Br Dr Shabbir's introduction to Surah 75 is a real eye opener:
"....This is the 75th Surah of the Qur’an. It has 40 verses. The Book of God emphasizes the unwavering Law of Requital as the pivotal Reality in human lives and in the entire Universe. And that the Universe has been created with a definite purpose.
“There is a coherent plan in the Universe, though I do not know what it's a plan for.” [British astronomer-author, Sir Fred Hoyle]
The Universe has been created to fulfill the Divine Plan the hallmarks of which, according to the Qur’an, appear to be:
1 - All actions have their logical consequences. 2 - All things must become what they are meant to be. 3 - The Almighty Creator will bring into being another Cosmos to replace the one we now see and understand in our limited capacity. 4 - The humans will be given new higher forms. 5 - The evolution of the human ‘self’ (or ‘soul’) will continue in the life Hereafter. 6 - The new Cosmos will be even more wondrous. 7 - The life to come will be magnificent beyond our current imagination for those who have tried to develop their own ‘self’. It will entail true felicitous immortality with exponentially advanced capabilities. This is termed the Garden or the Paradise and explained in the Qur’an by way of allegories – allegories since the exact comprehension thereof is beyond our current level of understanding. And that is why the life of this world is a Divine Gift of opportunity, yet, in comparison, a ‘fleeting delight’. 8 – Those who fail to use their God-given potentials to grow their own ‘self’ will merely survive in a state of ‘neither living nor dying’. The Book of God calls that state as Hellfire. Once again, it has been described in allegories like other things that belong to the World of the Unseen.
We can see this in our daily lives in the Law of Cause and Effect, “As you sow so shall you reap”, the Law of Recompense. What goes around comes around. And, in how the dead earth comes to new life with rains. Also, in our sleep-wake cycle where our consciousness is withdrawn during sleep and restored as we wake up. 6:60..."
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