Verses of Fasting – Shaikh Idris Watts

 

Shaikh Idris Wattts

20 May 2018

Surah Baqara – Verse 183

In this lesson, I go through verse 183 in Surah Baqarah, explaining how much is lost in the translation. I talk about the general meanings of Surah Baqarah, the verses surrounding this verse, the linguistic meaning of fasting, and the meaning of taqwa and its relationship with fasting.

 


 

21 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 184(A)

In this lesson, I go through verse 184 in Surah Baqarah, explaining how much is lost in the translation. I talk about the meaning of ‘a number of days’ in the verse and what that alludes to, the dispensation for those sick or travelling and how they make those days up.


22 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 184(B)

I cover the verse pertaining to those who struggle to fast and the beautiful linguistic devices within it.


23 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 185(A)

I go into depth about the beauty of verse 185 of Surah Baqarah and its meanings.


25 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 185(B)

I discuss the beauty of this verses and what are the possible meanings of the verb witness and why God repeats the dispensation for travellers and those temporarily ill.


26 May 2018

Surah Baqara – Verse 185(C)

I discuss the beauty of this verse and the concept of ease in Islam. I also explain what the possible meanings are of these sentences and the four benefits that are highlighted for those who fast the month of Ramadan.


27 May 2018

Surah Baqara – Verse 186(A)

In one of the most powerful verses in the Quran, I explain the power of prayer in Ramadan, and show how it is linked to the previous verses and how much is lost in the translation.


28 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 186(B)

In the second half of one of the most powerful verses in the Quran, I explain the power of prayer in Ramadan and how our prayers can be answered and in which ways.


29 May 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 187(A)

In this verse, I comment on this famous verse regarding men and women being garments for one another and what the context is.


1 June 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 187(B)

In the second half of this verse, I go through the wisdom in admitting our weaknesses and when experiencing them to get good counsel and turn to God and in doing so many doors open up.


3 June 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 187(C)

In this verse, I investigate the meanings drawn from this passage around the ruling of sexual relations and food and drink in Ramadan.


4 June 2018

Surah Baqarah – Verse 187(D)

In this verse, I cover the rulings pertaining to the spiritual retreat and the linguist nuances we can gain from this passage.