The Beauty of Allah, the Exalted


  The most precious kind of knowledge is to know Allah, the Exalted through His beauty. This is granted to the truly pious among His creatures, while others know Him through one of His attributes, while those who know Him the best know Him through His perfection, glory, and beauty. There is nothing like Him…

THE CORRECT UNDERSTANDING OF TAWHID


  The Muslims, even though all of them testify to it, differ greatly in their actualisation of it. Some think that tawhid is merely to believe that Allah is the creator of everything and its Lord (i.e. they only affirm Tawhid ar Rububiyyahh) and hence end up not differentiating between that aspect of tawhid which…

SINCERITY IN TESTIFYING TO TAWHID


  People may say the testification that none has the right to he worshipped save Allah upon their tongues, but when it is said sincerely, coming from the heart – it takes on board a completely different reality. It is in accordance to ones actualisation of Tawhid that one completes his servitude of Allah, “Have…

THE PROHIBITION OF NATIONALISM IN ISLAM


Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because it calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the Aqeedah, that is, belief in Allah and His Messenger (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam). In other words, Islam calls for the ideological bond. Grouping together on tribalistic lines is clearly forbidden.…