QURANIC CONCEPT OF AL-WASATIYYAH AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ISLAMIC MODERATION

Authors

  • Ghousia Mobeen, Dr. Shahzadi Pakeeza

Abstract

The concept of moderation is one of theĀ core basic words and frequently discussed subjects in Islam. It has been employed since the inception of Islam and is a major feature of Islamic creed. This conceptĀ is based on the Arabic term al-wasatiyyah that indicates "middle." It presents a fair, just, and efficient solution. Its goal is to encourage a well-balanced way of living that eliminates extremes and enables people to enjoy things in moderation. As a result, the goal of this research is to first determine the Quranic concept of wasatiyyah, and then to analyze its numerous distinct features drawn from the verses of the Holy Quran. The word appears throughout the Qur'an in a variety of settings, with all of the word forms revolving around similar linguistic connotations. Using the analytic method, this qualitative study used an exploratory and descriptive design. Library search was used to find data from classical/contemporary jurists' books and journals. to identify and examine the concept of al-wasatiyyah in the Holy Quran, its features, and proof of moderation in Islam. This research is noteworthy because it underscores the Quranic principle of moderation, which instructs man to strike a balance among physical and spiritual requirements, as well as moderation in religion and prayer.

Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Ghousia Mobeen, Dr. Shahzadi Pakeeza. (2022). QURANIC CONCEPT OF AL-WASATIYYAH AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ISLAMIC MODERATION. Islamic Sciences, 5(1). Retrieved from https://islamicsciences.org/index.php/islsci/article/view/161