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Islamic Studies The Life of this World and the Hereafter

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 12:00 AM

Posted ImageThose who spend their lives devoted blindly to worldly goods, will realise that they consumed all their lives chasing illusions. They will realise their ridiculous situation after they die. Only then will the ultimate purpose of life, to be a sincere servant of Allah, be clear to them.



Allah in the Quran gives a considerable account of this "deep attachment" in the following verse:


Fair in the eyes of men is the love of things they covet: women and sons; heaped-up hoards of gold and silver; horses branded (for blood and excellence); and (wealth of) cattle and well-tilled land. Such are the possessions of this world's life; but in nearness to Allah is the best of the goals (to return to). (Surah Aali-'Imran: 14)
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