Author Archives: Idrees

Eight Things to Teach Your Sons

Our children are literally our investment in this world for the next, as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said: “When a man dies, all his good deeds come to an end except for three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, and … Continue reading

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The Patience of Abu Qilaabah

Imam al-Awza’i narrates from ‘Abdullah ibn Muhammad that he said: I went out to the shore as a patrolman and our patrol at the time was in al-‘Areesh in Egypt. When I arrived at the shore, I came upon an … Continue reading

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A Goodly Life

Life, is either for a person, or against him, It’s hours and seconds, days and years pass him by Leading him (by his actions) to the Love and Good Pleasure of Allah until he is amongst the people of Ultimate … Continue reading

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“…in this moment, in this moment”

  ‘Abdullaah Ibnul-Mubaarak رحمه الله said: “I came to Makkah while it had been stricken by drought and the people were praying Istisqaa (prayer for rain) in Masjid Al-Haraam. I was by the gate of Banee Shaybah, when I saw … Continue reading

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The Story of Julaybib

It is narrated in the Books of History that Julaybib (may Allah be pleased with him) was a Sahabi who was short in height, deformed in appearance, his lineage was not known, no one knew who his parents had been, … Continue reading

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The Method of Tafseer

The Qur’aan is the last book of divine revelation sent to man, and Allaah has promised to protect it from any distortion or loss. He said in the Qur’aan: “Verily, I have revealed the Reminder (Qur’aan) and verily I will … Continue reading

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Virtue of the Sahabah

Belief in the good character and virtue of the Sahabah is the belief of Ahl al-Sunnah wa’l-Jamaa’ah. That is because Allah has praised them in His Book and they were also praised by the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) as … Continue reading

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