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Advice from Ali Ibn Abu Talib

“Knowledge is better than wealth. Knowledge is a protection for you, whereas it is you that has to protect wealth. The zakat of knowledge is action, whereas spending decreases wealth.”

The Promised Victory

We can only hope for victory when we surrender our loyalty to Allah and His Messenger and to the believers – and no one else! In Surah al-Ma’idah (5:56),

COMPETITION – A Quran Perspective

  وَلِكُلٍّ وِجْهَةٌ هُوَ مُوَلِّيهَا فَاسْتَبِقُوا الْخَيْرَاتِ أَيْنَ مَا تَكُونُوا يَأْتِ بِكُمْ اللَّهُ جَمِيعًا إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ – البقرة: 148 For each [religious following] is a direction toward which it … Continue Reading COMPETITION – A Quran Perspective

Anger – A Quran Perspective

وَالْكَاظِمِينَ الْغَيْظَ وَالْعَافِينَ عَنْ النَّاسِ وَاللَّهُ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ – آل عمران: 134 Those who control their anger and are forgiving toward mankind; for Allah loves those who do good. (Quran 3:134)

Racism in the Quran

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُمْ مِنْ ذَكَرٍ وَأُنثَى وَجَعَلْنَاكُمْ شُعُوبًا وَقَبَائِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوا إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ أَتْقَاكُمْ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ خَبِيرٌ – الحجرات: 13 “Oh, men! Behold, We have created you all out … Continue Reading Racism in the Quran

BRIBERY – A Quran Perspective

وَلاَ تَأْكُلُوا أَمْوَالَكُمْ بَيْنَكُمْ بِالْبَاطِلِ وَتُدْلُوا بِهَا إِلَى الْحُكَّامِ لِتَأْكُلُوا فَرِيقًا مِنْ أَمْوَالِ النَّاسِ بِالإِثْمِ وَأَنْتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ – البقرة: 188 And do not consume one another’s wealth unjustly or send it [in bribery] to … Continue Reading BRIBERY – A Quran Perspective

EQUALITY VS EQUITY – A Quran Perspective

  وَإِنْ حَكَمْتَ فَاحْكُمْ بَيْنَهُمْ بِالْقِسْطِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْمُقْسِطِينَ – المائدة: 42 If thou judge, judge in equity between them. For Allah loveth those who judge in equity.(Quran 5:42)

JUSTICE – A Quran Perspective

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُونُوا قَوَّامِينَ لِلَّهِ شُهَدَاءَ بِالْقِسْطِ وَلاَ يَجْرِمَنَّكُمْ شَنَآنُ قَوْمٍ عَلَى أَلاَّ تَعْدِلُوا اعْدِلُوا هُوَ أَقْرَبُ لِلتَّقْوَى وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ – المائدة: 8 O you who have believed, be … Continue Reading JUSTICE – A Quran Perspective