The Qur’aan – A Cure for the Sicknesses of the Heart and Body

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Allaah, The Most High, sent down the Qur’aan as a guidance for mankind, in order to take them out of darkness into light, and to guide them to the correct way. It … Continue reading

Ten Factors Which Bring About the Love of Allaah

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan bin Hasan Aal ash-Shaikh (rahimahullaah) stated when quoting Imaam Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah):   The factors which bring about love are ten:   The First: Recitation of the Qur’aan together with … Continue reading

The Supplication that is Said at the Time of Affliction – A Prophetic Remedy for Difficult Times

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “In the Musnad[1] there occurs from him (i.e. the Prophet) (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) that he said: مَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ تُصِيبُهُ مُصِيبَةٌ فَيَقُولُ: إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ … Continue reading

From the Stratagems of the Innovators: Concealing Themselves Behind the Scholars of Distinction

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Under the discussion of how the people of innovation and misguidance conceal themselves and their innovated concepts behind the scholars of repute in order to give their innovated ideas more validation, and … Continue reading

Ramadhaan – A Blessed Month of Fasting and Seeking Closeness to Allaah

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “Fasting has a remarkable effect in conserving the outer limbs, as well as the inner potencies, and protects them from merging with the unsound harmful elements that can … Continue reading

Our Lord Does Not Prevent Anything From His Servant in This World Except that He Gives Him What is Better Than it

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said:   Vacate your mind for concern over that which you have been commanded with, and do not preoccupy it with that which is guaranteed for you. For indeed; … Continue reading

Exceptional Words on the Prophetic Conduct with Non-Muslims & the Issue of Compulsion in the Religion

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “Whoever observes the biography of the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam), it becomes clear to him that he did not compel anyone upon his religion – ever, rather; … Continue reading

Some of the People Being a Trial for Others – Will You Have Patience?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said regarding the saying of Allaah, The Most High:   وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ ((And We have made some of you as a trial for others; will you have … Continue reading

The Qur’aan – All of It is in Relation to Tawheed

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Al-‘Allaamah Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said:   “For indeed; every aayah in the Qur’aan – then it comprises of Tawheed, as an attestation of it – a caller to it. Indeed; the Qur’aan is: … Continue reading

Sincerity; Riyaa and Performing Actions for Worldly Effect – Beneficial Points to Check One’s Intentions

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   Know that sincerity for Allaah is the foundation of the religion and the essence of Tawheed and worship. It is that the servant intends with his action … Continue reading