Prepared to Die at His Door

Maalik bin Dinaar (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident: On one occasion, I was performing tawaaf around the blessed Ka’bah. During the tawaaf, I was surprised with the large number of people who had arrived to perform Hajj and ‘Umrah. However, (as I observed these people,) I began to think, “If only I knew which person is accepted by Allah Ta‘ala, so that I may congratulate him, and which person is rejected by Allah Ta‘ala, so that I may sympathize with him!” That night, when I went to sleep, I had a dream in which [...]

June 21st, 2020|Categories: Be Inspired|

Giving Up Sins – An Easy Prescription (#4)

7. Ponder over the fact that Allah Ta‘ala has blessed us with the gift of sight, hearing, health, wealth, and so much else. He has also granted us the gift of respect. However, what Allah Ta'ala gives, He can also take away. He has clearly stated that ingratitude for His gifts will draw very severe punishment. So, is sin not abuse and ingratitude for the gifts of sight, of heart, of mind, of limbs? Allah Ta'ala says in the Quraan Majeed: “If you are grateful, I will most certainly increase for you (My favours) [...]

March 12th, 2020|Categories: Ml Yunus Patel (R.A)|

Sinner to Saint

Imaam ‘Abdullah bin Mubaarak (rahimahullah) is a famous personality. He was not only a master in the fields of hadeeth and fiqh, but was also among the greatest saints of his time. ‘Abdullah bin Mubaarak (rahimahullah) was once asked as to what had motivated him to set out to acquire the knowledge of Deen. In reply, he narrated the following: I was a youngster who would drink intoxicating substances. I would love music, and I would greatly enjoy myself, indulging in these sins. Once, when the apples and other fruit had ripened, I called [...]

February 8th, 2020|Categories: Top Men|