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 The five classes of Islamic judgment are: permissible, recommended, disliked, obligatory and forbidden.

The permissible acts attract no hardship in sharia because it is optional and it is left to the decision of the believer. The recommended and disliked have not been made compulsory because of the attached punishment and the believer is also left to his decision in it despite the fact that recommended are encouraged and disliked are  frown  at  in order to attain  reward, but if it burdens the believer, he is allowed to forsake recommended and commit disliked in order to lessen his burden.

Doing recommended has no inherent burden router  the recommended like supererogatory Salah, fasting, seclusion and others include no more than normal burden, and the disliked are things its forsake attracts no burden. Burden can only be assumed in the obligatory acts and the  forbidden acts  because it is mandatory and attracts earthly and hereafter punishment and the  believer has no option in this regard.

The forbidden items are clearly simplified; Islam with its leniency made forbidden countable items like it is related in Qur'an

"  ???????? ??????? ?????????? ??????????? ????????? ???????? ??????????? ????? ??????? ???????? ??????? ???? "

" He has forbidden you only meat of dead animal, blood, the flesh of swine and any animal which is slaughtered for idols or on which Allah's name has not been mentioned "   Q16 vs 115.  

The essence of every eatable is permissibility but the forbidden is exemptions. Equally Allah has never forbidden basic necessities of life like, water, air , cloth, but forbidden certain items that its abandon attracts no burden and such are forbidden because of their inherent detriment on human health or on his disposition like alcohol. And Allah has not forbidden but what is exclusively detrimental or predominant. What assumed to be beneficial in it has been taken care of by lawful items.  But if certain condition necessitate the forbidden, it is conditionally allowed.

The obligatory acts attract no more than ordinary burden for man is not left without normal burden, while Islam maintains a middle cause in this regard, for it has not made obligatory on man what will over-burden him or render him useless to his life of hereafter, or will cause deficiency to his person, sense or property. Islam has never left man without responsibility that will serve as a test for him for man has not been created for fun and left for frivolities but assigned with responsibilities which serve as a means of moderation and justice which is a balanced cause between restriction and lightening.

Salah, for instance, has no burden but only in the aspect of adherence to uprightness in its formation, persistence and continuity at the expense of personal comfort  and self-desire  sometime, and this is never a burden to the conscious. Allah says:

" ?????????????? ??????????? ???????????? ? ?????????? ??????????? ?????? ????? ????????????? * ????????? ?????????? ???????? ????????? ????????? ??????????? ???????? ?????????? "

" Nay, seek (Allah´s) help with patient perseverance and prayer: It is indeed hard, except to those who bring a lowly spirit * Who bear in mind the certainty that they are to meet their Lord, and that they are to return to Him."

And zakat as a financial obligation is once in a year on appreciating and growing wealth and does not include accommodations, furniture, and items for cosmetics and personal usage like the prophet said " zakat is not obligatory on slave and mare " related by Al-Bukhari and Muslim. The percentage of zakat is a little compare to the property.

Apart from Salah and zakat other obligatory acts are equally full of moderation and ease and based on human ability without over-burden. The situations of ease in Islam is uncountable.

 

 

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