Prayers of Self-reflection

Prayers of Self-reflection Human self-reflection is the capacity of humans to exercise introspection and the willingness to learn more about their fundamental nature, purpose and essence. The earliest historical records demonstrate the great interest which humanity has had in itself. “Know thyself” was inscribed on the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi over 3,000 years ago. Human...

What Is A Prayer?

Prayer (Greek euchesthai, Latin precari, French prier, to plead, to beg, to ask earnestly). An act of the virtue of religion which consists in asking proper gifts or graces from God. In a more general sense it is the application of the mind to Divine things, not merely to acquire a knowledge of them but to make use of such knowledge as a means of union with God. This may...

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada...

The Duty of Thanksgiving

What is the Duty of Thanksgiving and how can it be carried out? In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. The Qur’an of Miraculous Expression urges in reiterated phrases like, Will they not be thankful? We will reward...

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Fasting Prayers

Fasting Prayers For Muslims Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast or dry fasting is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liquid for a defined period. Water fasting refers to abstinence from all food and drink except water, but black coffee and tea...

The Ways Beings Worship God

The Ways Beings Worship God Have you not seen that before God prostrate all that are in the heavens and all that are in the earth, and the sun, and the moon, and the stars, and the mountains, and the trees, and the beasts, and a great number among mankind? ...

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What Are Essentials Of Worship And Duties For Man?

What Are Essentials Of Worship And Duties For Man? Man has been sent to this world as a guest with a special responsibility, and endowed with important potentials. He has been assigned important duties in accordance with these potentials, and strongly urged to carry out those duties and gravely threatened...

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The Supreme Transaction

The Supreme Transaction In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate Verily God bought from the believers their selves and their possessions in exchange for Paradise. (9:111) A parable to understand the meaning of selling one’s soul to God If you wish to understand how profitable a transaction, how...

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Kinds of Prayer

Kinds of Prayer In His Name There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate Say (O Muhammad): My Lord would not concern Himself with you but for your prayer’ (Al-Furqan, 25.77). Reflect on the following five points concerning the...

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God?

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God?

What Is Reason For Worship And Servitude Of God? Worship and servitude of God look to the Divine command and Divine pleasure. The reason for worship is the Divine command and its result is Divine pleasure. Its fruits and benefits look to the Hereafter. But so long as they are...

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Idolatry

Idolatry Idolatry literally means the worship of an “idol”, also known as a worship cult image, in the form of a physical image, such as a statue.[1][2][3] In Abrahamic religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Judaism, idolatry connotes the worship of something or someone other than God as if it were God. In these and several other monotheistic religions, idolatry has...

Why Do We Need To Worship God?

Why Do We Need To Worship God? If you want to understand what great profit and happiness lie in worship, and what great loss and ruin lie in vice and dissipation listen to and take heed of the following story which is in the form of a comparison: One time,...

Quotes About Worship

Worship Quotes Worship means one’s sincere acknowledgement of himself or herself as a servant and God as the sole and true Object of Worship. It consists in a servant designing his or her life in accordance with the relations between a true servant and the True Object of Worship, in...

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Christian Worship

Christian Worship In Christianity, worship is the act of attributing reverent honor and homage to God.[1] In the New Testament, various words are used to refer to the term worship. One is proskuneo (“to worship”) which means to bow down to God or kings.[2] Throughout most of Christianity’s history, corporate Christian worship has been liturgical, characterized by prayers and hymns, with texts rooted...

Worship

What Is Worship? Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity. An act of worship may be performed individually, in an informal or formal group, or by a designated leader. Such acts may involve honoring.[1] Worship in various religions Buddhism Further information: Buddhist devotion  Worship in Buddhism may take innumerable forms given the doctrine of skillful means....

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The Journey Beyond Being

The Journey Beyond Being O God, Most High: We behold the spectacle that You have laid out before us, Your most original and striking works made in the most perfect form, to which You invite our gaze. We behold things and events that, in their interrelation, are the most brilliant...

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Is There Any Necessary For Praying And Worshipping

Is There Any Necessary For Praying And Worshipping There are five points to explain this question. FIRST POINT Supplication is a mighty mystery of worship; indeed, it is like the spirit of worship. As we have mentioned in many places, supplication is of three kinds. The First Sort of Supplication:...

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