Lessons Derived from the Story of the People of the Cave

The story of the People of the Cave was not something amazing compared to Allah’s Power and Ability, for the creation of the heavens and earth, the alternation of night and day and the subjugation of the sun, moon and heavenly bodies, and other mighty signs indicate the great power of Allah and show that He is able to do whatever He wills. He is not incapable of doing more amazing things than the story of the people of the Cave.”

Introduction to Surah Al-Kahf (The Cave) – Part 1

This surah comes to provide you with an escape route, a way of salvation, a safety net, a life vest, a lifeboat. It gives us a way out; how to rescue ourselves from all these trials and ordeals? As we all, all of us, without any exceptions, are all subject to these trials in one way or another. No one is ever exempted!

How to Interpret the Qur’an

The Qur’an, although claiming to be clear, recognizes that its clarity does not preclude it from being misinterpreted. It is a fact that its clarity is divinely authored and delivered, but its interpretation still relies on human endeavor. The Qur’an presents the reader with two kinds of verses: precise and unspecific. Precise verses are definitive; they do not leave room for other possible meanings.