Jaihoon’s thoughts & notes during Holy Quran commentary lectures by Simsarul Haq Hudawi
Dec 12 2008
- The incident of the people of the cave refers to the trials faced in one’s deen. This can be overcome by virtuous friendship. Even the dog who accompanied the cave dwellers was counted among the inmates of the cave due to its companionship
- The garden owner was tried in his wealth and children. This trial can be overcome by realizing the temporal nature of this world.
Musa (as) was tried in his knowledge. Trials for those with knowledge is greater than those without it. If knowledge alone was sufficient for commanding respect, Satan also deserved respect. Only humility can save a knowledgeable person.
Dhul Qarnain was tested in his use of power. Ikhlas in excercising power can save from its misuse.