Principal Teachings of Islam on Peace - Coggle Diagram
Principal Teachings of Islam on Peace
Tawhid - Oneness of God
Islam is profoundly monotheistic - creator
Source of Peace- relationship/submission is the only way of bringing peace to an individual
Align your will with his - brought a sense of correct purpose to God and others.
Inner Peace - world peace once you've aligned your will to God and seek peace.
Pillars of Islam - Zakat
How to submitting to Allah
Outline of Allah's will for humanity
Requirement of Almsgiving - purifying wealth and free from greed. - Purifying the nafs (soul) - getting rid of temptation and desires that stray from Allah. - Al Ghazali - using desires in the way Allah wants. - Purifying the nafs - more inline with Allah's will and they achieve inner peace.
World Peace - 2.5% of wage to charitable outlet - social justice - right relationships with others.
Sawm, Salat and Shahada perfect submission and improve relationship with Allah.
Hajj - Inner peace - submission to Allah - "place whereon Abraham once stood and whoever enters it finds inner peace" - Qur'an. Circumambulate the Ka'ba - orbitting the centre of their lives. Mt Arafat - Mohammad spoke - all in a state of Ihram (purity) pray to Allah and ask for mercy - stone the pillar - redirecting life towards God.
As a community, both variants, create a perfect Ummah (community) - world peace - go out as a united community to enact Allah's peace
Inner - struggle for individuals to submit
Tawhid - struggle to submit to one God.
Pillars - struggle to enact the pillars
Highlights the profound importance of submission for all aspects of Muslim life.
Lesser Jihad - Outer - defend Islam against external aggressors
Use of force to reestablish peace
Permitted Use of Force
Cannot be aggressors
Once defended, re-establish Peace
Modelled off Mohammad who, after he re-entered Mecca, sought to reestablish peace.