“Guidance for the righteous”.


A friend recently asked me to read the opening verses of Surah Al-Baqarah, which is the second chapter of The Quran, saying that there was ‘so much in it to find’. Now the interesting thing I find about The Quran is that whenever you take it up again, it always has something new to offer, and so I decided to revisit with a couple of tafasirs and found some interesting points.



“In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.
This is a perfect Book; there is no doubt in it; it is a guidance for the righteous.”

1. For any book to be perfect, it must have four properties which have been called the “Allal-e-Arba Aa” عللِ اربعہ, which are

a) Illat-e-Faaili            علت فاعلی
b) Illat-e-Madi              علت مادی
c) Illat-e-Sauri           علت صوری
d) Illat-e-Gaai…

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Author: emphadiate

Med student, chai lover, avid reader. Daydreamer extraordinaire. Slightly imbalanced.

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