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

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 »

Red Soil

Red Soil
November 17, 2018 No Comments »

Umm Salamah, Allah be pleased with her, narrates: “One night, the Messenger of Allah ﷺ woke up in a very disturbed state, I saw him holding red soil in his hand. He was kissing it while shedding tears. I asked ... Read More »

He is my Mawla…

He is my Mawla…
November 16, 2018 Comments Off on He is my Mawla…

This story is beautiful. Imam ibn Asakir relates in his book Tarikh Dimashq, that Mawla Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam, came to Sayyiduna `Umar ibn al-Khattab, Radi’Allahu Anhu, while he was sitting in his place of gathering for discussions ... Read More »

Returning the Sun

Returning the Sun
November 15, 2018 No Comments »

Asma, Allah be pleased with him, narrated that Revelation was being sent down to the Prophet ﷺ and his head was on the lap of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, Alayhis Salam; and he had not prayed Asr as of yet ... Read More »

Blessed Charity

Blessed Charity
November 12, 2018 No Comments »

“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 »

Jewels from Sidi Muhammad Iqbal

Jewels from Sidi Muhammad Iqbal
September 20, 2018 No Comments »

﷽ Here are some jewels from Sidi Muhammad Iqbal (hafidhahullah): Jewel #1 Alī at the banks of the Euphrates calls out to al-Ḥusayn and recalls the Karbalā prophecy. “Patience Abu Abdullah! Patience Abu Abdullah! The bank of the Euphrates!” From ... Read More »