Allah is Mutakabbir in the sense that His divine sublimity is Infinite, He is great, the one whose divine greatness is Infinite. Thus ‘Al-Mutakabbir’ (the Sublime) is God, the king, Whose sovereignty never perishes, the Great, in Whose Kingdom nothing happens except by His leave, the One, the Omnipotent.
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Many young Muslims are clueless about what they should do in Ramadan. It is therefore important to have a vision, not only for the month of Ramadan but after that as well. Goals should be set and a routine that will help you achieve those goals should be followed.
The month of fasting for Muslims known as Ramadan is coming soon. And while your Muslim acquaintances are limbering up for the fast, you may be having a hard time wrapping your mind around what Ramadan is even about. But it’s not as complicated as it may seem at first glance.
The change of the qiblah is a declaration by God of the perfection of the first religion as the final religion for mankind. Through the two mystical events in the life of the final messenger, Muhammad, God completes and perfects the religion for humanity....
Mary was scared and frightened; she felt so weak, having just given birth, so how could she possibly shake the immense trunk of a date tree? But God continued to provide Mary with sustenance. The next event was indeed another miracle, and as human beings we learn a great lesson from this...
In the beginning of Islam Muslims prayed facing Baytul Maqdis in Jerusalem; a shared Qiblah between the Muslims and the Jews. Then not long after the migration to Madinah the Prophet received a divine order to change the Qiblah and pray towards Al-Masjid Al-Haram.
How does fasting build the character of piety according to the Islamic worldview? Let us look at some of the things that a fasting person is supposed to do, and see how they are related to the concept and spirit of piety.
This is actually an image of what Ramadan is all about. It is a time to sweep out our spiritual house of all the dust and the cobwebs that have accumulated over the past year, welcoming Allah once more into our hearts with renewed vigor.
It is amazing that Allah has given you this status of honor; He has called you those who believe. Fasting in Ramadan is not for the people who like to show off on the outside. It is something that no one can really see in your actions; it is something that’s quite secret between you and Allah.
Know that wealth is like a serpent, in it there is both poison and medicine. The religious benefits of wealth are three kinds: The first kind is money spent on yourself for the acts of worship, specifically the provisions necessary, to allow you to focus on remembrance and meditation...
I often wonder if Islamophobes and Islamic extremists realize that they are just different sides of the same coin. They both promote fear and hatred of large groups of diverse peoples. Both groups wish to sweep as many people up in their seriously dangerous causes.