friend of allah in qur'an

IMPORTANT : All content hosted on Al-Islam.org is solely for non-commercial purposes and with the permission of original copyright holders. It also means a friend with whom one has great intimacy, with him or her, we feel warm & comfortable. The Quran is not only a book of complete guidance but it also one of the most important texts you will ever read that will help you out of your most gravest problems . It is also narrated from Imam Baqir (as) who said that it is written in Imam Sajjad’s (as), book concerning the friends of Allah that they are those who accomplish their religious obligations, and act according to the practice of Allah’s Messenger (S). “Behold! With the deep understanding of Tawheed, comes the true reliance. "And Allah Took Ibrahim for a Friend". Amir-ul-Mu’mineen answered: “The friends of Allah are those who are sincere in their worship, they are cognizant of the depth of those matters that are of the world, whereas others attach importance to the outward appearance of the world. This relationship is highly honored in the holy Quran, Allah calls Ibrahim A.S as His khalil in the holy Quran. Awliya Allah, therefore, means Friends of Allah (swt). When Allah sent us in this world as humans He knew that we would have good days and bad days. Allah Almighty mentioned the importance of His revelation repeatedly – the final revelation and the perfect message which He sent to humanity. Unrecognized Email or Password, please try again. One is to perform the rituals of Hajj with the same devotion as Hajirah, Isma’il and Ibrahim (on them be peace) and have the hope of acceptance from Allah (swt), in the same manner in which it was accepted from the family of Ibrahim (asws). The verse says: “They say, ‘Allah has begotten a son!’ Glory be to Him! Consider not the Jews and the Christians as ‘Auliya’ (friends, protectors, helpers etc. After rejecting all the partners of the polytheists, in calling the polytheists’ attention to His magnitude and His blessings, the Qur’an implies that Allah made the night dark and the day illuminated so that they may find silence and comfort during the night and make their living and earn their sustenance during the day. The Sunnah is the manifestation and explanation of the Quran – the practice and application of the Quran. You will need to follow the instructions in that message in order to gain full access to the site. Quran search result for allah. 517 likes. Scholars say trials either incur forgiveness for the sins or raise the status. The use of word /man/, mentioned in this holy verse (and we translated it as whoever), signifies wise and intelligent men. Both of these names are considered to be primary names of Allah. “…Verily there are signs in it for people who hearken.”, قَالُوا اتَّخَذَ اللَّهُ وَلَداً سُبْحَانَهُ هُوَ الْغَنِيُ لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأَرْضِ إِنْ عَندَكُم مِن سُلْطَانٍ بِهَذَآ أَتَقُولُونَ عَلَي اللَّهِ مَا لا تَعْلَمُونَ, 68. He is the one to turn to for help, and we must realize He can right all of our affairs. “For them are Glad Tidings in this world’s life and in the Hereafter. These trials raised the status of Ibrahim (asws) and made him the ‘Khaleel’ (friend or beloved one) of Allah (swt). Ibrahim (asws) never deterred from the Unicity of God (Tawheed) which he believed in; he never yelled, never shouted. Do you say about Allah what you do not know?’”. That is the great success.”, وَلا يَحْزُنْكَ قَوْلُهُمْ إِنَّ الْعِزَّةَ لِلَّهِ جَمِيعاً هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ, 65. There are a variety of things that become clear from this ayah of Quran. The verse attracts the attentions implying that there is no fear among the men of Allah and they will have no sorrows. “Say: ‘Verily those who forge a lie against Allah will not prosper.’”