In His Own Words

How to save oneself from divine chastisement

Hence, before divine punishment arrives to close the door of repentance, seek repentance. When worldly laws arouse such fear, then why should people not...

Seeking forgiveness is a shield in the face of divine chastisement and grievous calamities

The plague epidemic itself is a grievous affliction. Yet, another law that is even more severe exists above this; another calamity that far outweighs...

Guidance to save oneself from the ways of those who have incurred divine displeasure and those gone astray

Moving on, غَيۡرِ‭ ‬الۡمَغۡضُوۡبِ‭ ‬عَلَيۡهِمۡ‭ ‬وَ‭ ‬لَا‭ ‬الضَّآلِّيۡنَ (Not the path of those who have incurred Thy displeasure, and nor those who have gone astray) corresponds...

Graciousness and mercy

I would like to state once again – and this point is worthy of note – that divine favour is of two kinds. Firstly,...

The “Mother Attributes” of Allah the Almighty

In this very same Surah al-Fatihah, the Holy Quran paints a portrait of God as it were, and presents it to the world for...

All the insights of the Holy Quran are comprised in Surah al-Fatihah

If one deeply reflects over Surah Fatihah, which is a subtle outline of the Holy Quran and known as the “Mother of the Book”,...

The company of the truthful

Moreover, it ought to be kept in mind that as far as the essence of patience is concerned, it is also necessary to remain...

Exhort one another to be steadfast

Furthermore, their practice is وَتَوَا صَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ ,i.e. they exhort one another to be steadfast; that is to say, they exhort and advise others...

Exhort one another to accept truth

In short, God Almighty states that those who are safeguarded from a state of loss first seek to perfect their knowledge, and secondly, they...

The opponents of one divinely appointed by Allah lose their faith

The state of our opponents is one that may be apprehended to result in a loss of faith, because such people deem a good...

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