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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

Shabbir Ahmed: With the Glorious Name of Allah, the Instant and Sustaining Source of all Mercy and Kindness.

أَلهاكُمُ التَّكاثُرُ

Shabbir Ahmed

The relentless greed of material gains distracts you (from the real purpose of life). (57:20), (83:26).