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How can a Muslim rid himself of Bad Attitude and acquire Good Attitude?

November 22, 2017


Q. I have a very bad attitude; I am disobedient and defiant towards my mother and I often make her angry. Sometimes my manners and attitude are good, but most of the time they are bad. How can I improve my attitude and my manners? What are the things that will help me to be kind […]

Importance of Reflection and Taking Stock of Oneself

January 9, 2017


Q. I have recently begun a form of reflective mediation every night after ‘Isha prayer. I sit in silence focusing on my breathing and I reflect on my past, the sins I have committed, and the good deeds I have done. I then focus on the future and what do I need to do to […]

Blessings of Ramadaan (Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawzee)

June 22, 2015


Ibn al-Jawzee [Rahimahullaah]: “O my dear brother, in this month all faults and mistakes are concealed, all souls and hearts are softened, sins and burdens are forgiven, and Allah `azza wa jall relieves every sad and troubled one. He says to His angels, ‘O My Angels, look at those dry tongues, how they become moist […]

Three Great Rivers for the People of Sins to Purify themselves in this World

March 17, 2015


Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, رحمه الله: “For the people of sins there are three great rivers with which they purify themselves in this world and if these do not suffice in purifying them, then they are purified in the river of Hell-fire on the Day of Judgment: 1. A river of sincere repentance 2. A river […]

The Fruit of Sin

January 23, 2015


Some of the salaf – may Allaah have mercy upon them – used to say: “From amongst the punishments of committing sins is that they lead to more sins and from the rewards of performing good deeds is that one performs more good deeds, so if a slave performs a good deed another good deed […]

The Nature of Tongue [Ibn al-Qayyim]

November 7, 2014


Ibn al-Qayyim said: “For the tongue does not keep quiet at all. It is either a tongue that remembers or a tongue that is frivolous and it has to be one of these two. It is the nature of the soul; if you do not preoccupy it with truth, it will occupy you with falsehood. […]

People will be resurrected hungry and thirsty like never before

October 25, 2014


Abdullaah Ibn Mas’ood (RA) said: “People will be resurrected on the day of Judgment and they will be hungry and thirsty like they have never been before in their entire life. And who ever gave others food and drink for the sake of Allah will be given food and drink on that Day.” [at-Targheeb v.2 […]