Some Narrations from the Salaf about Gratitude (Shukr)

Translated by Umm Yahya a) Abu Huraira -Radi Allaahu anhu- said: ‘Whoever sees someone being trialed and says: ‘All Praise to Allah who has pardoned me from that which you have been afflicted with and favored me above you, and above all of His creation’, then he has indeed given sufficient gratitude (Shukr) for that [...]

Amazing is the affair of the believer

On the authority of Suhaib (may Allaah be pleased with him) he said: The Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said: “Amazing is the affair of the believer, verily all of his affair is good and this is not for no one except the believer. If something of good/happiness befalls him he is grateful and that is [...]

How to show gratitude to Allah

Ibnul Qayyim [rahimahullah] comments on showing thanks by mentioning that to attain TRUE thankfulness TO Allah, there are 5 affairs that a person must have: 1.That a person surrenders and submits to ALLAH 2.That the person loves the one who has blessed him. i.e ALLAH 3.That a person recognises the blessings of ALLAH upon him [...]

What are the best ways a Muslim can thank Allah for all the blessings He has bestowed on us

|FROM : Firstly: Thanks or gratitude means reciprocating kindness and giving praise to the one who has done good and kind things. The one who is most deserving of thanks and praise from people is Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, because of the great favours and blessings that He has bestowed upon [...]

Imaan is Patience and Gratitude – Imam Ibn al Qayyim

Taken from the book: Tools for the Patient & Provisions for the Thankful By Shaykh ul –Islaam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya REFERENCE: Imaan is of two halves; half is patience (Sabr) and half is being thankful (Shukr). More than one from amongst the Salaf said: ‘Patience is half ofImaan.’ Abdullaah [...]

Benefits of Gratitude

God reminds us, “The seven heavens and the earth and all who dwell in them give glory to Him. There is not a single thing that is not chanting His praise yet you cannot understand their praise. He is ever forbearing, forgiving” (Quran, 17:44). “If you are thankful I will add more (favors) unto you [...]

Man Is Ungrateful In Prosperity And Submissive When In Need

Yunus (10):12 [Ibn Katheer | Tabari | Qurtubi] Arabic وَإِذَا مَسَّ الإِنسَانَ الضُّرُّ دَعَانَا لِجَنبِهِ أَوْ قَاعِدًا أَوْ قَآئِمًا فَلَمَّا كَشَفْنَا عَنْهُ ضُرَّهُ مَرَّ كَأَن لَّمْ يَدْعُنَا إِلَى ضُرٍّ مَّسَّهُ كَذَلِكَ زُيِّنَ لِلْمُسْرِفِينَ مَا كَانُواْ يَعْمَلُونَ And when harm touches man, he invokes Us, lying down on his side, or sitting or standing. But when We have removed his harm [...]