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Qoutations and References

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Quranic Qoutations


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History and importance of Quran

  • This is the Book; in it is the guidance sure without doubt to those who fear Allah. (Surah-Al-Baqarah 2:2)
  • My community will not agree unanimously on an error. (Tirmidhi)
  • Allah does not charge a soul more than it can bear. (Surah-Al-Baqarah 2:286)
  • Take council with them in the conduct of affairs. (Surah-Aal-Imraan 3:159)
  • Judge upon the book of Allah, if you did not find in it what you need, upon the Sunnah of Prophet (PBUH), and if you did not find in it, also, then use your own opinion. (Tirmidhi, Abu Daud)
  • We have indeed revealed this (message) in the night of power. (Al-Qadr 97:1)
  • Indeed he does not speak out of desire but verily it is revelation sent down to him. (Surah Najm 53:3-4)
  • This day I have perfected your religion, completed my favour upon you, and choosen for you Islam as your religion. (Surah Maidah 5:3)
  • O you who believe! Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those charged with authority among you. If you differ in anything among yourselves refer it to Allah and His Apostle if you do believe in Allah and the Last Day. (Surah Nisa 4:59)



History and importance of Hadith


  • He who obeys the Apostle, obeys Allah. (Surah Nisa 4:80)
  • And I have left among you a thing which if you adhere you to, you will never be misguided after this- The Book of Allah and what you get from me by questions. (Muslim)
  • May Allah be pleased with a servant who heard a thing from me and then broadcast it just as he heard it. (Mishkat)
  • While giving farewell pilgrimage sermon, Prophet (PBUH) said: “He who is present here shall carry this message to the one who is absent.” (Bukhari)



Relation between Quran and Sunnah


  • Allah advises you concerning your children’s (inheritance), the male should get portion equal to that of two females. If there are only daughters, two or more should get two third of the inheritance and if only one, her share is half. (Surah Nisa 4:11)                                                                                                                 
  • A Muslim may not inherit from a non-Muslim, nor a non-Muslim inherit from a Muslim. (Agreed)
  • And be steadfast in prayer, practice charity. (Al-Baqarah 2:43)
  • Pray as you see me praying. (Agreed)



Life of Prophet (PBUH)


  • Proclaim in the name of your Lord Who Created; Created man out of a clot of congealed blood; and Proclaim your Lord is the most Bountiful; He Who taught by the pen; taught man which he knew not. (Surah Alaq 96:1-5)
  • O you who wrapped up in the mantle arise and warn! Glorify your Lord. Purify yourself. Give up uncleanness. Give not in order to have more in return. For the sake of your Lord endure patiently.  (Surah Mudassir 74:1-7)
  • And warn your relatives. (Surah Shura 26:214)
  • Remember how the unbelievers plotted against you, to keep you in bonds, or slay you or get you out (of your homes). They plot and plan, And Allah too plans, but the best planners is Allah. (Surah Anfal 8:30)
  • Permission is given, against those whom war is made (to fight) because they are wronged, verily Allah is able to help them. (Surah Hajj 22:39)
  • Those of you who turned back on the day the two hosts met, - It was Satan who cause them fail. (Surah Al-Imran 3:155)
  • O you who believe! Remember Allah’s blessing on you when hosts came against you , and we loosed against them a wind, and hosts you did not see. Allah sees what you do. (Surah Ahzab 33:9)
  • Treaty of Hudaibiya “ Surely we have granted you a clear victory” (Surah Fath 48:1)
  • And say truth has come and falsehood has banished. Surely falsehood is bound to perish. (Sura Al- Isra 17:81)



First Islamic Community


  • According to Bukhari and Muslim, The noblest women of the world are Mariam and Khadija. 
  • Anas said that when Allah’s messenger was asked which member of his family was dearest to him he replied, “Hassan and Hussain.” (Tirmidhi)
  • Whoever is pleased to see a martyr on the surface of the earth, let him see Talha bin Ubaidullah. (Tirmizi)
  • Talha and Zubair are my neighbours in paradise. (Tirmizi)
  • Amr is among the best people of Quraish. (Tirmizi)



Rightly Guided Caliphs


  • For every Apostle of Allah there was a constant companion and my companion in the paradise will be Usman. (Tirmizi)
  • It is reported that before this (brotherhood) was announced, Hazrat Ali came to Prophet (PBUH) and said to him, “You have arranged brotherhood among your companions, but you have not arranged brotherhood between me and anyone else.” Prophet (PBUH) said to him, “You are my brother in this world and the hereafter.” (Tirmizi)
  • If I were to take anyone as my best friend, I would take Abu Bakr, but he is my brother and successor. (Bukhari)



Articles of faith


  • I believe in Allah, in His angles, in His books, in His messengers, in the Last Day and the fact that everything good or bad is decided by Allah, the Almighty, and in life after death. (Iman-e-Mufasal)
  • Allah, there is no god but He the living, self-subtaining, eternal ….  (Surah Baqarah 2:225)
  • But verily over you (are appointed angels) to protect you kind and honourable writing down (your deeds) (Surah infitar 82:11)
  • We sent not an Apostle but to be obeyed in the accordance with the will of Allah. (Surah Nisa 4:64)
  • But righteous is he who believes in Allah and the Last Day and the angels and the Scriptures. (Surah Baqarah 2:117)
  • Every soul must taste of death. (Surah Anbiyah  21:35)
  • When the deafening blast is sounded that day man shall flee from his brother, his mother, his father. (Surah ‘Abas 80:33-35)
  • Man can have nothing but what he strives for. (Surah Najm 53:39)



Pillars of Islam


  • I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, He is alone, He does not have partner and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and His messenger. (Shahadah)
  • Prayer on fixed hours has been enjoined upon the believers. (Surah Nisa 4:103)
  • Establish prayers, for it restrains from shameful and unjust deeds. (Surah Ankabut 29:45)
  • Charity that is concealed appeases the wrath of Allah. (Tirmidhi)
  • Pilgrimage there to is a duty man owe to Allah, those who can afford the journey. (Surah Al Imran 3:97)


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