Mercy and Compassion

Usually our good deeds, sacrifice and donations appear to be substantial to us. This mistaken impression deceives us and engages our mind. It fills us with contentment. A mere urn of water appears to be an ocean to us. Our mundane desires never cease. We presume that what we own is our natural birthright. When […]

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Sound Judgement

History attests to the fact that the Pharaoh, Nimrod, Attila, Alexander, Hulagu and their equals became enemies of all humanity with what they did. In contrast, Mawlana Jalal al-Din al-Rumi (Alaihi Rehma) and similar friends of God who were kneaded with the effusion of revelation, attained ‘sound judgement’ and reached the source of friendship and […]

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Every Muslim (and Non-Muslim) Struggling With Their Desires Needs to Read This!

بسم الله و الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله Although it was a while ago, I was listening to one of Shaykh Hamza Yusuf’s lectures wherein he mentioned that he had once written an essay on desires, sin and modesty. I had made a mental note to read it, and today I did! I […]

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