Thursday, January 16, 2014

AthThaqwa | التقوى

"It is not righteousness that you turn
your faces to the East and the West;
but righteous is he who believes in
Allah and the last Day and the angels
and the Scriptures and the Prophets;
and gives his wealth for the love of
Him, to kinsfolk and to the orphans
and the needy and the wayfarer and
those who ask, and to set slaves free;
and observes proper worship and pays
the poor-due. And those who keep
their treaty when they make one, and
the patient in tribulation and adversity
and time of stress. Such are they who
are sincere. Such are the God-
fearing." (2 : 177)

>From the above three different
verses, one may be able to conclude
the following meanings for the word

1.Belief in: Allah; the Unseen; the
Revelation to Prophet Muhammad
(pbuh); the Revelations before Prophet
Muhammad (pbuh); the Day of
Judgment; the Angels, and the
prophets of Allah to mankind.

2.Performance of regular prayers.

3.Paying Zakat.

4.Spending money in the way of Allah
while at ease or in adversity for the
love of Allah; and giving money to the
kinsfolk, the orphans, the needy, the
wayfarers, those who ask, and those in
slavery to be set free.

5.Controlling one's wrath.

6.Forgiveness to others.

7.Fulfilling one's own commitments.

8.If one commits a mistake, he/she
should ask forgiveness from Allah.

9.A person should not knowingly
repeat the wrong deeds of he/she did

The last To have patience in tribulation,
in adversity or at time of stress.