“O mankind! There has come to you a good advice from your Lord (i.e. the Quran, ordering all that is good and forbidding all that is evil), and a healing for that (disease of ignorance, doubt, hypocrisy and differences, etc.) in your breasts, – a guidance and a mercy (explaining lawful and unlawful things, etc.) for the believers.Say: “In the Bounty of Allah, and in His Mercy (i.e. Islam and the Quran); -therein let them rejoice.” That is better than what (the wealth) they amass.” (Al-Qur’an, Surah Yunus,Ch.10: Verses 55-58) (Muhsin Khan Translation) Continue reading
To know our Lord which way can we follow? To know our Lord there are many ways. We can divide these ways into four.
- Shari’iyyi- through Divine revelation
- Aqliyy (intellectual)
- Fitriyy (Natural Disposition)
- what is experienced and perceived
Knowing purpose of whole life makes the person lead happy life. It shows him his last destination.
In life, there is time when you feel boring and frustrated. You say, “My life is boring, I have no real happiness. Where can I find real happiness?” These are problems and questions of many people. But what is the solution and answer? In the search of real happiness, there are many people who have found it in the believing in Almighty Allah (God), knowing and obeying Him. Almighty Allah says: Continue reading
In your life do you feel emptiness and inner vacuum even though wealth and people surround you? Have you ever thought that what kind of things fill this emptiness? Do you feel fear, grieve and worry in your life? Yes, the only thing that fills inner vacuum and removes fear and grieve is knowing your Lord, believing and obeying Him. Because when you believe in Him and obey, Satanic thoughts start melting and leaving your mind. Allah (God) says: Continue reading
In part one we had seen how formerly Pop star Cat Steven was searching for truth, happiness and peace of mind. What elevates human being to higher horizon is to make his/her mind open for truth and following it. This grants him freedom rather than slavery. He opens new chapter of his life like Yusuf Islaam (Formerly Cat Stevens). So let’s read his journey of searching for truth. It may give us inspiration to open new chapter of our life like him. Continue reading