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Category Archive: ISLAMIC

What does “competing to do good deeds” mean?

People are distinguished from each other by their level of faith. There are people who have no faith in Allah, whereas there are those who, due to the strong fear and awareness of Allah they have,...

Is there any compulsion in religion?

The answer to this question is given clearly in a Qur’anic verse as follows: As stated in the verse, no-one can be compelled to live by Islamic morals. Conveying the existence of Allah and the...

What is the best attitude while giving away? How should one give?

Allah informs us that one may give away his wealth “secretly and openly” (Surat al-Baqara, 274) Besides this, Allah states that those who give away should not do so to “show...

What does “giving in the way of Allah” mean?

Giving away means spending the wealth and opportunities one has in the way of Allah. In recompense for spending in His way as defined in the verse,“Whatever is surplus to your needs (Surat...

How should the remembrance of Allah be?

Believers are aware of the fact that Allah sees and hears them at every instant, and that Allah has created every event they encounter. For that reason they always bear Allah in mind. At every...

What is destiny?

Destiny is Allah’s apprehension of all events past or future as if they were “a single moment.” Most people question how Allah can already have knowledge of events that have not yet...

What is deep thinking?

One of the most important characteristics of those who believe in Allah is their ability to see the signs created by Allah. A believer sees the power and artistry of Allah in every subtlety around...

What is superiority based on in the Sight of Allah?

In the Sight of Allah, superiority is not based on the race, possessions, position, beauty or anything else a person may possess, but only on his nearness to Allah, that is, his piety:

What is taqwa? Who are those who have taqwa?

Taqwa (piety) is to abide by the commands and recommendations of Allah and to avoid adverse thoughts and acts. The believers who believe with certainty and who show unremitting perseverance in this...

What does “putting trust in Allah” mean?

Putting trust in Allah is counting on Allah knowing that everything on the earth takes place under Allah’s control and that no one can help or harm the individual unless He so wills. The...