Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Worship Him only , Who is The Owner of the Judgment Day

Worship Him only , Who is The Owner of the Judgment Day

Surah ‘Al-Faatihah (The Opening) Stage - 1
Verse –3 & 4a of 7, Section – 1 (Part -1)

BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful 

Owner of the Day of Judgment.
Maaliki Yawmid-Diin.



Lesson

Fourth epithet of Allah Almighty is mentioned in this verse. This is said that HE is The OWNER of the Doomsday.
MAALIK – (epithet of ALLAH). Any Ruler or Judge may have a lot of power in this world. However his authority is limited, under compulsion to punish the criminal as per laws of the country. But Allah Almighty has used the word “The OWNER” for HIMSELF, WHO has full power. If HE desires to punish the criminal, HE can, but if HE wishes to forgive him, HE can. None can dictate Him and none is ruler upon Him.

Diin – Retaliation as reward or punishment against Goodness or evil deeds. The Doomsday is called the Day of Judgment, because the people will be rewarded or punished due to their acts, done during their present life. OWNER of the Doomsday means that on that Day, every person, whether that is Muslim, infidel, idolater or denier, will see the epithet of ALLAH’s ownership. None will be able to turn away from the retaliation of Good or Bad Deeds.

All the Prophets (peace be upon Them) came in the world to preach that every human being would be responsible of own character. A time will come when the people will be asked about their acts. And they will be retaliated with rewards or punishment. Though this exchange is established here, but on the Day of Resurrection, it will be practiced at full scale. The earth and the skies will perish. The entire persons will be produced in the Court of Allah Almighty. HE will be The SOVEREIGN on that Day. HE will pay rewards on virtues and punish due to sins, evils and the badness. None of the people will have any power, either to disobey HIS decision or recommend someone without HIS permission or let the criminal go violently or get relief after paying some remuneration.     

Who succeeds to get fame on that Day, he will be fortunate. He will live in palaces and majestic Gardens. There will be different kinds of fruit, canals of honey and milk for him/her.  At the other hand, he, who will fail, he will be un-lucky. He will be thrown in the flames of Hell.

We should be prepared to escape from distress, trouble and painful torment on the Day of Resurrection. We should obey the orders of GOD always and HIS Prophet (Peace be upon Him), so that we may save ourselves from too much distress and shame of the Day of Judgment. We may get relief from the horrible punishment and succeed in attaining the blessings of the Heaven for ever.     


Thee (alone) we worship.
‘IyyaaKa na’-budu.


Lesson

We recognized four epithets of ALLAH ALMIGHTY:
     The LORD of the worlds
     The BENEFICENT
     The MERCIFUL
     The OWNER of the Day of Judgment

Everything of the earth and the skies gets its promotion with God’s Support. HE fulfils necessities of every creature. HE is The Boundless BENEFICENT. HE resolves the problems of every person with HIS Kindness. HE removes the difficulties of all kinds. HE is the MERCIFUL too. Who obeys HIS orders and acts upon the Instructions delivered by HIM, gets rewards and after death he will be able to take place under the shade of HIS Kindness. HE is The OWNER too of the Day of Judgment. HE produces the results of our deeds in this world and gives retaliation. And on the Day of Resurrection HE will also pay the remuneration (rewards for good acts and punishment against the evil deeds).

ALLAH has reminded the people after expressing HIS epithets that they should obey and worship the only one GOD, day and night, remember HIM every time, complain HIM at the time of calamity, thank HIM during the pleasure and ease hours, pray only for HIM leaving all the liar gods.

Worship means the devotion, respect, honors and obedience which are practiced for GOD ALMIGHTY. As though, the person should be busy in worship of ALLAH during his every movement. Worship doesn’t mean only devotion and prayer. Besides the service and devotion in worship, the perfect obedience is also included with it compulsorily.

The Purpose of perfect obedience by the person is to follow all the Commands and instructions of Allah Almighty and not to oppose HIS assent in any matter.
“THEE (alone) we worship and THEE (alone) we shall obey in future”. We promise that we shall never ascribe any partner with Him to anyone in this matter.
The entire mankind are children of Prophet Adam (peace be upon Him). Who has the power to be called himself “God” and compel anyone to worship him or how can it be right for mankind that he would obey someone except Allah Almighty or live like his own will?
We all are obedient of one GOD “ALLAH”. We don’t agree to obey anyone opposing ALLAH’s orders and instructions.  

Transliterated Holy Qur’an in Roman Script & Translated from Arabic to English by Marmaduke Pickthall, Published by Paak Company, 17-Urdu Bazar, Lahore, Lesson collected from Dars e Qur’aan published By Idara Islaah wa Tableegh, Lahore (translated Urdu to English by Muhammad Sharif)