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Quote of the Week


Abdul Maalik bin Ishaaq said: “There is none from among the people except that he is tested with healthiness to know his thankfulness (to Allaah), or to be afflicted with misfortunes to know his patience (with the qadr of Allaah).” … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Abdul-Azeez Al-Qurashee related that he heard Sufyaan say: “Practice Zuhd (seeking little from this world out of a desire for the rewards of the Hereafter), for Allaah will then make you see the defects of this world. Practice Al-Wara (fearing … Continue reading

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If It Is Not Self-Amazement, Then Beware of Love of Praise


Imaam Sufyaan Ath-Thawree (rahimahullaah) said: “Beware of that which corrupts your deeds, for indeed Riyaa is what corrupts your deeds. And if it is not Riyaa, then it may be you being amazed with yourself until it makes you think … Continue reading

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Some of the people of knowledge and understanding said: “When you speak, remember that Allaah hears you; and when you keep quiet, then remember that He sees you.” ~ [Jaami-ul Uloom Wal Hikam: page: 122]

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Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: “Not everyone adorned with knowledge and wisdom and is portrayed with it is from its people; rather the people of knowledge and wisdom are those who give life to their hearts by killing the desires. … Continue reading

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Abdullaah Ibnul Mubaarak (rahimahullaah) said: ”An action may be small, but it is magnified by the intention (behind it); and it may be that an action is big, but it is made small by the intention (behind it)” ~ [Jaami-ul Uloom wal-hikam: … Continue reading

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Imaam Maalik (rahimahullaah) said: The believer is like a pearl; wherever he is, his beautiful (qualities) are with him. ~ [Hilyatul Al-Awliyaa:2/377]

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Al Hasan said: “Allah the Exalted has ordained the acts of obedience, and helps one perform them, and has forbidden the acts of disobedience, and helps one avoid them. Work as much as you feel able to endure the blazing … Continue reading

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‘Umar ibn al-Khattab advised Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas saying, “You are going to face something difficult, and nothing can save you from it except the truth. Accustom yourself and those who are with you to doing good, start everything with … Continue reading

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Qataadah (rahimahullaah) said: “Indeed, this Qur’aan shows you your diseases and your remedies; as for your diseases, it is your sins; and as for your remedies, it is seeking forgiveness (istighfaar)” ~ [Jaami-ul Uloom Wal-Hikam: page:415]

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