is the commentary of the Sūrah Falaq, the second last sūrah of the Holy Qur’ān,
as penned by Amīn Ahsan Islāhī.
the Addressees and the Addressors
One of the critical factors to
assimilate the Qur’ānic text is to appreciate the address – who is being
addressed by whom. Since most of the difficulties encountered in text
deciphering emanate from identification of the addressor and the addressee, this
is an area where students of the Qur’ān really need to excel. Hamīd Uddīn Farāhi,
the celebrated exegete of the Holy Qur’ān, has delineated some indicators in
this short exposition which, if absorbed properly, would provide immense help in
tracing the direction of address in the Holy Qur’ān.
The Signs and Events of the Day
The Day of Resurrection is bound
to come though no one knows exactly when this crucial event is going to take
place. Nonetheless, the Holy Qur’ān and the Hadīth literature both guide us as
to some landmarks that, when sighted, approximate the advent of Doomsday. In the
above captioned article, Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī has elaborated these landmarks.
Witnessing of the Truth
The author has attempted to
capture in this article the concept of “shahādah” and its implications as
encapsulated by Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī in his seminal work on Islam – Mīzān.
This is a poem by Dania ‘Abdullah. She is a Muslim convert of Bosnian Serb
origin and embraced Islam 18 years ago. In this poem, she verbalizes her
emotions of gratitude for having found Islam.