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Start Now! And Start Young!

It is reported that Hishâm b. ‘Urwah said, reporting from his father, ‘Urwah b. Al-Zubayr – Allâh have mercy on him , “He used to say to us when we were youths, ‘Why do you not seek knowledge? Even though [today] you are the youngsters, you are about to be the elders [in the future]. […]

Ibn al Qayyim (R): Pre-reqs of Achieving High Aims

“Keep your head and your heart in the right direction and you’ll never have to worry about your feet.” *** Imam ibn al Qayyim (R): Achieving high aims depends upon having a (1) firm intention and (2) strong will. Whoever loses them will never attain his goals because when one’s intention is firm, it adheres […]

Sleep and Productivity Issues

Asalamoalaykum warahmatullah, It’s so difficult to imagine how Sahaba and all the Salaf (may Allah SWT be pleased with them all) used to stay up at night for Qiyam-ul Layl and still be up all day next day going about their business. Of course we can say that they had more blessing in their time […]

What’s the point?

Protected: An ‘Allahu-Akbar’ Evening!

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People of Substance and Honor

[pls start the video from 1:12 onwards] …I am failing & falling, make it easy on me Ya Rabb by making me strong. Ameen.

Matters of Hearts

Then, after that, your hearts were hardened and became as stones or even worse in hardness. And indeed, there are stones out of which rivers gush forth, and indeed, there are of them (stones) which split asunder so that water flows from them, and indeed, there are of them (stones) which fall down for fear […]