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Al-'Ibaadah, obedience, uprightness, holding fast to the straight path, and the like of the terms have one sole purpose and have two main principles:
The first of which is: that one should not worship but Allah, and the second is: that he should not worship Him except with what He (SWT) commanded and legislated, and should not worship Him (AWJ) with other than that such as with desires, illusions, and innovations. Allah (SWT) said.
So whoever hopes for the meeting with his Lord, let him do righteous work and associate none as partner in Al-'Ibaadah of his Lord. [Al-Kahaf: 110]; and He (SWT) said,
Yes, but whoever submits himself to Allah and he is a good-doer, his reward is with his Lord, on such shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve. [Al Baqarah:112]; and He (SWT) said,
And who can be better in Deen than one who submits to Allah, and he is a doer of good (deeds) and follows the way of Ibraaheem, the worshiper of none but Allah Alone? Indeed, Allah did take Ibraaheem as an intimate friend. [An-Nisaa:125]