SEEKING KNOWLEDGE

SEEKING KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge and action based upon that knowledge are twins whose mother has high aspirations. O youth,…

THEY RISE FROM THEIR BEDS…

THEY RISE FROM THEIR BEDS…

The journey of the night [praying and worshipping at night] is unbearable except by the one starving…

THE DISPRAISE OF DUNYA

THE DISPRAISE OF DUNYA

You are more eloquent in your rhetoric than Sabhan [an eloquent Arab speaker who embraced islam duri…

TURNING TO ALLAH IN REPENTANCE

TURNING TO ALLAH IN REPENTANCE

O you who delays his repentance because of his deluded hope of a long life; tell me, “For what Day w…

STRUGGLING AGAINST ONESELF

STRUGGLING AGAINST ONESELF

O you whose desirous self has subdued him, overpower your desires with the whip of endeavour and str…

ALLAH’S MERCY

ALLAH’S MERCY

We Muslims begin the recitation of the Qur’an with the opening verse (1:1) “Bismillaahir Rahmaanir R…

ATTRIBUTES OF ALLAH

ATTRIBUTES OF ALLAH

In the saying of Allah: “He is al-Awwal and al-Akhir, al-Zahir and al-Batin; He has knowledge of all…

TYPES OF HEART – PART 2

TYPES OF HEART – PART 2

The Correct and Sound Heart: This is the truthful and sound (salim) heart. It is the only type of he…

TYPES OF HEART – PART 1

TYPES OF HEART – PART 1

The Dead Heart: This is the heart that contains no life. It does not know its Lord and it does not w…

DEVOTION TO ALLAH

DEVOTION TO ALLAH

The Gnostic’s have no business other than their Master, and they have no desire for anything b…

THE SOUND HEART

THE SOUND HEART

None will be victorious tomorrow except for the one who meets Allah with a sound heart, containing n…