LIFE ON EARTH
Dar al-Salam = house/abode of Peace; Dar al-Harb = House of War.
A & P - Quran 3:19
"Certainly, the only acceptable way which Allah will accept is Islam".
A & P - Bukhari Vol.1 hadith no 7 (and repeated in Vol 1 no 50 and Vol 6 No 300)
"Islam is based on (the following) five (principles)"(which are the foundations of obedience to Allah (i.e. Shahada, Salat, Zakat, Sawn, Hajj)
IP - Surah 13:28
"Those who believe, and whose hearts find peace in the remembrance of Allah. Verily in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find peace".
IP - Surah 48.4
"He it is who sent down peace of reassurance into the hearts of the believers, that they might add faith to their faith".
IP - Koran
Jihad - literally means 'struggle'. Muslims believe that there are two kinds of Jihad. The inner 'Jihad' is the inner struggle which everyone wages against egotistic desires, for the sake of attaining inner peace.
P & P - Surah 2:11
"Do not make mischief in the land, they say: We are but peace-makers"
P & P - Surah 2: 224
"Do not let anything get in the way of "doing good and guarding against evil and making peace"
P & P - Surah 5:32
"Whosoever kills a human being...it shall be like killing all humanity, and whosoever saves a life, saves the entire human race"
P & P - Surah 49:9
"If two groups of believers come to fight one another, promote peace between them ...verily God loves those who are just"
P & P - Surah 49:10
"The believers are but siblings, therefore make peace between your siblings...... Peace among believers."
P & P - Mohammed's Daily Prayer
"O Allah, you are the original source of peace; from you is all peace, and to you returns all peace, So, make us live with Peace; and let us enter paradise; The House of Peace. Blessed be you, our Lord, to whom belongs all Majesty and Honor!"
P & E - Surah 7:56 56
"And cause not corruption upon the earth after its reformation. And invoke Him in fear and aspiration. Indeed, the mercy of Allah is near to the doers of good."
P & E - Surah 13:25
"But those who break the covenant of Allah after contracting it & sever that which Allah has ordered to be joined & spread corruption on earth - for them is the curse."
P & E - Musnad, v, 415.
"Whoever plants trees; God will give him reward to the extent of their fruit".
P & E -al-Munawi, Fayd al-Qadir, vi, 39
"Whoever reclaims and cultivates dry, barren land will be rewarded by God for the act. So long as men and animals benefit from it He will record it for him as almsgiving"
LIFE IN PARADISE - Koran 36:55-57
"See, the inhabitants of Paradise today are busy in their rejoicing, they and they spouses, reclining upon couches in the shade; therein they have fruits, and they have all that they call for"