Spirituality

Thank your parents and others, even in tough times

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad

In part three of a series on gratitude, we are urged to thank those around us, as whoever does not thank people has not thanked Allah.

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The Brothers of Bal’aam

Ahmed Ali 15 Min Read

This article is an adapted translation of its original, Ikhwan Balʿām, written in Arabic by Dr. ʿAbdul ʿAzīz ʿAbdul Laṭīf. Balʿām changed from being a righteous man whose supplications were accepted into

Stricken with Calamities

Ustadh Asif Uddin 20 Min Read

Our beloved Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said, “On the Day of Resurrection people will wish that their skins had been cut with scissors in this world, when they see the

Dawud: a Prophet to Remember

Sheikh Abu Talha 22 Min Read

Be patient (O Muḥammad) of what they say, and remember Our slave Dāwūd, endued with strength. Indeed, he was ever oft-returning in all matters and in repentance (toward Allāh). All praise is

Disobedience Devastates Blessings

Sheikh Farid Haibatan 9 Min Read

The illustrious scholar Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (751 AH) authored an incredible work, al-Da’ wa al-Dawā’ (The Disease and the Cure), in which he detailed with remarkable insight the hideous consequences of sinning

Remembrance & Seeking Forgiveness

Sheikh Farid Haibatan 11 Min Read

This article is part of a free translation of al-Iftqar ila Allāh, Lubb al-ʿUbudiyyah by Aḥmad al-Suwayan Following on from a previous article, the central actions of remembrance and seeking forgiveness are

Humility, Love & Attachment

Sheikh Farid Haibatan 17 Min Read

This article is part of a free translation of al-Iftqar ila Allāh, Lubb al-ʿUbudiyyah by Aḥmad al-Suwayan In a previous article we discussed the essential and exalted condition of being in need of Allāh. This condition