ALLAH in Himself Ayat ul Kursi

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ALLAH in Himself Ayat ul Kursi

ALLAH in Himself Ayat ul Kursi

 

 

a)

Theme:                       Allah in Himself, His unity in Supreme Knowledge and Authority.

                                   It is also called the ‘Verse ofThrone’.

 

Main Teachings:

·       This passage mentions Allah that is unlike other beings because He doesn’t have any relation, partner, or associate like humans.

·       The passage also tells that Allah has the greatest knowledge of everything due to the fact that He is the maker of all in the universe and that He exists every time.

·       The knowledge of Allah is far beyond man’s comprehension. He has the knowledge of all times; Past, Present, and Future.

·       Allah not only knows what we see he also knows what we can’t view as the things in the heavens, things hidden inside the crust of earth and mountains, etc.

·       Unlike us Allah can also see what is in a person’s heart. As the Holy Quran mentions

·       Relevant Reference: “It is he who knows what is open in speech and what you hid (in your hearts)”.(21:110) Al-Ambiya

·       The throne which is the symbol of power tells us how great His authority is.

·       His authority is the most supreme one that no one can challenge Him, rather everything moves as per His authorization.

·       Thus, the passage signifies his Power to control everything on earth & the heavens & knowledge of everything that happens.

 

b)

Significance:

·       The passage helps us to understand the unity, perfection, and exclusive authority of Allah.

·       Firstly, it gives us the evidence to decline the pantheist belief of God being in everything. By the phraseHis are all things’ we analyze that He is not everything rather everything is His.

·       Secondly, learning about Hisunity makes us realize that He is the only God thus we submit ourselves to Him alone.

·       Thirdly, the term ‘Al-Qayyum’(القُّیومُ) in this passage helps us to realize the incomparable power of Allah. It says He is independent and limitless to time and space. So, we get to learn unlike us Allah is perfect in life because he never dies and Allah is also perfect inactivity as He never slows down in working nor does He grow tired.

·       Lastly, we analyze the power of Allah and the extension of His throne that it is the most extended. Thus, it gives all humans the idea that they should turn to Allah alone in adversity and prosperity both rather than turning to any worldly throne or designation.

·       Moreover, we also learn that his support and decision are the most absolute ones which neither can be challenged nor changed.

·       So, we should not consider any other being, power, or protection equivalent to Allah in anyways as whatever we do and get is by His permission.  

    

 

 

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