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Making Sense of Islam

Making Sense of Islam

I am hoping you have went through most of the articles on basic concepts of Islam (and Quranic text related to it), and hopefully it would have cleared some basic elements Islam hold close and dear and demands from his follower. I know if you try to look at a Muslim (and especially their countries) to represent these basics for you in daily routine and in their thoughts, I am afraid you would not find much examples; but If you…

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Kufur and Shirk

Kufur and Shirk

The word kāfir is the active participle of the root K-F-R. As a pre-Islamic term it described farmers burying seeds in the ground. One of its applications in the Quran is also the same meaning as farmer. Since farmers cover the seeds with soil while planting, the word kāfir implies a person who hides or covers. Ideologically, it implies a person who hides or covers the truth. Poets personify the darkness of night as kâfir, perhaps as a survival of pre-Islamic religious or mythological usage. So…

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Muslim

Muslim

Legally to enter Islam on a physical sense its very simple one just has to say shahada “There is no god but God. Muhammad is the messenger of God” and then you enter into Islam and become a Muslim. But as a Muslim on spiritual sense it means that he has agreed to some set of believes from his heart as a whole which are He believes in one, unique, incomparable God, Who has neither son nor partner, and that…

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Islam, Emaan And Ahsan (Taqwa)

Islam, Emaan And Ahsan (Taqwa)

Islam is means to completely surrender, to give up resistance, and unquestioningly obey Divine commandments. The Qur’an requires of us that we enter Islam wholly: O ye who believe! Enter into Islam wholly (Al-Baqarah 2:208) Islam, Emaan And Ahsan are the three levels of consciousness that a believer goes through in his ultimate flight to get closer to Allah. Islam operates mostly at the physical level after one accepts being a Muslim and performs obligations prescribed by Islam; Emaan is…

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Muhammad

Muhammad

To become Muslim one has to say that, “There is no God except Allah and Muhammad PBUH is last messenger and prophet”; so believing in Muhammad is essential requires for one to become a Muslim and which means one also has to believe the revelation onto him and also how he profess those teaching and which reach us through Hades and Sunnah. So God send his prophets and its revelations but the peak of revelation is on Muhammad i.e Quran,…

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Quran

Quran

Quran  is  the final guidance revealed to Muhammad; it’s is for the people living at the time and for all the humanity to follow; also it’s the only book that God promised to preserve so generations to follow would know what is the final message of their Lord. Also as a Muslim we believe in all prophets and books they brought with them but the book was for that time and for that nation only; so God does not ensured…

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Prophets

Prophets

To Guide the Human kind Allah send down prophets among those nations, so they can guide people and make people aware of God existence; some are given books or revelations and/or some are given specific instructions So Why were the prophets send so people are bound by justice 57:5 His is the dominion of the heavens and earth. And to Allah are returned [all] matters. He causes the night to enter the day and causes the day to enter the…

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Judgment Day (Qyamat)

Judgment Day (Qyamat)

It is one of the important element of Muslim Faith, where God would give reward and punishment to human soul, so as we live through life all our actions no matter how big or small they are gets recorded and on day of judgment bad actions are measured against good actions and people fate will be decided, as I mentioned above God is very merciful but at same time he is very truthful in his Judgment. Quran 4:87 Allah –…

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Islam, Revelations and Quran

Islam, Revelations and Quran

To send down his commandments (one source of knowledge human has been given) God send revelation though Prophets. so Islam is not something which was originated by Muhammad PBUH, but it is the same message that 1,23999 prophets before him brought to guide humans so they would know there is one Lord and pass onto them commands that God want them to obey. Quran(2:136):  Say, [O believers], “We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and…

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Type of Knowledge

Type of Knowledge

God explained that humans are being given two kinds of knowledge so they can find the reason of their creation and to identify God, one they can attain through their senses by looking at natures and the perfect balance its created in and how night and day gets changed how this whole universe works and so on and Second source of knowledge are the revelations from God and which is delivered by Prophets over time. So one is acquired knowledge…

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