Materialism has driven individuals towards the path of making more money. Of course people want to afford life’s pleasures. People are hooked by the luxurious living that is in trend right now. It is right to study and work hard to earn money and enjoy everything life has to offer. Money makes the world go round, without money how will life go on?
The prince of Arab poet, Ahmad once said that “Nations are nothing but their ethics; once their ethics lost, nations are no longer.” This quote states and observes our contemporary world. As all dictionaries stated that ethics is a moral principal that govern a person’s behavior or the conducting of an activity (2014). 1.1 Linking Ethics to Religion: According to Muna Ali, ethics is a process, which leads for moral decision-making. The relation between ethics and religion is that it gives a moral guidance for individuals. The contribution of Islam is perfect and expands the ethics of an individual (2014).
Because of that, it must have to boost growth from around the region. Muslims and people in general in this country will be able to compare which system is better. Sukuk is not restricted to Islamic countries, but is spreading all around the world. So that, Muslims and people in general in this country will be able to compare which system is better. This fact will not only highlight the good image of Islam as a religion covering all areas of human life, even further showing the best way to make sure that everything that we involve must be based on Shariah for example sukuk that related to finance.
They were also tempted to adopt Islam which could afford them better status in society and a less cumbersome religion. But at this critical juncture the preachers of Bhakti Movement tried to bring harmony among various religions, they often condemned the Hindu caste system. Preachers like Kabir were greatly touched by both the Hindu philosophy, Sufism and preaching of saints, he considered all religions as one and same. He aimed at bringing about harmony among all communities, as he believed that true faith could be attained by purity and genuineness of spirit, and not by Shastric norms, rituals, religious rites, pilgrimages, rigid penance, or caste
Belief is the strongest and most solid protection in which man never opposes distress and suffering in the ups and downs of life. When people face difficulties, they know who are supposed refer and complaint. Pray is one of the alternatives that Muslim people will use it to communicate with God. In Islam, we are encourage to pray, give alms and respect others people which is include in al-Quran and Sunnah as guideline for Muslim to become humble person in the world. Even though people cannot see the existence of God but they can feel it and know God is always there is beside them.
Worship is an important part of the religion of Islam. Worship (Ibaadah) is a term that includes everything that Allah would be pleased with. It represents the utmost love for Allah through submission. Prayers, zakaat, fasting, hajj, being kind towards others, maintaining relations with kin, doing good and staying away from doing evil, being beneficent to neighbours,to the poor people or orphans, supplication, reciting the holy Quran and such others are types of worship. An act of worship must obey these two circumstances: Firstly, it must conform to the orders of Allah’s Law as found in the Quran and Sunnah.
Ultimately, we all want a better life which means for most, a better house or lesser worries financial worries. We cannot achieve such comfort in life if we do not have money. We need to manage money as a valuable resource by having a clear understanding of where it is coming from and where it is going. Doing so is called money management. Money management
Islam also gives the human concept of the problems associated with worldly affairs, such as, how to organize the economic system, law enforcement, political concepts. The Muslims constitute a religious community (ummah) under the sovereignty of Allah. This ummah are supposed to be the “best community” by virtue of their exemplary ethical conduct and their ability to establish a just and prosperous civilization which harmonizes and integrates material well-being with moral-spiritual values. True believers are expected to have strong sense of identification and belonging to the universal Muslim ummah which transcends geographical and cultural barriers. The consequence of this is that political implications in all Muslims life including in dawlah (state).
On one hand knowledge was rewarded and valued greatly which helped the flourishment of the Muslim Civilization, whereas on the other hand knowledge was scorned and thus leading to be a major factor in why Christendom was referred to as the dark aged.. Knowledge was valued more within Islam, as stated by Prophet Muhammad that “Seeking of knowledge is incumbent upon every Muslim”. (Ibn Majah 1/224 and Tirmidhi 218) Furthermore as stated in the Quran “Allah grants wisdom to whom he pleases and to whom wisdom is granted indeed he receives an overflowing benefit.” (Quran 2: 269) In contrast to what islamic figures said St. Bernard of Clairvaux declared, “the pursuit of knowledge -- was a pagan act and therefore vile.”Moreover Sigismund stated he was “above grammar.” (Manchester, 6) Consequently one can clearly see that where on one hand knowledge is being imposed as a duty on the people of the Muslim Civilization, it was clearly looked down upon within Christendom. Within the Muslim Civilization the seeking of knowledge was incumbent upon every muslim, whereas on the contrary in Christendom even the emperor himself didn’t value knowledge, and stated that he was above grammar himself. In essence on one hand knowledge was being promoted and encouraged, whereas on the other hand it was looked down upon, and