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The Three Shelters
Gems from the Qur'an / The Beautiful Word - Tafsir

The Three Shelters

a complete (easier to read) PDF of the following text is available here: The Three Shelters Learning about the Asbab un Nuzool (reasons for revelation) of Quranic verses is vital because: They explain the background and principles behind the verses and that’s helps us to understand the roots of Quranic legislation. They help explain the general … Continue reading

وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا
The Beautiful Word - Tafsir

وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا

Allah says: وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا Ihsan (احسان) in Arabic means to be the best at something or to exceed excellence, and and it definitely does not mean to do someone a favour (as the word Ihsan’s meaning is in Urdu). So, it is upon us to not just be good to our parents but to go … Continue reading