Category Archives: Intellect

The Etiquettes and Attributes Necessary for the Du`aat to Acquire and the Behaviour Which Should Be Present in Them


The Shaykh Abdullaah Ibn Adul Azeez Ibn Baaz (rahimahullaah)  says: The ettiquettes of the Duaat and the characteristics which are necessary for them have been explained by Allaah The mighty and Majestic in many different ayaat in different places in … Continue reading

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The Religion is ‘not left up to the intellects of men and their opinions’


From Sh Fawzaan’s hafizahullaah explanation of Sharh-us-Sunnah: (lesson 6 – audio/text) His saying, “It was not left up to the intellects of men and their opinions.” The Religion is not what men deem to be good or what they hold as … 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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“Act upon your knowledge and you will profit”


“Act upon your knowledge and you will profit, O man Knowledge does not benefit so long as one does not perfect his actions .Knowledge is beauty and Taqwa (Fear) of Allah is its decoration. Those with Taqwa are always preoccupied … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of the True Believer


[ In the Name of Allaah, the All-Merciful… ] What are the characteristics of the believers that make them distinct from the disbelievers? This is a great question indeed. By knowing the difference between the believers and other people, the … Continue reading

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Whoever Allaah wants good for He gives him understanding of the religion


The Allaamah Shaykh Abdur Rahmaan ibn Naasir As-Sa’dee (may Allaah have mercy upon him) commented on the Hadeeth of Mu’aawiyah ibn AbeeSufyaan (may Allaah be pleased with them both), that Messeger of Allaah (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever Allaah … Continue reading

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Explanation of the Hadeeth: “Women are Deficient in Intellect and Deen.”


We often hear the noble Hadeeth “Women are deficient in their intelligence and in their Deen” and some men use this Hadeeth as a form of belittlement towards the women. We desire from you O noble shaykh, clarification of the … Continue reading

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Decrease In Intellect


From among the punishments of sins is that they can lead to a decrease in the intellect of the sinner. You will not find two intellects, one obedient to Allaah and the other disobedient, except that the obedient mind is … Continue reading

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The Soul is a Grinding Stone


It is well known that man has not been given power to kill his thoughts nor the strength to severe them. They invade him just as his breathing invades his body. However the strength of Imân and intellect helps him … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Intelligent (’Aaqil/Labib)


Narrated from Sahl ibn Sa’d: The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam) said, “Indeed Allah loves makaarim al-akhlaaq (good character) and He dislikes its lowliness (i.e. bad character).” [1] Abu Hatim: ‘Intelligence is fortune, and with it, ghurbah (strangeness) is made … Continue reading

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