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Being a commentary to Maulana Imran Hosein’s interpretation of the verse.
By: Hasbullah Shafi’iy
Sayyiduna Umar radiyallahu anhu, in his six-line description of the Quran that we are unable to discuss here except one particular word that is relevant to our subject, most aptly said that the Quran is Barakah. Now, this is not a simple word at all. This word may be registered amongst the most frequently used vocabulary of any Muslim from any part of the world, but only that the meaning of this word is simply untranslatable into any other language, at least not into English. The meaning of this word can only be understood and explained by analogy or events.
Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu, gripped by the pangs of hunger, was waiting in Masjid an-Nabawi for someone to come, one who could understand his state and feed him. Embarrassed to ask directly for food, he had asked both Sayyiduna Abu Bakr and Sayyiduna Umar (r.a.), “Iqri’nee,” which request could either mean “recite to me (from the Quran)” or, “take me as a guest.” Not realising his state, both of them had sat him down in the Masjid and had recited the entire Surah al-Baqarah and Surah Aali ‘Imran respectively one after the other. The poor companion of the Prophet (s) had to listen to the long recitations bearing the pains of his shrinking stomach. Now he was desperately hoping for someone else who could come and perceive instantly the other meaning of the word “Iqri’nee.”
There came the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the noblest of all the Arabs in language. When Abu Hurayrah requested, “Iqri’nee” hesitantly, about to faint, fearing the same would happen again, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam smiled and affirmed him that he would not recite the Quran to him like Abu Bakr and Umar but would rather take him as a guest. However, the Messenger of Allah (s) commanded Abu Hurayrah to go and fetch all the As-haabus Suffah, Companions of the Verandah, the poorest of the residents of Madinah, eighty of them, for the meal at his home. So it was done. But what was there at the house of the Messenger of Allah (s)? What could anyone expect in that house of light but Barakah? It was but one small container of milk. Abu Hurayrah was worried he would not get any of the milk. He therefore queued first in the line, but the Prophet (s) gave the container to the others first. This is a recorded miracle of the Prophet (s) witnessed and experienced by all eighty of them that the container passed around and all of them drank from it and when it finally ended up in the hands of Abu Hurayrah, he too drank from it once, then the Prophet (s) told him to drink more and he too drank a second time and as the Prophet (s) told him to drink more he drank from it a third time. Finally, he could not drink a fourth time because he was already full and his stomach could not take anymore. But there was more milk in it.
By Allah, if the entire Madinah was there that day at the Prophet’s house, all of them would have drunk from it and milk would still have remained in the container. This is Barakah. So is the Quran. The Quran remains one Book but does flow infinitely. In fact, every verse of the Quran remains one but meanings flow infinitely because it is from Allah who is the Infinite.
There is not a single exegete (mufassir) of the Quran who would have dared say that he had already exhausted the full commentaries, interpretations and meanings of the Quran and that therefore nothing else could be added to them. That would reflect the meanings of the Quran as finite. How in that case could 20,000 Tafaaseer have been published so far on the meanings of the Quran? No one of the 20,000 different authors ever claimed that no one could add on to the commentary he had himself given and then put a full stop to the science of Tafseer. New knowledge comes out from the Quran and what meanings flow out from the Spring of the Quran – the Spring of Allah’s Kalam – has no limit. It continues and will continue forever till the Last Day.
Kindly note that the conference in Athens has been postponed to a later date to be announced. This postponement became necessary because of the Greek elections - among other things. My visit to Algeria is also postponed to a later date.
Saker Special Report: The Truth about Srebrenica 20 years later
Dear Shaikh Imran N. Hosein,
Today I am publishing a special report about the events in Srebrenica 20 years ago. This is a very large report (over 25'000 words!) which includes 3 videos. It is also going to be fantastically controversial. I have been waiting for 20 years to be able to at least contribute to shed the truth about the events around Srebrenica and today I have finally realized this goal. I am not saying that what I posted is "The Truth", but I strongly believe that it is a strong challenge to the official Anglo-Zionist narrative about these events. Furthermore, this is only one, very small, step in the long road towards establishing the historical truth and naming the real culprits.
