Volund’s Tale, Stage eight:
Volund gets his revenge upon the king by raping his daughter. To quote Joseph Campbell: "And constantly, after the initial thrills of acquiring underneath way, the journey develops into a journey of darkness, horror, disgust and phantasmagoric fears." And so, at this stage Volund will get a caged bird with which he can seduce the king’s daughter.
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By Elif Ayiter/Alpha Auer/…./ on 2014-07-06 21:28:thirty
IS ALLAH FORGIVING OR REVENGEFUL?
The Qur’an says many times that Allah is most Merciful and Forgiving but also says many times that He gives significant punishment. Is He Forgiving or Revengeful?
1. Allah is most Merciful
The Qur’an says several times that Allah is the most Merciful. In fact all the 114 Surahs i.e. chapters of the Glorious Qur’an except for Surah Taubah chapter 9, start with the lovely formula, Bismillah-hir-Rahman-nir-Rahim, which indicates, “In the title of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful”.
two. Allah is Forgiving
The Glorious Qur’an mentions in several verses which includes Surah Nisa, chapter 4 verse 25 and Surah Maidah, chapter 5 verse 74:
“And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”
three. Allah provides severe punishment to the deserving
Allah aside from becoming Merciful and Forgiving is also rigid in offering punishment to the deserving. The Qur’an mentions in many verses that Allah will give serious punishment to the unbelievers and rejecters of faith. He will give punishment to all those who disobey Him. Many verses of the Qur’an describe the various sorts of significant punishment that Allah will give in hell to all individuals who disobey.
“Individuals who reject our Indicators, we shall quickly cast into the Fire as typically as their skins
Are roasted via, we shall adjust them for fresh skins, that they may taste the penalty: for Allah is Exalted in Electrical power, Sensible”.
four. Allah is Just
The query is, whether Allah is forgiving or revengeful? An crucial point to be noted is that Allah aside from becoming Merciful and Forgiving, He also has to give extreme punishment to the deserving wicked or evil folks, because He is also Just. The Qur’an mentions in Surah Nisa: “Allah is never unjust in the least degree”.
It is more mentioned in Surah Al-Ambiya:
“We shall set up scales of justice for the day of Judgement, so that not a soul will be dealt with unjustly in the least. And if there be (no more than) the bodyweight of a mustard seed, we will carry it (to account): and sufficient are we to take account”.
5. Instance: Instructor forgives a student who copies in the examination
If throughout an examination, a pupil copies and the instructor who supervises in the examination catches the student red-handed, the teacher says that he is extremely merciful and type and forgives him and permits him to carry on copying. People students who have worked challenging for the examination will not phone the teacher merciful and kind but will call him unjust. This merciful act of the instructor will inspire the other students to also copy. If all the teachers are merciful and type and permit the college students to copy then no pupil will ever research for examinations and all will pass with flying colors by copying. The theoretical benefits of the examinations will be excellent in which all the college students will pass with 1st class and distinction but pretty much these students will be a failure in daily life. The entire goal of the examination would be defeated.
6. This Lifestyle is a Check for the Hereafter
The lifestyle in this planet is a check for the Hereafter. The Qur’an says in Surah Al Mulk: “He who created Death and Daily life, that He may possibly try which of you is ideal in deed and He is the Exalted in May, Oft-Forgiving”.
7. If Allah forgives all and punishes none, who will obey him?
If Allah (swt) forgives every single and each human being and punishes no one particular, then why should the human beings obey the command of Allah (swt)? I do agree that no a single will go to hell, but this globe would turn into hell to dwell in. If all human beings are going to go to heaven then what is the goal and use of the human beings to come to this globe, this existence are not able to be called a check for the hereafter.
eight. Allah only forgives if a individual repents
Allah (swt) only forgives if a person repents. The Qur’an says in Surah Al-Zumar, chapter 39 verse 53-55:
“Say: – O my servants who have transgressed towards their souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”
“Flip ye to your Lord (in repentance) and bow to His (will), ahead of the penalty comes on you – soon after that ye shall not be assisted.”
“And adhere to the greatest of (the courses) revealed to you from your Lord, prior to the penalty comes on you – of a sudden, whilst ye perceive not!”
There are four criteria for repentance: Initial, agree that the act is incorrect. Secondly, stop it right away. Thirdly, by no means do it again in potential. And lastly, compensate for the reduction if brought on to anyone.