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The most well-known understanding of the verse is that people were created "dead." Then, they were given life when they came to this world. Then, they will die. Then, they will be brought back to life for Qiyamah. That is two deaths and two lives. This is an opinion attributed to Ibn Masood (RA) and Qatada (RA). The meeting with Allah where they ...


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The surah Maryam may be entitled the surah of (Allah's) Mercy, because the dominant and prevalent topic in this surah actually is the mercy الرحمة, Mercy of Allah, examples of it, seeking it, asking for it, paths that lead towards it, ways that are misleading, the mercy of the son with his mother or father etc.. And as the name ar-Rahmaan as a word ...


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What should be clear I guess that the two life's mentioned in this verse must be clear: The life in this life (Dunya) And the life in the hereafter (al-Aakhirah) The point that might cause trouble are the two deaths. قَالُوا رَبَّنَا أَمَتَّنَا اثْنَتَيْنِ وَأَحْيَيْتَنَا اثْنَتَيْنِ فَاعْتَرَفْنَا بِذُنُوبِنَا فَهَلْ إِلَى خُرُوجٍ مِنْ سَبِيلٍ A ...


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The first time Allah mentions this "our hearts are covered" quote is in Surah Baqarah: And they said, "Our hearts are wrapped." But, [in fact], Allah has cursed them for their disbelief, so little is it that they believe. (2:88) Your understanding of it is more or less correct. They are using this as an excuse that they cannot ...


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The Arabic word used here is "An'aam". Here is how Edward William Lane has defined it in his Lexicon:- These types of livestocks are categorized by the Glorious Qur'an in the same way (i.e. four types of livestocks). The word can be used for specific types of livestocks (i.e. four types of livestocks mentioned by Lane's Lexicon and the Glorious ...


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The word "مَنَازِل" in its simplest form means "a place of descending" referring to a dwelling where travelers got off their rides and stayed for a rest. It can also mean house or mansion. In this verse, Allah says "We have made the moon [have] dwellings." And this is referring to the fact that, in the 29 days of the month, the ...


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We don't have any clear evidence like reports from the Prophet (SAW) as far as I could find. However, many tafasir give these two reasons as possible (beyond the obvious one that they are repenting from their general mistakes): They are setting an example for people on what to do near the House of Allah. They are seeking forgiveness for their descendants, ...


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It appears that the website has a typo. The narration from Ad-Daraqtani is as follows: إذا قرأتُمُ{الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ} [الفاتحة: ٢]، فاقرَؤوا{بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ} [الفاتحة: ١]، إنَّها أُمُّ القُرآنِ، وأُمُّ الكِتابِ، والسَّبعُ المَثاني، و{بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ} [الفاتحة: ١] إحدى آياتِها. (Sunan Ad-Daraqtani) If you recite ‘...


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