It has been said: Seeking medical cures from filthy (haram) substances is proof of a sickness in the heart and that is related to ones faith. If he sincerely was from the believing nation of Muhammad, Sallalahu Alayhi Wasallam, (he would know that) Allah has not made his cure within something which He has forbidden… Continue reading Intoxicants as Medicine [Verdict on Cannabis Oil]
"One of the worst sins is a person taking his sins lightly" Abu Bakr (RA) Forbidden pleasure is combined with ugliness and it will cause pain after the moment has passed. If you feel strongly inclined toward it, you should think about the pain it will leave behind. It is necessary to compare the two… Continue reading Choosing Hardship [Dunya] for Everlasting Pleasure [Akhirah]
It is reported that Jubayr b. Nufayr said: I entered upon Abu Al-Darda – Allah be pleased with him – at his home in Ḥims and found him standing in prayer at his place of prayer. When he sat for tashahhud he started to seek protection with Allah from al-nifaq (hypocrisy). So when he had… Continue reading [IMPORTANT] The Salaf Regarding Hypocrites of Islam
It is reported that Al-Khalil b. Ahmad said: Men are of four types: There is the man who knows and he knows that he knows. He is knowledgeable so follow him and ask him. And there is the man who does not know, and he knows that he does not know. He is ignorant, so… Continue reading [Knowledge] People of 4 types
It is reported that Ibrāhīm b. Adham – Allāh have mercy on him said: Whoever seeks knowledge sincerely, for the servants of Allah to benefit by and to benefit himself, then being hidden from fame is more beloved to him than seeking loftiness. He is the one who becomes more lowly to himself, strives more… Continue reading The Humbleness of our Righteous Predecessors
Protect your religion by heeding the wisdom and sincere advice from those who proceeded us in goodness. BETWEEN HOPE AND FEAR: Sufyān Ibn ʿUyaynah (d.198H) – raḥimahullāh – said: "He whose sin is due to desire, then have hope for him; and he whose sin is due to pride, then fear for him. Because Ādam (ʿalayhi al-Salām) sinned due… Continue reading Pearls of Wisdom from the Righteous Predecessors
A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?” “Because I need to,” she said. So he replied, “I don’t understand.” His Mom just hugged him and said, “And you never will.” Later the little boy asked his father, “Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?” “All women cry for no reason,”… Continue reading [Story] Why do Women cry?