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The Flight of Muslims from Makkah to Madinah

Lesson # 976 from the Noble Quran
The Flight of Muslims from Makkah to Madinah
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 1 of 75, Section – 1 of 10 (Part - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
1.  They ask thee (O Muhammad) of the SPOILS of war. Say: The Spoils of war belong to Allah and the Messenger. So keep your duty to Allah, and adjust the matter of your difference, and obey Allah and His Messenger, if ye are (true) believers.1.  Yas-‘aluu-naka  ‘anil-‘ANFAAL.  Qulil-‘Anfaala  LIllaahi  war-Rasuul.  Fatta-qUllaaha  wa  ‘as-lihuu  zaata-  bay-nikum.  Wa  ‘atii-‘Ullaaha  wa  RasuulaHuu  ‘in-  kuntum-  Mu’-miniin. 
Lesson
‘Al-‘ANFAAL – (the Spoils of War), this word is plural of nafal. Nafal was the thing which was left behind by the enemies when they were running away from the battle-field and possessed by the Muslims.
Zaata-  bay-nikum– (the matter of your difference), zaata means “the matters” and bayni mean…

Result of selfishness is the circumstances of today

Lesson # 975 from the Noble Quran
Result of selfishness is the circumstances of today
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 0 of 75, Section – 1 of 10 (Part - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the MercifulLesson
Substance of human life is struggle and endeavor. His nature is to fulfill own desires, bruise and tyrannize them who come in the way of fulfilling his wishes. Similarly, we observe the same thing in animals, and this is the reason that we determine the human being as (social) animal. Sign of animal’s life in the world is a struggle and the sign of its death is the end of that struggle. Islam does not desire to remove the life, but it wishes to keep it up. Therefore, it supports to struggle against the opponents, and it considers honor if overcame upon them but disgrace if subdued by them. Struggle to Conquer these opponents is called Jihad in Arabic language.
After that, it is easy to understand that the life, Islam and Ji…
Lesson # 974 from the Noble Quran
Preliminary matter of “Spoils of War”
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 0 of 75, Section – 1 of 10 (Part - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the MercifulLesson
This Chapter was revealed in 2 Hijra (Islamic Calendar). The Battle of Badr had been before its revelation. In that battle, the Muslims got dignified victory over the infidels of Makkah. The question regarding spoils of battle, which was seized by the Muslims, was posed that “How it should be distributed?” It was first war which was fought by the Muslims. Before this incident, they got no such opportunity of distributing the spoils, snatched from the enemy. In Arab, law of “Might is Right” was enforced. Powerful used to seize everything, whereas; the rest used to stand gazing in disappointment. In this situation, first time, foundation of the law of distributing the wealth was established. And it was explained: You must not quarrel with …

Qur’an is remedy of human notional confusions

Lesson # 973 from the Noble Quran
Qur’an is remedy of human notional confusions
Surah ‘A’-RAAF(The Heights) – Chapter – 7) Stage – 2, Verse – 206 of 206, Section – 24 of 24 (Part ¾ of  - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the MercifulLesson
In the beginning of this Surah (Chapter), by addressing the Messenger of Allah Almighty, Muhammad (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon Him), it is commanded: This Qur’an is a Great Magnificent Scripture and has been revealed unto You, so that You forewarn the entire humankind that, they have not to live in this world only but, after death, another life will be given to all of them and that is the actual life. Therefore, they should do such works which may be useful in that life. Benefits, pleasure and comfort of this life are for a few days which will end soon. And your all works, done here, will be weighed on the Day of Resurrection, keeping in view that those works, performed for the Hereafter, should be set apar…

Expressing most humility before God

Lesson # 972 from the Noble Quran
Expressing most humility before God
Surah ‘A’-RAAF(The Heights) – Chapter – 7) Stage – 2, Verse – 206 of 206, Section – 24 of 24 (Part ¾ of  - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Lo! those who are with thy Lord are not proud to do Him service, and they praise Him and adore Him. (Bow down)‘Innal-laziina  ‘inda  Rabbika laa  yastak-biruuna  ‘an  ‘ibaa-datiHii  wa yusab-bihuuna-Huu  wa  laHuu  yas-juduun.  (As-Sajdah)

Verbal remembrance of God along with the heart

Lesson # 971 from the Noble Quran
Verbal remembrance of God along with the heart
Surah ‘A’-RAAF(The Heights) – Chapter – 7) Stage – 2, Verse – 205 of 206, Section – 24 of 24 (Part  - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
And do thou (O Muhammad) remember thy Lord within thyself humbly and with awe, below thy breathe, at morn and evening, and be not thou of the neglectful.Wazkur-Rabbaka  fii  nafsika  tazarru-‘anw-wa  khiifatanw-wa  duunal-jahri  minal-qawli  bil-quduwwi  wal-‘aasaali  wa  laa  takum-minal-gaafi-liin. Lesson
Tazarru-‘an – (humbly), this word has been derived from zar-‘un, which means “humbleness, self-abasement”. From its origin, a word zaraa-‘at is more in common use, which means “to consider oneself a trifle, mere nothing and quite helpless”. Tazarra‘ means “to make one’s condition such as the helplessness and feebleness manifests from it”.
Khiifatan – (with awe, being afraid of), this word is made from khawf, and the wo…

First step of reaping advantage from the last Scripture

Lesson # 970 from the Noble Quran
First step of reaping advantage from the last Scripture
Surah ‘A’-RAAF(The Heights) – Chapter – 7) Stage – 2, Verse – 204 of 206, Section – 24 of 24 (Part  - 9)BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
And when the Qur’an is recited, give ear to it and pay heed, that ye may obtain mercy.  Wa  ‘izaa  quri-‘al-Qur-‘aanu  fas-tami-‘uu  lahuu  wa ‘ansituu  la-‘allakum  turhamuun.         Lesson
‘As-tami-‘uu – (give e