Category Purification of the Soul

How to Conquer a Whole City

How to Conquer a Whole City ‏                        Translated                               By               Abbas Abu Yahya Ibn al-Qayyim said:” مخالفة الهوى تورث العبد قوة في بدنه وقلبه ولسانه ، وقال بعض السلف:” الغالب لهواه أشد من الذي يفتح المدينة وحده “.‘Opposing following one’s desires breeds strength into the body of the worshipper, his heart and upon his tongue. Some […]

Supplicating to Allaah

Supplicating to Allaah TranslatedbyAbbas Abu Yahya Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimahullaah- said: The Salaf of the Ummah are in agreement, that Dua is the greatest means for achieving  one’s requests and repelling fear. The people have learnt through experience, that whoever was not supplicating to Allaah then he would end up supplicating to Allaah’s […]

Status of Seeking Forgiveness

Status of Seeking Forgiveness Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahmatullaahi alayhi- said: 《 استغفار الإنسان أهم من جميع الأدعية 》 ‘A person seeking forgiveness is more important than all the Duas together.’ [Jamia al-Massail 6/277]   قال شيخ الإسلام ابن تيمية رحمه اللَّه : 《 استغفار الإنسان أهم من جميع […]

From the Glad Tidings of a Good Ending

From the Glad Tidings of a Good Ending Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya From Hudayfah who said: I made the Prophet sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam recline against my chest and he said: مَنْ قَالَ لا إِلَهَ إِلا اللَّهُ ابْتِغَاءَ وَجْهِ اللَّهِ خُتِمَ لَهُ بِهَا دَخَلَ الْجَنَّةَ ،وَمَنْ صَامَ يَوْمًا ابْتِغَاءَ وَجْهِ اللَّهِ خُتِمَ لَهُ بِهَا دَخَلَ […]

Not Wanting Fame

Not Wanting Fame Compiled & translated By Abbas Abu Yahya  Allaah Ta’ala said: الَّذِينَ يَجْتَنِبُونَ كَبَائِرَ الإِثْمِ وَالْفَوَاحِشَ إِلاَّ اللَّمَمَ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ وَاسِعُ الْمَغْفِرَةِ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِكُمْ إِذْ أَنشَأَكُم مِّنَ الأَرْضِ وَإِذْ أَنتُمْ أَجِنَّةٌ فِي بُطُونِ أُمَّهَاتِكُمْ فَلا تُزَكُّوا أَنفُسَكُمْ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنِ اتَّقَى << Those who avoid great sins and Al-Fawâhish (illegal intercourse, etc.) except the […]