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The Richest of People

The Richest of People
February 7, 2019 Comments Off on The Richest of People

Imam Zayn al-Abidin – the son of Imam al-Husayn, Allah be well pleased with them, said, ❝The richest of people are they who are satisfied with what Allah has chosen for them.❞ ❝So which of the favors of your Lord ... Read More »

Ibn Ajiba on the Prayer

Ibn Ajiba on the Prayer
February 6, 2019 Comments Off on Ibn Ajiba on the Prayer

Shaykh Ahmad ibn Ajiba al-Maliki, May Allah have Mercy upon him, relates, ”The contemplative aspect of the Salat is highlighted by the fact that it is in the prayer that the believer meets his Lord, just as the Prophet, Peace ... Read More »

The Light of Knowledge

The Light of Knowledge
February 3, 2019 Comments Off on The Light of Knowledge

Imam Malik ibn Anas, May Allah have mercy upon him, said: وَقَالَ أَحْمَد بْن صَالِح الْمِصْرِيّ عَنْ اِبْن وَهْب عَنْ مَالِك قَالَ : إِنَّ الْعِلْم لَيْسَ بِكَثْرَةِ الرِّوَايَة وَإِنَّمَا الْعِلْم نُور يَجْعَلهُ اللَّه فِي الْقَلْب . “Knowledge doesn’t consist of ... Read More »

Loving the Qur’an

Loving the Qur’an
February 2, 2019 Comments Off on Loving the Qur’an

Qadi Iyad al-Maliki, Allah have Mercy upon his soul, records that Abdullah ibn Mas‘ud, Allah be pleased with him, said: “No-one needs to ask himself about the Qur’an. If he loves the Qur’an, he loves Allah and His Messenger, Peace ... Read More »

Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah

Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah
February 1, 2019 Comments Off on Arabic Notes on al-Fatihah

This post is for those who love the Arabic Language. In the beginning of Surah Al-Fatihah, after the Basmalah, we recite – Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alamin, الْحَمْدُ للَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ . Sometimes people will ask, “Why does the word Lord [Rabb] ... Read More »

The Strongly Crafted Ark

The Strongly Crafted Ark
January 31, 2019 Comments Off on The Strongly Crafted Ark

As we tread through the deep seas of life, our protection against any storm along the way, shall be the strongly crafted Ark [Safinah] of the prophetic Household [Ahlul-Bayt], with all of its glory and magnificence, her sails being set ... Read More »

The Chief Sultan

The Chief Sultan
January 30, 2019 Comments Off on The Chief Sultan

Sayyiduna Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, said: “In regard to a ruling/Hukm, that judgement must be the most centered upon the truth.” Imam Junayd al-Salik, Rahimahullah, said concerning this: “Our master – Mawla Ali, Alayhis Salam, he is the ... Read More »

No Other Deity

No Other Deity
January 29, 2019 Comments Off on No Other Deity

“Perhaps you may dislike something, yet it proves better for you.” (Quran – 2:216) The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, his family and companions, said, “The supplication of my brother Dhun Nun (Yunus, peace be upon him), who ... Read More »

A Tremendous Light

A Tremendous Light
January 25, 2019 Comments Off on A Tremendous Light

Within (the commentary of Qadi Iyad’s book Kitab al-Shifa) – Sharh al-Shifa, commenting upon the Prophet’s title “as a Lamp spreading Light” (Quran, 33:46), Mulla Ali al-Qari, Allah have mercy upon him, said, “(Sayyiduna) Muhammad, Peace and Blessings of Allah ... Read More »