- Fatira alssamawati waalardi anta waliyyee fee alddunya waalakhirati tawaffanee (Musliman waalhiqnee bialssaliheena
“You Creator of the heavens and the earth! You are my Protector in this world and in the Hereafter. Take You my soul (at death) as one submitting to Your will (as a (Muslim), and unite me with the righteous.” (Qur’aan: 12:101)
Prophet Yusuf (peace be upon him) made this dua after he became the ruler of Egypt, and he met with his parents. The parents prostrated to Allah (SWT) and Yusuf (peace be upon him) realised his dream of eleven stars and the sun and the moon making obeisance to Allah (SWT). Read more... (631 words, estimated 2:31 mins reading time)
Dear respected elders, brothers, sisters and daughters! Allah has revealed the Qur’aan Majeed for our guidance, so that each and every person can live his life in accordance to the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala. In the 29th juz (para) of the Qur’aan Majeed, in Surah Mulk, Allah Ta’ala has mentioned that this world is a place of examination, and that He has sent us in this world to test us. He has not sent us into this world to enjoy a life of luxuary and pleasure. Therefore, to follow the path of Nafs (evil soul) and Shaytaan, to displease one’s Master, and to suffer the consequences of the punishment of the grave thereafter, is utter foolishness and contrary to the dictates of intelligence.
Sayings of The Mujtahid lmams
(5) Some people say that the mujtahid imams have themselves said that their sayings should not be followed until the evidence is known. “If our opinion is against Hadith, throw it off and follow the Hadith.”
However, honestly, these words are directed to those who are capable of making an independent judgment, not those who cannot make ijtihad. Shah Waliullah said about such sayings:
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