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Tag: Purification التزكية

Abu Sulaiman on Sincerity: Blessed are those who walk sincerely to Allah

February 1, 2017

Ibn Qudamah reported: Abu Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Blessed is he who takes a single step desiring nothing but Allah Almighty.” And Ma’ruf Al-Karkhi, may Allah have mercy on him, would strike himself and say, “O my soul! Be sincere and purify yourself!” Source: Minhāj al-Qāṣdīn 1/365 عن ابن قدامة قال […]

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Qasim on Religion: Piety, night worship, and a pure heart are the best virtues

December 14, 2016

Al-Khateeb reported: Qasim Al-Juwai’, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The religion is based upon devotion. The best worship is undergone in the night, and the best of paths to Paradise is to have a pure heart.” Source: Al-Zuhd wal Raqa’iq 32 عن الخطيب عن قاسم الجوعي رحمه الله قال أَصْلُ الدِّينِ الْوَرَعُ وَأَفْضَلُ […]

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Hadith on Expiation: Any discomfort in the world purifies the believers

November 2, 2016

Abu Sa’eed reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer is not afflicted by fatigue, nor exhaustion, nor illness, nor sadness, nor even anxiety that distresses him, but that his sins are expiated by it.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5318, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2573 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari […]

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Awn on Improvement: Be a better person day after day

October 31, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Awn ibn Abdullah, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A man advised his son, saying: O my son, you must be mindful of Allah. If you are able to be better today than you were yesterday and to be better tomorrow than you are today, then do so.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq […]

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Hadith on Grudges: Let go of hatred, malice, enmity, and envy against each other

June 24, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Forgive each other and drop the grudges between yourselves.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 1163 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti Al-Ṣan’ānī said, “Grudges are malice, enmity, and hatred. Indeed, they are among the great sins, so let them fall away from your hearts […]

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Hadith on Supplication: O Allah, take the hatred out of my heart

June 19, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would supplicate by saying, “O Lord, help me and do not help against me, support me and do not support against me, plan for me and do not plan against me. Guide me and make guidance easy for me. Support me against those who […]

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Moses on Love: Allah instructs Moses to care for parents and love people as himself

April 15, 2016

Ka’b ibn Alqamah reported: When the Prophet Moses, peace and blessings be upon him, had gone out fleeing from Pharaoh, he said, “O Lord, instruct me.” Allah said, “I enjoin you never to make anything equal to me, as you must choose me over anything else. Verily, for those who do not act this way […]

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Sufyan on Knowledge: The purpose of learning is to become conscious of Allah and purify the heart

November 10, 2015

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, knowledge is only studied to become mindful of Allah. Verily, knowledge is only favored over other virtues because one is made conscious of Allah by it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm 759 Al-Ghazali said, “Seeking knowledge is an act of worship of the […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet’s beautiful supplication for the deceased

June 11, 2015

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed the funeral prayer and I memorized his supplication, “O Allah, forgive him, have mercy on him, make him well, and pardon him. Dignify his residence and make his resting place spacious. Cleanse him with water, snow, and ice. Purify him […]

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Sufyan on Patience: Silence on your sins, good deeds, and pain is true patience

October 7, 2014

Yusuf ibn Absat reported: I heard Sufyan Ath-Thawri say, “Three qualities are from patience: not speaking about your sins, nor about your pain, nor about your righteousness.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 9397 عن يوسف بن أسباط قَالَ سَمِعْتُ سُفْيَانَ الثَّوْرِيَّ يَقُولُ ثَلاثَةٌ مِنَ الصَّبْرِ لا تُحَدِّثْ بِمَعْصِيَتِكَ وَلا بِوَجَعِكَ وَلا تُزَكِّ نَفْسَكَ 9397 حلية الأولياء لأبي […]

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