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Islamiyat Notes. Surah al Anaam (Ch. 6 : Vs. 101-103)These verses of Surah al Anaam discuss the fundamental Quranic theme of Allah in Himself.
We also understand that everything in this Universe is a humble creature of God. It inculcates the belief of God's greatness, uniqueness and authority. The Quran says, "To Him belongs the sovereignty of Heavens and Earth." (Ch 48: Vs 14) It makes us realize that forgiveness is granted only to those who seek it with humbleness and devotion, and even the Angels supplicate and pray for their forgiveness by praising Allah. Surah al Anaam (Ch 6 : Vs 75-79): o Main Theme: These verses of Surah al Anaam tell us about Prophet Ibrahim's understanding of the concept of oneness of Allah after observing the heavenly bodies such as sun, stars and the moon.
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Hadith 9: Belief This Hadith teaches us to make efforts for earning our livelihood lawfully because it is a rewarding act. We learn that all kinds of lawful works and hard labour are respected in Islamic community. It encourages us to take responsibility of ourself and tells us that depending upon others is regarded as a sin in Islam. Action Muslims today should earn their living through hard labour and should avoid begging and laziness. They should understand that honest labour is especially rewarded by Allah.
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However, Muslims do not believe in evolution because everything was made directly by God for a particular purpose, and nothing came into being accidentally. As the one God who created everything, Muslims believe that Allah has power over everything. (He is omnipotent.) The Qur'an calls Allah the All-powerful. Allah is in control of the universe he made and he has a plan for it. Muslims believe that nothing happens without Allah's consent. Muslims believe that God is merciful and compassionate.
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Natural evil is not caused by a person, it is natural. An example of this is an earthquake or a tsunami. Both of theses types of evil can make a wealthy person much poorer. This is Allah saying he can take things away in an instance. This world is only a test; it is a stepping stone to the next life. This is why we must not be closely connected with our wealth because at the end of the day it is nothing. We get tested on how we earn our money.
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is one of the five pillars of Islam and it is necessary for a Muslim to take part. Muslims acknowledge five rules or beliefs as 'pillars of faith'. These are Shahadah to declare their belief, Salat to pray five times a day, Zakat to give a certain amount of money to charity, Sawm to fast and Hajj to make a pilgrimage to Makkah. "Worship Allah, be steadfast in prayer, fast during Ramadan, pay alms to the less fortunate..." Saum, the fourth pillar, is practised during the month of Ramadan. This indicates that Muslims are thinking about the less fortunate during this time and doing it because Allah had told them to.
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Allah says in the Quran, to the nearest meaning, "I will create a vicegerent (Khalifah) on the earth....And He taught Adam the nature of all things. " (Surah 2:30) Therefore it is our duty as Muslims not to look after environment, but also people of Earth, ensuring that good things of the earth are shared out fairly. "For the earth is God's to give to such of His servants as He pleaseth. (Surah 7:128) This life is test from Allah and how do we spend our lives. Do we spend our lives sinning or do we spend our lives remembering Allah and doing well?
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Domes are very common to have in mosques now especially in the Middle East. They are decorated on the outside and inside they have beautiful tiles in a symmetrical pattern. MINARETS Victoria Park mosque use to have minarets; but due to the new extension they have none at the moment. However, in many Islamic countries have minarets. The minaret is a place where the muezzin calls for prayer (adhan). It is a tower that is either attached or built separately to the mosque. It is preferable for the muezzin to say the adhan for prayer from something high enough for the call to carry to the local people.
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Instead, he made the mosque splendid by the perfect domes and semi domes as well as the splendid minarets. The mosque covers a large area, there's a big courtyard where some ablution fountains are located. These ablution fountains are for people who are getting prepared to pray in the mosque. Before praying, one should wash his/her face, arms, neck and feet as well as mouth and nose. This is a basic cleaning. There are beautiful marble steps right in the middle of the courtyard, leading to the main courtyard.
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