Highlighted Quranic Listing-26

Highlighted Quranic listing of the twenty-sixth Separa (Ha Mim) is here. An attempt has been made to simplify the tracking of the desired information. At the outset, it is necessary to acknowledge innumerable sources used in compilation of this effort. No attempt has been made to list the references individually; but sincere thanks are due to all, individually and collectively. 

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Separa 26 (Ha Mim) 

Surah Al Ahqaf (46: 01-35) 
Surah Muhammad (47: 01-38) 
Surah Al Fat-h (48: 01-29) 
Surah Al Hujurat (49: 01-18) 
Surah Qaf (50: 01-45) 
Surah AD Dhariyat (51: 01-30) 

IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Al Ahqaf  

(46: 01-35)

> ” Ha Mim”: (01) 

> ” The sending down of the book( Quran) is from Allah, the all-mighty, the all-wise”: (02) 

Flag 1: Allah’s Re-assertion: The revelation of Quran is from none but Allah: (Ahqaf-46: 02: Jathiyah-45: 02)

> ” We did not create the heavens and the earth and all that is between them save with truth, and for a determined term; but those who disbelieve turn away from that whereof they are warned”: (03)

Flag 2: The Rolling Back of the Heavens: The Divine Declaration & its Corollaries: (Ahqaf-46: 03) 

Note: 

(i) Allah’s creations are based on truth which is nothing but His ‘Absolute Justice’.

(ii) All created entities are to survive for a predetermined fixed duration only (Fixed term). 

(iii) The nature of Allah’s creation is cyclic. 

 > ” On that day We will roll up the heavens as a written scroll is rolled up. As We began (started) the first creature, so shall We return it. (It is) a promise binding upon Us. Verily, We have been doing it”

(Anbiya-21: 104) 

(iv) All created entities shall return to their origin (or original form) whatever it was. 

(v) The original source that caused the ‘Big Bang’ thereby creating the universe shall be the net outcome as a result of the reverse cycle phenomenon.

> ” On that day We will roll up the heavens as a written scroll is rolled up. As We began (started) the first creature, so shall We return it. (It is) a promise binding upon Us. Verily, We have been doing it”

(Anbiya-21: 104) 

(vi) The Rolling up of the Heavens- A Cyclic Process: (Anbiya-21: 104).

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Do you see what it is you invoke beside Allah? Show me what they have created of the earth, or, do they have a share in heaven? Bring me an earlier book than this, or, some trace of knowledge, if you are truthful”: (04)

Flag 3: Answer (Shirk) doers? Bring any evidence or backup in support of your (Shirk) claim? (Ahqaf-46: 04-06)

> ” Who is more astray than he who calls on those, apart from Allah, who will not answer them till the day of judgement, and are even unconscious of their invocations”: (05) 

> ” When the mankind shall be gathered together (on the day of reckoning) they shall be hostile to them, and deny their worship”: (06) 

> ” When Our clear signs are recited to them, those who disbelieve say of the truth, when it comes to them: this is evident sorcery”: (07) 

> ” Or do they say: He has forged it? Say (O Muhammad): If I have forged it, you cannot avail me in anything against (the wrath of ) Allah. He knows best what you utter thereof (in ridicule). He is sufficient as witness between you and me; and He is oft-forgiving, most merciful”: (08) 

Flag 4: Muhammad is neither a sorcerer nor a forger nor the first messenger: But the one who only brings forward and act upon Allah’s revelations: (Ahqaf-46: 07-09): 

Note: 

(i) References: (Najam-53: 02-04): 

> ” Your companion does not err, nor does he go astray”

(Najm-53: 02)

> ” Nor does he speak out of (his own) desire”

(Najm-53: 03) 

> ” It is but a revelation revealed”

(Najm-53: 04) 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): I am not the first among messengers, nor do I know what will be done to me or you. I do not follow anything save what has been revealed to me, and I am but an open warner”: (09) 

> ” Say: (Think of the consequences) if (this Quran) be from Allah and you disbelieve in it, (although) a witness from the children of Israil, has testified to its similarity (with earlier scriptures), and has believed, while you swell with pride. Verily Allah does not guide the unjust”: (10) 

Flag 5: The forgotten consequences of denial of Quran: (Ahqaf-46: 10)

Note: 

(i) Those in denial warned to think of their fate if the Quranic message turned out to be genuine.

(ii) The arrival of the last prophet was announced by both (Musa and Isa) to their respective followers in advance. 

(iii) Some of the Jews accepted the holy Prophets message and testified to its similarities with earlier revelations (Taurat & Injil). 

> ” Those who disbelieve say of those who believe: ‘Had it been good, they would not have preceded us hereto’. Since they do not seek guidance from it, they say: This is the same old lie”: (11)

Flag 6: Allah guides (rich/poor) whomsoever He wills: (Ahqaf-46: 11)

Note: 

(i) This is a taunt of well off infidels on early Muslims as a large majority of them were poor. 

> ” Before it there was the book of Musa, a guide and a mercy, and this book (Quran) confirms (it) in the Arabic language, that it may warn those who are unjust and give glad tidings to those who do good”: (12) 

Flag 7: This Quran (in Arabic: Blessing & Mercy to the doers of Good) confirms earlier book to Musa (Taurat): No arguments left for Jews (Ahqaf-45: 12)

Note: 

(i) (Quran): (Kitabim Mubin: The Manifest Book): (Dukhan-44: 02 & 58-59): Greatest Revelation: (Mumin-40: 02: Ibrahim-14: 01-04: Zukhruf-43: 03-04: Shu’ara-26: 198-200: Waqiah-56: 78: Ha Mim-41: 41-42: Zukhruf-43: 02-04: Dukhan-44: 02). 

(ii) Reconfirmation of the fact the whole Quran was revealed to the holy Prophet in a complete book form: (Ibrahim-14: 01). 

(iii) Quran was neither edited nor arranged nor compiled by anyone after its revelation.

(iv) Gradual revelation as commanded by Allah followed subsequently.

(v) The descending of Quran on Muhammad in Arabic in order to increase its acceptability to Arabs (Shua’ra-26: 198-199: Zukhruf-43: 03-04). 

(vi) Quran (Maknun: hidden, precious, well guarded) beyond the reach of any attempted alterations/additions/deletions or any other Shaytanic instigation (Waqiah-56: 78:Ha Mim-41: 41-42). 

(vii) Only the thoroughly purified by Allah (Ahzab-33: 33) can grasp its true meaning.

(viii) Further Quranic references concerning Rasekhoona-fil-Ilm, Utul-Ilm, Ulil Ilm and those who have knowledge of the book (Imran-03: 07/ Nisa 04:162/ Imran-03: 18/ Rad-13: 43/ Nahl: 16:27/ Bani Israil-17: 107/ Hajj-22: 54/ Anakbut-29: 49/ Rum-30: 56/ Saba-34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

(ix) No arguments left for the Children of Israil: (Ahqaf-46: 12).

