Category Archives: Death

Want to have a good death? Live a good life! – Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)


O mankind, have Taqwa of Allah the Exalted and prepare for the meeting with your Lord, with the preparation of the righteous. Verily the state of man is as his Lord the Exalted said: (يَا أَيُّهَا الْأِنْسَانُ إِنَّكَ كَادِحٌ إِلَى … Continue reading

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Imaam Ibnul Mubaarak–Death Is An Honour


Imaam Ibnul Mubaarak (rahimahullaah) said  Know O my brother that indeed death is an honour for every Muslim who meets Allaah whilst being upon the Sunnah, and truly to Allaah we belong, and truly to Him we shall return. And … Continue reading

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Whoever ponders upon the end results of this worldly life


Imaam Ibnul Jawzee (rahimahullaah) said: Whoever ponders upon the end results of the worldly life will be cautious, and whoever is certain about the long distance of the journey will prepare for the journey.  How amazing is your affair O … Continue reading

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Hasten to do good deeds before you are Overtaken!


Abu Hurairah, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported: “The  Messenger of Allaah, may Allaah bless him and raise his rank, said, “Hasten to do good deeds before you are overtaken by one of the seven afflictions.” Then (giving a warning) … Continue reading

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Do not bear witness for any of the people of Islaam


“Do not bear witness for any of the people of Islaam (i.e that he is a person of Paradise or of the fire) due to the good or bad deed, since you do not know what his final action before … Continue reading

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Place Death Within Your Sight


Ibnul Jawzee (rahimahullaah) said: It is incumbent upon the sensible person to make preparations for his departure (from this world), for indeed he neither knows when the command of his Lord will descend nor when he will be called back. … Continue reading

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Holding Onto The Sunnah And Dying Upon It


  Imaam Barbahaaree (rahimahullaah) said that Abul Aaliyah (rahimahullaah) said: ”Whoever dies unknown upon the Sunnah is indeed a truthful witness. It is said clinging to the Sunnah is salvation.”  Sheikh Saaleh al Fawzaan commented on the above saying: The … Continue reading

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Ibn al-Jawzi on the Dying Person’s Alertness


The Shaikh, the Imaam, the Allaamah, the Shaikh of Islaam, Abul-Faraj Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Ali ibn Muhammad ibn al-Jawzi, said: “From the most interesting things is the alertness of the dying person at the time of his death–for he becomes perceptive … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Ali bin Abu Talib in a letter to Abdullah Ibn Abbas “Man feels sad when he does not acquire what was not destined for him,but delights at earning what would not have missed him. You, Abdullah, should feel delight for … Continue reading

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The Advice of Al-Hasan


Al-Hasan (rahimahullaah) once wrote the following short letter to Umar bin Abdul-Aziz (rahimahullaah): “Fear what Allah told you to fear. Take what is in your hands, and use it for what is to come (i.e.,the Hereafter). At the moment of … Continue reading

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