Random Thoughts and Notes No. 1126-1150

1126.    (As mentioned) Our physical heart, the Mudghah, is part of the Mulk which is part of the lowliest of realities in Islamic cosmology, unlike the spiritual heart, which is in the realm of the Malakut.

1127.    The Qur’an and Islam generally speak of beholding Allah in His Majesty as well as in His Beauty. This is the epitome of love and fear of Allah, both present at the same time. Continue reading

Random Thoughts and Notes No. 1076-1100

1076.    Note that the Jinns of Fire will be burnt by Fire, the angels of Light would have been burnt by the veils of Light that are the “Hijab” (Veil) of Allah. So our normal understanding gleaned from the natural world fails in these matters.

1077.    People talk about needing to reconsider rulings due to circumstances. Yet now we see mass cheating, lying (white collar, not only in low-level jobs or from “low-level persons”)- so would the Mufti be forced to say that virtue and honesty were traits of the past, but now we should look at cheating as a good thing? Continue reading

Random Thoughts and Notes No. 1051-1075

1051.        We should remember that when one becomes a Muslim, brotherhood with other Muslims is not a choice, it is part of Islam just like Prayers, Hajj, Fasting, etc.

1052.        We Muslims should have the level-headedness to look at events in the world and see how we can direct them towards a path broadly beneficial to us, rather than make only on the spot Halal and Haram pronouncements concerning situations imposed upon us from the outside. Continue reading

Random Thoughts and Notes No. 1026-1050

1026.    Consider that people who have lots of money also have huge responsibilities and worries. This is why one hears from time to time of very rich people killing themselves (since they may have lost a lot of money, got caught cheating on business deals, etc.) so not everything is easy sailing in this world, even for the ones who seem to have amassed all the material goods of this world. Continue reading

Thoughts/Notes # 1001-1175

Random Thoughts and Notes: Serial Arrangement # 1001-1175

Thoughts/Notes # 1001-1025                                                Thoughts/Notes # 1026-1050

Thoughts/Notes # 1051-1075                                                Thoughts/Notes # 1076-1100

Thoughts/Notes # 1101-1125                                                Thoughts/Notes # 1126-1150

Thoughts/Notes # 1151-1175

Random Thoughts and Notes No. 976-1000

976.    (As mentioned) If you oh Muslim, consider yourself as ‘plucked and saved’ from between those who have been damned to perdition, then you will thank Allah and take your life more seriously at every moment.

977.    One reason why al-Ghazali (RA) is called Hujjatul Islam is because he was a living proof of the transformative power of spirituality in Islam directly upon a person’s life. Continue reading