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Overcoming Greed, Opening Yourself To Gratitude, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said reminds us that one of the worst attachments we have is to greed. It blinds us and incapacitates us. How did the men and women before us overcome this? Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) said in the Qur’an, in Surah Yusuf (3):  “Indeed We have related to you the most beautiful […]

A Reader on Thankfulness to Allah and True Gratitude

“Should I not be a thankful servant?” The Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him) What is Thankfulness? Thankfulness to Allah – Reality, Aspects, & Expression of True Gratitude Neediness & Thankfulness: Two Keys to Divine Assistance Thankfulness to Allah – from Imam Ghazali’s al-Arba’in fi Usul al-Din Concerning Thankfulness – Shaykh Abd […]

Video: How to Increase the Reward of Ibada – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

Video: How to Increase the Reward of Ibada – Shaykh Ibrahim Osi-Efa

Do We Worship Allah Due to His Essence Alone, or Due to His Command?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Kahn Question: Do we worship Allah because it is His right over us, because of His essence alone? Or because He has commanded us to do so? Answer: Assalamu alaikum warahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health states. The two perspectives are not necessarily mutually exclusive. […]