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August 2015

Contentment – The key to curbing man’s desires

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: It is a common observation and a fact proven through experience that man, regardless of how much wealth he may acquire, never remains satisfied and content with his lot. With the exception of a few blessed servants of Allah Ta’ala, this is the general condition of man. […]

Ali bin Saalih (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) on his Deathbed

Abdullah bin Moosa says: “I was once on a journey when Ali bin Saalih (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) passed away. When I returned, I visited his brother Hasan bin Saalih to pay my condolences and was overtaken by weeping. His brother said: “Listen to his story first before you weep. His story is unique and one of […]

Reciting Ten Aayaat of Surah Baqarah at Night

This entry is part 2 of 16 in the series Duaas for the Day & Night

One should recite the following ten Aayaat at night; the four beginning verses of Surah Baqarah, Aayatul Kursi and its following two verses, and the last three verses of Surah Baqarah. عن الشعبي قال : قال عبد الله يعني ابن مسعود رضي الله عنه : من قرأ عشر آيات من سورة البقرة في بيت لم […]

Shamaail – Hadith 4

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Shamaail

عن البراء بن عازب قال : ما رأيت من ذي لمة في حلة حمراء أحسن من رسول الله ، له شعر يضرب منكبيه ، بعيد ما بين المنكبين ، لم يكن بالقصير ولا بالطويل. Hadhrat Baraa’ bin Aazib (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports: I have never seen anyone with long hair and dressed in red-coloured clothing more […]

Doing Business for Allah Ta’ala

We have the option of doing business just to see digits turning and to gain material progress, and the other is that you are doing it purely for the sake of Allah Ta‘ala and in the manner that is pleasing to Allah Ta‘ala. When this is the outlook, then Allah Ta‘ala becomes yours, and if […]