Guide to Spiritual Life
11:57:49 2024-04-23 106

There is no doubt that a guide is needed for the attainment and the development of spiritual life. Now let us see who is fit to undertake the task of such a guidance.

Naturally this task cannot be performed by an ordinary man. The guide must be a person whose speech is dependable, who is infallible, and who himself stands on the pinnacle of spiritual life.

As we know, Allah does not entrust the duty of guiding others to anyone unless He Himself has guided him fully.

The Qur'an says:

Is He who guides to the truth more worthy to be followed, or he who does not guide unless he himself is guided" (Surah Yunus, 10:35 )

A guide to spiritual life or the Imam must possess special qualities, because the function of Imamate is not ordinary guidance, which is the duty of every Muslim and is not confined to the Imam.

In the case of the Imam guidance means 'guidance by behest'. Those who have not attained spiritual life and to whom the realities of the world have not been revealed, cannot undertake such guidance.

A study of those verses of the Qur'an in which there is a mention of Imamate will show that in most cases the mention of Imamate has been followed by that of 'guidance by behest' as an explanation of the meaning of Imamate.

Reality Of Islam

A Mathematical Approach to the Quran

10:52:33   2024-02-16  


2:36:46   2023-06-04  

what Allah hates the most

5:1:47   2023-06-01  

allahs fort

11:41:7   2023-05-30  

striving for success

2:35:47   2023-06-04  

Imam Ali Describes the Holy Quran

5:0:38   2023-06-01  


11:40:13   2023-05-30  

silence about wisdom

3:36:19   2023-05-29  


Importance of Media

9:3:43   2018-11-05


the quran

3:18:29   2022-12-24

your character

2:33:4   2023-02-15

use you time well

4:26:43   2022-02-21


3:42:22   2021-12-24

your path

12:10:56   2022-11-17

LATEST Examining Your Communication Decide to be innovative or creative Be sympathetic to your spouse Rain in the Holy Quran The Knowledge of Allah Testosterone Supplements Can Be Dangerous. Here is Why Some Take the Risk. Physicists Finally Confirm Stunning Prediction about Black Holes How to Pick Up on Manipulative Behavior The Scientific Facts Presented in the Holy Quran The Knowledge of this World Simple Test May Predict Whether Your Child Will Outgrow Their Peanut Allergy Some of the Oldest Stars in the Universe Were Just Found Orbiting the Milky Way