Category Archives: Envy

Envy–A Great Disease of the Hearts–and some of its cures


Imaam Ibn Qudaamah Al-Maqdisee (rahimahullah) said: Know that envy is a great disease of the hearts, and the diseases of the hearts are not cured except with knowledge and action. The beneficial knowledge for curing envy is to know that … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Evil Eye and Envy – Shaikh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)


A very beneficial advice from Shaikh ibn ul-Uthaymeen for all those afflicted by evil eye or envy of others, and to all those who are afflicted by whispers causing them distress in this regard. Q: “What is the difference between … Continue reading

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The slave satisfies himself with his Lord and fills his heart with that


Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: ”Being satisfied and sufficed (with Allaah) opens a door of safety for the slave, and it cleanses his heart of deception, corruption and rancour. And none will be saved from the punishment of Allaah, except … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah): “As for the devilish (sins); it is (a person’s) resemblance to satan in (his) envy, transgression, deceptions, malice, trickery, plotting, commanding disobedience to Allaah and beautifying it, forbidding obedience to Allaah and finding fault with it, innovation … Continue reading

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Repentance from envy


Q: I want to repent to Allah from the trait of envy and I am trying to free myself from it as much as I am able, but satan beautifies it for me in many instances by way of jealousy.  … Continue reading

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In the Care of Allaah


“… I pondered over those whom Allah `azza wa jall has chosen for His governance and those whom He has drawn close to Him. We have indeed heard of their description and seen those whom we deem to be from amongst … Continue reading

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The Harms of Envy


Question: May Allah be pleased with you! This is a question from Abu Abdullah who said, “Some people talk about other people and are envious of the merits Allah blessed them with. What is you advice for these people? Shaykh … 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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Does hasad (destructive envy) exist? What does it mean?


Hasad (destructive envy) means wishing that a blessing that Allaah has bestowed on the envied person be taken away. Allaah enjoined His Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) to seek refuge with Him from the evil of … Continue reading

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It Is By Piety That a Muslim Can Achieve Good


All praise is due to Allaah, Lord of all the worlds. May peace and blessings of Allaah be upon the Messenger, his household and companions. Fellow Muslims! Fear Allaah and be dutiful to Him. Be conscious of Him in your … Continue reading

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