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Sura 102
Aya 1

Chapter 102

Rivalryal-Takāthur ( التكاثر )

8 verses • revealed at Meccan

»The surah that opens with the mention of the Rivalry as mentioned in verse 1 ff. The surah criticizes man’s preoccupation with worldly wealth and stresses that he will be brought to account on the Day of Resurrection.«

The surah is also known as Competition, Competition for Gain, Plenitude, Striving for More, The Piling Up, Vying for More and More, Worldly Abundance, Worldly Gains

بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ

Muhammad Asad: In The Name of God, The Most Gracious, The Dispenser of Grace:

أَلهاكُمُ التَّكاثُرُ

Muhammad Asad

THIS early Meccan surah is one of the most powerful, prophetic passages of the Qur'an, illuminating man's unbounded greed in general, and, more particularly, the tendencies which have come to dominate all human societies in our technological age.
YOU ARE OBSESSED by greed for more and more