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"O mankind! Now hath a proof from your Lord come unto you, and We have sent down unto you a clear light." — Holy Qur'an 4:175

Noor Mowlana Hazar Imam's ta'lim guides the murid to higher spiritual enlightenment & vision.

 

Holy Quran Verses from Pickthall and Yusufali's Translation

Surah 'Al-Qaari-'ah: The Calamity

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

101.001
Yusufali:    The (Day) of Noise and Clamour:
Pickthall:   The Calamity!
101.002
Yusufali:    What is the (Day) of Noise and Clamour?
Pickthall:   What is the Calamity?
101.003
Yusufali:    And what will explain to thee what the (Day) of Noise and Clamour is?
Pickthall:   Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Calamity is!
101.004
Yusufali:    (It is) a Day whereon men will be like moths scattered about,
Pickthall:   A day wherein mankind will be as thickly-scattered moths
101.005
Yusufali:    And the mountains will be like carded wool.
Pickthall:   And the mountains will become as carded wool.
101.006
Yusufali:    Then, he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) heavy,
Pickthall:   Then, as for him whose scales are heavy (with good works),
101.007
Yusufali:    Will be in a life of good pleasure and satisfaction.
Pickthall:   He will live a pleasant life.
101.008
Yusufali:    But he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) light,-
Pickthall:   But as for him whose scales are light,
101.009
Yusufali:    Will have his home in a (bottomless) Pit.
Pickthall:   A bereft and Hungry One will be his mother,
101.010
Yusufali:    And what will explain to thee what this is?
Pickthall:   Ah, what will convey unto thee what she is! -
101.011
Yusufali:    (It is) a Fire Blazing fiercely!
Pickthall:   Raging Fire.

 

Let us pray (Sura 20, Ayat 114) 'Ya Rabbi Zidni Ilma!' ('O Lord! Increase me in knowledge.') and seek spiritual help (ta'yid) to understand our great faith.

 

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