Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Scholars' Viewpoint: Knowing and Believing in Allah are Two Different Things

Almost everyone knows that there is one supreme power that created the universe and controls it irrespective of the kind of of faith one follows. That is "knowing" that there is a Supreme Being, we call Allah, others call Him God or any other names. But do we really believe in Him, the Omnipotent and Monotheist being?

Unfortunately the answer is no. Even most Muslims do not really believe in One True God and are always relying on worldly gods for fulfillment of their needs and aspirations. Many Muslims of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh worship deities in human form and go to their graves and requesting them their prayers and wants be conveyed to Allah. 

This mindset occurs due to disbelief in Allah or one true God. In our daily lives, we are more prone to pleasing our bosses to get a raise or finding shortcuts to power avenues rather than working honestly and leaving rewards to Allah, who knows what is best for us and how much. 

Please listen to Wahiduddin Khan, known with the honorific Maulana, is an Islamic scholar and peace activist known for having written a commentary on the Quran and having translated it into contemporary English how he differentiates between knowing and believing in Allah:
May Allah help us to really believe in Him so that we find the truth and the true path to Him. Aameen

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the video above are that of the concerned scholar . We have shared these view as added information in better understanding of Islam. The reader may or may not agree with the view owing to their own perception. If any one differs with the material contained in this post, one may consult the references and their authors.  If someone has more material about the subject, he/she is most welcome to share in the comments box to make the post all encompassing.

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