> ” Verily, those who say: Our Lord is Allah and then stand fast thereto, no fear shall come to them, nor shall they grieve”: (13)

> ” They are people of paradise where they shall abide forever, as a recompense for what they do”: (14) 

Flag 8: The people of paradise: (Ahqaf-46: 13-14)

> ” We have enjoined man to do good to his parents; his mother bears him with pain and with pain, she gives birth to him, and bearing him and weaning him takes thirty months. When attains maturity, and reaches the age of forty, he says: My Lord, arouse me that I may thank you for the bounties You bestowed on me and my parents and that I may do good which pleases You, and do good to me with regard to my offspring. Verily I turn repentant to You, and verily I am one of those who submit”: (15) 

> They are those from whom We accept the best of what they have done, and overlook their faults. They will be among the inmates of paradise, a true promise which they have been promised”: (16) 

Flag 9: Faithful Young Man’s Prayer and his Recompense: (Ahqaf-46: 15-16)

> ” But he who says to his parents: Fie on you both. Do you threaten me that I shall be brought forth again (resurrected) while generations have passed before me? And the twain would implore for Allah’s help: Woe to you. You better believe. Verily the promise of Allah is true. Then he will say: This is nothing save stories of ancients”: (17) 

> ” They are those, among the communities of jinn and men that have passed away before them, against whom is proved the sentence; verily they are ever the losers”: (18) 

Flag 10: Disrespect to Parents and denial of their goodly persuasions: (Ahqaf-46: 17-18)

> To all are (assigned) ranks according to what they have done, so that He may recompense their deeds, and no injustice will be done to them”: (19)

Flag 11: Proportionate recompense and punishment in Ranks according to Deeds: (Ahqaf-46: 19-20)

Note: 

(i) The return of evil will be exactly according to the degree of evil, neither less nor more. 

(ii) The reward of good deeds may be far more than their merit, on account of the unbounded mercy of the Lord. 

> ” On the day when those who disbelieved shall be exposed to fire (it will be said): You did away with your good things in the life of the world and you took your pleasure out of them. You will now be requited with a shameful chastisement. because you used to behave with arrogance on earth without any right, and because you used to transgress”: (20)

> ” Remember (O Muhammad) the brother of Ad when he warned his people in Ahqaf (sandhills) – verily there had been warners before him – (saying): Worship not any save Allah. Verily, I fear for you a chastisement of a grievous day”: (21)

> ” They said: Have you come to turn us away from our gods? Then bring on us wherewith you threaten us, if you are truthful”: (22) 

> ” He said: the knowledge is only with Allah. I only convey to you what I have been sent with, but I see you are a people in ignorance”: (23) 

> “So when they saw (the punishment in the form of) a cloud advancing towards their valley, they said: ‘This is a cloud which will give us rain’. Nay, it is (the calamity) you sought to hasten, a blast of violent wind in which is painful chastisement”: (24) 

> ” Destroying everything by the command of its Lord. So they became such that nothing could be seen save their dwellings. This is how we requite the guilty people”: (25) 

> ” Verily We had firmly established them in that (flourishing condition) wherein We have not established you, and We had given them ears and eyes and hearts: But their ears and eyes and hearts availed them nothing since they belied Allah; and they were seized by what they used to mock at”: (26) 

> ” Verily We destroyed habitations all around you, and We displayed Our signs so that they might turn to Us”: (27) 

Flag 12: Recalling destruction of earlier generations (Nuh, Lut, Ad, Salih, Shuayb, Firawn, known & unknown others) and making them signs for generations to follow: (Ahqaf-45: 27)

> ” Why then did those whom they took beside Allah as means of approach, not come to their help? Nay, But they left them in the lurch. This was their lie and what they used to forge”: (28) 

Flag 13: When people of Ad faced the blast of violent wind which destroyed everything: (Ahqaf-46: 21-28)

> ” Behold, We turned a party of jinn towards you to listen to the Quran and when they came within hearing, they said: Listen in silence. When it was over they returned to their people warning them”: (29) 

> ” O our people they said: We have listened to a book sent down after Musa confirming what is before it, guiding to the truth and to a straight path”: (30)

> ” O our people, respond to the summoner (who invites you) to Allah and believe in Him; He will forgive your sins , and deliver you from a painful chastisement”: (31) 

> ” Whosoever does not respond to the summoner (who invites us) to Allah, cannot frustrate (Allah’s will) in the earth, nor will he have any guardians other than Him. They are in manifest error”: (32) 

Flag 14: When Jinns Listened to Quran: (Ahqaf-46: 29-32)

> ” Have they not seen that Allah, who has created the heavens and the earth and was not wearied by their creation, has the power to give life to the dead? Yes, verily, he has power over all things”: (33) 

Flag 15: Jewish concept of Allah needing rest after creation of the universe Denied: (Ahqaf-46: 33 & Baqarah-2: 255)

Note: 

(i) The concept of Allah getting tired or needing rest is absurd and vehemently denied in Quran (Ayat-al-Kursi: Baqarah-2: 255). 

>>> ” Slumber does not seize Him nor does sleep>>>”

(Baqarah-2: 255)

>>> ” and the preservation of them does not tire Him: and He is the most high and great”

(Baqarah-2: 255) 

> ” On the day when those who disbelieved shall be exposed to the fire (they will be asked): Is this not the truth? They will say: ‘Yes, by our Lord’: He will say: Then taste the chastisement for what you used to disbelieve”: (34)

> ” Therefore (O Muhammad) bear with patience, as did the messengers who were constant; and seek not to hasten for them (their doom). On the day when they will see what they have been promised, (they will realise) that they have not tarried but an hour of the day. A (clear) deliverance (of the message this is). So none will be destroyed save those who transgress” :(35) 

Flag 16: None will be destroyed save those who transgress: (Ahqaf-46: 33-35)


Surah Al Ahqaf ends 

Separa-26 ( Ha Mim) continues 


IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Muhammad

(01-38) 

> ” Those who disbelieve and hinder (others) from the path of Allah,- He renders their deeds vain”: (01) 

Flag 17: Absolute belief in the Holy Prophet: (Muhammad-47: 01-03)

Note: 

(i) Good deeds without accepting faith (Islam) will be rendere null and void.

(ii) In addition to disbelievers, the criterion applies to those believers also who partially (or selectively) accept Allah’s commands. 

(iii) A true believer accepts as true every verse revealed to the Holy Prophet unconditionally. 

(iv)) Partial acceptance and/or any alteration in the commandments is an act of disbelief.

> ” And those who believe and do good and believe in what has been sent down to Muhammad – it is the truth from their Lord – He will remove from them their evils and improve their state”: (02) 

Flag 18: Muhammad in Quran: Muhammad’s Message? Nothing but Truth: (Muhammad-47: 02-03)

Note: 

(i) The holy Prophet is named in the Quran five times. Muhammad (4 times) and Ahmad (one time. Details are as follows: 

(ii) Muhammad has appeared in the holy quaran four time:(Ahzab-33: 40 ):(Imran-3: 144): (Muhammad-47: 02):(Fath-48: 29) and Ahmad (Jesus to his people concerning arrival of the last prophet) one time (Saff-61: 06). 