. It is not without proper grounds that Imam Sadiq (a.s) said: “The Prophet of Islam (S) whenever reading this verse, used to weep greatly”. The fact that He specializes “the intelligent” as a separate category signifies their elevation and magnification in that position. ‘To beget a son’ signifies ‘to be the father of someone, which differs from giving birth and having children. Holy Quran In Sura Al-Kahf 18, in Verse 60 – 82, describes the event of Prophet Moses (Musa) (AS) when Allah (swt) ordered Moses to visit a Wali-Allah (Friend of Allah) Khidhar (AS) to seek knowledge and wisdome and Moses along with his servant, went in search of Khidhar. If it is impossible for Him to have a real son, it is also impossible for Him to adopt a stepson and there are no reasons to support the authenticity of this claim. Among the major publications of IQRA Publications is the popular Islamic monthly in English, the Young Muslim Digest, arguably among the foremost in this type of publishing in India. Fear of Allah is not something that you have to learn, it comes naturally with the love we have for the Almighty. No warrant have you for this! Didn’t Faisal Mohammad know that, as Pope Francis has told us, “authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence”?. The Quran, in numerous places, has talked about the importance of fearing Allah. His name – along with that of the Last Prophet – is preserved even to this day in all our prayers, unlike any other Prophet. It is because of such an acquaintance with Allah that, in their views, anything else other than Him is insignificant, of little value, and ephemeral. 4. These believe in the idea of the permanent character of the world while the others do not believe in its lack of permanence...”1. All three styles are used in the Qur’an… Since prophets were ever innocent of committing any sin, the trials they faced only increased their status. The trials which Prophet Ibrahim (asws) successfully underwent raised his status so much so that he was made the ‘Khaleel’ (friend or beloved one) of Allah (swt). As we understand from Ibrahim (asws), and rest of the Prophets, Tawheed (Allah’s oneness) is not just a verbal undertaking; it has to sink deep within us. Queen’s Road, Bangalore – 560 052, The hadith portrays Muhammad as being skeptical of inter-faith friendships, and the scholars are very vocal insisting that Muslims only engage with non-Muslims so far as is necessary for everyday life and to call them to Islam. They make a living in accordance with the laws which consider these ways of earning a livelihood lawful. For them there is good news both in this world and in the Hereafter, because there are no changes in the Divine words and promises, for Allah always fulfils the promises He has made to His friends. For a man of ninety-plus years, this would be an unbearably bitter result of all his hard work, but absolutely not so with Ibrahim (asws), for he stood up, upright, to fulfill the command of his Lord with no less vigor and obedience than before. WALLI (The Protector, The Helper) o A friend who cares for you, when you are in trouble and she guides you. It was his call – indeed, on the orders of Allah (swt) – that we have been responding to for thousands of years: the call to perform the pilgrimage to the holy house, constructed by the blessed hands of prophet Ibrahim (asws) and his son Isma’il (asws). Many of us are deeply attached to our phones. It has to be reflected in every action of a Muslim. He is Self-Sufficient! وَمَا تَكُونُ فِي شَأْنٍ وَمَا تَتْلُواْ مِنْهُ مِن قُرْءَانٍ وَلا تَعْمَلُونَ مِنْ عَمَلٍ إِلاَّ كُنَّا عَلَيْكُمْ شُهُوداً إِذْ تُفِيضُونَ فِيهِ وَمَا يَعْزُبُ عَن رَبِّكَ مِن مِثْقَالِ ذَرَّةٍ فِي الأَرْضِ وَلاَ فِي السَّمَآءِ وَلآ أَصْغَرَ مِن ذَلِكَ وَلآ أَكْبَرَ إِلاَّ فِي كِتَابٍ مُبِينٍ, 61. He accomplished the task he was ordered to perform, with no hesitation, no request for reconsideration from the One on high. That is, those who have been provided with intelligence and live in the heavens and on the earth are all under Allah’s power and control. Dan sesungguhnya di antara Ahli Kitab ada yang beriman kepada Allah, dan kepada apa yang diturunkan kepada kamu, dan yang diturunkan kepada mereka, karena mereka berendah hati kepada Allah, dan mereka tidak memperjualbelikan ayat-ayat Allah dengan harga murah. People of Nuh (A.S.) were destroyed by water on Allah’s Command as Nuh (A.S.) is prophet and friend of Allah but his people did not listen to him and showed their hatred for Nuh (A.S.). take not the Jews and the Christians for friends. All Muslims are taught a great lesson by this verse, which can place them on the right track, leading them toward the Truth and preventing them from going astray. O ye who believe! A decade or so later, another trial came Prophet Ibrahim’s way. Verily no fear shall be upon the friends of Allah, nor shall they grieve;”63. If the Prophet of Islam (S), with all his sincerity and gratitude, with all the services he had rendered human beings, and with all his unparalleled worship of the Creator could be so concerned about his imperfections before Allah, how then, can we determine our state? If one wants to