(عِبَادَتْ اور اسْتِعانَتْ (سورۃ الفاتحۃ کی روشنی میں

Worship and Beseeching for Help (In the light of Sūrah al Fātiḥah)

  • Dr. Noor Hayat Khan National University of Modern Languages,Islamabad
  • Dr. Muhammad Ismail Bin Abdul Salam ,National University of Modern Languages,Islamabad
Keywords: Sūrah al Fātiḥa, Qur‘ān, Umm al Kitāb, worship

Abstract

Sūrah al Fātiḥa it is a short Sūrah, yet full of facts and meanings, sweat and heart provoking. This Sūrah is the title of the Qur‘ān and the whole Qur‘ān is its explanation. The fundamental objectives of Qur‘ān, faith and good deeds have been explained in this Sūrah. That is why this Sūrah is also proclaimed as “Umm al Kitāb” and “Umm al Qur‘ān”. Its Scripture is related to worship and help. The worship proceeds to seeking help. The word worship has three meanings: devotion, slavery and submission. Allah Almighty, time and again, ordered towards His submission and worship in the Holy Qur‘ān. It is the esteem of worship on which Allah has honored His Prophet. He is the real Lord and all blessings and powers are for Him. He is Lord of lives and we should have trust in Him and seek help from Him. The separation, individuality and solitude are prohibited in Islam. The verses of Sūrah al Fātiḥa (و ایاک نستعین ایاک نعبد) gives the massage of congregation which is the solution of disturbance and riot. Who so ever wants to go paradise, should have attach to the Ummah.

Published
2016-07-01
How to Cite
Khan, Dr. Noor, and Dr. Muhammad Abdul Salam. 2016. “(عِبَادَتْ اور اسْتِعانَتْ (سورۃ الفاتحۃ کی روشنی میں”. Journal of Islamic and Religious Studies 1 (2), 75-91. http://jirs.uoh.edu.pk/jirs/index.php?journal=JIRS&page=article&op=view&path[]=140.
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