Category: Asceticism and Heart Softening

Books Since 2015-04-17

The Devil’s Deception

By: Ibn al-Jawzee’s ... more

When hearts submit

When the tyranny of souls increase and captivating desires control us, we should pay attention to the heart which is the source of all types of goodness or the hotbed of every evil and sin. ... more

There is nothing wrong with gathering to recite the Holy Qur'an

My friends and I get together one night a week to recite a few verses of the Book of Allah, so as to learn how to recite the Qur'an, then after that we talk about various things. But we heard that it is not permissible to gather to recite Qur'an and that is only permissible for the purpose of memorization. Is this true?

Praise be to Allah.There is nothing wrong with gathering to recite and study the Qur'an and to memorize it and to learn about Islam, because the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: «No people gather in one of the houses of Allah, reciting the Book of Allah and ... Continue Reading

Will the seven whom Allah will shade with His shade on the Day of Resurrection be brought to account?

Is that the seven types of people who will be shaded by Allah will they also go paradise without account?

Praise be to Allah.It was narrated that 'Imraan ibn Husayn (may Allah be pleased with him) said: "The Prophet of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: «Seventy thousand of my ummah will enter Paradise without being brought to account», They said: ... Continue Reading

How can a person know if his Lord is pleased with him?

Is there anything that will tell a person that his Lord is pleased with him?

Praise be to Allah.  Among the signs that the Lord is pleased with His slave is that He guides him to do good deeds and avoid haraam things. This is confirmed by the words of Allah: {وَالَّذِينَ اهْتَدَوْا زَادَهُمْ هُدًى وَآتَاهُمْ تَقْوَاهُمْ}  'Translation' {While as for ... Continue Reading