Sincerely Famous

Imam Shafi was one of the greatest scholars in human history. But what is most remarkable is the sincerity in which he pursued it all: “I wish that people could benefit from this knowledge without any of it being associated to me” (وددت أن الناس انتفعوا بهذا العلم وما نسب الي شيئ منه) [Ihya Uloom…

Death

My Dear Son Live as long as you may, for verily you must die. Love whatever you want, for one day you will be separated from it. Do whatever you wish, for you will be repaid for it. (Dear Beloved Son, Ghazali) وعن (أبي هريرة) قال‏:‏ قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم‏: ‏ “أكثروا ذكر هاذم اللذات” ‏(‏‏(‏يعنى…

The Next Ghazali?

I pray you are well and Ramadan is going blessed for you! . I have written an email below about a project that is dear to my heart and a great opportunity for you! Ive also made a video in case the text is too long to read 🙂 Let me know your thoughts! .…

The Swords of Self-Discipline

Taken from Marc Manley: http://www.marcmanley.com/tag/aphorisms/ ———————————————– I have been taking the time to re-read al-Ghazzali’s Ihya’ ‘Ulum al-Din again (as I do from time to time) and always enjoy the anecdotes and aphorisms he sprinkles throughout his prose. One in particular is from Yahya bin Mu’adh al-Razi: جاهد نفسك بأسياف الرياضة – والرياضة على أربعة أوجه: القوت من…

Faith

This was literally the thing I needed to read at this moment… the hard thing now is trying to internalise it – Ya Allah! ‘As I look back on my life, I realise that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good; I was actually being re-directed to something better. You must…

Three Camps of Disbelief

Indeed, I hold that most Christians of the present time, whether Europeans (Al-Rum) or Central Asians (Al-Turk), are included in the divine mercy, Allah Most High willing, meaning those in the far lands of Europe and Asia who have not been reached by the prophetic message. For they fall into three categories: 1)      One group…