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

The 5th Caliph

The 5th Caliph
June 9, 2015 No Comments »

Imam at-Tabari {May Allah have Mercy upon him} said: “Imam Hasan the son of ‘Ali {May Allah be pleased with them} was 37 years old when his father fell at the hands of the assassin at Kufa. Qais the son ... Read More »

Actions Without Benefit

Actions Without Benefit
June 7, 2015 No Comments »

‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar, May Allah be pleased with him, said: “By Allah, if I fasted all day without eating, prayed all night without sleeping, spent all of my wealth in the Path of Allah, died the day I died, but ... Read More »

A Student of Imam Ja’far

A Student of Imam Ja’far
June 5, 2015 No Comments »

“Imam Malik bin Anas was one of the students of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq {May Allah be well pleased with them}.” “Imam Malik studied under the teaching of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq in Madinah and he used to say: ‘He was among ... Read More »

Whether You Like It Or Not

Whether You Like It Or Not
May 31, 2015 No Comments »

It is very significant that ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib {Allah be well pleased with him} tells us, “The Messenger of Allah {ﷺ} called me and told me: “You are like Jesus, the Jews hated him, to the point that they ... Read More »

Following the Traces

Following the Traces
May 30, 2015 No Comments »

Imam Malik said that someone informed him: “The son of ‘Umar {ibn al-Khattab} would imitate the Messenger of Allah and follow his traces and lifestyle and be very keen in this, to the point that we feared for his sanity ... Read More »

Establishment of the Hijri Calendar

Establishment of the Hijri Calendar
May 29, 2015 No Comments »

The Great Jurist of Madinah, Imam Sa’id ibn al-Musayyib {Allah send His Divine Mercy upon him} said: The first one to establish the {Hijri} calendar was ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab {Allah be pleased with him} two and a half years into ... Read More »

A Poem by Imam al-Shafi’i

A Poem by Imam al-Shafi’i
May 28, 2015 No Comments »

The famous Imam Shafi’i, Allah have Mercy upon him, said, O family of al-Mustafa ﷺ, O those whom I turn to, O those whose love is my reliance, you are my intercessors on the Day of Judgment. Why should I ... Read More »

Loving the Ahlul-Bayt

Loving the Ahlul-Bayt
May 27, 2015 No Comments »

We love the Ahlul-Bayt, Alayhimus Salam, because we are following the best example of the Messenger of Allah, ﷺ when he advises us: “Love Allah for what He nourishes you with of His Blessings, and love me due to this ... Read More »

Find Something Good About It

Find Something Good About It
May 13, 2015 No Comments »

Caliph ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab, leader of the believers, said: “It is not lawful for a Muslim who hears a word from his brother to think badly of him when he can find something good about it.” قال أمير المؤمنين عمر ... Read More »

Persevering with the Sunan

Persevering with the Sunan
May 6, 2015 No Comments »

Imam Abul’ Abbas al-Qurtubi al-Maliki {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: “The Sahaba and those that followed them would persevere with the Sunan {voluntary deeds} and Fada’il {virtuous deeds} just as they would with the Fara’id {obligatory matters} aiming ... Read More »