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Does God Almighty Need Of Our Worship?

Does God Almighty Need Of Our Worship? We hear many people who are idle in performing the daily Prayers ask: What need does God Almighty have for our worship? Why in the Qur’an does He severely reprimand those who do not worship and threaten them with such a terrible punishment...

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Nazar and Tawajjuh (Attention and Regard)

Nazar and Tawajjuh (Attention and Regard) Even though they appear to have the same meaning and, in fact, suggest certain common feelings and ideas, the concepts of nazar (attention)—which means looking (at), taking into consideration, and complimenting—and tawajjuh (regard)—used to mean turning to, feeling nearness to, and showing sympathy and...

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Wahda and Kasra (Unity and Multiplicity)

Wahda and Kasra (Unity and Multiplicity) Like the Divine Names the First and the Last, and the All-Outward and the All-Inward, the concepts of unity and multiplicity are, with respect to their literal meanings, opposite to one another, but in reality, they complement and are associated with one another. As...

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Dhikr (Recitation of God’s Names)

Dhikr (Recitation of God’s Names) Literally meaning mentioning, remembrance, and recollection, in the speech of the Sufis dhikr denotes regular recitation of one or some of God’s Names in the same recitation session. Some spiritual or Sufi orders prefer to recite: Allah (the proper Name of the Divine Being); others...

El Shaddai

El Shaddai El Shaddai (אֵל שַׁדַּי) or just Shaddai is one of the names of the God of Israel. El Shaddai is conventionally translated as God Almighty (Deus Omnipotens in Latin) but the construction of the phrase fits the pattern of the divine appellations in the Ancient Near East and as such can convey various types of semantic relations between...

What Is A Miracle?

What Is A Miracle? A miracle is an extraordinary accomplishment, which God Almighty brings about at the hands of a Messenger in order to prove his Messengerhood, strengthen the faith of believers, and to break the obstinacy of unbelievers. The universe operates according to fixed laws that God has determined....

What Ever We Have Is A Blessing Of God

What Ever We Have Is A Blessing Of God Essentially, a man has no right to question God Almighty for what He gives or does not give him. For, first of all, God has not made him a lifeless element, nor a plant, nor an animal. Second, as there may...

One Can Travel Time And Space By Divine Names

One Can Travel Time And Space By Divine Names The second way to travel in spirit in time and space or to penetrate into further and deeper dimensions of time and space is to follow the guidance of the relevant Divine Name or Names. All existence depends on the manifestations...

Manifestation Of Divine Names

Manifestation Of Divine Names God Almighty has many Names, each of which has different manifestations of its own. The Name, the All-Providing supplies beings with the provision necessary for their lives, while the Name, the All-Healing enables the patient to recover. While with the Name the All-Answering, He comes to...

All Human Attainments Of Learning Because Of Divine Names

All Human Attainments Of Learning Because Of Divine Names All Human Attainments Of Learning, All Progress, And All Sciences, Each Have An Elevated Reality Which Is Based On One Of The Divine Names In describing all the attainments of learning and scientific progress, and wonders of technology with which man...

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Divine Support and Ensuring Its Continuation

Divine Support and Ensuring Its Continuation Question: God Almighty has graced us with a great deal of possibilities to serve humanity. What would you recommend so that this holy grace and benediction upon us shall not be stopped? I think we all are aware that God has taken each of...

Messengerhood, Its Meaning and Functions

Messengerhood, Its Meaning and Functions God has created no community of beings in the world without a purpose and left them without a guide or leader. It is inconceivable that God Almighty, Who has not left bees without a queen, ants without a leader, and birds and fish without a...

The Entire Cosmos is a Mirror to the Divine

The Entire Cosmos is a Mirror to the Divine Everything in this universe is a mirror pointing to God Al­mighty, like an articulate language telling of Him, and a tune singing His Name. Human beings, things, and the whole of existence always reflects Him and bears witness to Him in...

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