** - Spread of Jahiliyyah/Prophet's Vision of Allah SWT/Allama Iqbal On Prayer


Spread of Corruption/Evil
It seems like, this world is back to the period of Jahiliyya before the coming of the Messenger of Allah. All ills of the society that existed at that time like injustice, lies, moral decay, and corruption seem to have come back with a vengeance. Even Muslim societies have not been spared this trend. What are we to do?

From Surah Hud, Ayah 116, a very important point can be deduced:
if we as individuals do not help to fight the evil/corruption and live in our luxury, then when Allah Ta'ala punishes that nation (He will and it will be relentless), then non-helpers also become part of the punished.
Stop the spread of corruption ! Allah is telling us to take action.
فَلَوْلَا كَانَ مِنَ ٱلْقُرُونِ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ أُو۟لُوا۟ بَقِيَّةٍ يَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ ٱلْفَسَادِ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا مِّمَّنْ أَنجَيْنَا مِنْهُمْۗ وَٱتَّبَعَ ٱلَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا۟ مَآ أُتْرِفُوا۟ فِيهِ وَكَانُوا۟ مُجْرِمِينَ
So why were there not among the generations before you, those of you who could stop the corruption, fight it on earth – except a few of those We saved from among them? But those who wronged pursued what luxury they were given therein, and they were criminals.

Messenger of Allah's (pbuh) Vision of Almighty
The Qur’an says of the Prophet’s vision of the Almighty: ‘His eye turned not aside, nor did it wander’ in Surah An-Najm Ayah 17 (53:17). 
This is the ideal of perfect manhood in Islam. Nowhere has it found a better literary expression than in a Persian verse that speaks of the Holy Prophet’s experience of Divine illumination:
‘Moses fainted away by a mere surface illumination of Reality. You see the very substance of Reality with a smile!’



Allama Iqbal says:
Prayer, then, whether individual or associative (congregational), is an expression of man’s inner yearning for a response in the awful silence of the universe.
Allah subhanahu wa Ta'ala says in Qur'an:
‘To every people have We appointed ways of worship which they observe. Therefore let them not dispute this matter with you, but bid them to your Lord for you are on the right way: but if they debate with you, then say: God best knows what you do! He will judge between you on the Day of Resurrection, as to the matters in which you differ’ (22:67-69).


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