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Category Archive: FAITH

What prevents deep thinking?

One’s attention may easily be distracted from a particular subject by other things. While thinking about an important matter, one may find oneself distracted by the ordinary things one intends...

How can one think deeply in daily life?

Man thinks about so many things during the flow of daily life. For example, he may think about the things to be done on that day, where to go, the pleasant or the unpleasant things said about him,...

How can the heart and eyes of a person be sealed?

The commands of Allah are clear in the Qur’an and anyone who is aware of them should fulfil these commands. If a person does not behave as he should in spite of being aware of Allah’s...

How does one emigrate to Allah?

To emigrate to Allah means to turn only to Allah and live in the way He wills, leaving all past wrongdoing, wrong thoughts or habits, in short, leaving behind everything that does not accord with a...

Is everything I think about known to Allah?

Allah knows about everything, including what one is thinking about because one of the attributes of Allah is “Al Habir” (All-Aware), which means that Allah knows the inside truth and...

How does one take one’s self as one’s god?

One who unwisely takes his self to be his god is one who considers his self-interests and his comfort more important than the common interests of the religion, whereas a truly and sincerely devout...

Why should man not deem himself self-sufficient?

The main purpose of a person who fears Allah is to be pleasing to Him. This person knows that he needs to improve himself and to engage in a continual effort to be better in behaviour; virtues such...

Can a person spend his entire life for Allah?

In order to understand how to spend one’s entire life for Allah, one first needs to know the real meaning of life. Allah informs us about the real meaning of the life of this world in the...

How does one avoid the dangers of self- exoneration?

The self commands man to do evil. This fact is related in Surat ash-Shams as follows: Another verse pointing out the capacity of the soul to command to do evil is about the Prophet Yusuf (peace be...

What is the reprisal in the sight of Allah for hoarding wealth or being tight-fisted?

Some people hoard up their wealth and money throughout their entire life and do not use it for good causes as defined in the Qur’an. With insatiable greed, they persistently try to possess more...