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The General Pattern; of Islamic Thought in the Qur’an

4 About Walayah (1) The principle of walayah, discussed in the Qur’an comprehensively, can be considered from many points of view. Sometimes each of them can be regarded as a principle in itself in understanding Islam. If one thinks attentively about the following verses, some of these points of view ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Musa (a) Israil’s family decided to stay in Egypt. For a long time they were happy. The family grew. There were many people related to Israil and they became known as the Bani Israil. For some reason the Egyptian people did not like the Bani Israil. A new Firawn ...

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The General Pattern; of Islamic Thought in the Qur’an

3 The Paradise of Walayah Only that society can enjoy having ‘walayah’ in which the ‘wali’ is ascertained, the one who is the authority and the inspirer of all the liveliness and activities of life. And a person can enjoy having ‘walayah’ if he has a true understanding of the ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Shu’ayb (a) The Prophet Shu’ayb was a descendent of the Prophet Ibrahim. He was sent to Midian and the Dwellers of the wood to give them Allah’s message. The Midianite people committed many sins. They gave short measures and weights, they robbed people and caused mischief but most seriously ...

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The General Pattern; of Islamic Thought in the Qur’an

2 The Relations of Islamic Community After the establishment of the great ‘community’, the integrated group which is the origin of the Islamic Nation, expands to the extent of all the true believers of the world. In such a community the principle of ‘walayah’ influences its civil and foreign affairs. ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Yusuf (a) The Pharaoh of Egypt called Firawn had many people working for him. One of his assistants had a very wicked wife who said many things about Yusuf that were quite untrue. She thought she loved him but he told her that she should honour her husband. She ...

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The General Pattern; of Islamic Thought in the Qur’an

The General Pattern The General Pattern; of Islamic Thought in the Qur’an (Some Chapters from the book) WALAYAH The new thought and vision which is proposed by God through the Prophet promises a new life. This can be achieved only if that thought can establish its identity in the mind ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Yaqub (a) & Prophet Yusuf (a) Yaqub was also known as Israil. Israil’s children could see that Yusuf was their father’s favourite. This made them very jealous. They became so jealous, some of them actually wanted to kill him. The jealous brothers finally decided to throw Yusuf into a ...

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FATIMAH: THE RADIANT, DAUGHTER OF THE APOSTLE OF ALLAH

FATIMAH: THE RADIANT, DAUGHTER OF THE APOSTLE OF ALLAH By Abu Ali al-Fadl ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Fadl at-Tabrisi (c. 468/1076 – 548/1154) This chapter deals with Fatimah az-Zahra’ (the Radiant), the daughter of the Messenger of Allah. It treats her birth, span of life and the time of her death, ...

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STORIES OF THE PROPHETS

Prophet Ibrahim (a) & Prophet Ishaq (a) The Well of Zamzam where water first flowed to save the lives of Hajar and Ismail, became a popular place for the caravans to stop. Some people liked the place so much they decided to stay there. This place became known as Makkah. ...

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