Lesson # 704 From Holy Qur’aan
The difference among the animals and the mankind
Surah ‘Al-‘An-‘aam (Cattle) – Chapter – 6)–Stage – 2
Verse – 31 of 165, Section – 4 of 20 (Part – 7)
In the name of Allaah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
|They indeed are losers who deny their meeting with Allaah until, when, the Hour cometh on them suddenly, they shall say: Alas for us, that we neglected it! And they bear upon their backs their burdens. How evil is that which they bear!||Qad khasiral-laziina kazzabuu bi-liqaaa-‘illaah. Hattaaa ‘izaa jaaa-‘at-humus-Saa-‘atu bagtatan- qaaluu yaa-hasratanaa ‘alaa maa farratnaa fiihaa, wa hum yah-miluuna ‘aw-zaara-hum ‘alaa zuhuurihim. ‘Alaa saaa-‘a maa yazi-ruun.|
Allaah Allaah – how the Holy Qur’aan admonishes us much obviously that: You should live in the world like humankind. “See! You are not animals. You have a lot of understanding, knowledge and better sense than them. Is it useful to make efforts only like animals but with a little civilized manner, having this understanding, knowledge and sense, while you are created as human beings? As though, it is the only difference among animals and human beings that the animals fulfill their desires awkwardly and they do not make any improvement in the method of fulfilling their wishes. but on the other hand, the mankind finds new ways by seeking day by day to fulfill one’s bodily desires and improves constantly, whereas, it should be the job of mankind’s sense that he should not be the slave of his desires. Moreover, he should know own Creator and subject his desires to His Commands.
The Holy Qur’aan causes to learn the same that the human being would have to bring his sense in use for knowing Allaah Almighty (The Creator), considering His Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon Him) as one’s own Guide and acting upon the commands of Holy Qur’aan. And keep in mind always that everyone would be set before Allaah Almighty after death on the Day of Resurrection. And whatsoever, he has done in the world; he would have to clear his accounts of all worldly deeds, whether those are good or bad. The humankind will not get rid of his deeds without clearing them and he will be punished very severely as retribution for his wicked acts.
It is commanded that the person, who does not believe during whole life time in it that he will be set before Allaah Almighty on the Day of Judgment, he will fall upon evil days completely. The Doomsday shall come; certainly the Day of Resurrection shall come. Those people who neglected it and the Judgment Day reached and overpowered them suddenly, and then they will have nothing but regret, sorrow and repentance.
At that time they will be wonder-struck and will say: Alas for us, that we neglected it and we did not get ready for this Day! They will be in such condition that the wicked deeds, which they committed in the world and how much they enjoyed to revel by putting the Holy Qur’aan behind their back, they will have been bearing upon their backs the burdens of their all evil deeds. Neither they will be able to drop and put a side, and nor throw that burden. On that Day they will know: How much weighty and heart-breaking is that burden of evil deeds. It will be better for them, if they understand well this matter today.
Transliterated Holy Qur’an in Roman Script & Translated from Arabic to English by Marmaduke Pickthall, Published by Paak Company, 17-Urdu Bazar, Lahore, Lesson collected from Dars e Qur’aan published By Idara Islaah wa Tableegh, Lahore (translated Urdu to English by Muhammad Sharif)