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Developing Humility Through Acts of Rituals

  • When we really contemplate on the rituals that we perform daily, we will realise that these acts can actually inspire humility, and eliminate pride and selfishness.
  • One of these rituals is our solat or prayers. For example, at the point when we raise both our hands to make takbir, that is when we have to temporarily leave behind all our assets, our social status, our career, skills and expertise. This is because this is the moment when we have to face the ultimate Possessor or Al-Maalik.
  • All of these which I have mentioned above serve to remind us to not be boastful, and to remember that all blessings and praises belong to Allah s.w.t. who is Ar-Razzaaq.