> ” Muhammad is only a messenger>>>”

(Imran-3: 144) 

> ” Muhammad is not the father of any of your men>>>”

(Ahzab-33:40)

>>> ” and believe in the (Revelation) sent down to Muhammad >>>”

(Muhammad-47: 02) 

> ” Muhammad is the messenger of Allah>>>”

(Fath-48: 29) 

>>> ” and giving Glad Tidings of a Messenger to come after me, whose name shall be Ahmad>>>”

(Saff-61: 06) 

(iii) Truth conveyed by Muhammad all along as commanded by Allah neither more nor less: Inclusive therein are each word and/or act. 

(iv) Muhammad is neither a sorcerer nor a forger nor the first messenger: But the one who only brings forward and act upon Allah’s revelations: (Ahqaf-46: 07-09)

(v) References: (Najam-53: 02-04): 

> ” Your companion does not err, nor does he go astray”

(Najm-53: 02)

> ” Nor does he speak out of (his own) desire”

(Najm-53: 03) 

> ” It is but a revelation revealed”

(Najm-53: 04) 

(vi) True faith in Allah and total beleif in Muhammad is a source of forgiveness of sins.

> ” This is because those who disbelieve follow falsehood, while those who believe follow the truth from their Lord. Thus does Allah set forth to people their examples”: (03) 

> ” So when you encounter (in war) those who disbelieve smite their necks until, when you have routed them, then hold them in bondage, thereafter either free them as a favour or taking ransom, until the battle comes to an end. That (you shall do). If Allah had pleased He could certainly have exacted retribution from them, but he wills to test some of you through some others. He will never allow the deeds of those who are slain in the cause of Allah to go waste”: (04)

Flag 19: Conduct in battles: A trial of: the level of strategy, steadfastness, discipline and faith among faithfuls: (Muhammad-47: 04-07 & 35)

Note: 

(i) Islam prescribes effective defense in the event of unprovoked aggression.

(ii) Once in battle, every believer is commanded to kill or get killed being absolutely steadfast and ferocious while facing the enemy. 

(iii) Once the target of victory has been achieved, Allah’s commands are of entirely different nature. 

(iv) The command to kill is no longer applicable once the enemy has surrendered.

(v) The release of prisoners with or without ransom is recommended.

(vi) Slaughter of captives is not permissible. 

(vii) How the believers deal with captives has been identified as a test of believers.

(viii) Sheltering and feeding prisoners with no strings attached. 

(ix) The set-backs in Uhad/Khandaq/Hunayn battles were a trial of the faithfuls.

> ” Soon He will guide them, and better their condition”: (05) 

> ” And admit them into gardens which He has made known to them”: (06)

> ” O you who believe, if you help (in the cause of ) Allah, He will surely help you, and will firmly plant your feet”: (07) 

> ” And those who disbelieve, for them is a downfall , and he shall render their deeds vain”: (08) 

> ” That is because they hated what Allah had sent down, so He shall nullify their deeds”: (09) 

> ” Have they not traveled on the earth and seen what was the end of those before them? Allah brought destruction on them; and a similar (fate) awaits those who disbelieve”: (10) 

Flag 20: Allah’s Way (Sunnat) concerning disbelievers’ Fate: Warning to contemporary generations to expect nothing better in return for their persistent defiance to Allah: (Muhammad-47: 08-10) 

> ” That is because Allah is the Guardian of those who believe, while there shall be no guardian for those who disbelieve”: (11) 

Flag 21: Distinction between Believers and Disbelievers based on Allah’s Guardianship: (Muhammad-47: 11-14)

> Verily Allah shall admit those who believe and do good into the gardens beneath which rivers flow; while those who disbelieve enjoy themselves (in this world) and eat even as the beasts, and the fire shall be their abode”: (12)

> ” How many a town mightier in power than your town which has turned you out, have we destroyed, and they had no helper”: (13) 

> ” Is he than who is upon a clear proof from his Lord be like him for whom the evil of his work is made fair-seeming, and those (who follow) their vain desires”: (14) 

> ” A similitude of the garden which has been promised to those who safeguard themselves (is like this): Therein are rivers of water incorruptible, and rivers of milk who’s taste do not change and rivers of wine delectable to drinkers, and rivers of honey pure and clear, and fruits of every kind in them, and protection from their Lord. Are these like those who will dwell in the fire forever and be given boiling water to drink which will cut their intestines to shreds”? (15)

Flag 22: Similitude between the dwellers of Garden and Hell: (Muhammad-47: 15)

> “Among them are those who listen to you, until, when they go forth from you they say to those who have been given knowledge: What was that he said just now. These are they whose hearts Allah has sealed, and they follow their vain desire”: (16) 

Flag 23: Listening to the Holy Prophet without Listening & the ‘Util ilm’: (Muhammad-47: 16) 

Note: 

(i) “Utul ilm: those given knowledge): Refers to Ahlul Bayt inclusive of the twelve Holy Imams (Ahzab-33: 33). 

(ii) Further Quranic references concerning Rasekhoona-fil-Ilm, Utul-Ilm, Ulil Ilm and those who have knowledge of the book (Imran-03: 07/ Nisa 04:162/ Imran-03: 18/ Rad-13: 43/Nahl:16:27/ Bani Israil-17: 107/ Hajj-22: 54/ Anakbut-29: 49/ Rum-30: 56/ Saba-34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

(iii) On the authority of Ali Ibn Abu Talib: Those who have been given knowledge refers to us. 

(iv) All those who saw, heard and lived with the holy Prophet, though they embraced Islam, were not alike in the degree of submission to Allah. 

(v) The companions consisted of men of ordinary intelligence and understanding also.

(vi) Some of them opposed the holy Prophet and some had no interest in the message he preached. 

> ” And those who make use of guidance are given more guidance by Him, and (He) gives them protection (against evil)”: (17) 

Flag 24: Allah’s Way (Sunnat) concerning ‘Guidance’ explained: A Highway to the Enhanced Guidance: (Muhammad-47: 17)

> ” Do they wait for anything but the hour, that it may come to them all of a sudden? Its signs have (already) appeared. How can the reminder be of any use to them when it (the hour) has come on them”: (18) 

> ” Know then, therefore, that there is no god but Allah and seek your protection from sins and for believing men and believing women. Allah knows well your place of movement and your place of rest”: (19) 

Flag 25: Istighfar (Unmatched Worship): Beware! Signs of approaching ‘Hour’ getting visible? Seek Allah’s Protection lest it is too late! (Muhammad-47: 18-19)

Note: 

(a) Istighfar is a request made to Allah to keep the supplicant free from sinning by His grace and mercy. It is the highest form of worship.

