Munkar and Nakir

What is Munkar and Nakir? Munkar and Nakir (منكر ونكير‎) (English translation: “The Denied and The Denier”) in Islamic eschatology, are angels who test the faith of the dead in their graves.[1] Description These angels are described as having solid black eyes, having a shoulder span measured in miles, and carrying hammers “so...

Akhirah

What Is Akhirah? ʾĀkhirah (الآخرة‎) is an Islamic term referring to the afterlife.[1] It is repeatedly referenced in chapters of the Quran concerning the Last Judgment, an important part of Islamic eschatology. Traditionally, it is considered to be one of the six main beliefs of Muslims, the others including: Tawhid (unitarianism), belief in the angels, belief in the Revealed...

What Is Quran How Can It Be Defined?

What Is Quran How Can It Be Defined? The Quran is an eternal translation of the great book of the universe and the everlasting translator of the various ‘languages’ in which Divine laws of the creation and operation of the universe are ‘inscribed’; the interpreter of the books of the...

The Qur’an

The Qur’an In accordance with humanity’s worth and value, and considering the human heart, spirit, mind, and physical being, the Qur’an descended from the Highest of the High. Containing the most perfect messages, it is a collection of Divine Laws. Followed today by more than one billion people, the Qur’an...

Is The Holy Book Word Of God?

Is The Holy Book (The Quran) Word Of God? The Holy Book is completely different from all the other books in the world 1. When we study the Holy Book even superficially from the viewpoint of its wording, styles, and meaning, we will certainly conclude that it is completely different...

Resurrection of the Dead

Resurrection of the Dead Resurrection of the dead, or resurrection from the dead (“standing up again of the dead”) is used in the doctrine and theology of various religions to describe an event by which a person, or people are resurrected (brought back to life). Various forms of this concept can...

Islamic Eschatology

Islamic Eschatology Islamic eschatology is the branch of Islamic theology concerning the end of the world, and the “Day of Resurrection” after that, known as Yawm al-Qiyāmah (يومالقيامة‎, “the Day of Resurrection”) or Yawm ad-Dīn (يوم الدين, [jawmu‿d.diːn], “the Day of Judgment”).[1] It is characterized by the annihilation of all life, which will...

Is Holy Book Word Of God?

Is Holy Book (The Quran) Word Of God? Let us begin by affirming that the Holy Book is unique among scriptures in two very important respects which even the Holy Book’s opponents are obliged to acknowledge. Firstly, we have the Holy Book in its original language and this language is...

The Holy Quran

The Holy Quran The Quran (القرآن‎, “the recitation”; Qur’an or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (Allah).[1] It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature.[2][3][4][5] The Quran is divided into chapters (سورة‎ sūrah, plural سور suwar), which are subdivided into verses (آية‎ āyāh,...

What Is The Holy Book And How Is Defined?

What Is The Holy Book And How Is Defined? The Holy Book (the Qur’an) is the pre-eternal translator of the mighty Book of the Universe, and the post-eternal interpreter of the various tongues reciting the verses of creation, and the commentator of the book of the Worlds of the Seen...

Why Was The Qur’an Revealed Over A Period Of 23 Years?

Why Was The Qur’an Revealed Over A Period Of 23 Years? Before I answer this question, let’s note that if the Qur’an had been revealed all at once, people would ask: “Why was it sent down all at once and not in stages?” The ultimate answer to such questions lies...

Afterlife in Islam

Afterlife in Islam Death Death is the foundation of life. Nothing goes to waste. Each death is a door to a new life. This is because the Supreme Being, who exercises free disposal over the creation, allows no waste. He gives existence to the most precious of creatures out of...

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