know about Allah, these words are to be regarded as blame, a censure and a threat from Allah, the Magnificent, to those who have made these unsanctioned and atrocious claims. If you regularly visit this site and wish to show your appreciation, or if you wish to see further development of Al-Islam.org, please donate online. Isma’il, then his only son, was a toddler. The tender heart within, urged him to present this reality to the people around. His is whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth! Don’t forget to comment using the comment form; we appreciate your valuable comments. Be aware that whosoever is in the heavens and on the earth belongs to Allah and is under His domination. But this is not so, Allah, the Exalted in Majesty informs us that we must not let the oppressors make us sorrowful. The Al-Islam.org site and the DILP are entirely supported by individual donors and well wishers. Do you say about Allah what you do not know?’”. قُلْ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَفْتَرُونَ عَلَي اللَّهِ الْكَذِبَ لا يُفْلِحُونَ, مَتَاعٌ فِي الدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ إِلَيْنَا مَرْجِعُهُمْ ثُمَّ نُذِيقُهُمُ الْعَذَابَ الشَّدِيدَ بِمَا كَانُوا يَكْفُرُونَ, 69. He was never convinced with the prevailing practices. His intelligence stopped him from worshipping that which had no power to even shoo the fly away from it, making the ability to listen and grant wishes, a never happening reality. Verily the glory is wholly Allah’s; He is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”. The polytheists considered the angels as the daughters of Allah, and the Jews took “Ezra” as an offspring of Allah, while the Christians called Jesus the Son of Allah. 2- Social Security is a Great Blessing from Allah, 4- Man Can Undergo a Great Deal of Changes Throughout His Lifetime, Section 12: Histories of the Ancient People Serve as a Lesson, An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an vol. أَلآ إِنَّ أَوْلِيَآءَ اللَّهِ لاَ خَوْفٌ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلاَ هُمْ يَحْزَنُونَ, لَهُمُ الْبُشْرَي فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا وَفِي الاَخِرَةِ لا تَبْدِيلَ لِكَلِمَاتِ اللَّهِ ذَلِكَ هُوَ الْفَوْزُ الْعَظِيمُ, 62. The Holy Qur'an is my Best Friend. Reference to the Friends of Allah (swt) is found in the Quran, Hadith Qudsi & Narrations of our Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). window.dojoRequire(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us18.list-manage.com","uuid":"abf9d2cecad05a2718b1307a4","lid":"d438307d6a","uniqueMethods":true}) }), Young Muslim Digest, With the strongest of trust in his Lord, he landed in the fire. Aulia's are the chosen friends of Allah. Here the Holy Qur’an mentions the ultimate disastrous end for all those who ascribe belies and false concepts to Allah. Those who select partners for Allah, follow nothing but their own conjectures simply following their forefathers in this case or it is because of mistake they have made thinking that they approach Allah therewith. The faster we realize His presence, the more secure we feel from what we dread. More than 4000 years ago, in the town of Ur, in Babil, in present day Iraq, amongst idol-worshippers, appeared a boy. In addition to His love of humans in the Qur’an is also told how God to love, mercy, forgiveness and giving happiness to us, humans and Muslims. Imploring the mercy of Allah (swt) for a difficulty is allowed but complaining about the difficulty is not allowed. 7. This is a great victory and happiness for the person concerned. A wali is a protecting friend, a mentor, a friend who comes to your help and guides and protects you when you are in need. Tests and trials are a part of our lives: they are the doorway to feel the presence of our Creator. In the Quran verses that tell about how Great the love of God towards humans. “He it is Who appointed for you the night that you rest in it, and the day giving light...”. Auliya Allah – Friends of ALLAH (Azzo Jal) “O you who believe! Among them is that one can cite the struggle which the faithful experience within their hearts in the process of overthrowing and revising their aspirations. Karnataka, India. There are many other stories in Quran which educate us that Allah has destroyed the people who have shown animosity towards Allah’s friends. 