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Patience & Faith

Patience & Faith
March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Patience & Faith

Imam ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, said: ❝Patience [al-Sabr] to faith [al-Iman] is like the head to the rest of the body: if the head is cut off, the body will rot.❞ Then he raised his voice and said: ... Read More »

Intention & Surrender

Intention & Surrender
February 25, 2019 Comments Off on Intention & Surrender

There is a very fine line between intention and surrender. Intention is becoming clear on what we want, whilst surrendering is trusting in the outcome. We live it everyday within Salat when we sincerely say – إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ ... Read More »

The Guiding Star

The Guiding Star
February 23, 2019 Comments Off on The Guiding Star

One of the best narrations ever, and it is sound/authentic. Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, said concerning his spiritual companionship [Suhba] with the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, “I was still a young child and the Prophet ﷺ took me ... Read More »

An Obligation of Love

An Obligation of Love
February 21, 2019 Comments Off on An Obligation of Love

Imam al-Shafi’i, Allah have Mercy upon his soul, famously recited: “O members of the Household of the Messenger of Allah! ﷺ Loving you is an obligation, which Allah has revealed in the Quran. On the greatness and loftiness of your ... Read More »

Love of the Hasanayn

Love of the Hasanayn
February 13, 2019 Comments Off on Love of the Hasanayn

“The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: ‘Whoever loves al-Hasan and al-Husayn, loves me; and whoever hates them, hates me.'” مَنْ أَحَبَّ الْحَسَنَ وَالْحُسَيْنَ فَقَدْ أَحَبَّنِي وَمَنْ أَبْغَضَهُمَا فَقَدْ أَبْغَضَنِي (Hasan – Good Hadith narrated by Abu Hurayrah – Related in ... Read More »

Importance of Obligatory Knowledge

Importance of Obligatory Knowledge
February 12, 2019 Comments Off on Importance of Obligatory Knowledge

This fact is so important to know. “Abdullahi ibn Wahb, Allah be pleased with him, once mentioned knowledge, to which Imam Malik in Anas, Allah be pleased with him, commented: “Truly, seeking extra knowledge is good, however, to study what ... Read More »

The Duty of a Student

The Duty of a Student
February 11, 2019 Comments Off on The Duty of a Student

Imam Malik ibn Anas, Allah have mercy upon him, said: “Most certainly, it is the duty of a student of knowledge to behave with dignity, tranquility, and reverence, and to follow the way of those who came before him.” (Related ... Read More »

Delusions of this World

Delusions of this World
February 10, 2019 Comments Off on Delusions of this World

“Whoever looks to the world as his protector will become duped by its delusions.” مَنْ نَظَرَ إِلَى الدُّنْيَا مُوَلِّيَةً صَحَّ عِنْدَهُ غُرُورُهَا (Related in the book – Hilyatul-Awliyah authored by Imam Abu Nuaym – The Adornment of the Friends of ... Read More »

Part of the Perfection

Part of the Perfection
February 9, 2019 Comments Off on Part of the Perfection

In an authentic/Sahih Hadith – Imam Zayn al-Abidin = the son of Imam al-Husayn, Alayhimus Salam, narrated: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, his family and companions, said: إِنَّ مِنْ حُسْنِ إِسْلَامِ الْمَرْءِ تَرْكَهُ مَا لَا ... Read More »