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A Quraanic Gem ( أَوَّاهٌ ): Learning about & Celebrating Ibrahim ‘alayhi salam’s Attachment to Allah SWT

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Allah سبحانه و تعالى said about Ibraheem عليه السلام: إِنَّ إِبْرَاهِيمَ لَأَوَّاهٌ حَلِيمٌ “…Verily Ibraheem was Awwah and Haleem.” [At-Tawbah, 114] And; إِنَّ إِبْرَاهِيمَ لَحَلِيمٌ أَوَّاهٌ مُّنِيبٌ “Verily, Ibraheem was Haleem and […]

Book Recommendations

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم :الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين 1. ‘Sincere Counsel to the Seekers of Sacred Knowledge’ by Imam ibn al Qayyim al Jawzi (R) ~ 2. ‘An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qu’ran’ by Yasir Qadhi ~ 3. […]

The Dunia…

From Jafar who said: ‘I heard Malik bin Dinaar saying: ‘Concern for the Hereafter leaves your heart due to the amount you grieve over the Dunyaa and concern for the Dunyaa leaves your heart due to the amount that you grieve over the Hereafter.’ [Zuhd – by Ahmad /387] ~ From al-Hasan al-Basari (rahimahullaah) who […]

Post-Nikah Thoughts…

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين A few of my close friends know how it happened. Only few. It’s almost like a fairytale minus the fairy and the haram drama. I call it His Response to our tawakul. […]

Their delusion extends to Hellfire

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وَقَالُوا مَا لَنَا لَا نَرَىٰ رِجَالًا كُنَّا نَعُدُّهُم مِّنَ الْأَشْرَارِ أَتَّخَذْنَاهُمْ سِخْرِيًّا أَمْ زَاغَتْ عَنْهُمُ الْأَبْصَارُ إِنَّ ذَٰلِكَ لَحَقٌّ تَخَاصُمُ أَهْلِ النَّارِ And they will say: “What is the matter with us that we see not men whom we used to count among the bad ones?” (62) Did we take them […]

“…look to what your concerns and worries are…”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Malik ibn Dinar (R) once said, “Allah sees your concerns and worries, so look to what your concerns and worries are, may Allah have mercy on you.” [Rawdhat al-‘Uqala’]  ~ Sometimes in life, we will pass those days which bring sadness or grief our way, and each of us have stories […]