We are excited to announce the release of a new series by our Tarbiyah Editor Sh Ali Hammuda, called ‘Sacred Truths’.
Selflessness is lucrative
Burhan Uddin further sharpens our understanding of this Quranic character through analysing an incident in the life of world-famous life guru and wealth coach, Tony Robbins.
Seven scholars and prominent Qur’an translators came together to speak about their experiences whilst translating the Qur’an, for an evening Dr Mariam Salim will always remember.
An amazing story exemplifying this noble characteristic of “preferring others over themselves even though they were in need of that” is the case of Abū Bakr.
Burhan Uddin dissects an incident from the life of the Messenger ﷺ to better understand the principles surrounding the quality of sacrifice by preferring the needs of others over ourselves.
The talents and interests of people vary. What is key, however, is that one gathers one’s thoughts, ambitions, talents, time, and resources, then devises a clear plan to invest these for the greatest matters of life: Allah and the home of the hereafter.
Any biographer who omits the trial of Imām Aḥmad has been unforgivably deficient, for it cost him 17 years of his life.
“If the scholars are mentioned, then Mālik is the star.”
Some may be surprised to learn that while these movies garner successive awards for their purportedly sophisticated and innovative storylines, the inspiration for these stories are often the lives of prophets from scripture.