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Were it not for the fact that mankind makes du’aa (asking Allah for something) to Allah, Allah would not care about creation. This fact, in and of itself, is sufficient to make a person realize the importance of du’aa. Allah states in the Quran:
Say (O Muhammad): My Lordonly pays attention to you because of your du’aa to Him. But now you haveindeed rejected (Him), so the (torment) will be yours permanently. [Quran 25:77]Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 21, 2013 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
When the response of a du’a is delayed, the believer becomes even more humiliated and humble in front of All-Mighty. And this humility is one of the primary pillars of worship, for ibadah, is defined as the height of humility along with height of love. The three pillars upon which a Muslim worships Allah are love, fear and hope; and humility is one of the ways in which this fear and love is displayed.
So this delay in response is in fact means to draw out the servant...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 25, 2012 at 4:30 PM||comments (4)|
We think in detail about certain matters, typically about things that interest us or which we are directly facing. So football fanatics spend time in following up the latest football news, whose playing who, whose been bought by which team, etc. People into music know about the latest chart hits, the top ten and new bands on the scene. Movie buffs ponder about the latest movies, upcoming releases, the latest awards and the like. Despite expending effort and applying thought upon these trivial...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 28, 2012 at 6:20 AM||comments (2)|
The topic of Duaa (the Arabic word for asking Allah for something or calling out) and its relationship to destiny (qadr) is a very important one, and one around which much confusion exists. Many people ask: “If everything has already been destined to occur, then of what use is duaa, as, if Allah has written what I want, I will get it without making duaa, and if it is not written for me, then I will never get it no matter how much duaa I make?
The response ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 4, 2011 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
“And whoever is blinded from remembrance of the Most Merciful - We appoint for him a devil”
When the morning and the evening enter upon Allah’s servant while Allah Is his only concern, that he only asks for Allah’s satisfaction and keens on worshiping Him, Then Allah-Glory be to Him- will carry for him all of his needs and troubles, and then Allah will make his heart busy only with His love, his tongue only for His remembrance ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 15, 2011 at 9:40 AM||comments (3)|
It is reported that Ibrâhîm b. Adham (d162H) – Allâh have mercy on him – once passed through the market of Basrah. People gathered around him and asked:
O Abû Ishâq, Allâh the Exalted says in his Book. ‘Call on me, I will answer your prayers’, but we have been calling on Him for a long time and He does not answer our prayers. [Ibrâhîm] replied, “O people of Basrah, your hearts have died in respect to ten things:Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 13, 2011 at 4:28 PM||comments (1)|
By Shaykh `Aa'id Abdullah al-Qarnee
Al Hajjaaj kept pursuing the noble scholar Sa`eed bin Jubayr for eight years or more until he eventually found him.
Bin Jubayr was a scholar known for his scrupulous piety and a man of great knowledge and action who was waging jihad to raise the flag of La ilaha ill Allah the uppermost.
When he was arrested - as in the story mentioned by the author of Tuhfatul AhwadhiRead Full Post »
|Posted on May 8, 2011 at 9:26 AM||comments (230)|
Narrated Abul-Fath Muhammad ibnu Abd al-Baqi ibnu Ahmed ibnu Salman said : Abu El Fadhl Ahmad ibnu Ahmad said : Al-Hafiz Abu Naeem said : Abdullah ibnu Mohammed ibnu shibl said : Abu Bakr ibnu Abi Shaybah told us that Moatamir ibnu Sulaiman told us, from his father, that Abu Othman said : Abu Burda said :
When Abu Musa came to death, he said: “ My sons! Remember the loaf man!
He was praying in the hermitage seventy years. He does not come down, except only once a week...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 15, 2011 at 12:17 AM||comments (0)|
There are among people those who know Allah through His favors, blessings, and grace, others know him through His forgiveness and mercy, others know Him through revenge and force, others know Him through knowledge and wisdom, pride and glory, mercy, piety, and kindness, overpowering and ownership, and through answering supplications, helping in grief, and fulfilling needs.
The highest among t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 12, 2011 at 11:10 AM||comments (2)|
Al-Thaâlabi said, and Abul-Qassim Al-Hassan ibn Muhammad ibnul-Hassan ibn Jaâfar Al-Mudhakkar narrated: Al-Hakem Abu Muhammad Yahya Ibnu Mansour narrated : Abu Rajaa' Muhammad ibn Ahmad Al-Qadhi narrated: Abul-Fadhl Al-Abbas ibn Abil-Faraj Ar-Riashi Said : I heard Al-Asmaâi saying:
One day, I went out the mosque in Basra. While I was walking in one of its pathways, a gross and crude bedouin suddenly appeared, riding his camel, wearing his sword, and holding an arc in his ...Read Full Post »