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Which one is better -- living for fun or living with a purpose?

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Asked by Iqbal Seth, 31 Oct '11 05:02 pm
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So what does the Creator, Allah, tell us about our purpose in life? Allah states in the Quran that He created man to be His Khalefah, His trustee on earth (Quran 2:30). Mankinds basic trust, our responsibility, is to believe in and worship Allah:

And I did not create the Jinn and mankind except to worship Me (Quran, 51:56-58)

Very simple! The purpose for mans creation is to worship the Creator. The essence of Allahs message through all of the prophets also was: O mankind, worship Allah, you have no deity other than Him. (Quran, 7:59,65,73,85; Also 11:50,61,84; and 23:23,32). Allah further states that He made this life in order to test man so that every person may be recompensed after death for what he has earned:

[He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving. (Quran, 67:2)

But in order to worship Him, we have to know Him well otherwise we may form a distorted concept of Him and then go ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 31 Oct '11 07:04 pm

 
  
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Living with a purpose
Answered by Admn, 09 Oct '12 09:42 pm

 
  
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Probably Purpose Gives us direction ,Fun gives fuel to move in the direction.so .........!
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 31 Jan '12 08:58 pm

 
  
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Any Mission is better.
Answered by ravisinha, 22 Nov '11 09:12 pm

 
  
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Living for a purpose
Answered by anil garg, 06 Nov '11 06:59 pm

 
  
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Living with a purpose
Answered by klm, 31 Oct '11 06:43 pm

 
  
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Living with a purpose..........
Answered by bhumika, 31 Oct '11 05:09 pm

 
  
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There is a purpose in everyone's life.
Answered by Dharmarajan, 31 Oct '11 05:04 pm

 
  
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Living with purpose. Inbetween fun is for just relaxation
Answered by ala, 31 Oct '11 05:03 pm

 
  
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Living with a purpose
Answered by Gurdeep Chawla, 31 Oct '11 05:03 pm

 
  
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