And share your comments, reactions and objections in the comments section.
Also, I would be grateful if you could share this report or, at least, the link to it, with your friends.
Please feel free to repost any part or even all of this report. I will only be grateful to you.
Finally, I want to let you know that the publication of this special report will not end my efforts towards the establishment of the historical truth about the war in Bosnia and all the subsequent wars of the Empire against all the other countries which dared to defy it. Not only will I provide a right of reply to any Serb, Croat or Bosnian-Muslim who disagrees with anything I posted, but I will continue to ask for contribution on the history of Yugoslavia from WWII to our times and when I get them I will post them.
Kind regards and peace to all,
The Saker http://thesaker.is/; irc://maddshark.net/The_Vineyard
US air strikes against ISIS in Syria, which seem to have been coordinated with the Ukraine ceasefire, are a smoke-screen hiding an effort to get even with Russia over a NATO black-eye received in Ukraine. If the US can get away with such air strikes - and that appears very likely - then the strikes will escalate until NATO takes on the Syrian armed forces in a final effort to achieve a Libyan-style regime-change in Syria.
There should be no illusion concerning implications of an ISIS take-over of Syria. The Orthodox Christians will be slaughtered in a genocide intended to put paid to any possible End-time alliance between the Muslim world and the world of Rūm.
Secondly, while the Russian government may be able to get away with a policy of avoidance of nuclear war with NATO over Syria, public opinion in Russia will not tolerate such a policy in response to a slaughter of Orthodox Christians in Syria.
The ultimate implication of such a success in Syria is that NATO will then get what the Zionists desperately want, i.e., nuclear war with Russia. It now seems inevitable that such a nuclear war will take place and that it will occur sooner rather than later. When that war takes place within the next 5-10 years time or even sooner, the world will experience the Malhama or Armageddon which Prophet Muhammad (sallalahu 'alaihi wa sallam) prophesied 1400 years ago.
It is time enough for analysts around the world to direct primary attention to the coming nuclear war. Islamic eschatology is best equipped to offer a comprehensive explanation of the subject.
Our Islamic eschatological view is that Pax Judaica is not possible without such a nuclear war which, it is hoped, will wipe out both Russia and her NATO rivals. Our view is that Dajjāl's 'day-like-a-week' will commence with the Malhama when Israel emerges from the nuclear holocaust to succeed USA as the ruling State in a post-nuclear world.
And, indeed, We have adorned the skies nearest to the earth with lamps . . .
(Qur’an, al-Mulk, 67:5)
For those (and only those) who have the capacity to discover the relationships that exist between the stars, do the stars function as ‘lamps’ permitting ships for example, to chart a course in the vast expanse of the oceans of the world.
Similarly, only those who have the spiritual insight with which to ‘connect dots’ in history, will be able to read and understand events that are now mysteriously unfolding on the stage of the world. Those unable to do so will invariably respond to an articulation of such understanding with the intellectually tame and stereotyped cry of “conspiracy theory”. They will pay a price for their blindness and their incapacity to penetrate the explanation that the Qur’an provides of the reality of the world today, and for ignoring the several warning in the Qur’an, as well as concrete evidence in the Sīrah, of Jewish conspiracies against Islam and Muslims.
Jerusalem in the Qur’an is a great book that thrilled and delighted me in a number of ways. I am surprised that such a meticulously documented book had to wait for such a long time before seeing the light. It is now more than half a century since the Zionists began their appalling oppression and ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people whose only offense is that they happened to live in a country considered by the Jews to be their promised Holy Land.
The Zionists have continuously referred to distorted scriptures from the Torah and other Biblical material to justify their atrocious behavior and to motivate the Jews to establish a State of Israel that extends from the Nile to the Euphrates with Jerusalem as its capital.