tafsīrof the Bismillāh Verse
Farāhi’s exposition of the oft-repeated verse of the Holy Qur’ān has many dimensions to it. Not only does it trace diac