‘Ilm an-Nafs and Modern Psychotherapy [Essay]

بسم الله و الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله The following is an essay I wrote for one of my courses – I figured that this essay would be more useful being shared on STB rather than sitting in a folder on my desktop. On this journey towards becoming a spiriutally-integrative psychotherapist, I have been inspired time and […]


The Reality of Jannah – Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn al-Qayyim

The Reality of Jannah Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have mercy upon him) stated: Al-Jannah is not merely a name for the trees, the fruits, the food, the drink, the women of paradise, the rivers and palaces. Most of the people make a mistake regarding the name of Al-Jannah. Indeed Al-Jannah is the name for the […]


Back 2 Basics – 6) An overview of the five pillars of Islaam and the six articles of faith.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAAM By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Ibnul-‘Uthaymeen An overview of the five pillars of Islaam and the six articles of faith. So verily the knowledge of tawheed [the oneness of Allaah] is the noblest of sciences, and the greatest in rank, and most obligatory to be studied because it is […]



Sheikhul Islam Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab mentions the evidence for the four matters: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم * وَالْعَصْرِ * إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ * إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ  Meaning: “By time, Indeed, mankind is in loss, Except for those who have Iman (believed) and done righteous deeds and advised […]