In the previous post, we discussed what it meant for prayer (salat) to encompass all the various types of worship belonging to conscious beings such as humans, angels, and the Jinn and those of unconscious beings like trees and mountains. So how do animals and unconscious beings worship God? Continue Reading
Wisdom behind the timings for prayer (salat)
Love and compassion are two paths leading to God. How do they compare?
Wisdom behind the timing for the five daily prayers.
Click Here for Part 2 And that unfortunate one has harmed himself. Through his lack of perception, he has turned a truth as beautiful as day and a luminous situation into the form of a dark and gloomy suspicion, a hell. He is not deserving of compassion and nor does Continue Reading
How does the divine hadith “I am as My slave thinks of Me.” apply to believers and nonbelievers?
Which is superior: to kill one’s nafs or to train it?
Click here for Part 1 So this blessed intelligent man travels. But he does not suffer from distress like his brother since he thinks about beautiful things and imagines good things, as he is good mannered. He is content on his own. Also, he does not suffer from fatigue and Continue Reading
Sins are usually committed due to the lack of trust/positive view of God. Essentially, God commands us to do something but we think or feel – either consciously or subconsciously – that some other way is “better” as though God does not want the best for us. Common examples: God Continue Reading
Death is a reality that we shouldn’t forget.