1- "In the name of Allah, ...":
After asking for the purification of our "receptors" against any bad influence, we can start our work on a good basis so that the result is in our favor here in the Lower World and, above all, in the Afterlife.
And when we talk about "work", we talk about one or more actions represented by verbs themselves assigned to a nouns:
- The farmer cultivates the land
- The scientist explores the sky
At this stage, 2 cases arise:
- If we assign our work in the name of our motor or cognitive capabilities, we will have results in the Lower-world (the farmer like scientist need not be practicing Muslims so that they have the harvest of their work) but not in the Hereafter:
Ibn Hibbane* narrated that the prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said:"
- Otherwise, if we consider every work - which require knowledge, wise, strength, fairness, ..., etc. - to be done as worship by invoking Allah - The All Knowing, The Wise, The Strong, The Equitable, ..., etc. - to it, we get recomposes both in the Lower-world and in the Hereafter:
Sorat Sabae (Saba chapter) : 1 : سورة سبإ
In either case, Allah is:
2- "... The Entirely Merciful, The Especially Merciful":
The Entirely Merciful for all of His creatures and The Especially Merciful for those who show to be grateful towards "their lover":
And it's precisely through "Praise is to Allah, Lord of the worlds" that Allah Initiates the 1st sorat - Al-Fatiha (The Openning chapter) - of His Qoran.
Let's find out about it together in part 1.
** "Tafssir ACHAARAWI", page: 9850.