What made the leader of Believer weep?

‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him) drew away the leather covers which were covering the spoils from the Battle of Jalula in front of the people. Upon seeing the rubies, aquamarines and other assorted jewels, he started weeping. ‘Abdur Rahmaan bin ‘Awf asked, “What makes you weep O leader of the believers? By Allaah,…

Rewarded for doing good actions while being sick

Allaah’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “A traveller’s or sick person deeds are recorded in accordance with what he used to do when he was resident or in good health.” [Saheeh Bukharee] This hadeeth should encourage us to increase in good deeds and do them regularly, because if one does become ill or reach…

Which is the best land to live in?

Shaykhul-Islaam Ibnu Taymiyah (may Allaah envelop him with His mercy) said: ” … And that is why the best land (to reside in) in relation to each individual is a land in which he will be more obedient to Allaah and His Messenger. And this will vary according to different circumstances. And there is no…

False Piety

False Piety.  “They may hide (their crimes) from people, but they cannot hide (them) from Allaah, for He is with them (by His Knowledge).” [Soorah An-Nisa ayah 108] ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “Whomsoever beautifies/decorates himself by showing to the people some of his characteristics that Allaah knows are different…

Reflect upon these 2 ayaat

Reflect upon these 2 ayaat and implementation of them will make you the most content and happy of people, and humble & not being amazed with ourselves: مَآ أَصَابَ مِن مُّصِيبَةٍ۬ فِى ٱلۡأَرۡضِ وَلَا فِىٓ أَنفُسِكُمۡ إِلَّا فِى ڪِتَـٰبٍ۬ مِّن قَبۡلِ أَن نَّبۡرَأَهَآ‌ۚ إِنَّ ذَٲلِكَ عَلَى ٱللَّهِ يَسِيرٌ۬ (٢٢) لِّكَيۡلَا تَأۡسَوۡاْ عَلَىٰ مَا فَاتَكُمۡ وَلَا تَفۡرَحُواْ…

“And of them are some who made a covenant with Allaah ….”

How many of us when we are in need we make a promise with Allaah, that if He gives us such and such,or removes a difficulty that we will become righteous and change, but then break that promise, reflect upon the following aayaat: “And of them are some who made a covenant with Allaah (saying):…

“Worship Allaah and be obedient in times of ….”

Allaah’s Messenger (may Allaah make mention of him in the highest of gatherings and the peace of Allaah be upon him) said: “Worship Allaah and be obedient  in times of ease and Allaah will know you (by way of His support and aid) in times of difficulty” Shaykh Uthaymeen (Allaah have mercy upon him) said:…

Paradise will not be attained with wishful thinking….

Paradise will not be attained with wishful thinking…. فَمَن كَانَ يَرۡجُواْ لِقَآءَ رَبِّهِۦ فَلۡيَعۡمَلۡ عَمَلاً۬ صَـٰلِحً۬ا وَلَا يُشۡرِكۡ بِعِبَادَةِ رَبِّهِۦۤ أَحَدَۢا “So whoever hopes for the Meeting with his Lord, let him work righteousness and associate none as a partner in the worship of his Lord.” [Soorah Al Kahf ayah 110] Shaykh Saalih Al Fawzan…