Islam for Humanity

By Peace Forum سلام فورم | Islam is the eternal message of "Peace" for the humanity, irrespective of race, colour, gender.     Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) did not introduce any new faith, God chose him for reviving and culminating the original faith for all the humanity till eternity. It is based upon attainment of peace through total surrender to the ‘Will of God’ (Islam), preached by all the previous messengers, to their respective communities. Islam is, rooted in Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him), the common ancestor of Jews, Christians and Muslims. Word “Salaam” and “Shalom”mean "peace" in Arabic and Hebrew respectively. The Hebrew word "Shalom" (שָׁלוֹם), and the Arabic "Salaam" (سلام) literally mean "peace" and are cognates of each other, derived from the Semitic Triconsonantal of Ś-L-M (realized in Hebrew as Š-L-M and in Arabic as S-L-M). Hence the word ‘Islam’, derived from Arabic root ‘S-L-M,’ meaning 'peace' or ‘submission’. In a religious context it means; ‘attainment of peace through complete submission to the will of God or his laws’. Combination of Arabic.(سلام), Hebrew (שָׁלוֹם), and English ‘Peace’ is also used as “Symbol of Peace”. Effort has been made to facilitate understanding of Islam: http://islam-4humanity.blogspot.com

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قانون ہدایت و گمراہی: وَلَوْ شَاءَ اللَّـهُ لَجَعَلَكُمْ أُمَّةً وَاحِدَةً وَلَـٰكِن يُضِلُّ مَن يَشَاءُ وَيَهْدِي مَن يَشَاءُ ۚ وَلَتُسْأَلُنَّ عَمَّا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ ﴿٩٣النحل﴾ "اور اگر اللہ چاہتا تو تم سب کو ایک امت بنا دیتا لیکن وہ جسے چاہتا ہے گمراہی میں چھوڑ دیتا ہے اور جسے چاہتا ہے ہدایت دیتا ہے اور تم جو کچھ کر رہے ہو اس کے بارے میں تم سے ضرور سوال کیا جائے" گا (16:93 قرآن ) "دین کے معاملہ میں کوئی زبردستی نہیں ہے۔ ہدایت گمراہی سے الگ واضح ہو چکی ہے"۔(2:256) "حق تمہارے پروردگار کی طرف سے ہے تو جو چاہے ایمان لائے اور جو چاہے کفر اختیار کرے"(18:29) "اللہ نے انہیں ان کے کرتوتوں کی وجہ سے (ان کے کفر کی طرف) الٹا پھیر دیا ہے۔ کیا تم چاہتے ہو کہ اسے ہدایت دو جس سے اس کی بدعملی کی وجہ سے خدا نے توفیق ہدایت سلب کر لی ہے"۔ (4:88) Law of Guidance: Had Allah Willed, He could have made you all one community. But, He shows you the Right Path and gives you a free choice (and you will have to work for it (2:256), (18:29). And He has established the Laws for straying and guidance (4:88). You will surely be questioned about your actions.” (Quran:16:93) SalaamForum.blogspot.com Facebook.com/AftabKhan.page

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The Straight Path: سیدھا راستہ وَعَلَى اللَّهِ قَصْدُ السَّبِيلِ وَمِنْهَا جَائِرٌ ۚ وَلَوْ شَاءَ لَهَدَاكُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ (قرآن 16:9) "‏اور سیدھا راستہ تو اللہ تک جا پہنچتا ہے اور بعض راستے ٹیڑھے ہیں (وہ اس تک نہیں پہنچتے) اور اگر وہ چاہتا تو تم سب کو سیدھا راستے پر چلا دیتا ۔ "(قرآن 16:9) The straight way leads to God and there are ways which deviate from the right course. If He so wished, He would guide you all. (Quran 16:9) پس سچا راستہ ایک ہی ہے جو کتاب اللہ اور سنت رسول اللہ صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم سے ثابت ہے باقی اور راہیں غلط راہیں ہیں ، حق سے الگ تھلگ ہیں ، لوگوں کی اپنی ایجاد ہیں جیسے یہودیت نصرانیت مجوسیت وغیرہ ۔ پھر فرماتا ہے کہ ہدایت رب کے قبضے کی چیز ہے اگر چاہے تو روئے زمین کے لوگوں کو نیک راہ پر لگا دے زمین کے تمام باشندے مومن بن جائیں سب لوگ ایک ہی دین کے عامل ہو جائیں لیکن یہ اختلاف باقی ہی رہے گا مگر جس پر اللہ رحم فرمائے ۔ اسی کے لئے انہیں پیدا کیا ہے تیرے رب کی بات پوری ہو کر ہی رہے گی کہ جنت دوزخ انسان سے بھر جائے ۔(تفسیر ابن كثیر) Salaamforum.blogspot.com www.facebook.com/AftabKhan.page

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