A story and what it refers to

One method we use to convince people in daily life is to present examples. Starting a sentence “Let me give you an example,” we see that a good example can be very useful to explain what we mean. For instance, we say, “If every man would just sweep his own doorstep, the city would soon be clean,” and we try to stir the sense of responsibility in people. To teach a child habits of cleanliness we say, “Look, even the flies clean themselves continuously.” In fact, it is not surprising…

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Corporal Resurrection in the Qur’an

The resurrection phenomenon, that is to be revived after death, has been known to human kind since Prophet Adam (ALAYHISSALAM) who is the first man and the first prophet. The human mind mostly has been unable to comprehend that extraordinary truth. The geniuses like Ibn Sina (Avicenna) had to admit that they accepted that truth as a narration just because it is mentioned in the Qur’an but it is impossible to explain it reasonably. Yet, there are rational proofs for resurrection as well as scriptural proofs. However, in this article…

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A Window to the Garden of Paradise

Death; with the common meaning “the cessation of life.” Grief, sadness, sorrow are what is left for the ones stay behind. As for the person who dies he is either in peace or turmoil but wished to be in the first one. What do we do when we hear a loved close friend of us has just passed away? We get surprised. We don’t want to believe this idea. That first reaction most probably would be “Really? Are you serious? How and When?” These questions indicate that this news affect…

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Hereafter and Society: Is Ignorance Bliss?

Do we need hereafter? What could possible benefits does have the hereafter? Does it help society or destroy family? Why do some not believe in the hereafter? Does belief of hereafter promise an ultimate happiness or corruption? This article will seek answers for those questions commonly asked of people of faith. Islamic creed reveals significant clues about human happiness both in this earthly life and the one after death. As this huge topic covers so many fields and answers, it would be better to discuss it from some perspectives in…

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Worldly Benefits of Belief in Hereafter

Oppressed people whose rights are violated, and those who cannot get their rights back may exactly console themselves by only believing in the hereafter  providing a thought that their rights will surely be taken from the unjust and will be given back to them (by Allah). Every man wants to live a heavenly life. This demand of man is due to his nature. When he demands something, he demands the best of it. He wants to live forever along with demanding a beautiful life in this world. Furthermore, he endeavours…

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Life and Afterlife

This world and hereafter are two separate universes but there is such a close relationship between them. The border of these two universes is like a very transparent curtain and passing through to the other side is as easy and quick as opening a curtain. In addition to this, there is also a long distance; there are long ways and quite different universes between the world and hereafter. It’s possible to pass through hereafter by traversing these ranges. Although these two situations are considered to contrast each other, there are…

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She is Mine…

“…Give glad tidings to the steadfast, (Surah Baqara; 155) Who say, when a misfortune strikes them: ‘Lo! we are Allah’s and lo! unto Him we are returning.’” (Surah Baqara; 156) “And of His signs is this: He created for you helpmeets from yourselves that ye might find rest in them, and He ordained between you love and mercy. Lo! herein indeed are portents for folk who reflect.”  (Surah Rum; 21) “Losing a life… Losing an angel… So many plans they had… Future plans together… but now life seems to be…

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Why is the hell eternal?

There are many people in the society who have difficulty in understanding the reality that the heaven and the hell are eternal and unfortunately many deny this truth. However, as stated in the verses such as: “Certainly, those who believe, do righteous deeds, and whole-heartedly submit to their Master, such are they who are the people of Paradise. Therein, they are forever residents.” (Hûd, 23) and “As for the deniers of the truth who belied Our verses, such are they who are the companions of the fire. Therein they are…

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The Eternal Fruits of The Love for The Sake Of Allah

Human beings love many things such as first his self and relatives in the world. The most important duty of man is to love the world and creatures in the name of Allah. We should say for the beautiful things, “Allah created so well-orderly” and should not let any other kind of love enter our heart. This is because it is the place of reflection of Allah that is As-Samad and is particular to him. If all these loves are in the name of Allah, then they both are legal…

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Is not the retirement as far away as the paradise?

So many people do not desire the hereafter life and its pleasures and delights as they reckon that they are too far away. Although same people attain the goal of raising to a high rank, reaching the retirement, owning a flat or a piece of land at the very last years of their life, they do not mind and they think those happy years are not very far away. Besides, they suffer much for these worldly materials.

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