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
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