Islamic system of Morality circumambulates round the purification of heart and

Islamic system of morality circumambulates round the

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Islamic system of Morality circumambulates round the purification of heart and this process is called “Tazkia” means purification and those who do this act are known as Sufia. There are large numbers of such peoples in Islamic history and no period of history is free from them, even in the world of today there are many truthful peoples of this kind for the reformation of the hearts of the peoples. Some of them are as follows, Junaid Baghdadi, Ali Hajveri, (author of a very book on this theme known as Kashf-ul-Mahjoob) Khawaja Baqi-Billah, Imam Ghazali (The author of Ahya-ul-Uloom) Imam Qushairi, Bayazeed Bustami, Mujjaddid Alaf-i-Sani, Qasim Nanotavi, Bahauddin Zakariya Multani, Baba Farid etc. This is an integral part of “Seerat-un-Nabi” and much has been written and being written on this motif. There is a library of books on this topic. Some famous books are as follows, Seerat-un-Nabi by Shabli Noumani, “Seerat-al-Mustafa by Molana Idrees Kandhalvi, Nashrut-teeb by Molana Ashraf Ali Thanvi, Rahmatul-lil-Aalameen by Qazi Salman Mansoor Puri, Aab-a-Hayat by Molana Qasim Nanotvi etc. Islamic Concept of Life and Morality The viewpoint of Islam is that the universe is the creation of Allah who is One. He alone is its Master, Sovereign and Sustainer, and it is functioning under His command. He is All-powerful, Omnipotent, Omnipresent and Omniscient. He is Subbuh and Quddus (that is, free from all defects, mistakes, weaknesses and faults and is holy in every respect). His godhood is free from partiality and injustice. Man is His creature, subject and servant and is born to serve and obey Him. These correct courses of life for man are to live in complete obedience to Him. And it is for Allah , not man, to determine the mode of that worship and obedience. At certain times Allah has raised Prophets for the guidance of humanity and has revealed His books through them. It is the duty of man to live his life according to the dictates of Allah and to follow the Divine guidance. Man is answerable to Allah for all his actions and will be called on to render an account of them in the Hereafter. Man’s short life on earth is really an opportunity to prepare for that great test. He will be impartially assessed on his conduct in life by a Being who keeps a complete record not merely of his movements and actions and their influence on all that is in the world ¾ from the tiniest speck of dust to the highest mountains but also of his innermost thoughts and feelings and intentions. Prototype Monomania of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) Since the beginning of Islam, Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) was mainly concerned with teaching and disciplining Muslims to have the best manners and the best personal characteristics. His personal life and behavior were reflective of his teachings, which were reveled to him by Allah (S.W.T.). In the Noble Qur’an, in surat Al-Qalam, Allah (S.W.T.) describes prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) saying: what can be translated as, “And verily, you (O Muhammad) are on an exalted standard of character.” (Verse 4) The prophet's (S.A.W.) high standard of manners made him a model for all human beings to follow. The
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