2:2 The book

ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِلْمُتَّقِينَ Thaalika alkitaabu laarayba feehi hudan lilmuttaqeen This is the Scripture whereof there is no doubt, a guidance unto those who ward off (evil). -Sura Al-Baqarah, Ayah 2 General This ayah is the first ayah to explain about the Quran itself. It explains that Allah the All …

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1:7 Conclusion for Al Fatihah

غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ ...  ghayri almaghDoobi 'alayhim wala aDDaalleen ... Not the (path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray. -Sura Al-Fatihah, Ayah 7 Allah's wrath falls upon those who knew the truth but rejected it anyway in arrogance. This was explained in Al Baqarah about the Jews …

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1:7 The blessed path

صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ SiraaTa allatheena an'amta 'alayhim ghayri almaghDoobi' alayhim wala aDDaalleen The path of those whom Thou hast favoured; Not the (path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray. -Sura Al-Fatihah, Ayah 7 1. Favoured here doesn't mean favour in worldly definition. It …

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1:2 Lord of the Created Worlds

رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ ... ... Rabbi al 'Aalameen ... Lord of the Worlds, -Surah Al-Fatihah, Ayah 2 General This phrase explains 'Allah' which was mentioned in the earlier part of this ayat. Allah is the rabb of al 'aalameen. Rabb Linguistically, rabb covers all the dimensions below: Master; Chief; Ruler; King; Lord; Owner; Creator; Originator; Combiner; …

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1:2 Alhamdulillah

.. الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ AlHamdu lillaahi.. Praise be to Allah,.. -Surah Al-Fatihah, Ayah 2 General Together, this phrase is called hamdalah or tahmid. Hamdalah is the praise which Allah chooses for Himself to be recited by His servants. In hamdalah, Allah is the bestower of praise (because the Quran is from Him) and He is also …

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1:1 In the name of God

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Bismi Allahi arraHmaani arraHeem In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. -Surah Al-Fatihah, Ayah 1 General Together, this phrase is referred as basmalah. It is repeated as the start for all Quranic chapters except surah At Tawbah (chapter 9). It is part of the content of surah An Naml …

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