They accompany the world with their bodies while their souls are drawn towards the great abode – Imam Ibn Rajab

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PEOPLE OF KNOWLEDGE The Commander of the Believers (radhi Allaahu anhu) has described this category from the carriers of knowledge with certain attributes: Among them is that: “Through them, the knowledge is fortified upon the reality of evidences.” The meaning of this is that the knowledge directs them to the highest of …

How the Prophet (ﷺ) and his Companions used to live, and how they gave up their interest in the world

Narrated Abu Huraira ( رضي الله عنه ) : By Allah except Whom none has the right to- be worshipped, (sometimes) I used to lay (sleep) on the ground on my liver (abdomen) because of hunger, and (sometimes) I used to bind a stone over my belly because of hunger. One day I sat by …

O mankind! Verily, the promise of Allah is true. So, let not this present life deceive you – Dr Saleh as Saleh [Short Clip|En]

11- Ar-Riqaaq – Softening the Hearts – Promise of Allaah Is True - Posted from : Al-Bukhari Book of Ar-Riqaaq – Based upon the explanation of Shaykh Ibn Al-‘Uthaymeen The below is from Tafseer Ibn Kathir, darussalam publication O mankind! Verily, the promise of Allah is true. So, let not this present life deceive you, and let not …

Reaching Old Age (Book of Ar-Riqaaq – Sahih al-Bukhari) – Dr Saleh As-Saleh [Audio|En]

Sahih al-Bukhari » Book of To make the Heart Tender (Ar-Riqaq) Chapter: If somebody reaches sixty years of age, he has no right to ask Allah for a new lease of life. Narrated Abu Huraira ( رضي الله عنه ) : The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said, "Allah will not accept the excuse of …

In The Midst Of Their Enjoyment They Were Plunged Into Destruction – Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awaaji al-Muhjari

Bismillah wa -Alhamdulillah wa Salaatu wa Salaam 'alaa Rasulillah 'amma ba'd The Noble Shaykh Muhammad 'Awaaji al-Madkhalee (May Allah Preserve Him) from the mashaayikh of Jeezan, Saudi Arabia delivered a LIVE tele-lecture with Muwahhideen Publications on Saturday 13th September 2014. The Shaykh is a student of Shaykh Ahmad an-Najmi (rahimahullah) andShaykh Zayd al-Madkhalee. He is …

50 Pieces of Advice For The Muslim Women – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]

Part 01: Introduction Lecture : Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 28:33) Posted from: http://followthesalaf.com - [Alternative Download Link] Further Parts will be added as they are available .. in shaa' Allaah

The Dunya Vs. The Akhirah – Abu Muhammad al Maghribee [Audio|En]

This khutbah was given at Masjid At-Tawheed on Friday, August 23, 2013. O mankind! Be afraid of your Lord (by keeping your duty to Him and avoiding all evil), and fear a Day when no father can avail aught for his son, nor a son avail aught for his father. Verily, the Promise of Allah …

Seeking status through authority, leadership & wealth is very dangerous – Imam Ibn Rajab

A person’s craving after status is even more destructive than his craving after wealth. Seeking after worldly status, position, leadership and domination causes more harm to a person that his seeking after wealth – it is more damaging and harder to avoid since even wealth is expended in seeking after leadership and status. Craving after …

What are we here for? – Abu Uwais Abdullaah Ali [Audio|En]

Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 41:45) [audio https://salafiaudio.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/what-are-we-here-for-abu-uwais-abdullah-alee.mp3]

Tafseer of Surah 102 At-Takaathur – Dr. Saleh-As-Saleh [Audio|En]

Tafseer – 102- At-Takaathur – Saleh-As-Saleh [audio https://salafiaudio.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/tafseer-102-at-takaathur-saleh-as-saleh.mp3]

Do not let your Commerce divert you from the Remembrance of Allaah – Shaykh Saalih Fawzan

The Prophet (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has forbidden us from certain types of business transactions due to what they contain from sinful means of earning and what is found in them from dangers to mankind and the taking of wealth unjustly. From these types of prohibited transactions are: When the buying and selling keeps one …

The sign of not being attached (zuhd) to the [life of this] world and to people – Shaykh Muhammad Ramzan al-Hājirī

Shaykh Muhammad Ramzan al-Hājirī, may Allah protect him from every kind of harm, said: A legacy for myself and everyone [to hold on to:] Al-Fudhayl ibn 'Iyaadh, may Allah have mercy on him, said: The sign of not being attached (zuhd) to the [life of this] world and to people is that you do not …

There is no life worth living except the life of the Hereafter – Dr. Saleh as Saleh [Audio|En]

Translation of Sahih Bukhari, Book 76: To make the Heart Tender (Ar-Riqaq) Volume 8, Book 76, Number 422: Narrated Anas: The Prophet said, "O Allah! There is no life worth living except the life of the Hereafter, so (please) make righteous the Ansar and the Emigrants." Volume 8, Book 76, Number 423: Narrated Sahl bin …

Be in this Life as if you were a Stranger or a Traveler on a Path – Ibn Rajab al-Hanbalī

Title: …As If You Were a Stranger Original Title : جامع العلوم واحلكم Original Author: Ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī Translator : Abu az-Zubayr Harrison authentic-translations.com …As If You Were a Stranger [1] [1] Ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī’s book, “Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam”, is an explanation of the forty-two famous ḥadīth collected by Imam al-Nawawī. The ḥadīth explained in this translations …

Some Narrations about the Reality of Zuhd & Dispraise of the Dunyaa

Collected & Translated  by Abbas Abu Yahya 1- From Maymoon who said: ‘I entered upon Ibn Umar -Radi Allaahu anhu- and I added up everything that was in his house from a bed or a blanket or a rug and I found that it was only equivalent to one hundred Dirham! !’ [Zuhd – by …

Retraction of Shaykh al-Albaani regarding the Hadeeth of Worldly Affairs

Compiled and Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya “Indeed Allaah hates every person who is arrogant, rude, rough, and is greedy, thinks he knows it all and shouts loudly in the market places, who is like a corpse during the night and a donkey during the day, knowledgeable about worldly affairs, ignorant about the matters of …

The price of eternal life is the hours of his life, but what is left of them for him to buy it with?! – Ibn Al-Jawzi

What Can This Eternal Life be Bought With? WHEN A PERSON THINKS about the life of this world before entering it, he considers it long. Likewise, when he thinks about it after leaving it, he sees a long period of time and knows that the stay in the grave is long. When he thinks about …

Craving For Wealth And Status : Imam Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali

The first type of craving for wealth is that a person has extreme love for wealth and also relentlessly exerts efforts to attain it - via means which are lawful - being excessive in that, striving hard and making painstaking efforts and toiling in order to attain it. It has been reported that this hadeeth …

The Life of this World is Fleeting Enjoyment : Imam Ibn Kathir

Imam Ibn Kathir Tafsir Ibn Katheer (Abridged) Volume 9 © Darussalam 2000 "Know that the life of this world is only play and amusement, pomp and mutual boasting among you, and rivalry in respect of wealth and children.  (It is) like a rain (Ghayth), thereof the growth is pleasing to the tiller; afterwards it dries …

Distractions of the Dunya – By Abu Ismaeel Mustafa George [Audio|En]

Lecture hosted by Sisters United Upon Knowledge, online study group Listen / Download Mp3 Here (Time 01:15:51)