03 • The Jewels of the Ahl ul-Bayt & Sahabah

A Part of the Messenger ﷺ

A Part of the Messenger ﷺ
March 16, 2019 Comments Off on A Part of the Messenger ﷺ

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib, Allah be pleased with him, narrates, “He was present in the company of the Messenger of Allah, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, his family and companions, when the Prophet asked, “What is ... Read More »

Reward After Account

Reward After Account
March 14, 2019 Comments Off on Reward After Account

Sayyiduna Ali ibn Abi Talib, Karam’Allahu Wajhul Karim, said, الحساب قَبلَ العقابِ ، الثَّواب بعدالحسابِ ‘Accountability for one’s actions will come before the punishment, and the reward will come after the account.’ (Related in the Ghurur al-Hikam by Qadii Nasih ... Read More »

Making Beggars Smile

Making Beggars Smile
March 12, 2019 Comments Off on Making Beggars Smile

“Imam Zayn Al-Abidin, the son of Imam al-Husayn, Allah be well pleased with them, looked after the poor people in the community and took care of even their feelings and their sentiments of how they understood life. For example, when ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Every Du’a is Veiled…

Every Du’a is Veiled…
January 18, 2019 Comments Off on Every Du’a is Veiled…

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib, Allah be well pleased with him, said: “Every supplication (Dua) is veiled, Until one sends Salawat/prayers and blessings upon Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.” And in another Hadith it reads: “And upon his family as well.” (Recorded ... Read More »