WHO ARE THE MUTTAQUN?

In the Name of Allāh. The Muttaqun are the believers. Allāh describes them (in Surah Al-Baqarah [2] verses 3-4) saying: “Who believe in the Ghayb and perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat), and spend out of what we have provided for them (i.e. give Zakat and Sadaqah). And who believe in (the Quran and the Sunnah) which has […]

ACCEPT HIS INVITATION

In the Name of Allāh. Ordinarily, we feel much exultant when invited by an influential person. But, the best Inviter (that one should feel happy to accept His Invitation) among all inviters is Allāh. Indeed, Allāh invites us. Thence, we should accept His Invitation and abandon all that can hinder us from answering Him. He […]

HIS WILL SUPERSEDE

In the Name of Allāh. Perfect praise is to Him Who created all things (known and unknown). He is the Sustainer of all creations – free from all wants. Allāh says (in Surah Adh-Dhariyat [51] verses 57-58): “I seek not any provision from them (i.e. provision for themselves or My creatures) nor do I ask […]

TO BE SUCCESSFUL

In the Name of Allah. Among the qualities that a Muslim should bag is patience in the face of harm (i.e. enduring what one dislikes) with a sense of acceptance and submission, just for the Sake of Allah. This is indeed one of the things that lead to success. Certainly, impatience over calamity is itself […]