To Taste is to Know

A while back, I attended a talk by Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy. The room that had been booked out was intended to host both males and females with the speaker sitting in the same room. However, it quickly became apparent that there wasn’t enough space for both. This is where it gets interesting. The sisters far…

The Wisdom of Silence

An absolutely amazing story!! Wisdom like this is desperately needed in our age when Muslims are being accused left, right and centre! ————— While Imam Shafi’i was sitting with his students, a maid came to him and said : “O Imam ! how come you fornicate by night and then turn to a preacher by…

Labayk Allahuma Labayk

سبحان الله وبحمده، عدد خلقه، ورضى نفسه، وزينة عرشه، ومداد كلماته [subhan allahi wa bi hamdihi, `adada khalqihi, wa rida nafsihi, wa zinata `arshihi, wa midada kalimatihi] “Glory to Allah and praise to Him, to number of His creation, and to the extent of His pleasure, and to the extent of the weight of His Throne,…

The Secret of Business Success

A beautiful story about one of the most celebrated figures in Islamic history; Rabe’a Al-Adawiyah. Her piety and love of God is legendary. Her reliance on God was absolute. Many miracles unfolded at her hands as she became the beloved of God. May we all learn from and aspire to be like this great woman!…

What If

  .My eyes have not seen anyone more mdagnificent than you No woman has borne such perfection You were created free from all deficiencies It is as though you were created as you wished [Hassaan ibn Thaabit] . From Jaahily poetry to country odes, nursery rhymes to modern day rap, poetry has long possessed a…

Attachments

A wonderful post by my friend and guide, Tasif Zaman ———————————————————————————– Dear Companion, “Do not build unnecessary walls, because when they eventually fall, you will be hurt”. This was the advice of the elders and righteous related by my Teacher. To be honest, at first, I didn’t understand the advice at all. It was only…