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Love for the sake of Allah is one of the strongest bonds of faith

April 3, 2018

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Q. Is love for the sake of Allah and doing what is dictated thereby an act of worship that will bring one closer to Allah, may He be exalted? Is it equivalent to naafil (supererogatory) acts of worship or Hajj, as al-Hasan al-Basri said to someone: “O A‘mash, do you not know that going and putting […]

Ten Things to Clean Sins and Cure the Diseases of the Heart

October 17, 2014

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Al-Hasan al-Basri said: “One day I was walking with a young pious man in the narrow streets of Basra and its markets until we reached a physician sitting on a chair and around him were many men, women, and children who had bottles of water in their hands. Each one of them was seeking a […]