Known for his great detail and precision, Yahya Ibrahim presents this comprehensive explanation of one of the many Surahs that provides numerous lessons for the believer. The essence of this Surah is Prophet Luqman’s wise advice to his son which of course is not only applicable to the son of Luqman but also to the believers in general, regardless of age.
Part 1: (ayahs 1-6) includes a brief introduction on some of the virtues and adhab (manners) when dealing with the Qur’an.
Part 2: (ayahs 6-11), the reason for man’s existence and the role of the environment, as well as an introduction to Iman (Faith) and issues surrounding music are presented.
Part 3: (ayahs 12-16), the speaker goes into a brief overview on the life of Luqman and the proper meaning of hikmah. In relation to utilizing proper wisdom or hikmah the speaker also delivers several advices on developing better islamically-centered family relationships.
Part 4: (ayahs 17-19), proper cultivation of the youth is focused on with specific advises in regards to improving the Muslim character.
Part 5: (ayahs 20-25), issues such as the proper utilization of resources as well as the implications behind establishing a khilaafa’ are discussed.
Part 6: (ayahs 26-34), closes off the series with an emphasis on the many miracles in nature presented by Allah. The timeless advice and words of wisdom extracted from this Surah are invaluable to any believer, young and old.
Of Egyptian descent, Yahya Adel Ibrahim was born in Canada and currently resides in both Toronto, Canada and Perth, Western Australia. After receiving Ijaza for his Qur’anic recitations, Yahya set off in his quest for authentic and classical Islamic knowledge. He has benefited greatly from Dr. Salih as-Sadlan, Sheikh Saud ash-Shuraim, Dr. Muhammad Musa Nasr, Sheikh Ali Hasan al-Halabi, Sheikh Saleem al-Hilali and numerous others. At present his published works include:
- The Hypocrites: Descriptions from the Quran and Sunnah
- Tearful Moments from the Life of the Prophet (s)
- Beacons of Light - Lectures from the Grand Mosque (VOL. 1, 2, 3)
- The Way of the Prophet and His companions
- Al-Masjid al-Aqsa: The Path to its Freedom
- Studies in Islamic Jurisprudence: The Book of Purity
- Misconceptions regarding the Prophets of Allah