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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 […]

February 8th, 2020|Categories: Top Men|

Keep Calm and Swallow Your Anger

‘Ali bin Husain (rahimahullah) was the grandson of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and the son of Sayyiduna Husain (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). He was also known by the title Zainul ‘Aabideen.

On one occasion, Zainul ‘Aabideen (rahimahullah) was performing wudhu with his slave girl assisting him by pouring water onto his limbs […]

July 27th, 2019|Categories: Top Men|

“Even if I Die Trying”

Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) owned a slave who would earn an income for Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) through working.

One night, the slave brought some food that he had earned for Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was so hungry that as soon as the food […]

June 15th, 2019|Categories: Top Men|

Hit the Brakes!

Shaikh Ebrahim bin Muhammad Al-Hilaali (rahimahullah) was a very learned and pious Syrian scholar who passed away in the year 1238 AH (1823 A.C.).

While Shaikh Ebrahim (rahimahullah) was studying in Egypt, there was once a period when had no money at all. During this time, two days had passed […]

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Top Men|

A Heart of Gold

‘Isa bin ‘Umailah Al-Fazaari (rahimahullah) mentions that a certain person told him the following:

I noticed that when Abu Zar Ghifaari (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would milk his goats, he would give his neighbours and guests to drink before he drank himself. One night, I saw him milk his goats to the point […]

September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Top Men|

Cripple or Capable?

‘Amr bin Jamooh (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a Sahaabi who was severely crippled. However, despite his disability, it was his heart’s desire to fight in the path of Allah Ta‘ala. So when the announcement to join the expedition of Badr was made, he was eager to participate and prepared to march out with the […]

July 1st, 2018|Categories: Top Men|

From Singer to Saint

Zaazaan (rahimahullah) was a saint and a scholar of hadeeth. He was blessed to meet ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and many other Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), and was one of the special students of ‘Abdullah bin Mas‘ood (radhiyallahu ‘anhu).

Before he became a great saint and scholar, Zaazaan (rahimahullah) […]

February 26th, 2018|Categories: Top Men|

How to get a ‘Six Pack’

When someone wants something REALLY badly, he’ll do anything to get it. For example, if he wants a six-pack (abs – not a six pack of coke) he’ll diet and hit the gym, pumping the iron until his dream comes true and his abs come through.

Sadly, many people want […]

December 30th, 2017|Categories: Top Men|


It was the habit of Nabi Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) to always invite someone to join him for meals. On one occasion, he searched for someone to join him for meals, but could not find anyone and thus returned to his home.

As he entered his home, he saw someone standing inside. Seeing […]

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Top Men|

Bidding Farewell to His Bride

Imagine the excitement and anticipation of the newly-wed bride and groom! Imagine their eagerness to finally meet and get to know each other! Easy to imagine, isn’t it? – That’s because we see it around us all the time.

Now try and imagine the same groom bidding his beautiful bride […]

February 10th, 2016|Categories: Top Men|