Sighting the Moon
A brief exposition by Jāved Ahmed Ghāmidī
touching upon a contemporary issue that Muslims face, especially in the Indian
Sub-continent. Ghāmidī, while explicating relevant Hadīth narratives in their
proper context, proposes a solution that needs to be deliberated upon.
This is a commentary of Sūrah Duha by the celebrated
exegete of the Holy Qur’ān – Amīn Ahsan Islahī. In addition to offering an
incisive analysis of the subject matter of the sūrah, he has also very aptly
explained many difficult parts of this sūrah.
Sūrah Āl-i ‘Imrān (100-117)
This is an annotated translation of twenty
verses of Sūrah Āl-i ‘Imrān by Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī. From here begins the second
section of the sūrah – directed towards the newly constitued Muslim community.
They are given advice to be on guard against the People of the Book, fear the
Almighty like He rightly should be feared, hold fast to His rope, and remember
God’s favours upon them. This is followed by a mention of their status as the
best group of people raised for a divine mission.
History, Form, Meaning and Use of the Oath
This brief essay of Farāhī focuses on oaths
sworn in the Holy Qur’ān. As apparent from the title, it traces historical
precedents of oaths in the pre-islamic era, why and how oaths were pledged and
their specific use in the Holy Qur’ān.
What should a person say when he hears the
This is a description of a comprehensive
Hadīth narrative on the above captioned topic by Moiz Amjad and his team. The
narrative is followed by a note discussing its important variants found in
different anthologies of Hadīth literature.
Shehzad Saleem clarifies a confusion
regarding Ghāmidī’s view on jihād.