Lessons from Holy Qur'an

Use of sense

Quran Chapter 13  4b (Pt-13, Stg-3) (L-1562) – درس قرآن

Use of sense

Surah Ra-‘d (The Thunder) – 13

‘A-‘uu-zu  Billaahi minash-Shay-taanir- Rajiim.
(I seek refuge in God from Satan the outcast.)


(In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.)

لِإِنَّ فِى ذَٰلِكَ لَءَايَٰتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْقِلُونَ (4  b)

4b.  Lo! Herein verily are portents for people who have sense. 4b.  ‘Inna  fii  zaalika  la-‘Aayaatil-li-qaw-miny-ya’-qiluun.   




The actual aim of the human life is that he should know Allah Almighty (his Creator). Without knowing Him, his life is nothing save; it would be real collection of a few hours’ misty plans of frail pleasures and some up-roars of grief and calamities. There is none but Allah Almighty, Who guides his passions unto the right path, fulfills his hopes, Supporter of his desires, Companion of his solitude, Protector of his heart, Animator in despair and Helpmate in difficulties – in short, his Friend, Watching and Looking after in every condition.


A wise person will certainly seek knowledge about saving his Belief during fierce and fast cyclones of calamities, after hearing stories of success of the friends of Allah Almighty. It is commanded: If you are desirous to know your Creator, you should reflect in the Revelation of His Word i.e. Verses of Holy Qur’aan. It has been sent by Him for your guidance. Besides this, the heavens, the moon, the sun and stars exist before you. The earth provides you fruits and grains of various sorts, though the land for agriculture and the water for watering are the same, but tastes and colours are different from one another.


Think over all of them carefully. If your sense has been working correctly, you will find countless portents into them, by which you will surely reach two consequences:


  1. God Almighty exists and He is Omnipotent.


  1. Mankind too; is one according to his nature; like the earth, but every individual has his separate position. Guidance is the same for all but its influence is different upon every person.


Transliterated Holy Qur’an in Roman Script & Translated from Arabic to English by Marmaduke Pickthall, Published by Paak Company, 17-Urdu Bazaar, Lahore, Lesson collected from Dars e Qur’aan published By Idara Islaah wa Tableegh, Lahore (translated Urdu to English by Muhammad Sharif).