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Prioritising Truth!

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “When I was taken towards the heavens I got a very pleasant odour. I asked Jibril about it and he said that it was the odour of the beautician of the daughter of Firawn and her children. 572 more words

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Stinginess of the Soul

“And those who were settled in al-Madinah and adopted the faith before them. They love those who emigrated to them and find not any want in their breasts of what the emigrants were given *but give them preference over themselves*, even though they are in privation. 306 more words

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Closing doors to open More! Ibn Al Qayyim

Translated by Muhammad Elshinawy

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy
وَعَسَىٰ أَن تَكْرَ‌هُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ‌ لَّكُمْ ۖ وَعَسَىٰ أَن تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ‌ لَّكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ يَعْلَمُ وَأَنتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ 490 more words

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Sincerity in Exhortation

‘Umar bin Dharr رحمه الله said to his father,

“O’ my father! Why is it when you exhort the people, they are taken by weeping and when others exhort them they do not weep?”

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I never struggled with anything...

Sufyan ath–Thawrī رحمه الله said,

“I never struggled with anything that was more difficult upon me than my intention.” 

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Sincerity in Seeking Knowledge

We are often told that sincerity is the key to seeking knowledge. Sincerity is the ingredient that differentiates between beneficial and non-beneficial knowledge. It also a key factor in the acceptance of ones deeds.  241 more words

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Taqwa is one of those unique words in the Arabic language that cannot simply be translated into a word or two in English. As a result, many translators struggle to bring out the real meaning of the word taqwa. 539 more words

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