Ramadan Quran Series Day 10
Ramadan Quran Series Day Ten
by Dr. Aslam Abdullah
- Al-Mursalat (The Resurrection) (77)
The 33rd Surah that was revealed upon the Prophet was Al-Mursalat meaning those sent forth. This is the 77th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It has 70 Ayah in two Ruku. This Surah was revealed in Makkah and has 50 verses in 2 sections. It focuses on the theme of resurrection and reassures the people that its occurrence is certain and cannot be denied. It would happen at its appointed time and those who reject would suffer the consequences of their denial.
- Surah Qaf (the Arabic Alphabet Qaf) (50)
Qaf is the 34th Surah revealed upon the Prophet and is the 50th in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 45 Ayah in three Ruku. The Surah refutes those who argued that resurrection was impossible and human beings once dead cannot be revived. The Surah assures them that human beings would be brought back to their original form and be held accountable for their deeds in this world and would face consequences for them. It assures success to those who have faith in Allah. It explains that nature gives proof of the resurrection. It also reminds people that Allah is closer to them than their jugular vein and he is watching over them.
- All-Balad (The Land) (90)
The 35th Surah, Al-Balad, revealed upon the Prophet is the 90th Surah in the traditionally arranged Quran. It was revealed in Makkah and has 20 verses in one Ruku. It entrusts the believers with two main tasks i.e., the liberation of human beings from the bondage they have been placed in by social and political or economic circumstances and to eliminate hunger. It explains that faith becomes meaningful when these two tasks are given priority.
- At-Tariq (That which comes up in the Night) (86)
At-Tariq is the 36th Surah that was revealed upon the Prophet and in the traditionally arranged Quran, its number is 86th. It was revealed in Makkah and has 17 Ayah in one Ruku. It reminds human beings of the creator of the universe who has embedded physical laws in it under his supervision. It reminds people of the serious nature of the process of creation. It asks people to pay attention to the universe, their own creation and the words of Allah as appear in the Quran.