Tafseer Session Five – 31 May 2015

The fifth session in a special monthly series of Duroos (lessons) on the Noble Qur’an.

In this session, Shaykh Mahmood Chandia discusses the connection between Ramadhan and the Qur’an and he talks about it’s impact on the heart.

Shaykh Mahmood Chandia has been teaching Tafseer at Darul Uloom Bolton for almost 20 years.

Delivered at Masjid e Salaam, Preston


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Points discussed:

  • The connection between Ramadhan and Qur’an
  • The Qur’an is the essence of our Deen
  • Imam Razi رحمه الله: Story of Yusuf عليه السلام: After 40 years of separation. Why was Ya’qub عليه السلام upset due to the long seperation
  • Central Pillar of Freedom
  • Rab’i ibn Aamir رضي الله عنه: What freedom did Islam offer?
  • Tasawwuf: Submitting to Allah with full conviction
  • Shari’ah and Tariqah
  • Natural, inherent quality of the Qur’an: To impact the hearts
  • Re-engage our internal bondage with our creator
  • Real freedom is in recognising the Qur’an: Gives you purpose in life
  • The age of Jahiliyyah: Despite all the sins being committed
  • Umar رضي الله عنه: How he accepted Islam
  • Tufayl ibn ‘Amr Ad-Dawsi رضي الله عنه: How he accepted Islam
  • 5 Years after Nabuwwah: Migration to Habashah
  • The story of Negus (Najashi)
  • Ja’far ibn Abi Taalib رضي الله عنه: Story of the birth of Isa عليه السلام
  • 70 Monks: When they heard the recitation of Surah Yasin
  • Najashi’s response
  • The impact of the Qur’an on animals
  • When the Jinn heard the Qur’an
  • The Qur’an revives the hearts and when the heart is revived, it now has the potential to link up with its creator
  • Mujaddid Alf Thani: Fasting cleanses the heart. When the heart is prepared, it receives spiritual Nur
  • If we discipline our time, it is amazing how much Qur’an we can pray
  • Ramadhan: Month of Victory
  • How to become closer to Allah Ta’ala
  • Imam Ahmad’s conversation with Allah