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The path of happiness... Man’s reconcilement with himself, with life, and with the universe:

With this belief, man reconciles with his Creator, himself and the universe around him. Firstly, he is aware of the reality of his servitude to Allah Almighty, and carries out the necessary duties related to that. Secondly, he is aware of the value of himself as a creature honored by Allah by making other creatures subjugated to him. He descended to earth to be tested on it before returning to Paradise, which was created for him, for he is in charge of populating and cultivating this earth. Allah says: {He brought you forth from the earth and settled you therein, then ask forgiveness of Him and turn to Him in repentance. Certainly, my Lord is Near (to all by His Knowledge), Responsive} [Hûd:61]

He is also charged with taming his self to take from the desires what is within the constraints of the Shari’ah

and the limits of his needs. If we were able to reach such an integrated understanding of the Almighty Creator, the self and the universe, it is then our right to wonder about the practical result that can be derived from the application of this concept. Having realized this truth, man will intuitively conclude that happiness in the world of this life and in the Hereafter depends on the satisfaction of Allah and complying with His commands, as well as keeping to His limits... This results from balancing the demands of the body and those of the soul; and the demands of the individual and those of the group between the act of working for the life of this world and also the Hereafter. Happiness in this world remains- no matter how great it may be- incomplete, because this life of this world is an abode of diligence, work and tests, and the next abode is where there will be reckoning, and he who is a winner in that abode will win complete and have eternal happiness. Allah says: {21. Their Lord gives them glad tidings of a Mercy from Him, and that He is pleased (with them), and of Gardens (Paradise) for them wherein are everlasting delights. 22. They will dwell therein forever. Verily, with Allâh is a great reward}.

For humanity to be happy, feel reassured and live a good life in this world and the Hereafter, it is necessary to have faith and to do virtuous deeds. Allah says: {Whoever works righteousness, whether male or female, while he (or she) is a true believer (of Islâmic Monotheism) verily, to him We will give a good life (in this world with respect, contentment and lawful provision), and We shall pay them certainly a reward in proportion to the best of what they used to do (i.e. Paradise in the Hereafter)}.