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

Kissing the Beggars

Kissing the Beggars
May 27, 2018 Comments Off on Kissing the Beggars

“Imam Zayn Al-Abidin, May Allah be well pleased him, looked after the poor people in the city of Madinah and took into account their feelings and their explanations of how they understood life as a whole. For example, when he ... Read More »

A Thousand Dinars

A Thousand Dinars
May 23, 2018 Comments Off on A Thousand Dinars

Such a beautiful story right here! A man traveled from Mecca to Madinah and then fell asleep whilst in the city of Madinah. When he woke up, he thought his bag had been stolen from him. He saw Imam Jafar ... Read More »

Straight to Paradise

Straight to Paradise
June 4, 2016 Comments Off on Straight to Paradise

Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Allah be well pleased with him, said, “Carry out the obligatory duties [Fard Ayn] for the pleasure of Allah and Allah will surely lead you to straight to Paradise [Jannah].” ~ Source: The History [Tarikh] ... Read More »

Sayyiduna Abu Darda’

Sayyiduna Abu Darda’
January 15, 2016 Comments Off on Sayyiduna Abu Darda’

Abu Darda’, Allah be pleased with him, (32 A.H./652 C.E.) Full name: `Uwaymir bin Malik. He was a Companion of the Prophet Muhammad, Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. Origin: Khazraj Tribe Islamic Knowledge: Teacher and Narrator of ... Read More »

What They Can Understand

What They Can Understand
August 15, 2015 Comments Off on What They Can Understand

Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Karam’Allahu Wajhahu, said: “Narrate to people what they can understand; do you want Allah and His Messenger, Sall’Allahu Alayhi wa Sallam, to be disbelieved in?” – This is recorded in the Sahih of Imam Bukhari, ... Read More »

I Will Inform You About That

I Will Inform You About That
August 13, 2015 Comments Off on I Will Inform You About That

Sayyiduna Mawla ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, said: “You will not ask me about any Verse in the Book of Allah or about any Sunnah from the Messenger of Allah, except that I will inform you about that.” and ... Read More »

Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond
August 3, 2015 Comments Off on Above & Beyond

Now, in regard to the remembrance of Allah, Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, would always go above and beyond in the service of Allah and His Messenger, a service that falls within the realm of spiritual excellence [Ihsan]. Allah Says, ... Read More »

A Lofty Degree

A Lofty Degree
August 2, 2015 Comments Off on A Lofty Degree

Qadi Iyad relates in his Shifa that ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib said that the Prophet took Hasan and Husayn by the hand and said: “Whoever loves me and these two as well as their father and mother, they will have ... Read More »

The Adhan for Subh

The Adhan for Subh
July 31, 2015 Comments Off on The Adhan for Subh

Yahya related to me from Malik that he had heard that the Muadhdhin came to ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab to call him to the Subh {morning} prayer and found him sleeping, so he said: “Prayer is better than sleep,” and ‘Umar ... Read More »

The Meaning of Bismillah

The Meaning of Bismillah
July 28, 2015 Comments Off on The Meaning of Bismillah

Imam Ja’far as Sadiq {May Allah be pleased with him} explained the meaning of Bismillah: The letter “Ba” is derived from “Baha-Allah” = the Splendor of Allah. The “Seen” is derived from “Sana-Allah” = the Majesty of Allah. The “Meem” ... Read More »