Series

This page will gather together the various series that we have published on the Tulayhah website. The name of the series, a short description, and links to its individual articles will be provided.

○ Tafsir of Surah al-Fatihah

This series is made up of three sound salafi explanations of surah al-Fatihah of increasing detail and complexity. We recommend reading them in sequence, starting with al-Tafsir al-Muyassar, in order to build one’s understanding of this central surah in stages. Each one of these explanations contains benefits not found in the others and emphasizes certain points over others.  These articles also provide an opportunity to reflect on the different styles and methods of different mufassiroon. BaarakAllaahu feekum.

For a guide to these explanations and further details, please click here.

○ Tafsir of Ayah al-Kursi

This series is made up of three sound salafi explanations of ayah al-Kursi of increasing detail and complexity. We recommend reading them in a sequence, starting with al-Tafsir al-Muyassar, in order to build one’s understanding of this important ayah in stages. Each one of these explanations contains benefits not found in the others and emphasizes certain points over others.  These articles also provide an opportunity to reflect on the different styles and methods of different mufassiroon. BaarakAllaahu feekum.

For a guide to these explanations and further details, please click here.

○ Makki and Madani Series: al-Suyooti

al-Haafidh Jalal al-Deen al-Suyooti dedicated the first full chapter of his famous handbook on the Qur’anic Sciences, al-Itqan fee ‘Uloom al-Qur’an, to the topic of Makki and Madani revelation. We have translated an abridgement of that chapter by sheikh Muhammad Bazmool in four sections followed by another section from the chapter not included in the abridgement:

For a guide to this series and discussion of the importance of this topic, please click here.

○ The Gathering of the Qur’an: Tafsir ibn Kathir

al-Haafidh Ismaa’eel ibn Kathir began his celebrated work of tafsir with an introduction touching on many important issues of the fundamentals of tafsir and the Qur’anic sciences. Among the topics covered was “the gathering of the Qur’an” which focuses on the recording, collection and compilation of the Qur’an during the time of the Prophet and the Rightly-guided Khulafaa’. We have divided this section into five separate articles:

For a dedicated guide page to the series and further reading, please click here.

○ Sheikh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shinqitee’s three part explanation of Allah’s statement:

تِلْكَ الرُّ‌سُلُ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ ۘ مِّنْهُم مَّن كَلَّمَ اللَّـهُ ۖ وَرَ‌فَعَ بَعْضَهُمْ دَرَ‌جَاتٍ

Those messengers – some of them We caused to exceed others. Among them were those to whom Allah spoke, and He raised some of them in degree. [2:253]

Sheikh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shinqitee broke his explanation of this ayah into three separate discussions. We likewise separated his explanation into three separate articles in a series.

○ The Qur’anic Ayaat on Love: Sheikh Falaah ibn Ismaa’eel al-Mundakar

Sheikh Falaah ibn Ismaa’eel al-Mundakar, one of the Salafi shuyookh of Kuwait and a professor of ‘Aqeedah at Kuwait University, authored a book entitled “The Essential Beliefs Regarding Love: the Love of Allah – a Theological Study”. He devoted one of its chapters to the Qur’anic ayaat regarding loving Allah.

For a dedicated guide page to the series, please click here.

○ Chapter on Fasting in the Qur’an: Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Sa’di

Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Naasir al-Sa’di gives an in-depth explanation of the ayaat of fasting in the Qur’an, specifically surah al-Baqarah 183-187. These articles are taken from al-Sa’di’s book of thematic tafsir, and so the sheikh attempted to provide a comprehensive understanding of the fiqh and benefits of fasting in chapter.

For a dedicated guide page to the series, please click here.

○ Qualities of the Successful Believers: Tafsir al-Shinqitee

This is an 7 part series of sheikh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shinqitee’s explanation of the first 11 ayaat in surah al-Mu’minoon. This series is taken from his most famous work of tafsir, Adhwaa’ al-Bayaan, which focuses on using the Qur’an to explain the Qur’an.

For a dedicated guide page to the series, please click here.

○ ‘Ibad al-Rahman: Sheikh ‘Abd al-Razzaq al-Badr

This is a ten part series of explaining the qualities of the the servants of al-Rahman listed in the end of surah al-Furqan [25:63-76]. This series is a translation of sheikh ‘Abd al-Razzaq al-Badr’s book Sifat ‘Ibad al-Rahman.

Alhamdulillaah, we were also able to publish and distribute this series in booklet form. For more information about this series or to obtain a physical copy of the work, please see the dedicated guide page to the series here.

○ Marriage and Divorce in the Qur’an: Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Sa’di

This is a 10 part series explaining the Qur’anic ayaat related to marriage and divorce, as found in sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Naasir al-Sa’di book of thematic tafsir, Taysir al-Lateef al-Manaan. [In publication now]

For a dedicated guide page to the series, please click here.

Last updated: October 17th, 2019