Category Archives: Imam Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdaadee [Ahmad bin ‘Aliy bin Thaabit bin Ahmad bin Mahdiy Al-Baghdaadiy (392-463ah)]

“Woe to you, O worshippers of the worldly life!”


Al-Hasan bin ‘Alee Al-Jawharee informed us, saying: Muhammad bin ‘Imraan bin Moosaa Al-Marzabaanee reported to us: Ahmad bin Muhammad bin ‘Eesaa AlMakkee narrated to us: Muhammad bin Al-Qaasim bin Khalaad narrated to us:’Abdul-Ghafoor bin ‘Abdil-‘Azeez narrated to us from his … Continue reading

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O seeker of knowledge!


AlKhatib Al-Bagdhadi   said: “I advise you – O seeker of knowledge – to make the intention pure and sincere and strive to make the soul act upon what this knowledge demands. Since knowledge is a tree and actions are … Continue reading

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“For perhaps tomorrow will come, yet you no longer exist”


Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Rizq informed us, saying: ‘Uthmaan bin Ahmad Ad-Daqaaq reported to us: Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Al-Baraa’ narrated to us, saying: ‘Abdullaah bin Muhammad Al-Ash’aree Al-Madeenee recited to me these poetic verses from Mahmood: “Your yesterday has … Continue reading

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“And hasten, my brother, for indeed you are being hastened”


Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Rizq and ‘Ali bin Ahmad bin ‘Umaar al-Muqri both said: Ja’far bin Muhammad al-Khaldee informed us” Ibraaheem bin Nasr al-Mansoori narrated to us: Ibraaheem bin Bashaar narrated to me: Yusuuf bin Asbaat narrated to me: Muhammad … 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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Drop by Drop


ONE of the students of Hadith used to crave and yearn for seeking knowledge. He would sit in the gatherings of scholars and learn from them. When some time passed, he felt it did not benefit him, as he could … Continue reading

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Good Deeds are the Provisions and Useful Supplies on the Day of Final Return


[162] ‘Alee bin Muhammad bin ‘Abdillaah Al-Mu’adal informed us, saying: Al- Husayn bin Safwaan Al-Bardha’ee narrated to us: ‘Abdullaah bin Muhammad bin Abee Ad-Dunyaa narrated to us, saying: Muhammad bin Al-Husayn narrated to me: Dawood bin Al-Muhbir narrated to us … Continue reading

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