(b) On the authority of Imam Jafar Sadiq: Just as flutter of wind or a strong shaking brings the the dried leaves of a tree on the ground, istighfar helps man to get rid of sins 

(c) On the authority of the holy Prophet: The gist of some of the signs of approach of reappearance of the (Twelfth Imam) are summarised below: 

  1. Regular praying of (Salat) will be discontinued. 
  2. Carnal passions will be enjoyed unabatedly. 
  3. Sincere believers will have little or no control over lawlessness.
  4. Evil will be praised as good and good will be condemned as evil.
  5. The unreliable will be considered dependable and the reliable will be regarded untrustworthy. 
  6. Liars will be accepted as truthful and the truthful will be rejected as the liars.
  7. Teenagers will preach religion from the pulpit. 
  8. Fun and frivolity will be a popular pastime. 
  9. Spending in the way of Allah will be avoided by the rich.
  10. Children will not obey their parents. 
  11. Comets will frequently appear. 
  12. Droughts will devastate the world now and then. 
  13. Needy will be looked down as a burden on the society.
  14. The devil will conquer the hearts of people. 
  15. Homosexulity will be legalised. 
  16. Men will dress like women and vice versa. 
  17. Masjids will be adorned with gold and silver. 
  18. Friends will harbour ill will and hostility against friends.
  19. Usury and bribe will become a mode of life. 
  20. Music and games of chance will be the main source of enjoyment.
  21. Muslim men will wear silk and gold. 
  22. Irreligiousness will be a sign of distinction. 
  23. Pilgrimage will be a picnic, for business and/or a show of piety.
  24. Large numbers of bastards spread all over. 
  25. Frequent unseasonal rainfalls. 
  26. Adultery will become a fashion and women will freely indulge in immorality. 
  27. Disproportionate increase in females population. 

> ” Those who believe say: Why has not a surah been revealed (for us)? But when a decisive surah is sent down that mentions war, you see those in whose hearts is a disease look at you with a look of one on whom the shadow of death has fallen. Therefore woe unto them”: (20) 

Flag 26: Deviations from Allah’s Commands Exposed & Condemned: (Muhammad-47: 20-32)

Note: 

(i) signs of wavering faith & disbelief bordering hypocrisy (Muhammad-47: 20).

(ii) Allah’s command must be obeyed. There is no room for personal opinions: Refers to Quraysh (Muhammad-47: 21). 

(iii) Refers to Quraysh (Muhammad-47: 22). 

(iv) Verses (Muhammad-47: 25-28) Apply to those who deviated from the path of Allah after the departure of the Holy Prophet from this world. 

(v) Verses (Muhammad-47: 29-30) refer to those hypocrites who remained under cover.

(vi) Warning that the process of evaluation of deeds is ongoing (Muhammad-47: 31).

> ” Obedience and a fair word (is better), and when the affair is determined, then if they were true to Allah, it would certainly have been better for them”: (21) 

> ” The, if you hold authority, you are likely to make mischief in earth and sever the ties of your kinship”: (22) 

> ” They are those whom Allah has cursed; so He has made them deaf, and blinded their sight”: (23) 

> ” Do they not meditate on the Quran? Yes, certainly their hearts have been sealed off with locks”: (24) 

> ” Verily, those who turn their backs after the guidance has become manifest to them, Shaytan has beguiled them and given them false hopes”: (25) 

> ” That is because they say to those who hate what Allah has sent down: We will obey you in part of (this) matter: But Allah knows well their secret reservations”: (26) 

> ” How (will it be) when the angels draw out their soul smiting their faces and their backs”? (27) 

> ” Because they follow what displeases Allah, and hate what pleases Him, so He has nullified their deeds”: (28) 

> ” Or those in whose heart is a disease deem that Allah will never bring to light their malice”? (29)

> ” Had We willed We could certainly have shown them to you (O Muhammad) that you could surely know them by their marks, and recognise by the tone of their speech: and Allah knows all your deeds”: (30) 

> ” Verily We will try you till We know those among you who strive hard and persevere in patience; and We make public your affairs”: (31) 

> ” Verily those who disbelieve and hinder (others) from the path of Allah, and oppose the messenger after the guidance has been made manifest to them, can never harm Allah in the least, and He will nullify their deeds”: (32) 

Flag 27: Disobedience to Allah or the holy Prophet renders all good deeds worthless: (Muhammad-47: 33)

Note: 

(i) The verse clearly explains that the deeds of those who dared to oppose the holy Prophet on any account shall be rendered null and void.

> ” O you who believe, obey Allah and obey the messenger, and do not render your deeds vain”: (33) 

Flag 28: Hesitancy and other signs of disbelief amongst faithfuls explained: (34-38) 

> ” Verily those who disbelieve and hinder (others) from the way of Allah, and then die disbelievers, Allah will never forgive them”: (34)

> ” Do not be weak hearted, nor cry for peace while you have the upper hand. Allah is with you, and never will He put you in loss for your deeds”: (35) 

> ” The life of this world is no more than a sport and frivolity, and if you believe and safeguard yourself against evil, He will give you your recompense, and will not ask for your possessions”: (36)

> ” Should He ask for your possession and insist on it, you will become niggardly, and He will bring to light your malice”: (37)

> ” Lo! You are those who are called to spend in the way of Allah, but some among you are close-fisted, but whosoever is niggardly is so against his own soul; while Allah is self-sufficient and you are needy. If you turn back, He will bring other people in your place who will not be like you”: (38)


Surah Muhammad ends 

Separa-26 (Ha Mim) continues 


IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Al-Fat-h  

(01-29)

> ” Verily We have given you a manifest victory”: (01) 

Flag 29: Hudaibiyah Peace Agreement: (Fath-48:01)

Note: 

(i) The occasion refers (Hudaibiyah peace agreement) signed between (Makkans) and the holy Prophet. 

> ” So that Allah may grant protection (for your sake) against that which has preceded concerning your (followers) shortcomings and that which is to come; and thus He perfects His bounty to you and guides you to the straight path”: (02)

> ” And Allah will grant you a prevailing trump”: (03) 

> ” He it is who sends down tranquillity into the hearts of the believers, that they may add faith to their faith, – Allah’s are the hosts of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is all-knowing, all-wise”: (04) 

Flag 30: Manifest Victory with prophecy of upcoming Triumph: (Fath-48: 01-04)

Note: 

(i) In the sixth year of Hijrah, the holy Prophet led an unarmed entourage to perform Umrah. 

(ii) While enroute he was informed that (Makkans) are making war preparations instead of letting the entourage perform Umrah peacefully. 

(iii) The holy Prophet took a diversion and camped at (Hudaibiyah) on the outskirts of Makka. 

(iv) The discussions between the two parties and the signing of the agreement took place at this location. 

(v) Allah declared the signing of this agreement as the ‘Manifest Victory’ for the Muslims: Being in the best interest of the faithfuls at that particular stage and time. 

