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Remembrance of Allaah for the heart is like water for the fish ..

Shaikhul Islaam Ibnu Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said:

Remembrance of Allaah for the heart is like water for the fish, and what will be the state of affairs of the fish when it is separated from water

[Al-waabilus sayyib of Ibnul Qayyim]

* Miracle of the Crying of the Tree Trunk Regarding the Remembrance of Allah
* Ibn al Jawzi’s brilliant depiction of conflict between Mankind and Shaytan

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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