#37. Surat Al-Nazi’at – The Snatchers

Arabic

  Watch Dr Musharraf Hussain sharing his thoughts and analysis of Surat Al-Nazi’at. This is an early Makkan surat, its central theme is resurrection. The story of Pharaoh highlights why some people don’t believe, because of pride, selfishness and love of the world (15). The surat opens with five oaths – five descriptive, active participles […]

#36. Surat ‘Abasa – Frowning

  Watch Dr Musharraf Hussain sharing his thoughts and analysis of Surat ‘Abasa. One day, the Messenger ﷺ was preaching to the leaders of Makkah, hopeful they would accept his message. He was extremely concerned about bringing them into the fold of Islam and saving them from the Hellfire. However, Abdullah ibn Umm-al Maktum, a […]

#35. Surat Al Takwir – The Shrouding

Arabic

Watch Dr Musharraf Hussain sharing his thoughts and analysis of Surat Al Takwir. The central theme of this early Makkan surat is the truthfulness of the Majestic Quran and the validity of its teachings. It opens with twelve oaths, each signifying one of the cataclysmic events prior to the Day of Resurrection. In the second […]

#34. Surat Al Infitar – The Cleaving

    Watch Dr Musharraf Hussain sharing his thoughts and analysis of Surat Al Infitar. This is an early Makkan surat. Its central theme is self-deception that turns a person away from Allah. After taking the oaths of the events leading to Judgement Day, a question is gently asked: “people, what deceived and misled you […]