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? They submit to God Humans and […]
What is the meaning of worship and how does compassion draw us closer to God?
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 he have the right to […]
How does the divine hadith “I am as My slave thinks of Me.” apply to believers and nonbelievers?
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 tells us to avoid interest […]