> ” That He may admit men and women who believe into gardens underneath which rivers flow, wherein they will abide forever, and remove their evil from them; – and that is with Allah, a highest achievement”: (05) 

” And that He may punish the hypocrites, men and women, and the polytheists, men and women, who think evil thoughts concerning Allah. Around them evil rotates, Allah is wroth with them, and curses them and has prepared hell for them, an evil destination”: (06)

Flag 31: Recompense & Punishment without any Gender Barrier: Allah’s Curse on the hypocrites & the polytheists: (Fath-48: 05-06)

> ” Allah’s are the hosts of the heavens and the earth, and Allah is ever-prevalent, all wise”: (07) 

> ” Verily We have sent you (O Muhammad) as a witness and as a bearer of glad tidings and as a warner”: (08) 

> ” That you (mankind) may believe in Allah and His messenger, and may assist him and revere him, and celebrate His praises morning and evening” : (09)

Flag 32: Power belongs to Allah alone: The Messenger (Witness, bearer of Glad tidings and Warner) to be revered and assisted: Prayer Timings: (Fath-07-09)

> Verily those who swear fealty to you indeed swear fealty to Allah; the hand of Allah is above their hands. So whosoever breaks his oath, breaks it only to his own loss; while whosoever fulfils what he has covenanted with Allah will soon receive a great reward from Him”: (10) 

Flag 33: Bayt al Ridwan (Fealty which earns Allah’s pleasure): (Fath-48: 10)

Note: 

(i) The Pledge of the Tree (Arabic: الشجرة بیعة bayʻat ash-shajarah) or Pledge of Satisfaction (Arabic: الرضوان بیعة bayʻat ar-riḍwān) or Pledge of Ridwan was a pledge that was sworn to the Islamic prophet Muhammad by his Sahaba (companions) prior to the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah (6 AH, 628 CE). The pledge, sworn under a tree, was to avenge the rumoured death of Uthman bin Affan. 

(ii) The pledge was successful in demonstrating to the Quraysh the determination of the Muslims. They soon released Uthman and sent down an ambassador of their own, Suhayl ibn Amr to negotiate the terms of an agreement that later became known as the Treaty of Hudaybiyah. 

> ” The Arabs of the desert who stayed behind will say to you: ‘Our belongings and families kept us engaged, so ask pardon for us’. They say with their tongues what is not in their hearts. Tell them: Who can prevail with Allah with you if he intends to do you harm or if He intends to do you good? Nay, but Allah is ever Aware of what you do”: (11) 

> ” Nay, but you imagined that the messenger and the believers would never come back home, and this seemed pleasing to your hearts, and you became a people who are lost”: (12) 

> ” He who does not believe in Allah and His messenger – verily, We have prepared a blazing fire for disbelievers”: (13) 

> ” Allah’s is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. Allah is oft-forgiving, most merciful”: (14)

> ” Those who stayed behind will presently, when you depart for taking spoils, say: ‘Allow us to follow you’. They wish to change the word of Allah. Tell them: You will not follow us. That is what Allah has said before. They will say you are jealous of us. Nay they do not understand, save a little”: (15)

> ” Say to desert Arabs who stayed behind: You will be called against the people of mighty prowess. You will fight against them till they surrender. If you obey, then He will give you a goodly reward; but if you turn back, as you have done before, He will punish you with a grievous chastisement”: (16)

> ” No blame is there on the blind, nor on the lame, nor on the sick (if they do not go forth to war). Whosoever obeys Allah and His messenger, He will admit him to gardens underneath which rivers flow, and whosoever turns back, him He will punish with a painful chastisement”: (17) 

> ” Verily Allah was pleased with the believers when they swore fealty to you under the tree, for He knew well what was in their hearts, and He sent down tranquillity on them, and rewarded them with an immediate victory”: (18)

Flag 34: Reprimand to those who refused to join the Holy Prophet on the journey for Umrah under scare of a possible Makkan assault: (Fath-48: 11-18)

Note: 

(i) The episode refers to the expedition of Khyber which was undertaken after return form Hudaybiya (Fath-48: 15). 

(ii) Immediate victory refers to the Battle of Khyber (Fath-48: 18). 

(iii) Reference to reversals and desertions at Tabuk , Muta and Hunayn in the lifetime of the Holy Prophet and battles against Romans and Persians fought after him (Fath-48: 17). 

(iv) Allah’s pleasure and sending tranquillity refers to true faithfuls which helped them to stay firm in upcoming battles (Fath-48: 17). 

> ” And many gains that they will take. Allah is all-mighty, all-wise”: (19)

> ” Allah has promised you many gains that you would take, and he gave those soon enough to you and restrained the hands of men from you; that it may be a sign for the believers, and that He may guide you on the straight path”: (20)

> ” And the other (gains) which you have not yet obtained, but which Allah has compassed; and Allah has power over all things”: (21) 

> ” Had the disbelievers fought you they would certainly have turned their backs and not found a protector or helper”: (22) 

> ” (Such has been) the dispensation of Allah, effective as before; and you would not find any change in dispensation of Allah”: (23) 

Flag 35: The Unchanging Allah’s Dispensation (Sunnat: Allah’s Way): (Fath-48: 23)

Note: 

(i) Refers to the defeat of falsehood against truth which is termed as Allah’s dispensation (Practice: Allah’s Way: Sunnat)). 

> ” He it is who withheld their hands from you and your hands from them, in the valley of Makka, after he had given you victory over them; and Allah sees all that you do”: (24)

> ” They were those who disbelieved and hindered you from the sacred masjid, preventing your offerings from reaching the destined place (of sacrifice). Had it not been due to believing men and believing women whom you knew not, and whom you might have triumphed and thus incurred guilt unknowingly on account of them (He would have allowed you to force your way, but He held back your hand) so that He may admit into His mercy whom He pleases. If these (believers) had been separated from them, He would have inflicted a grievous chastisement on disbelievers”: (25) 

> ” When the disbelievers fostered zealotry in their hearts, the zealotry of ignorance, then Allah sent down His tranquillity on His messenger and the believers, binding them to the word of piety, and they were deserving and worthy of it. Allah knows all things”: (26) 

Flag 36: Victory at Hudaibiyah explained: The apparent and hidden (strategic) gains provided by Allah as an aftermath of the Treaty of Hudaibiya: (Fath-48: 19-26)

(i) Refers to Allah restraining both sides at Hudaibiya after giving victory to the believers (Fath-48: 19). 

(ii) The unknown believers in Makka refers to those who were in (taqqiya) and those who subsequently turned into believers (Fath-48: 25). 

> ” Allah has truly made the vision of His messenger come true; If Allah wills, you shall enter the sacred masjid in security, heads shaved, hair cut short, and without fear. He knew what you did not know, and He has ordained, besides this, an immediate victory”: (27)

> ” He it is who has sent down his messenger with guidance and the true religion, so that he may make it prevail over all other religions. Allah is sufficient as witness”: (28) 

Flag 37: Glad tidings concerning final victory at Makka & Advent of twelfth Imam to prevail Islam over all religions: (Fath-48: 27-28)

Note: 

(i) ‘make it prevail over all religions’ refers to the arrival of the twelfth Imam.

