Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Living to Die or Dying to Live!

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org A reminder concerning the harsh and fearful reality of death.   You know Allaah; yet you do not obey Him. You recite the Qur`aan; yet you do not act according to it. You know Shaytaan; yet you continue agreeing with him Shaykh ’Alee Hasan al-Halabee said: "Death is a harsh and fearful [...]

The Great Benefit and Virtue of Supplication

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org By Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim Supplication is from the most beneficial types of healing, it is the enemy of illness and affliction - repressing it and treating it, preventing its occurrence, removing it or at least alleviating it. It is the weapon of the believer as is reported by al-Haakim in his 'Mustadrak' from [...]

The Prophets Advice to Mu’aadth ibn Jabal

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org An explanation of the hadeeth of Mu’aadh Ibn Jabal by Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen, showing what benefits can be taken from it.   For example that you establish the greatest obligation that Allaah has imposed upon you after the testimony of faith – the prayer, and you establish it completely - [...]

Reconciling the Hearts

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org How often is it that we severe the bonds of brotherhood – that Allaah has given us out of His mercy – out of selfish and un-Islaamic reasons?  Know what is due upon you – O servant of Allaah – in terms reconciling with your brother! Thus Allaah and His Messenger (sallallaahu [...]

An Occupied Space Cannot Contain Two Opposites

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org By Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (d.751H) A beautiful example of the contents of the Heart by the great scholar, Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah. It is better for your mouths to be full of pus until it makes it go bad than to be full of poetry. For a space to accept what is being [...]

Polishing the Hearts

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org By Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (d.751H) The Believer is in dire need of remembering Allaah and this remembrance is what preserves the heart. Whoever neglects [remembering Allaah] most of the time, then his heart will become rusty in accordance with how neglectful the person is. Allaah - the Most High - said: “O [...]

The Keys to Life of the Heart

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org By Ibraaheem al-Haazimee An superb introduction by the compiler of Amraadul-Quloob of Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah.  A straight-forward guide showing the Muslim how to keep his/her heart pure for the Sake of Allaah. If one were to come across a verse concerning the Mercy of Allaah then he would hope for this Mercy [...]

The Hardness of the Heart

TAKEN FROM: TROID.orgBy Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (d.751H)When the heart is nourished with dhikr, its thirst quenched with contemplation and cleansed from corruption, it shall witness remarkable and wondrous matters and be inspired with wisdom.Not every individual who is endowed with knowledge and wisdom and dons its robe is from among its people. Rather the People [...]

Tawbah

TAKEN FROM: TROID.org By Amjad Rafiq How many of us need to start regretting our evils deeds and turn back in repentance to our Lord the Most High? Tawbah is waajib (obligatory) upon every Muslim from all sins no matter how small or how great in all situations till death. Allaah the Exalted has mentioned [...]

Benefits From the Stories of Those Who Repented

TAKEN FROM: TROID.orgCompiled and Translated by Abul-Hasan Maalik Aadam al-AkhdarFour Benefits are mentioned from the aforementioned hadeeth with a variety of knowledge-filled explanations of the salaf:1. Feeling Remorseful for One’s Sins2. Asking the People of Knowledge When Seeking Guidance towards Repentance3. Allaah Forgives the Greatest of Sins with Sincere Repentance4. The Encouragement of the Repenting [...]