3:160) When I read this verse, I am reminded that God is my true, best friend. They abhor arrogance, shun the hoarding of wealth and pay all the obligatory religious dues. Allah (swt) does not move away from His slave, but we distance ourselves from Him by disobeying Him, and fail to fulfill the purpose of our birth. Though father and son stood their ground, Ibrahim (asws) used a very respectful tone throughout the conversation, to address his father. That is the great success.”. In the previous verses, some of the characteristics of the polytheists and non-believers were explained, from now on, the characteristics of the true believers and those who struggle and strive, who constantly guard against evil and who are the exact opposite of the first group will be described. He is Self-Sufficient!...”. “The friends of Allah are those who are sincere in their worship, they are cognizant of the depth of those matters that are of the world, whereas others attach importance to the outward appearance of the world. Each Name and Attribute nourishes a kind of consciousness and humility in man and their study leads one to constantly Any other use of the hosted content, such as for financial gain, requires express approval from the copyright owners. Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses the different types of friends mentioned in the Qur’an. Abu Huraira RadhiAllahu 'anhu narrated: Allah's noble Messenger Muhammad SallAllahu 'alaihi wa sallam said: "Whoever travels a path in search of knowledge, Allah will make easy for him a path to Paradise. The Majesty is entirely His. Some are sensitive enough to perceive it, while others spend all their lives without realizing the bond. He may also use the word ana (I), indicating one person, or the third person huwa (he). Then more emphatically, it continues by saying that not slightest thing in the heavens and on earth, even that of an insignificant particle or greater than it can be hidden from Allah. This Book, there is no doubt in it, is a guide to these who guard (against evil). Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 1- Is Prostration Allowed to Other Than Allah? Firmness in faith combined with divine help, to enable him to win through every trial he faced. To reflect, and draw lessons from these great men is a binding duty upon us. When we invoke peace on Muhammad (saws) in our prayers, we always mention Ibrahim (asws). Furthermore, there is no other name like Ar-Rahman in the Holy Quran, except for Allah. Ibrahim (asws) was tested again; he was now, perhaps, in his eighties. And Allah (swt) is the Protector of the true believers, and what a blessed Protector is He! Muslims believe that studying these Names and Attributes is one of the most effective ways of strengthening one’s relationship with God. “…and they do not follow any associates, who call on others besides Allah...”. Verily the glory is wholly Allah’s; He is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”. “(They have) a little enjoyment in this world, then to Us will be their return, then shall We make them taste the severe penalty because they used to disbelieve.”. After having won the debate, young Ibrahim (asws) was not rewarded with treasures, which he actually deserved; instead, he was now prepared for being roasted alive. WALLI (The Protector, The Helper) – A friend who cares for us, when we are in trouble and he guides us. Thus He absolutely does not need to have a son, for begetting offspring is to relieve oneself from one’s lack of ability and weakness or to enrich oneself and get rid of poverty, but Allah is free from all this. In the last chapter we analysed the Biblical method of approaching people of another culture or religion and saw that the correct way to do this is to find common ground between us and lead from there to the message of the Gospel. 6. It also means a guardian. With the utmost subtlety and eloquence, this verse announces that Allah is not only fully aware of the minutest facts in the heavens and the earth but He is also fully aware of the minutest details of the actions of his subjects. “They say, ‘Allah has begotten a son!’ Glory be to Him! It calls our attention to the fact that not only does the Almighty comprehend our every thought, word and deed, but His angels are also carefully watching every step we take, every word we utter, every thought we entertain in our heads, wherever we cast our eyes, and in whatever state we are in. In the Holly Quran 10 words have been used for the Friend  Literal meanings of a friend-be there for a friend whenever your friend needs you. 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