TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH

The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) promised to offer supplication (du‘aa’) for him whilst advising him of that which would be better for him, which is when he said: “If you wish, I shall pray for you; and if you wish, you can be patient and that will be better for you.” … More TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH

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POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS

Islam teaches us to direct the act reflection (tafakkur), or deep thought, towards the signs of Allah, the names and attributes of Allah, to his blessings and wonders, to hope in the Hereafter, and to optimism. By controlling our thought processes in a positive manner, we can increase the effectiveness of our prayers and worship as well as relieve ourselves from the anger, depression, and anxieties that worldly thoughts induce. … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS

AL-RUQYAH AL-SHARIAH VS AL-RUQYAH AL-SHIRKIYYAH

For a Ruqyah to be within the guide lines of the Shariah it must fulfill 3 conditions:

It must be from the Qur’an and Sunnah.
It must be audible, recognizable, clear and not silent, unclear, murmured and not understood.
The person receiving the Ruqyah MUST KNOW THAT THE RAQI (Person Reciting) IS SEEKING THE CURE FROM ALLAH, THE RAQI IS NOT THE CURE. … More AL-RUQYAH AL-SHARIAH VS AL-RUQYAH AL-SHIRKIYYAH

RIYA – THE HIDDEN SHIRK – SHOWING OFF

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Riyaa is showing off and can include the desire to seek praise or a reputation. It includes worrying what people think of oneself. Showing-off includes one’s deeds for someone else’s sake when they should be done for the sake of Allah (SWT). Ibn ‘Abbas said: “Riyaa is more hidden than a … More RIYA – THE HIDDEN SHIRK – SHOWING OFF

10 REASONS FOR GAINING THE LOVE OF ALLAH

Ten reasons for gaining the love of Allah These reasons are mentioned by Imam ibn Al-Qayyim (رحمه الله) in his great book, Madarij As-Salikin.   The first reason: Reciting the Qur`an with deep contemplation in its meanings and its purposes; this is like thinking deeply in the book that the servant memorizes and expounds on … More 10 REASONS FOR GAINING THE LOVE OF ALLAH