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Characteristics of a Pure Heart

Characteristics of a Pure Heart By Shaykh AbdurRahman bin Nasr as-Sa’adi (d. 1376 A.H.) said: ‘A correct heart means a heart which is secured from Shirk and doubts, loving evil and is secure from being continuous upon Bida ‘ and sins. What necessitates for it to be correct from is the opposite of that which […]

The Origin is Tawheed

The Origin is Tawheed Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya Imam Ibn al-Qayyim -rahimullaah- said: (فأصل ما تزكوا به القلوب والأرواح : هو التوحيد .) ‘So the origin with which the hearts and souls are purified is Tawheed.’ [Igathat al-Lahafaan 1/108] Love for the sake of Tawheed Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah said: حقيقة […]

Concern for the Heart

Concern for the Heart By Shaykh Usama bin Sa’ood al-Amri Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Usama bin Sa’ood al-Amri said: ‘If you take great concern with protecting your heart, then do not take knowledge except from the one who has been testified to with this knowledge, this is the first thing’. Secondly, if you […]

Committing Shirk is the Greatest Sin

Committing Shirk is the Greatest Sin Translated & Compiled by Abbas Abu Yahya A Definition of Shirk: From Abdullaah bin Mas’ood who said: سَأَلْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ﷺَ :أَيُّ الذَّنْبِ أَعْظَمُ ؟ ‘I asked the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ which is the greatest sin?’ He said: أَنْ تَجْعَلَ لِلَّهِ نِدًّا وَهُوَ خَلَقَكَ ‘That you place a […]

The Conditions of Repentance

The Conditions of Repentance By the Noble Shaykh Salih bin Fawzaan Al-Fawzaan Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Question: Could you talk to us about Tawbah (repentance), what are its conditions, and what does Tawbah an-Nasooha (sincere repentance) mean? The Answer: Tawbah is returning from sinning back to obedience and it is obligatory. وَتُوبُوا إِلَى اللَّهِ جَمِيعاً […]