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Why is this mighty Ascension special to Muhammad the Arabian (Upon whom be blessings and peace)?
Cures for the sickness of scruples

Cures for the sickness of scruples

بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيم ﴿رَبِّ اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ❁ وَاَعُوذُ بِكَ رَبِّ اَنْ يَحْضُرُون﴾ O one afflicted with the sickness of scruples! Do you know what your scruples resemble? A calamity! The more importance they are given, the more they grow. If you give them no importance, they die away. If you see them as […]

Infinite generosity requires infinite bounty

Infinite generosity requires infinite bounty

On Resurrection and The Hereafter The Gate of Generosity and Mercy, the Manifestation of the Names of Generous (Al-Karim) and Merciful (Al-Rahim) Is it at all possible that the Lord of this world, Who in His works demonstrates infinite generosity, infinite mercy, infinite splendour and infinite glory, should not give reward in a manner befitting […]

Brotherhood of Islam Against All the Enemies

Brotherhood of Islam Against All the Enemies

A regrettable social condition and an awesome disease affecting the life of society, fit to be wept over by the heart of Islam: To forget and abandon internal enmities when foreign enemies appear and attack is a demand of social welfare recognized and enacted even by the most primitive peoples. What then ails those who […]

If You Love Allah…

If You Love Allah…

The sublime verse, قُلْ اِنْ كُنْتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِى يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللهُ proclaims in definite fashion just how necessary and important it is to follow the Prophet’s (UWBP) practices. Yes, among the syllogisms of logic, this verse is the most powerful and certain of the sort called hypothetical or conditional syllogisms. It is as follows: To […]

The Great Strength in Weakness and Impotence

The Great Strength in Weakness and Impotence

Man resembles a delicate and petted child in the universe. There is a great strength in his weakness and great power in his impotence. For it is through the strength of his weakness and power of his impotence that beings have been subjected to him. If man understands his weakness and offers supplications verbally and […]

Frugality is far away from stinginess

Frugality is far away from stinginess

There is a great difference between frugality and stinginess. Just as humility is a praiseworthy quality superficially resembling but different to the bad quality of servility, and dignity is a laudable virtue superficially similar to but different from the bad quality of haughtiness, so too frugality, which was one of the Prophet’s (UWBP) elevated qualities […]

The Way is Twofold: Either Silence or Honesty

The Way is Twofold: Either Silence or Honesty

بِمَا كَانُوا يَكْذِبُونَ Lying is the basis of unbelief; indeed, unbelief is a falsehood and the worst sort of lying, and it is the chief sign of dissembling. Lying is to slander divine power and it is the opposite of dominical wisdom. Lying destroys high morals. It transforms great enterprises into putrifying corpses. Its poison […]

The fast of Ramadan: Comprehensive Worship to Universal Mercy

The fast of Ramadan: Comprehensive Worship to Universal Mercy

  شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ الَّذِۤى اُنْزِلَ فِيهِ الْقُرْاٰنُ هُدًى للِنَّاسِ وَبَيِّنَاتٍ مِنَ الْهُدٰى وَالْفُرْقَانِ  The fast of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam; it is also one of the greatest of the marks and observances of Islam. There are many purposes and instances of wisdom in the fast of Ramadan which look to […]

Do Not Interfere in Allah’s Concerns

Do Not Interfere in Allah’s Concerns

Although those who strive on the way of Truth should think only of their own duties, they think of those that pertain to Almighty Allah, base their actions on them, and fall into error. It is written in the work Adab al-Din wa’l-Dunya, that one time Satan tempted Jesus (Upon whom be peace) saying: “The appointed […]