A Juz A Day (30th): A Third of the Qur’an
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This last juz has 37 surahs of the Qurâan (almost a third of the surahs). These are short, rhythmic, impactful and easily retainable surahs.
This juz has the first revelation Al-Alaq (96) and the last complete Surah Al-Nasr (110).
The major themes of the 30th Juz
1) Belief in the oneness of Allah
2) The Prophetâs job is to deliver the message
3) Belief in the unseen
4) Believing = good deeds of all types
5) Humans are fickle and ungrateful
This juz has Surahs of extreme virtues:
– Al-Zilzaal is like Â¼ of the Qurâan
– Al-Nasr is like a Â¼ of the Qurâan
– Al-Kafiroon is like a Â¼ of the Qurâan
– Al-Ikhlaas is like 1/3 of the Qurâan
– Al-Falaq and Al-Naas are for seeking protection from evil and for ruqya
– Al-Ikhlaas, Al-Falaq and Al-Naas are to be recited after every prayer, three times after Fajr and Asr and before sleeping
About Aarij Anwer
Shaikh Aarij Anwer is a specialist in morphological tafsir and Arabic. He was born in Karachi, grew up in the Greater Toronto Area and serves as an imam at Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque in Toronto. He holds a Bachelor of Islamic Sciences from Al-Madinah International University of Malaysia. He continues to study advanced Arabic, Fiqh and Hadith with scholars from Egypt.
He has taught Arabic to over 500 students from across the world and published a complete Arabic curriculum for Islamic schools. He’s the founder of Qutoof Academy for advanced Arabic studies.He has also published a book on the Prophet’s (S) supplications. As an AlKauthar institute instructor, he travels internationally to teach tafsir.
A registered religious official, he presides over marriages. Once a year, he leads an umrah group with a special focus on seerah and tafsir on site. He lives in Brampton, Ontario with his wife and three daughters.