In the name
Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
the Cherisher and Sustainer of the Worlds;
Most Gracious, Most Merciful;
Master of the Day of Judgement.
do we worship, and to You alone do we turn for help.
Show us the
of those on whom You have bestowed Your Grace;
Not the path of those upon whom Your wrath is brought down,
nor of those who go astray.
left: Qayrawan; Belivers recite the Qur'an; The Dome of the Rock,
code of duties
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate,
Set not up with God another god, or you will sit condemned and
Thy Lord has decreed you shall not serve any but Him,
and be good to parents.
And give the kinsman his right, and the needy, and the traveller.
And slay not your children for fear of poverty. Nor take life,
which God has made sacred.
And approach not fornication.
And do not touch the property of the orphan.
And be true to every promise.
And give full measure when you measure, and weigh with the straight
And do not pursue that of which you have no knowledge.
And walk not the earth with insolence.
Quran, Surah 17.22-38
If God had
so willed, He would have made you a single people, but (His plan
is) to test you in what He has given to you: so strive as in a
race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to God; it is He that
will show you the truth of the matters in which you dispute.
Quran, Surah 5.48
we ... made you into (different) nations and tribes, so that you
may know each other (and not that you may despise each other).
Quran, Surah 49.13
And if the
enemy incline towards peace, do you (also) incline towards peace,
and trust in God.
Quran, Surah 8.61
be no compulsion in religion.
Quran, Surah 2.256
justice, the doing of good, and liberality to kith and kin, and
He forbids all shameful deeds, and injustice and rebellion.
Quran, Surah 16.90
another in righteousness and piety, but help you not one another
in sin and rancour.
Quran, Surah 5.2
O you who
believe, stand out firmly for God, as witnesses to fair dealing,
and let not the hatred of others to you make you swerve to wrong
and depart from justice. Be just: that is next to piety.
Quran, Surah 5.8
Do you see
him who calls the Reckoning a lie? He is the one who casts the
orphan away, who fails to urge the feeding of one in need. So
to those that pray and are heedless of their prayers, to those
who make display and refuse charity.
Quran, Surah 107.1-7
your prayer aloud,
nor speak it in a low tone,
but seek a middle course between.
Quran, Surah 17.110