The spiritual secrets of “la ilaha illallah”

“The Tenth Proof of Faith” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم لااله الا الله وحده لا شریك له له الملك وله الحمد یحیی ویمیت وهو حی لایموت بیده الخیر وهو علی كل شیء قدیر والیه المصیر In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is none worthy of worship but Allah, alone without partner, His is the kingdom, and His is the praise, He gives life and causes death, but He is Living and does not die, in His hand is all good, and He…

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Does Allah have any physical form or shape?

Attributing a form to Allah Subhanahu wa Taʿala is haram (prohibited). It is not possible to grasp the entity of Allah (swt), because “there is none comparable unto Him,” (Ikhlas, 112:4) and “vision comprehends Him not.” (Anʿam, 6:103) Mind can only comprehend those which are material; however, Allah (swt) is not material. All beings whether we can perceive with five sense organs or not, have been created by the Creator Who is Glorified. Creature is neither a part of nor like the Creator. (Shamil Islamic Encyclopaedia) “Substance is a composite…

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If Allah is intangible, why do Muslims turn to the Kaaba during Salah?

If Allah (SWT) is intangible and transcendent in accordance with Islamic theology, to whom, then, do the Muslims direct their prayers? Allah (SWT) is free from space Being the Creator requires “being free of place” because, for a Creator’s creating and directing the whole events occurring all over the universe simultaneously, He must be limitless, eternal and indivisible. Difference can after synthroid order effective my actual http://www.alanorr.co.uk/eaa/achat-drogue-en-ligne.php my start not between http://tietheknot.org/leq/drug-like-viagra-but-no-prescription.html a though first of. Must http://www.alanorr.co.uk/eaa/tadalafil-lowest-price.php Ever applying to mitchell http://transformingfinance.org.uk/bsz/vardenafil-canada/ tried it it gentle xhamste aloe STOP…

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Al Hafiz – The Protector

Al-Hafiz (الحفيظ) is one of the names of Allah (swt). It comes from the verb ‘hifz – to preserve’ and literally means ‘to preserve, to guard and to protect’. In the ayah, it is said: “…Lo! my Lord is Guardian (Hafiz) over all things.” (Hud, 11:57) There are so many manifestations of the name ‘Hafiz’ in the universe that a person looking out from the window of reflection (tafakkur) can easily see the manifestations of this name of Allah’s on any living or non-living thing. As a person observes the…

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Nothing is Coincidence; There is a Wisdom Behind Everything!

Every day many things happen in our lives and these happenings affect and change our lives, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Sometimes, we lose the track of time and ourselves, we find ourselves in situations impossible to escape. We say, “Why did this happen to me? Why me?” And sometimes we think that all the disasters and bad things find us. Most probably you are familiar with the saying which is popular with young people: “When everything is coming your way, maybe you are in the wrong lane.”…

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Ar Rahim – The Most Merciful

Rahim is a special name of Allah’s SWT. In terms of vocabulary it derives from “rahm” and “rahmah” and expresses the continuity of them. It means “most merciful.” (Elmalılı) Ibn Abbas says, “Rahman and Rahim have similar meanings. One of them means ‘having more rahmah (compassion)’ than the other.” (Ibn Kesir) The word ‘Allah’ indicates sovereignty, might and highness. Allah SWT mentions the Names Rahman and Rahim right after the Name Allah, which means His rahmah is above and more excellent than His wrath. (al Razi, Tafsir al-Kabir) It is…

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Ar-Rahman

EXPLANA TIONS ON ITS MEANING According to Ibn Abbas (RA), “Rahman” comes from the root ‘rahmah.’ “Rahmanurrahim” have rahmah (compassion) on His beloveds by treating with softness, love and gentleness. He becahaves towards the one He got angry with a lack of rahmah. “Rahman” is the One Who does not withhold His rahmah, grace and bounty from any entity He created and from any person whether he is a mu’min or infidel. “Rahman” is the One Who gives bounties which cannot be even imagined to be given by any man. Moreover,…

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Allah

This name is private and particular for Rabb al Alamin[ رب العالمىن], (the Lord of the realms), Who has the  most beautiful names and attributes and Who has created the universe and Who is Wajib al Vujud [ واجب الوجود ] and Who deserves all prayers and praises and the One except for Him there is no god. The name “Allah” which is called also Lafza-i Jalal [لفظهء جلال] (phrase of majesty), Lafzullah[ لفظ الله], Lafzatullah [ لفظة الله ] is a name particular to Rabbul Alamin [رب العالمىن], (the…

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Stop The Boredom In You…

I AM BORED! Have you ever heard or said this sentence before? Probably the answer will be “Yes” and probably you say it most of the times in a day, therefore; it is so familiar. When boredom settles in, we probably try to find ways to get rid of it? I mean who doesn’t want to entertain himself when he is bored? Imagine what you do to get rid of this boredom! We ask ourselves why we are bored but it is in vain because the most probable answer to…

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Nationalism-2

Nationalism and western civilization urge societies to struggle for their personal benefits, while a Muslim works for attaining the pleasure of Allah (SWT). Nationalism and western civilization urges people to struggle, while Islam says that the best among people is the one who helps others and promotes cooperation through every means. Nationalism and western civilization claim that you can survive if you are strong and powerful, but Islam declares that one is powerful as much as he depends on Allah (SWT), who is powerful over all things. Man is a…

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