We need light to see our way in darkness. Similarly, we need
a Divine Light to guide us through life. The Divine Light leads
to the Straight and True Path - the Natural Law (Deen-Al-
The Divine Guidance was communicated to us through
various Prophets as Messages. The Holy Quran is the final
revelation of this Message from God to mankind. This is the
only book that speaks directly to humanity. Holy Quran is the
Divine Light that provides guidance to the entire mankind.
However, it is also necessary to apply the guidance in
practice. No medicine can cure illness unless the patient
takes the medicine. So if we do not actually follow the
guidance, a study of the Holy Quran will have no effect is
Although the Holy Quran was revealed in Arabia it does not
pertain specifically to race, culture or civilization of the
Arabs, but it speaks to the entire humanity.
It is the duty of every individual to study the Holy Quran,
which is the Divine Light of Almighty Allah for humanity.
There is a healing in this book for every problem. Therefore
those who want to discover and identify God and His
Qualities, should study the Holy Quran with objectivity and
discover himself, the truth behind this Scripture.
The primary message of the Holy Quran is Tawheed -
Oneness of God in Absolute Purity. He is the Ultimate
Authority. He is the Lord of the universe. He is the Sustainer,
the Master, and the Ruler for all mankind.
The second message of the Holy Quran is that God sent His
Messengers during various times in various places. Culminating in Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) as the final Prophet.
The Holy Quran:
- Is the only book addressed directly to mankind.
- Encourages scientific temperaments to probe
the nature of the Universe.
- Encourages the reflection of human behavior.
- Is the hope for the disappointed.
- Warns the heedless.
- Gives the liberty for action in this life, but
announces that one is accountable in the life
- Encourages to seek knowledge.
- Sets laws, regulations and guidelines for human
- Gives enormous bliss to one's mind.
- Regulates inter-personal relationships.
- Gives guidance to use the universe.
- Defines the role of man on earth.
And the third important message of the Holy Quran is the
strict accountability of one's action in the life hereafter.
The Quran's faith is based on Qalh - reason of the mind and
acceptance by the heart, unity in purity with humility and
The Third Principle for Successful Islamic Living is to
Move with the Divine Light in all spheres of Human