> ” Muhammad is the messenger of Allah, and those who are with him are severe against infidels but compassionate among themselves. You see them bowing and prostrating, seeking His grace and pleasure. Their mark is on their faces (foreheads) from the effect of prostration. Their description in Tawrat, and their description in Injil, is like a seed that sends out a stalk, then strengthens it, and it becomes stout and rises firm on its stem, delighting the sowers, in order to fill the disbelievers with rage. Allah has promised those who believe and do good deeds forgiveness and a great recompense”: (29)

Flag 38: Allah Adores His True Faithfuls: Identifying and outlining their unmistakable characteristics: (Fath-48: 29)

Note: 

(i) ‘Those who are with him’ refers to Ali ibn Abu Talib and Ahlul Bayt (Ahzab-33: 33) inclusive of the twelve holy Imams as well as all those companions of the Holy Prophet who truly and faithfully carried the characteristics described in verse (Fath-48; 29) above. 

(ii) ‘filled with rage’ refers to hypocrites (disbelievers) who were filled with rage on the sight and/or a mention of Ali ibn Abu Talib. 


Surah Al Fath ends 

Separa 27 (Ha Mim) continues 


IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Al Hujurat

(01-18) 

> ” O you who believe, do not put (yourselves) forward before Allah and His messenger (in any event), and fear (His wrath); verily Allah is all-hearing, all-knowing”: (01) 

Flag 39: Reverence to Allah & the holy Prophet Likened with each other: (Hujurat-49: 01) 

Note: 

(i) Allah has joined the Holy Prophet with Himself concerning matters pertaining to reverence.. This is a serious reprimand to those who exceeded limits in this regard during the entire life of the Holy Prophet. 

(ii) No rudeness to the holy Prophet on any account, at any time, is permissible even at the time when he was on his death-bed. 

> ” O you who believe, do not raise your voice above the voice of the prophet, and do not speak loudly to him as you do to one another lest (all) your (good) deeds become vain while you do not perceive”: (02) 

> ” Verily they who lower their voices in presence of the messenger of Allah are those whose hearts Allah has tested through taqwa. For them is forgiveness and a great recompense”: (03) 

> ” Verily those who call you from outside the private chamber, (most of them) do not have understanding”: (04) 

> “If they exercise patience until you come out to them, it would certainly be better for them, and verily Allah is oft-forgiving, merciful”: (05)

Flag 40: Allah’s commandments concerning mannerism in Holy Prophets presence: (Hujurat-49: 01-05)

Note: 

(i) The occasions of mutual quarrelling and disputing while in the audience of the holy Prophet were not uncommon. The intensity of the same, however, became multiplied after his departure from this world.  

> ” O you believe, if a wicked man comes to you with a news, verify it carefully, lest you harm people in ignorance, and then regret what you have done”: (06)

Flag 41: Rumours and news need to be confirmed before initiating actions: (Hujurat-49: 06)

Note: 

(i) The verse refers to unestablished complaints against a group of the recent converts by one of the companions and was revealed in the spirit of a general reprimand.

> ” Know that the messenger of Allah is among you. Were he to follow you in most matters you would certainly be in distress, but Allah has endeared the faith to you, and made it attractive to your hearts, and rendered disbelief and transgression repugnant. They are those who are on the right path”: (07)

> ” By Allah’s grace, and (it is) a bounty (from Him), Allah is all-knowing, all-seeing” : (08) 

Flag 42: Unsolicited Consultation: Beware! Allah speaks, commands acts through the Holy Prophet: He is all-knowing, all-seeing: (Hujurat-49: 07-08)

Note: 

(i) Any advice (solicited or unsolicited) to the Holy Prophet must be expected to be by-passed if it does not coincide with the divine will. 

> ” If the two parties fall into a quarrel, make peace between them; but if one of them transgresses against the other, (then) fight against that which transgresses till it complies with the command of Allah; and if it complies, then make peace between them with justice, and be fair, Verily Allah loves those who are just”: (09)

> ” The believers are surely brothers; so make peace among brothers; and fear (the wrath of) Allah so that you may be blessed with mercy”: (10)

Flag 43: Make peace with justice and be fair: Allah loves those who are just: (Hujurat-49: 9-10)

Note: 

(i) This verse was revealed when the holy Prophet established peace between the tribes of Aws and Khazraj. 

(ii) On the authority of the holy Prophet: Making peace between quarrelling groups is an equivalent of participating in Jihad (Fighting in Allah’s Way). 

(iii) On the authority of Imam Jafar Sadiq: Allah loves those most who make peace among quarrelling groups, because with Allah it is the best Zakat man can give in the way of Allah. He accepts it at once. 

> ” O you believe, let not a (group of) people laugh at one another (to scorn) who may be better than they are, nor let (some) women (laugh at other) woman who may be better than they are; nor slander one another, nor give one another nicknames. After believing, it is bad to give (one another) bad name.Those who do not repent are certainly unjust”: (11) 

Flag 44: Uncalled for Gossiping Discouraged: Norms of Inter-relationship amongst Faithfuls: (Hujurat-49: 11)

> ” O you who believe, avoid much suspicion, for verily, suspicion in some cases is a sin. Do not spy and do not back bite. Would any of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Nay, you would abhor it. Then fear (the wrath of) Allah. Verily, Allah is oft-returning (in mercy), and most merciful”: (12) 

Flag 45: Spying abhorred and backbiting (Ghebut) likened with eating flesh of your dead brother: Barometer of belief & faith (Hujurat-49: 12)

Note: 

(i) On the authority of the holy Prophet: None of you is faithful unless he desires for his brother what he desires for himself. 

> ” O people, verily We have created you from a male and a female, and made you nations and tribes, so that you may recognise each other. Verily the most honoured of you with Allah is (he who) safeguards himself against evil with full awareness of divine laws. Verily Allah is all-knowing, all-wise”: (13) 

Flag 46: Individual Superiority or Inferiority Explained: The Measure of Honour and Recognition with Allah is (Taqwa) alone: (Hujurat-49: 13)

Note: 

(i) Pedigree, race, complexion, social distinction, wealth, power, etc alone in itself do not form a basis for superiority and honour with Allah.

(ii) Instead; (Taqwa) is the cornerstone for seeking Allah’s pleasure.

(iii) Accompanied with (Taqwa), all other good characteristics such as knowledge, wealth, etc may addons and become highly desirable virtues.

(iv) Tribes, castes, nations, etc are only marks of recognition and differentiation of one from another. The same do not form a basis of superiority which cohabits with (Taqwa) alone. 

