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Life Lessons | Tafseer Surah Taha

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Life lessons from the Quran are infinite. The more you look into the Quran and approach it with a sincere heart, give it your attention while assuming its magnificence, the more your heart connects with the Al-Mighty. Read More »

Is the Fast of ‘Ashūrā’ Similar to Passover or Yom Kippur?

The fast of ‘Ashūrā’ was prescribed before the fasts of Ramaḍān. The Jews observed it and so did the people of Arabia before the dawn of Islam. It is related by Imam Bukhāri on the authority of Ibn ʿAbbās that when the Prophet came to Madīnah he found that the Jews observed the fast of ‘Ashūrā’. He enquired about it from them and was told that it was the day on which God had delivered the Children of Israel from the enemy and Moses used to keep a fast on it as an expression of gratitude to the Almighty. The Prophet thereupon, remarked that Moses has a greater claim upon me than upon you,' and he fasted on that day and instructed his followers to do the same. Read More »

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