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Socialization and Mixing


Excerpt from the book ‘The Manners of the Knowledge Seeker’ (آداب طالب العلم) People have always been greatly divided over the issue of mixing and seclusion. So, some went with the opinion that one should always mix with the people, and some went with the opinion that one should always seclude himself from the people, … Continue reading

Secrets with Allah


Source Transcribed from a lecture by Shaykh Ahmad Musa Jibril All of our deeds at all times must be solely for the sake of Allah. You do not give any portion of your deeds to other than Allah, not for Riyaa’ (show off) or anything else. (وَمَا أُمِرُوا إِلَّا لِيَعْبُدُوا اللَّـهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ الدِّينَ حُنَفَاءَ… ﴿البينة: … Continue reading

Allah’s love


There are few categories of individuals who are recipients of Allah’s love because of their deeds. One would think these positive statements of Allah’s love would bring us a revelation of the personal and infinite love of Allah to mankind. What we find are statements of conditional love based on human activity. 1. Allah ta’ala … Continue reading

Exerting Efforts Towards Accomplishing Sincere Righteous Actions


1. Actions of the Heart An-Nu’maan Ibn Basheer said: “I heard the Messenger of Allaah – sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam – say: “… Indeed, and within the body is a morsel of flesh; if it is sound, then the whole body will be sound and if it is corrupt, then the whole body will be corrupt. … Continue reading

Examples of the Salaf with Ikhlâs


The Salaf (pious predecessors) of this Ummah did not simply consider Ikhlâs as mere âyât which are recited, or ahâdîth which are transmitted, but they gave it much more significance, and their example is a light which is to be followed. This is because they truly realised its importance. Al-Fudayl said, “Allâh wishes from you … Continue reading