Fundamentals of Aqidah Ahl-E-Sunnah
FUNDAMENTALS OF AQIDAH AHL-E-SUNNAH
From the Book
Why did Allah create us? Ans. Allah created us to worship him and not associate any partners with Him.
I have not created the jinn and men except for this that they should worship me. [51:56)
The Messenger (Sallallahu ‘alaihi wa Sallam) said: It is the right of Allah upon the pe0ple that they should worship Him alone and they should not associate any partners with Him. [Bukhari & Muslim)
Q2. What Is ibadah (Worship)?
Ans. ibadah or worship is a · comprehensive term for all those actions, deeds, or sayings which please Allah, e.g., dua, prayer, sacrificial slaughtering, and other actions and deeds.
The messenger (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said that Allah Almighty said:
My servant never gets closer to me by doing anything better than whatever I have made obligatory upon him. [Bukhari]
Q3. How should we worship Allah?
Ans. We should worship Allah the way He ordered us and the way His messenger taught us. O You who believe! Obey Allah and: obey the messenger and let not your deeds end in vain. [47:33]