Taqwa: Meaning, Benefits and Actions

Meaning The word Taqwa has been mentioned 151 times in the Noble Qur`an. Taqwa is an Arabic word which is explained as a shield against wrongdoing and further expounded as to be “conscious of Allah” or to have “fear of Allah” or to be “cautiously aware of Allah”. The origin of the word Taqwa is from the … Continue reading Taqwa: Meaning, Benefits and Actions

Ways to acquire Taqwa

Being mindful of one's relationship with God is an individual obligation whose foundation is knowledge, and whose life is practice according to Islam. Allah (SWT) call's the believers, ordering them to be cautious: "Oh you who believe, be cautious of Allah." 5 Stations of Taqwa (God-consciousness) Ibn Juzay al-Maliki a great classical scholar, wrote, "The degrees of taqwa … Continue reading Ways to acquire Taqwa

The Manners and Etiquette of Dawah

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The Meaning of “La-Ilaha-Illallah” From The Book Shurootul-La-Ilaha-Illallah

The testimony of faith (Shahadah) means, “There are no gods or objects of worship which have the right to be worshipped except Allah.” It is built upon two fundamental pillars; the first which encompasses an absolute rejection and negation (nafee) of the presence of others gods which are worthy to be worshipped which is represented by the statement, “There is … Continue reading The Meaning of “La-Ilaha-Illallah” From The Book Shurootul-La-Ilaha-Illallah