Islamic Philosophy | General

Characteristics of the Muttaqīn

Characteristics of the Muttaqīn in Surah Al Baqarah In the beginning of Surah Al Baqarah , Allāh talks about the characteristics of the Muttaqīn : Allāh mentions them to be from the successful in this Dunya , and those who will attain Jannah and be protected from the Hell Fire in the Ākhirah. They are those who will benefit from the guidance of the Qur’an.

Sunni Islam and Wahhabi / Salafi sect compared

Sunni Islam and Wahhabi / Salafi sect compared. During the 1st century of Islam a group emerged from the region now identified as Syria and Iraq: The followers of this group claimed they understood Qur’an and Sunnah better than the thousands of Companions of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): In history they are recognized as Khawārij (outsiders of Islam) and today as Wahhabi/Salafi version

Jannah

1. Jannah Jannah (plural: Jannat), lit. " garden ", is the final abode of the righteous and the Islamic believers, but also the Garden of Eden , where Adam and Hawwā (Eve) dwelt. Firdaws is the literal term meaning paradise , but the Quran generally uses the term Jannah symbolically referring to paradise. However " Firdaws " also designates the highest layer of heaven. In

Isrā and Mi’rāj

1. Isrā and Mi’rāj The Isrā and Mi’rāj (al-Isrā wal-Mi‘rāj) are the 2 parts of a Night Journey that, according to Islam, Muhammad ( ﷺ ) took during a single night around the year 621 CE . It has been described as both a physical and spiritual journey. A brief sketch of the story is in surah al-Isrā of the Quran, and other details come

Kāfir disbeliever

1. Kāfir Kāfir (plural: Kāfir ūna, kuffār or kafarah; feminine Kāfir ah) is an Arabic term (from the root K-F-R " to cover ") meaning "unbeliever", or "disbeliever". The term alludes to a person who rejects or disbelieves in God according to the teachings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad ( ﷺ ), and denies the dominion and authority of the Islamic God, and thus is