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লক্ষ্য

ইক্বরার লক্ষ্য হলো বর্তমান ও ভবিষ্যত প্রজন্মের জন্য স্রষ্টার ঐশী বাণীর সমন্বিত অধ্যয়ন ও সার্বজনীন প্রয়োগের জন্য জ্ঞানদীপ্ত অনুশীলন।

উদ্দেশ্য

ইক্বরার উদ্দেশ্য হলো কুরআনের বাণীর উত্তরোত্তর সমৃদ্ধ অনুধাবনের জন্য টেকসই ভিত্তি প্রস্তুত করা এবং জীবন ও সমাজের প্রায়োগিকতার জন্য প্রয়োজনীয় জ্ঞানভিত্তিক ফ্রেমওয়ার্ক বা কাঠামো নির্মাণ।

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Amal Saleh / Good Deeds & Its Reward in the Quran

And give glad tidings to those who believe and do righteous good deeds, that for them will be Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise). Every time they will be provided with a fruit there from, they will say: “This is what we were provided with before,” and they will be given things in resemblance and they shall have therein Azwajun Mutahharatun (purified mates or wives) and they will abide therein forever. - Surah Al-Baqarah 2: Ayah 25

And those who believe and do righteous good deeds, they are dwellers or paradise, they will dwell therein forever. - Surah Al-Baqarah 2: Ayah 82

But those who believe and do deeds of righteousness, We shall admit them to Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise), abiding therein forever. Therein they shall have Azwajun Mutahharatun (purified mates or wives), and We shall admit them to shades wide and ever-deepening. - Surah An-Nisa’ 4: Ayah 57

But those who believe and do deeds of righteousness, We shall admit them to Gardens under which rivers flow (i.e. in Paradise) to dwell therein forever. Allah’s promise is the Truth; and whose words can be truer than those of Allah? - Surah An-Nisa’ 4: Ayah 122

And whoever does righteous good deeds, male or female, and is a (true) believer, such will enter Paradise and not the least injustice, even to the size of a speck on the back of a date-stone, will be done to them. - Surah An-Nisa’ 4: Ayah 124

Allah has promised those who believe and do deeds of righteousness, that for them there is forgiveness and a great reward (i.e. Paradise). - Surah Al-Maidah 5: Ayah 9

Verily, those who believe, and do deeds of righteousness, their Lord will guide them through their faith; under them will flow rivers in the Gardens of Delight (Paradise). - Surah Yunus 10: Ayah 9

Except for those who show patience and do righteous good deeds: those, theirs will be forgiveness and a great reward (Paradise). - Surah Hud 11: Ayah 11

Verily, those who believe and do righteous good deeds, and humble themselves before their Lord, will be dwellers of Paradise to dwell therein forever. - Surah Hud 11: Ayah 23

Verily as for those who believed and did righteous deeds, certainly We shall not make the reward of anyone who does his (righteous deeds in the most perfect manner to be lost. These! For them will be ‘And (Eden) Paradise (everlasting Gardens); wherein rivers flow underneath them; therein they will be adorned with bracelets of gold, and they will wear green garments of fine and thick silk. They will recline therein on raised thrones. How good is the reward, and what an excellent Murtafaq (dwelling, resting place.)! - Surah Al-Kahf 18: Ayat 30 – 31

Verily those who believe and do righteous deeds shall have the Gardens of Al-Firdaus (Paradise) for their entertainment. - Surah Al-Kahf 18: Ayah 107

Truly, Allah will admit those who believe and do righteous good deeds to Gardens underneath which rivers flow (in Paradise). Verily, Allah does what He wills. - Surah Al-Hajj 22: Ayah 14

Truly, Allah will admit those who believe and do righteous good deeds, to Gardens underneath which rivers flow (in Paradise), wherein they will be adorned with bracelets of gold and pearls and their garments therein will be of silk. - Surah Al-Hajj 22: Ayah 23

So those who believe and do righteous good deeds, for them is forgiveness and Rizqun karim (generous provision, i.e. Paradise). - Surah Al-Hajj 22: Ayah 50

Verily, those who believe and do righteous good deeds, for them are Gardens of Delight (Paradise). - Surah Luqman 31: Ayah 8

That He may recompense those who believe and do righteous good deeds. Those, theirs is forgiveness and Rizq karim (generous provision, i.e. Paradise). - Surah Saba 34: Ayah 4

… and those who believe and do righteous good deeds, theirs will be forgiveness and a great reward (i.e. Paradise). - Surah Fatir 35: Ayah 7

Truly, those who believe and do righteous good deeds, for them will be an endless reward that will never stop (i.e. Paradise). - Surah Fussilat 41: Ayah 8

… But those who believe and do righteous deeds (will be) in the flowering meadows of the Gardens (Paradise). They shall have whatsoever they desire with their Lord. That is the supreme grace, (Paradise). - Surah Ash-Shura 42: Ayah 22

Then, as for those who believed and did righteous good deeds, their Lord will admit them to His Mercy. That will be the evident success. - Surah Al-Jathiya 45: Ayah 30

But those who believe and do righteous good deeds, and believe in that which is sent down to Muhammad (salla allahu alaihi wa salaam) for it is the truth from their Lord – He will expiate from them their sins and will make good their state. - Surah Muhammad 47: Ayah 2

… And whosoever believes in Allah and performs righteous good deeds, He will expiate from him his sins, and will admit him to Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise) to dwell therein forever; that will be a great success. - Surah At-Taghabun 64: Ayah 9

Save those who believe and do righteous deeds. Then they shall have a reward without end (Paradise). - Surah At-Tin 95: Ayah 6

Verily, those who believe and do righteous good deeds, they are the best of creatures. Their reward with their Lord is ‘Adn (Eden) Paradise (Gardens of eternity), underneath which rivers flow. They will abide therein forever, Allah will be pleased with them, and they with Him. That is for him who fears his lord. - Surah Al-Bayyinah 98: Ayah 7-8

To see Reference verses that contain the word Amal (Ayn Mim Lam) and its derivative, click here.

To see Reference verses that contain the word Saleh (Sad Lam Ha) and its derivative, click here.

Can we Limit Good Deeds / Amal Saleh?

Some people believe that only the actions which are mentioned in the Quran and Prophetic tradition as examples are the amal saleh or good deed. Any other good action is not amal saleh.

But this can be proven wrong from the Quran.

In the 103rd Chapter of the Quran, Surah al-Asr, we read the passage:

إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَعَمِلُوا۟ ٱلصَّـٰلِحَـٰتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلصَّبْرِ

Except those who have faith, do good, and encourage each other to the truth, and encourage each other to perseverance/patience.

In this single ayah, we can see that encouraging others to truth or advising others to good counsel is indefinite. There are not just one or countable ways to advise others to truth; there are uncountable ways. Similarly being patient is not just one way or just a few ways, there are unlimited ways to be patient and have perseverance. So for the same reason, Amal Saleh is not a countable or specific action, but there are unlimited ways to do good deeds.

To Have Faith and Do Righteous Deeds

In the Quran, we find this pair of commandments to have faith and do righteous deeds.

A good translation that captures this spirit can be: To do good deeds with purpose, to satisfy Allah, to do action to achieve taqwa.

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