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What Is the Purpose of Life According to the Quran?

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you so much for this very interesting question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Indeed, among the issues that intrigue the reader of the Quran is how it encourages him/her to think, reflect and ponder on his/her own position and purpose in this world. Allah says in the Quran: “Does man …

Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

Is Suicide the Solution? Check This Answer

The very idea that someone wants to die is frightening. As a result, suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. However, talking about it does save lives. Would suicide really help? The huge pains that many people go through may prompt them to consider ending their life, but is it a wise decision? Will …

Real Purpose

What Is the Real Purpose of Life?

Short Answer: As Muslims, we understand that Allah is far above His creation insofar as He is not dependent on any part of it. Quite simply, it is out of His mercy that He has created us. …………. Salam Dear Kamal, Thank you for your questions and for contacting Ask About Islam. You are correct when you …

Hereafter According to Islam

What is the Purpose of the Hereafter According to Islam?

Short Answer: The hereafter is what makes this life make sense. None of the injustices, corruption or evil will go without account and no good deed will go without full reward __________________________________________ Peace be upon you, Dear Reader, Thank you for sending us your important question. There are two points to discuss in your question: …

Much Chaos

What’s the Point of this World? Why Is There So Much Chaos?

Short Answer: We understand you are suffering and going through hardship brother, but know that this will not go unnoticed and this will not go unrewarded. Allah will reward you for every second of hardship if you’re patient and continue to seek Him. Things WILL get better here, and you will be compensated with no limits …

What’s the Point of this World?

What’s the Point of this World? Why Don't We All Have an Easy Life?

Part 1      Part 3 Short Answer: When we despair and give up, we disbelieve in Allah’s Names and His Power to provide for us, bring us justice, appreciate our efforts, open doors for us, expand our chests and grant us relief and guidance and bring us from the depth of darkness into light. We may …

Point of this World

What’s the Point of this World? - Why So Much Pain?

Short Answer: Some of the most beautiful realities emerge from some of the most excruciatingly painful moments. Contemplate on pregnancy and labor for example. Think about all the changes a mother goes through over a period of nine whole months. Think about those long hours of intense labor, of waiting, screaming, tears and pain…. Then comes the …

My Purpose in Life as a New Muslim

My Purpose in Life as a New Muslim

It would take me years to find out what my purpose in life was. As a small child I can remember playing with my Barbie dolls while contemplating upon why I had lived. As the only member of my family to go to college, I remember sitting in philosophy class pondering upon why I had survived birth…

Power of the Quran – Changing Hearts and Minds

The Power of the Quran in Changing Hearts and Minds

I, personally, felt this pull when I was a young Christian mother grappling with the tragic death of my grandmother. On the same night I heard the heartbreaking news; I grieved in the darkness of my bedroom and had no idea how to cope with the loss. Suddenly, I felt this intense urge…

The Purpose of Life in Light of the Quran

The Purpose of Life in Light of the Quran

What an individual has to remember is that he is answerable for his actions and God is watching over us all the time. God, exalted is He, keeps on reminding us that He is watching every action of ours and has informed all believers that He is All-Knowing and Wise.

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