How were humans created in the image of The Merciful (God) from a Sunni viewpoint?
Who are the People of Love? What path do they take?
Pertains to the Oneness and Unity of God (continuation of the Fourth Mystery)
Discussion of the verse “إياك نعبد و إياك نستعين” “It is You we worship; it is You we ask for help” along with a discussion of the Wahidiyyah (divine unity) and Ahadiyyah (divine oneness) aspects of the names and attributes of God.
If this universe is a tree, then humans are its fruits.
Yes, the existence and certainty of divine mercy is as visible as the sun. For just as a central pattern [in a woven tapestry] is a result of the order and situation of the weft and warps coming from every direction; so too the glowing wefts extending from the manifestation of a thousand and one divine names in the vast sphere of this universe…
Exploring possible answers to why humans are at the center of this universe.
A few illustrations of what it means for the universe to be centered around humans.
Why is monotheism true? And what is the difference between the names al-Wahid and al-Ahad?
Difference between Ar-Rahman (The Merciful) and Ar-Raheem (The Compassionate)