> ” The desert Arabs say: ‘We believe’: Say to (them): You do not believe. Better say: ‘We submit’: for faith has not yet entered your hearts, but if you obey Allah and His messenger, He will not diminish anything of your deeds. Verily Allah is oft-forgiving, merciful”: (14)

Flag 47: Those who Submit may not necessarily be believers as yet! (Hujurat-49: 14)

> ” They alone are (true) believers who believe in Allah and His messenger, then never doubt again and strive with their wealth and their lives in the way of Allah. They are the truthful”: (15)

Flag 48: Allah’s Truthful Believers: (Hujurat-49: 15): 

Note: 

(i) Those who ever doubted Allah and His messengers are not amongst the true believers. 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Do you teach Allah about your religion? Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. Allah is aware of all things”: (16) 

> ” They lay you under an obligation because they have become Muslims. Say: Lay me not under obligation by your embracing Islam; nay, Allah lays an obligation upon you because He has guided you to the faith, if you are truthful”: (17) 

> ” Verily Allah knows the unseen of the heavens and the earth; and Allah sees whatever you do”: (18) 

Flag 49: Make no attempt to teach religion to Allah! Turning to Islam is not an obligation or favour upon the Holy Prophet: (Hujurat-49: 16-18)


Surah Al Hujurat ends 

Separa-26 (Ha Mim) continues 


IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Qaf

(01-45) 

> ” Qaf. By the glorious Quran”: (01) 

Flag 50: Quran: The Greatest Revelation: (Qaf-50: 01) 

Note: 

(i) The Arabic Quran: (Shura-23: 07:Ha Mim-41: 03&44). 

(ii) (Quran): Greatest Revelation: (Mumin-40: 02: Ibrahim-14: 01-04:Zukhruf-43: 03-04:Shu’ara-26: 198-200:Waqiah-56: 78) 

(iii) Reconfirmation of the fact the whole Quran was revealed to the holy Prophet in a complete book form: (Ibrahim-14: 01). 

(iv) Quran was neither edited nor arranged nor compiled by anyone after its revelation.

(v) Gradual revelation as commanded by Allah followed subsequently.

(vi) The descending of Quran on Muhammad in Arabic in order to increase its acceptability to Arabs (Shua’ra-26: 198-199:Zukhruf-43: 03-04). 

(vii) Quran (Maknun: hidden, precious, well guarded) beyond the reach of any attempted alterations/additions/deletions or any other Shaytanic instigation (Waqiah-56: 78:Ha Mim-41: 41-42). 

(viii) Only the following, thoroughly purified by Allah (Ahzab-33: 33), can grasp its true meaning: 

(ix) Further Quranic references concerning Rasekhoona-fil-Ilm, Utul-Ilm, Ulil Ilm and those who have knowledge of the book (Imran-03: 07/ Nisa 04:162/ Imran-03: 18/ Rad-13: 43/ Nahl: 16:27/ Bani Israil-17: 107/ Hajj-22: 54/ Anakbut-29: 49/ Rum-30: 56/ Saba-34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

> ” Nay, they wonder that a warner from among themselves has come to them. So the disbelievers say: So this a wonderful thing”: (02) 

> ” What! When we are dead and have become dust (shall we return)? This returning is most far fetched”: (03) 

> ” Verily, We know what the earth consumes of them, and with Us is a record that preserves (everything)”: (04) 

> ” Nay, they belied the truth when it came to them; so they are in a confused state”: (05) 

> ” Do they not look at the heaven above them, how We have made it and adorned it, and there are no rents therein”? (06) 

> ” And the earth – We have spread it out, and cast therein mountains, and We have caused therein to grow every kind of beautiful growth”: (07)

> ” An insight and a reminder to the every servant (of Allah) who turns repentant (to Him)”: (08) 

> ” We sent down water as a blessing from the heavens, and grown gardens with it and the grain for harvest”: (09) 

> ” And tall palm trees with fruit – stalks, layer upon layer”: (10)

> ” As sustenance for Our servants and there with We give (new) life to the land that was dead. Even thus will be the resurrection”: (11) 

Flag 51: The resurrection of the dead into living: Easy for Allah just like rain-induced new life of the dead land: How lethal would be to ignore Allah’s emphatic signals? (Qaf-50: 02-11)

> ” The people of Nuh, the dwellers of Ras and (the people of ) Thamud belied before them”: (12) 

> ” And (the people of) Ad and Firawn and the brethren of Lut”: (13)

> ” And the dwellers of the wood and the people of Tubba; each of them belied the messengers; so My promise was fulfilled”: (14) 

> ” Were We then wearied of the new creation? Yet they are in doubt about the new creation”: (15)

Flag 52: The elimination of rebellions against Allah and His messengers and the appearance of the newer generations to takeover: (Qaf-50: 12-15)

> “We created men and We know what (dark suggestions) his soul whispers to him, for We are nearer to him than his jugular vein”: (16) 

> ” When the two guardian angels appointed to receive (record) one sitting on the right and one on the left”: (17) 

> ” Not a word he utters but a sentinel is ready (to record)”: (18)

> ” The stupor of death comes in truth. This is that you were trying to escape”: (19) 

Flag 53: Allah is closer than jugular vein: All deeds recorded by two ever-present guardian angels: Inescapable stupor of death: (Qaf-50: 16-19)

> ” And the trumpet shall be blown. This is the promised day (of doom)”: (20)

> ” Each soul shall come, along with (an angel) to drive him, and an (angel) to bear witness”: (21) 

> ” (It will be said): You were heedless of this day, now We have removed from you your veil, so your sight is sharp today”: (22) 

> ” His companion will say: This is what (I have ) ready with me”: (23)

> ” Cast you two every ingrate rebel into hell”: (24) 

> ” Every hinderer of good , transgressor, doubter”: (25) 

Flag 54: Know the ‘Two’ commanded by Allah to identify those who belied (Risalat & Imamat)? (Qaf-50: 24-25)

Note: 

(i) On the authority of Imam Jafar Sadiq: ‘you two’ (Qaf-50: 24) refers to the holy Prophet and Ali Ibn Abu Talib who will identify those who denied (Risalat & Imamat). 

> ” Who set up another god with Allah. So cast him into severe chastisement”: (26) 

> ” His companion will say: O Lord, I did not make him rebel, but he was himself far astray”: (27) 

> ” He will say: Do not wrangle in My presence. I had already in advance sent you the warning”: (28) 

> ” The word with Me never changes, nor am I unjust to (My) servants”: (29)

Flag 55: Allah: Free of any injustice (Zulm): No change in Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Qaf-50: 29: Nisa-4: 40)

Note: 

(i) Allah is totally free of any kind of injustice (Zulm).

> ” Verily Allah does not do injustice (even) to the weight of an atom, and if there is a good deed, He multiplies it, and gives from Himself a great reward”

(Nisa-4: 40) 

> ” We shall ask hell that day: Are you full? it will say: Are there still more”? (30) 

Flag 56: Associate Worshippers (Mushrikin), ingrate rebels, heedless, transgressors and doubters at the deadend: (Qaf-50: 20-30)

> ” And the garden shall be brought near to those who safe guarded themselves against evil with full awareness of divine laws, not far off”: (31)

> ” (It will be said): This is what you had been promised. It is for everyone who turns to Allah and mindful (of His laws)”: (32) 

> ” Who fears ARRAHMAN in secret, and comes (to Him) with a heart turned (in devotion to Him)”: (33) 

> ” Enter it in peace, this the day of eternal life”: (34) 

> “For them therein shall be what they desire; and with Us there is more”: (35)

Flag 57: ARRAHMAN’s faithfuls (Mutaqin) honoured: (Qaf-50: 31-35)

> ” How many generations We destroyed before them who were mightier in power than they; then they wandered through the land (to see) if there was any place of refuge”? (36) 

> ” Verily there is reminder in this for whosoever has a heart or gives ear with presence of mind”: (37) 

Flag 58: Reminder to those who have will, desire and presence of mind to learn: (Qaf-50: 36-37)

> ” Verily We created the heavens and the earth and what is between them in six periods and no weariness came to Us”: (38) 

Flag 59: The Six Days Creation: Jewish Concept (Allah’s rest after creation of universe) denied: (Qaf-50: 38)

Note: 

(i) References: (Sajdah-32: 04: Araf-7: 54: Yunus-10: 03: Hud-11: 07) .

