WHAT IS RIGHTEOUSNESS? AL-BIRR

DEFINITION OF AL-BIRR: 

Righteousness is not that you turn your faces toward the east or the west, but [true] righteousness is [in] one who believes in Allah , the Last Day, the angels, the Book, and the prophets and gives wealth, in spite of love for it, to relatives, orphans, the needy, the traveler, those who ask [for help], and for freeing slaves; [and who] establishes prayer and gives zakah; [those who] fulfill their promise when they promise; and [those who] are patient in poverty and hardship and during battle. Those are the ones who have been true, and it is those who are the righteous.

 (SURAH AL-BAQARAH 2:177)

JUZ 2 – SURAH AL-BAQARAH – POINTS TO PONDER (Part2)

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Ayah 2:142 – 2: 252: (Part 2)

The important key points of Juz 2, are

  • Never prefer dunya for temporary benefits, our top priority should be teachings of Qur’an and we have to follow them by any means. (2:175)
  • Fasting is important pillar of islam, due to which we can attain Taqwa.  (2:183- 2:184)
  • Always hasten towards good, and get benefit of every kind of good deed, so that we would become Sideeq and Muttaqi (2:177)
  • Allah is closer to His servants, so we should pray to Him (2:186)
  • Islam is the religion of peace, the only war is to remove oppression and Fitnah, indeed fitnah is worse than killing (2:191)
  • Allah knows better then us that what is good for us, so be content what He has bestowed us, never be displeased with His decisions. (2:219-2:220)
  • Aqeedah is important, never compromise on it just to marry with a person you like, this ayah gives criteria what should be choosed during marriage  (2:221)
  • Important law of divorce, islam teaches us to be kind even dealing matters of divorce, never ordained limits of Allah (2:227-2:229)
  • When a widow have fulfilled her term (idah), she can remarry where she likes in a reasonable allowed manner. (2:234)
  • Support deen with true intention, hard work and lots of supplication. (2:250)

Part 1 

JUZ 2 – SURAH AL-BAQARAH – POINTS TO PONDER (Part1)

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Ayah 2:142 – 2: 252: (Part 1)

The important key points of Juz 2, are

  • Change of Qibla (2:142- 2:145)
  • Center of life for Momin should be race towards all that is good.  (2:148)
  • Have fear of Allah, and abstain yourself from sins, so that Allah Almighty complete His Blessings on you and that you may be guided. (2:150)
  • Rememberance of Allah strengthen our Faith (2:151 – 2:152)
  • Never be unthankful and impatient due to trials of life (2:153- 2:155)
  • Safa Marwa – these two places reminds us sacrifice of Hajar A.S, how strong her patience was, and how strong her Iman was. If you are alone then keep reminding yourself by saying Raditubila hi Rabba ( 2:158 )
  • Always eat Halal and Tayyab, and don’t follow footsteps of Satan. (2:168- 2:169)
  • Taqwa should be our provisions specially during Umrah and Hajj. (2:197)

Part 2