The Quranic Teachings - Simple and Straightforward!

Teachings of the Quran explained in simple and concise manner.

Two-Nation Theory in the Light of the Quran

Two-nation theory was pivotal in laying the foundation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.  This brief article looks into the Quranic basis for the two-nation theory. According to the Quran, the Creator of the mankind has divided human beings into two main categories. This categorization is based on their specific belief/value system instead of factors such […]

How Muslims should respond to offensive Freedom of expression?

Muslims should respond in the light of the following Quranic verse, to others’ offensive freedom of expression: لَتُبْلَوُنَّ فِيْٓ اَمْوَالِكُمْ وَاَنْفُسِكُمْ  ۣوَلَتَسْمَعُنَّ مِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اُوْتُوا الْكِتٰبَ مِنْ قَبْلِكُمْ وَمِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اَشْرَكُوْٓا اَذًى كَثِيْرًا  ۭ وَاِنْ تَصْبِرُوْا وَتَتَّقُوْا فَاِنَّ ذٰلِكَ مِنْ عَزْمِ الْاُمُوْرِ  “You will surely be tried and tested in respect of your property and […]

The Quran on Mutual Conflicts among the Muslims

Allah enjoins the believers to amicably reconcile their mutual differences and conflicts and forbids them from falling into disputes with one another, and warns them if they do not do so they will become weak as a community and their strength will be lost.   وَأَصْلِحُوا ذَاتَ بَيْنِكُمْ And reconcile your mutual differences. (Al-Quran Surah […]

Two Categories of Musalleen

Allah has mentioned two categories of Musalleen in the Quran. One category will be honoured in the Gardens of Bliss and the other will be ruined in hell. Category 1: Who steadfastly follow the Divine Commandments and are mindful of the real spirit of SALAAT  الَّذِيْنَ هُمْ عَلٰي صَلَاتِهِمْ دَاۗىِٕمُوْنَ Who always remain diligent and […]

Quran and Human Nature

Some of characteristics of human nature, not nurtured in the light of noble values enshrined in the Divine guidance, are given in the Quran as follows:   1. Weak and infirm in the control of vain desires   وَخُلِقَ الْاِنْسَانُ ضَعِيْفًا And man has been created weak (lacking firmness to control his vain desires and […]

People or Nations that will survive to inherit the earth

According to the Quran, two key characteristics of those who will inherit the earth to rule the world are: TAQWA (تقوی) and SALAHIYAT (صلاحیۃ)   اِنَّ الْاَرْضَ لِلّٰهِ  يُوْرِثُهَا مَنْ يَّشَاۗءُ مِنْ عِبَادِهٖ   ۭوَالْعَاقِبَةُ لِلْمُتَّقِيْنَ  Surely the earth belongs to Allah. He makes its inheritors whom He wills of His servants; And (His will is […]

Injustice as a cause of the fall of nations

The Arabic term ZULM (ظُلم) primarily means ‘not putting a thing where it belongs or where it ought to be’; it refers to ‘unfairness and injustice’ by depriving people of their due rights; acting wrongfully, injuriously or tyrannically; exceeding or falling short or deviating from proper time or place; transgressing proper limits; making someone to […]

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