07 • The Jewels of Taṣawwuf {Purification of the Soul}

What Suffices

What Suffices
March 6, 2019 Comments Off on What Suffices

Imam al-Ḥasan al-Baṣri, Allah sanctify his secret, said: ❝Whoever is satisfied with what Allah has apportioned for them, it will suffice them and Allah will bless it for them, yet whoever is not satisfied with Allah, then what is apportioned ... Read More »

Your Own Faults

Your Own Faults
March 4, 2019 Comments Off on Your Own Faults

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri, Allah sanctify his secret, said: ❝You should begin by correcting your own faults, for if you were to truly look at your own faults first, you will see that once you correct a fault you are just ... Read More »

The Name Rahim

The Name Rahim
January 24, 2019 Comments Off on The Name Rahim

“The Name Rahim represents the conclusion of the universe with the coming of Sayyiduna Muhammad ﷺ, him being a mercy to the entire creation, for such is his qualification in the Quran. The six letters of his name Rahim take ... Read More »

Making Du’a is Worship

Making Du’a is Worship
January 23, 2019 Comments Off on Making Du’a is Worship

Bismillah, Allah tells humanity, ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ “Call upon Me; I will respond to you.” The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: إِنَّ اَلدُّعَاءَ هُوَ اَلْعِبَادَةُ “Truly, making supplication is worship.” and ‏ لَيْسَ شَيْءٌ أَكْرَمَ عَلَى اللَّهِ تَعَالَى مِنَ الدُّعَاءِ ... Read More »

Clear the Rust From Your Hearts

Clear the Rust From Your Hearts
January 22, 2019 Comments Off on Clear the Rust From Your Hearts

Sadaqta Ya Sultan al-Awliyah. Your foot is upon the necks of all of the friends of Allāh, yes, every last single one of them. He, Qaddas’Allahu Sirrahu, said: “O my people! Take instruction from your Prophet – Sayyidina Muhammad ﷺ, ... Read More »

Vouchsafed Knowledge

Vouchsafed Knowledge
January 19, 2019 Comments Off on Vouchsafed Knowledge

Imam Junayd al-Salik was asked about Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’s knowledge in regard to the esoteric sciences, and he said: “If it were not for the fact that Imam Ali, Allah be pleased with him, had been engaged in ... Read More »

10 Benefits of Salawat

10 Benefits of Salawat
January 7, 2019 No Comments »

From Abdul Fattah Zreika – Right from the Shaykh of the Shaykh of the Shaykh of the Shaykh: 10 Benefits of Salawat By Habib `Abd al-Qadir al-Saqqaf (may Allah have mercy on him and benefit us by him) Whoever bestows ... Read More »

You Do Not Prepare

You Do Not Prepare
January 6, 2019 No Comments »

Shehu Uthman ibn Fodio, Allah sanctify his secret, said: “One of the sicknesses of the heart is that you believe that every living-thing will face death, but you do not prepare for it.” (Tarikh al-Jannah – The Path to Paradise) Read More »

Priceless Advice

Priceless Advice
January 3, 2019 No Comments »

Sultan Al-Awliyah Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jaylani’s priceless advice: He, Allah sanctify his secret, said: O young man! Attend to your own needs, be useful to yourself and then to others. Do not be like the candle that burns itself out ... Read More »

Satisfaction

Satisfaction
December 5, 2018 No Comments »

Imam al-Hasan al-Basri, Allah sanctify his secret, said: ❝Whoever is satisfied with what Allah has apportioned for them, it will suffice them and Allah will bless it for them, yet whoever is not satisfied with Allah, then what is apportioned ... Read More »