Category Archives: Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali [Zaynud Deen AbdurRahman bin Ahmad bin Rajab bin Al-Hasan (736-795)]

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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Quote of the Week


  Daygam, the devout worshiper, said, “If the Hereafter of the believer does not bring happiness then two matters have gathered for him: sadness in this world and misery in the Hereafter. It was asked of him,“How can a person … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Haafidh Ibn Rajab (d.795H) (rahimahullaah) said: “So know that the world – and whatever is above it and below it in the water- will not be corrected except when the actions of its people are all for Allaah. The actions … Continue reading

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Winter: Best season for a believer


The righteous people of the past would rejoice with the approach of winter. Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbali mentions its virtues in his book Lata’if Al-Ma’arif (pg. 276) Winter is the best season for the believer because Allah strengthens his practice by … Continue reading

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Gratitude


Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Gratitude is of two degrees, one of which is obligatory, which is doing obligatory actions and avoiding haraam things. This is essential and is sufficient as gratitude for these blessings. … Continue reading

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“…for it is like chains around the neck of man, and doom lies in persisting in it.”


 ‘Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez said in his khutbah: “O people, whoever commits a sin, let him seek the forgiveness of Allaah and repent, and if he repeats it, let him seek the forgiveness of Allaah and repent, and if he … Continue reading

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The Predetermination of Our Wrong Actions…


Umar b. Abdul Aziz RA said. ‘Whoever of you does good action then let him praise Allah. Whoever does wrong action, let him seek Allah’s forgiveness and turn in tawbah, because for some people there is no avoiding doing actions … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week


Ibn Rajab said: قال القاسم بن محمد : كانت عائشة رضي الله عنها تصوم في الحر الشديد قيل له : ما حملها على ذلك ؟ قال : كانت تبادر الموت، وكانت بعض الصالحات تتوخى أشد الأيام حرا فتصومه فيقال لها … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Fasting in the Summer


“…And from the acts of worship whose reward is multiplied during the heat is fasting, and this is because of the thirst that one experiences in the mid-day heat. This is why Mu’adh bin Jabal expressed regret on his deathbed … Continue reading

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The Journey to Allaah


And worship your Lord until there comes unto you the certainty (i.e. death). [Surat Al-Hijr:99] Al Hasan said, “Persistence, persistence! Surely Allaah has appointed the time of cessation of deeds to be just before death,” and the he recited the … Continue reading

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