Daily Benefits · Quotes from Sunnah

All of the body-parts humble themselves to the tongue ..

And he sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said:

“When the son of Aadam wakes up in the morning, then all of the body-parts humble themselves to the tongue, saying: Fear Allaah with regards to us, for we are dependant upon you. If you have istiqaamah, then we have istiqaamah, and if you swerve, then we also swerve.”  [5]

5. Hasan: Related by at-Tirmidhee (no.2531), from Abu Sa’eed al-Khudree radiallaahu ‘anhu. It was authenticated by al-Albaanee in Saheehul-Jaami’ (no.351).

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Daily Benefits · ilm - Knowledge · Quotes from Salaf

If your intention is one of these three, do not seek knowledge

Ibn Mas’ud –(radiyallaahu ‘anhu) – would advise his students,

If your intention is one of these three, do not seek knowledge:
To shame the ignorant, or
To argue with the Fuqahaa’ (scholars), or
To cause people to turn their faces in your direction.
Intend with your actions and words that which is with Allaah, for indeed that which is with Allaah shall remain and everything else shall perish.
Daily Benefits · Quotes from Salaf · Wealth.

The position of wealth should be regarded like that of the toilet ..

Shaykhul-lslaam Ibn Taymiyyah (d.728H) – rahimahullaah – said:[1]

The position of wealth should be regarded like that of the toilet, in that there is need for it, but it has no place in the heart, and it is resorted to when needed.

[1] Wasiyyatus-Sughraa (p.55) of Ibn Taymiyy ah.

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Daily Benefits · Iman - Faith · Quotes from Sunnah

There is not in the heaven a space equivalent to four fingers, except that ..

There is not in the heaven a space equivalent to four fingers, except that an angel has prostrated his forehead to Allaah in it.

Hasan: Related by Ibn Maajah (no.4190) and at-Tirmidhee (2/51),who authenticated it, from Abu Dharr radiallaahu ‘anhu.

Source : Allaahu Akbar – Allaah is Greater

Daily Benefits · Dhikr

For everything there is a polish, and the polish for the hearts is ..

Al-Bayhaqee relates from Ibn ‘Umar radiallaahu ‘anhu that AlIaah’s Messenger sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said:

“For everything there is a polish, and the polish for the hearts is the dhikr (remembrance) of Allaah.

There is nothing more potent in saving a person from the punishment of Allaah than the dhikr of Allaah.” It was said: Not even Jihaad in the path of Allaah. So he replied: “Not even if you were to continue striking with your sword until it breaks.” [1]

[1] Saheeh: Related by Ahmad (4/352), from Mu’aadh ibn Jabal radiallaahu ‘anhu. It was authenticated by al-Albaanee in Saheehul-Jaami’ (no.5644)

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Daily Benefits · ilm - Knowledge

Indeed, This knowledge Is Deen ..

Imaam Ibn Seereen (rahimahullaah) said :

‘Indeed, This knowledge Is Deen,
So Look To The One You Take Your Deen From


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.. then (at least) do not hate them

‘Umar ibn Abdil-’Aziz said:

Become a scholar if you are able.
If you are not able, then be a student.
If you can not, then show love for them.
If you are unable to do that, then (at least) do not hate them.

[Ibn Abdil-Barr in Jaami’u Bayaanil-‘Ilmi wa Fadhlihi, #143]

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The Disease of this Ummah and its Doctor

It is reported that Sufyân Al-Thawrî – Allâh have mercy on him – said,

“Wealth is the disease of this Ummah, and the scholar is the doctor of this Ummah. So if the doctor brings the disease to himself, how will he cure the people?”

Al-Dhahabî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ`, Vol. 7 p243.

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This world is an ocean, and the Hereafter is that distant shore

Ibraaheem ibn Faatik said: I heard Aboo Ya`qoob say:

This world is an ocean, and the Hereafter is that distant shore, the boat to be traveled within is fear of Allaah, and the people are travelers within it.

Siyaar A`laam an-Nubala, vol.15, p.282 ..

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Just pressed a button. It isn’t ‘picture making’

al-Albânî said:

“I fear that Salafiyyûn one day will say: ‘Photography isn’t ‘picture making’. You just press a button.’.”

(Silsilat-ul-Hudâ wan-Nûr 393)

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