(ii) Allah neither gets tired nor needs rest. 

>>> ” Slumber does not seize Him nor does sleep>>>” and the preservation of them does not tire Him: and He is the most high, the great”

(Ayatul Kursi:Baqarah-2: 255) 

> ” So you bear with patience what they say, and celebrate the praise of your Lord before the rising of the sun and its setting”: (39) 

> ” And glorify him in the night and after the prescribed prostrations”: (40)

Flag 60: Prayer Timings: (Qaf-50: 39-40)

Note:

(i) Refers to five obligatory and tahajjud (optional) prayers: (Bani Israil: 78-79: Ta Ha: 130: Rum: 17-18). 

> ” And listen for the day when the crier will call from a place quite near”: (41)

Flag 61: Criers Call from Nearby: (Qaf-50: 41): 

Note: 

(i) May be a reference to the advent of twelfth Imam (Qaf-50: 41).

> ” The day when they shall hear a cry in truth. That is the day for coming forth (from the graves)” : (42) 

> ” Verily it is We who give life and death and to us is the return” : (43)

> ” The day the earth split asunder they will come out hurriedly. That will be a gathering together – quite easy for Us”: (44) 

> ” We know best what they say; and it is not for you to compel them; therefore remind him by the Quran who fears My threat”: (45) 

Flag 62: Quran: Reminder to those who fear Allah: Signals and indications from Allah: (Qaf-50: 41-45)


Surah Qaf ends 

Separa-26 (Ha Mim) continues 


IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE BENEFICENT, THE MERCIFUL

Surah Adh Dhariyat

(01-30) 

> ” By those who scatter by dispersing”: (01) 

> ” Then those who bear a load”: (02) 

> ” Then those who glide with ease”: (03) 

> ” Then those who distribute the affairs”: (04) 

Flag 63: The names of entities or energies of nature: (Dhariyat-51: 01-04)

Note: 

(a) On the authority of Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib: 

  1. Dhariyat refers to Winds. 
  2. Hamilat refers to Clouds carrying rain. 
  3. Jariyat refers to Ships. 
  4. Muqassimat refers to Angels. 

(b) In the engineering terminology, transport phenomena refer to (Momentum, heat and mass, transfer). The scattering applies to the transport phenomena in the universe which is controlled by various agencies appointed by the Supreme Lord (Allah).

(c) The blood microscopic corpuscles in the living being is an unmatched example of the outlined transport phenomenon (Scattering) being highlighted in these verses (Dhariyat-51: 01-04).  

> ” Verily that with which you are threatened is indeed true”: (05)

> ” And verily the judgement shall indeed come to pass”: (06) 

Flag 64: Day of judgement is not an empty threat: (Dhariyat-51: 05-06)

Note: 

(i) Mankind is warned of the coming ‘Day’ and to prepare for this certain eventuality instead of discarding it as an empty threat. 

> ” By the haven filled with orbit of stars”: (07) 

> ” Verily you are (entangled) in discordant sayings”: (08) 

> ” Turned away therefrom is he who is made to turn away”: (09)

> ” Accursed be the conjecturers”: (10) 

> ” Who are wandering (bewildered) in abyss (of ignorance)”: (11)

Flag 65: Warning: Do not worship false (Pseudo) frontiers of knowledge: Submit to Allah: (Dhariyat-51: 07-11)

Note: 

(i) The contemporary knowledge (Scientific understanding) could best be described as a confused medley of doctrines views and conjectures barely reaching fringe (frontiers) that need to be crossed. 

(ii) Contrary to all this, Quranic concepts {Yasin-36:38: Sun travels to an appointed place: Anbiya-21: 33: Sun and the moon; all float, each in its orbit:Rad-13: 02: Sun and moon: each runs (its course) to an appointed time} explain the Solar System in a simple understandable manner. The only prerequisite is to acknowledge the existence of the ‘Divine’ who has created and is managing an otherwise unimaginably complex reality.

(iii) Within a planetary system, planets, dwarf planets, asteroids and other minor planets, comets, and space debris orbit the system’s barycenter in elliptical orbits.

> ” They ask: When is the day of judgement”: (12) 

> ” On that day they shall be tried at the fire”: (13) 

> ” (It will be said): Taste your trial. This is what you sought to hasten”: (14)

Flag 66: Taste what you sought to hasten: (Dhariyat-51: 12-14)

> ” Verily those who safeguard themselves against evil shall be amidst gardens and springs”: (15) 

> ” Receiving what their Lord gives them, Verily before this they were the doers of good”: (16) 

> ” They used to sleep but little in the night”: (17) 

> ” And in the hours of early dawn they prayed for forgiveness”: (18)

> ” In whose wealth was a share of beggars and destitute”: (19)

> ” There are signs in the earth for those who are sure in faith”: (20)

Flag 67: Those sure in Faith (Muttaqin & Muqinin): (Dhariyat-51: 15-20)

Note: 

(i) The qualities mentioned in (Dhariyat-51: 15-20) are found in the (Ahlul Bayt) to the maximum degree. 

> ” And within yourself. Will you not then see”: (21) 

> ” And in the heaven is your sustenance and whatever has been promised you”: (22) 

> ” By the Lord of heavens and the earth, verily it is certainly the truth, even as you speak”: (23) 

Flag 68: Recognizing yourself is recognising Allah: (Dhariayt-51: 21-23)

Note: 

(i) The irrefutable signs and evidence of the ‘Divine’ existence are in abundance in nature as well as in a person itself. Knowing and understanding the same is knowing Allah which ends up in a sincere surrender to His will. 

> ” Has the story of Ibrahim’s honoured guests come to you”? (24)

> When the angels entered his presence and said: ‘Peace’: He said:’Peace’: (and thought) Strangers (they are)”: (25) 

> ” And then he went quickly to his family and brought a fat (roasted) calf”: (26)

> ” And he put it before them. He said: Will you not eat”? (27)

> ” Then he felt afraid of them. They said: ‘Have no fear’: and gave him glad tidings of a son endowed with knowledge”: (28) 

> ” Then his wife came out lamenting, striking her forehead and said: I, an old barren woman”? (29) 

> ” They said: Thus says your Lord. Verily He is all-wise, all-knowing”: (30)

Flag 69: Ibrahim’s Honoured Guests: (Dhariyat-51: 24-30)


Separa-26 (Ha Mim) ends 

Surah Adh Dhariyat (31-60) continues in the Separa-12 (Qala Fama Khatbukum)


Alhamdulillah