The Excellence of The First Ten Days of Dhil-Hijjah & How The Salaf Were Within Them

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد The Excellence of The First Ten Days of Dhil-Hijjah:   Allaah, The Most High stated: وَالْفَجْرِ وَلَيَالٍ عَشْرٍ ((By the dawn. And by the ten nights)) (Al-Fajr: 1-2)   Ibn Katheer (rahimahullaah) said: “The … Continue reading

Not Being Put Off the Straight Path Due to the People or Due to a Lack of Companionship Upon it – by Ibn Al-Qayyim

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “Since the pursuer of the Straight Path is pursuing an affair that most of the people turn away from; aspirant to conduct (himself) upon a path whose companionship … Continue reading

Sincerity & The Purity of Intention – Readings from Siyar

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   The following are a selection of illustrations cited by Imaam Adh-Dhahabee in his book: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa of the virtuous characteristic of sincerity and the purity of intention as possessed by the Salaf … Continue reading

The Virtues of Giving in Charity & A Glimpse at the Generosity of the Prophet & His Companions

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما   The reward of giving in charity and it being a means of purification as well as a sign of Eemaan:   Allaah, The Most High said:   مَّن ذَا الَّذِي يُقْرِضُ اللَّهَ قَرْضًا حَسَنًا … Continue reading

The Salaf During The Month of Ramadhaan

  The Prophet (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) During Ramadhaan: Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said in Zaadul Ma’aad 2/30 regarding the obligation of fasting in Ramadhaan: “And its obligation began in the second year after the Hijrah, so that when the Prophet (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) had died; he had fasted nine … Continue reading

Readings from Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa: Patience, Resilience, Strength and Bravery

The following are a selection of illustrations cited by Imaam Adh-Dhahabee in his book: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa of the unique qualities of patience, resilience, strength and bravery possessed by the Salaf of this Ummah as well as others after them:   Aboo Dharr (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) remained for thirty days without … Continue reading