Category Archives: Arrogance

Reasons For Persistence Upon Falsehood


Returning to the truth is better than persistence upon falsehood; because persistence upon falsehood is proof of being forsaken, as Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) stated in Al-Fawaa-id: ”To be forsaken is that Allaah leaves you to yourself.”  The causes of … Continue reading

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The Types Of Actions That Will Be As Scattered Dust


The First: One having deeds from which he hopes good but they end up scattered dust and are altered to evil deeds. Allah, Exalted is He says, “As for those who disbelieve, their deeds are as a mirage in a … Continue reading

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Knowledge can Inherit Three Things


Allah raises whoever humbles himself to Allah, and a lot of the claimants to knowledge, the only thing that lead them to where they are at now in being conceited, is Ta’aalum[1], arrogance and being deluded by the little knowledge … Continue reading

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Shaykh Rabee’s Advice on Humbleness, Pride and Arrogance


Sheikh Rabee’ ibn Haadi may Allaah protect him said in Tafseer Luqman: You are advised to be humble. Humbling yourself to the Lord of the creation and to the believing servants of Allaah. You should interact with the people with … Continue reading

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Beware of Falsehood!


Beware of falsehood because it spoils your natural ability to gain information, and it spoils your information and your ability to teach people. The liar describes that which does not exist, and that which exists he says it does not … Continue reading

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The Pillars of Kufr (i.e. disbelief and disobedience) are Four


1. Kibr i.e. arrogance, which prevents him from submission, (to the command of Allah) 2. Hasad i.e. jealousy, which prevents him from accepting advice and giving it. 3. Ghadab i.e. anger, which prevents him from being just. 4. Sha`wah i.e. … Continue reading

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Humble Yourself


Abu Hatim (Ibn Hibban) said: “The most virtuous person is the one who is humble despite being of high rank, who is ascetic despite having the capabilities and who forgives despite having power. A person doesn’t abandon humbleness except that … Continue reading

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And Walk Not On The Earth with Conceit And Arrogance


Allaah (subhanahu wa taala) said:  ”And walk not on the earth with conceit and arrogance. Verily, you can neither rend nor penetrate the earth, nor can you attain a stature like the mountains in height”. 17:37  Imaam Sadi (rahimahullaah) said:  That … Continue reading

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Adorn yourself with honour


Adorn yourself with honour and that which leads to it, such as good manners, a cheerful face, spreading the salaam (the salutation), showing forbearance, hating haughtiness, having self-esteem which is free from tyranny, and being gallant but not for the … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I


Ibn al-Qayyim (rahinahullaah) said: ‘Every Muslim should be warned of the oppression of: ‘I – My/Mine – I Possess’ Indeed these three words are what Iblees (Shaytan), Fir’awn and Qaroon were tried with. Iblees said: ‘I am better than him’ … Continue reading

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