The crucial role of Tasawwuf in the conquest of Constantinople/Istanbul

Constantinople, a city in Turkey which is now known as Istanbul, was the capital of the Roman Empire. Nabi ﷺ once said to His...

Insulate the heart: An example from Hazrat Ml. Yunus Patel (RA)

This post was not written by the admin of this website. It was written by Hazrat Ml. Dawood (DB) based on advice of Hazrat...

Mango trees: An example from Hazrat Ml. Yunus Patel (RA)

This post was not written by the admin of this website. It was written by Hazrat Ml. Dawood (DB) based on advice of Hazrat...

Sincerity in saying Salam

Saying “Assalamu Alaikum” when you greet a fellow Muslim was a command of Nabi ﷺ. He also told us that it will grow love...

Getting upset, angry or offended

It is human nature to get upset, angry and offended at times. When the thought comes to mind that a true saalik does not...

3 examples of pious people who tried their best in difficult...

What happens in life is ghair ikhtiyaar (not within our control), nor will we be held accountable for it. But how we react is...

Life of Abu Bakr (RA): His fear of Allah

Out of the fear of Allah Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه would sometimes say, “If only I were grass (so that I would not...

The cause of sinful disobedience

An electric current flowing through a circuit cannot be seen, but it causes a light to switch on which can be seen. The current...

How to become a Friend of Allah

Mujahadah means to strive for the pleasure of Allah. In the early days of Islam, Mashaaikh would prescribe intense spiritual exercises and thousands of...

4 causes, consequences and the cure to showing off

The worst form of riya (i.e. showing off) is in Imaan. This means to show faith outwardly but to inwardly harbour disbelief in Allah....