OPPORTUNITIES OF LENIENCY AND ITS EFFECTS ON ISLAMIC SOCIETY

مظاهر الرفق وأثراته في المجتمع الإسلامي

Authors

  • Uzma Muhammad Younus PhD Scolar, Usuluddin, University of Karachi
  • Hafiz Abdul Aziz Memon Lecturer, Islamic Studies, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro

Keywords:

Leniency, convenience, attribute, Islamic society

Abstract

Leniency and convenience are a great attribute for which Islam has motivated a lot. Leniency and convenience is that important topic which is associate all affairs of life. There is hardly any area of life in which there is no opportunity for leniency and convenience. Leniency is called to opt the convenient way in the words and actions. It may be related to the personal life of man or general conditions of society, Islam has commanded to facilitate on every occasion and to avoid hardness, hatred, and aggressiveness. Almighty Allah has mentioned in Holy Quran the reason for the success and popularity of Holy prophet (PBUH) was being kindhearted and lenient in nature. Due to His lenient attribute the companions came closer to Holy Prophet (PBUH). The companions also acted perfectly on this attribute, and became most respected, worthy and leader in the whole world. Whoever will act up on this attribute, till the day of Judgement, Almighty Allah will high his status. Sometimes initially a thing seems difficult and impossible but may be possible to achieve it through leniency and high morals; therefore, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said that who are given the attribute of leniency, surely are given a great share of goodness, and who lose this seems to lose great virtue. Due to the great merits of leniency and its importance, in this article the opportunities and effects of leniency and convenience in different walks of life are described.

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Published

2020-09-05