Category Archives: Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah

Carrying out Commandments, Abandoning Prohibitions, Exercising Patience upon Pre-decree


“The believer is commanded to carry out commandments, abandon prohibitions and exercise patience upon what has been pre-decreed” Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: The believer is commanded to carry out commandments, abandon prohibitions and exercise patience upon what has … Continue reading

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Speaking about the people of Bida’


Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimullaah- said: ‘And if giving advice is obligatory for general and specific religious interests: like regarding narrators of hadeeth who make mistakes and lie then like Yahya bin Sa’eed said: I asked Malik, Thawri, al-Laith bin … Continue reading

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“Music Strengthens Satanic States, and the Qur’an Strengthens Emaan”


From the greatest things that strengthen satanic states is listening to song and music, this is none other than the listening of the polytheists about which Allaah, the Exalted says: “And their prayer at the House was nothing save whistling … Continue reading

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The Focus of our Love and Goal


The heart is inherently dependent on Allaah in two ways: from the point of view of worship, which is the ultimate goal, and from the point of view of seeking His help and relying upon Him, which are the means … Continue reading

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The Best Way For Sisters To Say The Supplication To Alleviate Grief, Distress And Anxiety


According to Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (May Allah have mercy upon him) Imam Ahmed, Musnad (1/391), and others reported upon the authority of Ibn Mas’ood that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “No slave is … Continue reading

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‘For the sake of Allah alone’ – or is it?


Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: حكي أن أبا حامد الغزالي بلغه أن من أخلص لله أربعين يوما تفجرت ينابيع الحكمة من قلبه على لسانه قال: فأخلصت أربعين يوما فلم يتفجر شيء فذكرت ذلك لبعض العارفين فقال لي: إنك إنما أخلصت للحكمة … Continue reading

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Evil Effects Of Sins And Good Results Of Repentance


Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allaah have mercy upon him) stated: “When the disbelievers have the upper-hand (over the Muslimeen) indeed that is only due to the sins of the Muslimeen which necessitates the decrease/deficiency in their Eemaan (faith). Then if … Continue reading

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The Believer Striking a Balance Between Excessive Socialising and Total Isolation


Question: Which of the two are better for a person; being secluded or mixing with the people? Answer: Then this is an issue in which the people have disagreed concerning, disagreement being either in its entirety or disagreement of its … Continue reading

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“The shaytaan is like a bandit…”


Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Waswaas is something that happens to everyone who turns to Allaah in dhikr etc; it will inevitably happen to him. So he should be steadfast and remain patient, and … Continue reading

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A righteous wife


Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: A righteous wife will be with her righteous husband for many years, and she is the one who is meant in the hadeeth in which the Messenger of Allaah … Continue reading

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