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“Scattered Pearls”

Signs Indicating Towards the Creator

A Bedouin once recited the following couplet: البعرة تدل على البعير و آثار الأقدام على المسير فسماء ذات أبراج و أرض ذات فجاج كيف لا تدل على اللطيف الخبير  "When a lump of dung indicates that a camel had passed by and footsteps indicate that a person had passed by, then how could a sky […]

Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) and the Three Questions of the Roman Emperor

The Emperor of the Romans once sent a large amount of wealth to the Khalifah of the Muslims. Before dispatching his representative with the wealth, the Emperor commanded him to pose three questions to the ‘Ulamaa’ of the Muslims. The Roman representative, as instructed, posed the three questions to the ‘Ulamaa’ but they were unable […]

Incident of Imam Shaafi‘ee (rahimahullah) and an Atheist

An atheist once asked Imaam Shaafi‘ee (rahimahullah) to prove the existence of the creator, Allah Ta‘ala. Imaam Shaafi‘ee (rahimahullah) answered, “Look at the leaves of the mulberry tree. The colour, taste, smell, composition and properties of every leaf are the same. Despite being exactly the same, when consumed by the silk worm, silk is produced. […]

Imam Maalik (rahimahullah) Proves the Existence of a Creator

A person once came to Imaam Maalik (rahimahullah) and asked him to present proof for the existence of a creator. Imaam Maalik (rahimahullah) answered, “Look at the face of a person. As small as it may be, every person’s face comprises of eyes, a nose, ears, a tongue, cheeks, gums etc. Despite every face containing […]

Incident of Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) and a group of Atheists

A group of atheists once approached Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) with the sinister intention of murdering him. On noticing them, Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) decided to engage them in dialogue and so asked them, “If a person had to claim that he saw a ship which had neither a captain nor sailors to steer and […]