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

My Eyes Have Never Seen…

My Eyes Have Never Seen…
December 10, 2018 Comments Off on My Eyes Have Never Seen…

My eyes have never seen, someone as beautiful as you (Prophet Muhammad ﷺ), none with such grace like yourself have ever been born. You are born free from all fault, created as though you fashioned yourself. Wa Ahsanu Minka Lam ... Read More »

What was Given

What was Given
December 7, 2018 No Comments »

A favorite story concerning Imam Jafar al-Sadiq, Allah be well pleased with him. There are deep wisdoms in this one. A man came all the way from Mecca and then fell asleep upon arriving in the city of Madinah. When ... Read More »

Three Blessed Rings

Three Blessed Rings
December 4, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Ja`far ibn Muhammad from his father (Imam Muhammad al-Baqir), Allah be pleased with them, that the ring of the Messenger of Allah ﷺ was silver, and its inscription was Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ﷺ, and the inscription ... Read More »

The Root & the Branch

The Root & the Branch
December 2, 2018 No Comments »

Bismillah. In relation to the Father-Son Relationship. The Mother-Son relationship also has its divine blessings, as paradise is under her feet, however in this post we are focusing on the father. وَأمَّا حَقُّ أَبيكَ فَتَعْلَمَ أنَّهُ أَصْلُكَ، وَأنَّكَ فَرْعُهُ، وَأَنَّكَ ... Read More »

Du’a for Rain

Du’a for Rain
November 28, 2018 No Comments »

It’s not Shirk to do this! 🙂 Alhamdulillah. Sayyidina Umar b. al-Khattab, Allah be pleased with him, sought blessings through the beloved person of Al-Abbas b. Abdul Muttalib, Allah be pleased with them both, in a Sahih Hadith. Anas b. ... Read More »

Obedience

Obedience
November 26, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, reported: The Prophet ﷺ, said, “There is no obedience in regard to anyone or anything, if that obedience leads to disobedience of Allah. Most certainly, obedience is only in regard to that which ... Read More »

A Blessed Grandfather

A Blessed Grandfather
November 25, 2018 No Comments »

Each one, teach one! One becomes sick and tired of people disrespecting, cursing, and speaking ill of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr al-Siddique (573-634 C.E) and ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab (579-644 C.E), THEREFORE let’s look at what a member of the Ahlul Bayt, ... Read More »

Spiritual Chivalry

Spiritual Chivalry
November 23, 2018 No Comments »

Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq was once asked by the famous mystic Shaqiq al-Balkhi, Allah be well pleased with them. What is and please describe what spiritual chivalry [Futuwwa] is? Thus, Imam Ja’far asked him in return, “Well, what is your understanding ... Read More »

Giving to the Needy

Giving to the Needy
November 22, 2018 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan ibn Ali, Alayhimus Salam, gave all his money to the needy twice, seeking only the pleasure of Allah, and then on three other occasions, he gave half his money to the needy. He would even give a single ... Read More »

The Gate

The Gate
November 18, 2018 Comments Off on The Gate

Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, himself narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “I am the city of wisdom and ‘Ali is its gate.” and there is another Hadith which gives clear evidence that both the ‘city ... Read More »