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

Straight to Paradise

Straight to Paradise
June 4, 2016 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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 »

The Favors of Allah

The Favors of Allah
July 27, 2015 No Comments »

“Reflection upon the favors of Allah is an excellent act of worship.” التَّفَكُّرُ في آلاءِ اللّهِ نِعْمَ العِبادَةُ ~ Saying of Amir al-Mu’mineen ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib {May Allah be well pleased with him} Read More »

The Man Who Killed 99 People

The Man Who Killed 99 People
June 27, 2015 1 Comment »

Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri {May Allah be pleased with him} reported that the Prophet of Allah {Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him} said: “There was a man from among a nation before you who killed ninety-nine people and then ... Read More »