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I thought to myself; “He’s insincere.”

June 23, 2011 2 comments

Imam Sufyan al-Thawri said:

“I lost out on Qiyam’l-Layl for 5 months because of a sin.

I saw a man crying and I Read more…


“Check Yourself!”

May 11, 2011 Leave a comment
Imaam Sufyaan ath-Thawree related that as a youth, when he first began to attend classes, his mother advised him, “If you write down 10 words and your faith hasn’t improved, check yourself.”

The Real Fear & The Meaning of Taqwa

January 22, 2011 Leave a comment

إِنَّمَا ذَٲلِكُمُ ٱلشَّيۡطَـٰنُ يُخَوِّفُ أَوۡلِيَآءَهُ ۥ فَلَا تَخَافُوهُمۡ وَخَافُونِ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤۡمِنِينَ
It is only Shaitân (Satan) that suggests to you the fear of his Auliyâ’ [supporters and friends (polytheists, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allâh and in His Messenger, Muhammad SAW)], so fear them not, but fear Me, if you are (true) believers
[Surah Al Imran (3) : 175]

What is khashyah (the real fear) ? Read more…

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