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
Self-actualization, it has been suggested, “dovetails nicely with the Islamic belief systems because both humanistic approach and the Islamic faith stress the prospects of self-transformation and human potential (Amer and Jalal, 2012 p. 104). According to Qur’aan, human being is the “vicegerent on earth,” representing God ( Qur’aan 2:30). Thus, the need of human beings is to fulfil that goal by actualizing their full potential (Physical, social, psychological and spiritual). For Muslims, the root of self-actualization is only possible through the path laid down by Allah and the guidance of the last Messenger of God. Allah says in the Qur’aan (Interpretation of the meaning): “Except for those who repent, believe and do righteous work.
For other states, there have been some amendments with regards to terminology and syntax. The most significant distinction can be seen in fatwas issued by the states of Perlis and Selangor. Having said that, the concept of the fatwa does not vary from the original fatwa written text from the National Fatwa Committee. The following are the examples of fatwa text and decisions made by state fatwa committees: State of Perlis Fatwa 1: “There is no restriction in the use of the word Islam by any organisation, and in fact it is encouraged”. Fatwa 2: “A person can be declared a Muslim solely with the recitation of the shahadah.
The word Tajweed linguistically means 'proficiency ' or 'doing something well '. It comes from the same root letters as the word 'Jayyid ' in Arabic (meaning 'good '): Jeem, Waw and Daal. When applied to the Quran, it means giving every letter of the Quran its rights and dues of characteristics when we recite the Quran and observing rules that apply to those letters in different situations. We give letters their rights by observing essential characteristics of each letter that never leave it. And we give them their dues by observing the characteristics of each letter that are present in them some of the time and not present at other times.
Also like other Sunni Madh'habs, Al Hanbalis do not acknowledge the Imamah of Ahlul Bayt, though Ibn Hanbal was very supportive of Ahlul Bayt. Al Hanbali School of Thought began its ascendancy with the full patronage of Khalifa Al Mutawak'kil around 235H, but it never became famous. Now , looking into the practice in performing prayers, starting with the The Daily Supererogatory Prayers (Rawatib) , Supererogatory prayers are of various kinds, and among them are those which are performed along with the obligatory daily prayers (fara’id). The Hanbalis consider them to be ten rak’ahs; two rak’ahs before and after the noon prayer, two after the sunset and The night prayer, and two rak’ahs before The morning
In Muslim’s realm, the Qur’an can only be read or recited in Arabic. The permissibility of translation is disputable. This become relevant to cross-cultural contact because religion is global. Language ideology that was housed in that religion becomes transported to the new cultural setting. People from all around the world share the same belief.
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).
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.
Allah has indeed been gracious to us. He who has Taqwa, and is patient, then surely, Allah makes not the reward of the gooddoers to be lost.." (Yusuf : 90) Patience or also known as Sabr is one of the greatest quality of our Prophet Muhammad SAW. From historical evidence we can see just how the Prophet practiced patience in his daily life. In many occasions we can see that even through tough times, the Prophet had been nothing but patient with the challenges he faced. Narrated Abu Said Al Khudri: Some Ansari persons asked for (something) from Allah’s Apostle and he gave them.
[Noble Quran 96:1-5]. That being was angel Jibril (Gabriel). Muhammad (pbuh) was heavy-hearted by the experience,he felt feverish, he went back home to Khadijah,and asked to be wrapped . After calming down,he narrated the story to his supportive and faithful wife. "By Allah," Khadijah said, "Allah would surely protect you from any danger, and would never allow anyone to revile you as you are a man of peace and reconciliation and always extended the hand of friendship to all.