Fundamentals of Belief

Hadrat Jabrâ’îl (’alaihi ’s-salâm) asked ‘O Rasûl-Allah! Now tell me what is îmân.’” Having asked what was Islam and the answer having been given, Hadrat Jabrâ’îl (’alaihi ’s-salâm) asked our master Rasûlullah (sall-Allâhu ta’âlâ ’alaihi wa sallam) to explain the essence and reality of îmân. Literally îmân means ‘to know a person to be perfect and truthful…

to Believe in Qadar

The last of the six fundamentals of îmân is “to believe in qadar, [that is] that good (khair) and evil (sharr) are from Allâhu ta’âlâ.” Good and evil, advantage and harm, profit and loss coming upon human beings are all by Allâhu ta’âlâ’s Will. ‘Qadar’ means ‘measuring a quantity; decision, order; muchness and largeness.’ Allâhu ta’âlâ’s Eternal Will for the…