Love of Allah

Ibn ul Qayyim al Jawziyyah

Ibn al-Qaiyim mentioned ten causes that result in Allah’s love for His slave and the slave’s love for his Lord.

First, reciting the Qur’an while pondering over its meanings and what is meant by it.

Second, getting closer to Allah by performing voluntary deeds after completing obligatory deeds. This is as is stated in a Hadith Qudsi: “My slave continues getting closer to Me by performing voluntary deeds until I love him.”

Third, continual remembrance of Allah under all circumstances, with one’s tongue, heart and actions. The extent of one’s love of Allah is determined by this.

Fourth, giving precedence to what He loves over what you love when you are overtaken by your desires.

Fifth, the heart being avid of Allah’s Names, and Attributes and the heart roaming in that garden of knowledge.

Sixth, observing Allah’s kindness, goodness and bounties, both hidden and open.

Seventh, and this is the most wonderful, the heart being soft, subdued and meek before Allah.

Eighth, being alone with Allah during the time when the Lord descends during the last portion of the night while reading His Book and ending that by asking for forgiveness and repenting.

Ninth, sitting with the beloved and sincere, benefitting from the most fruitful of their speech. And not to speak unless speaking is more beneficial and you know that it will improve your state and be beneficial to others.

Tenth, remaining away from every cause that comes between the heart and Allah.

These ten causes take the lovers to the station of true love and bring them to their Beloved.

Signs before the Day of Judgement

Author: Ibn Kathir | Size: 1.5 MB | Pages: 70 | Format: PDF
This book is an authoritative source on a matter of central importance to everyone: the events of Akhir al-zaman the final period of this world’s history The work is by Ibn Kathir. an eminent Muslim scholar and is based entirely Upon authentic texts. The many Ahadith or Traditions. The Blessed Prophet Muhammad (S) described the condition in which people would live in those times. Some of the developments foretold by the Prophet (S) have already come to pass such as the construction of high-rise buildings in the Middle East. also the frequent break up of family ties and the almost universal presence of usury.

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Stories of the Prophets

Author: ibn Kathir | Size: 5mb | Pages: 228 | Format: PDF
In this book, the stories of the prophets have been compiled from ‘Al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah’ (The Beginning and the End) which is a great work of the famous Muslim exegete and historian Ibn Kathir and has a prominent place in the Islamic literature. The stories of the prophets and all the events in their lives have been supported by the Qur’anic Verses and the Sunnah (traditions) of the Prophet (S). Wherever it was necessary, other sources have also been reported for the sake of historical accounts, but on such places a comparative study has been made to prove the authenticity of the sources. Ibn Kathir has reproduced the views and interpretations of all the great exegetes of the Qur’an of his time. The systemic narratives of the Stories of the Prophets have been written in chronological order which renders a historical style to the book.

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al Qadaa & al Qadar

Author: Mohammed al Sha’rawii | Size: 500kb | Pages: 68 | Format: PDF

The meaning of Al-Qadaa and Al-Qadar: when mentioned separately both mean the predestination (pre-decree) of an action or event. When used together Al -Qadar refers to the pre-decree of an action or event before it occurs and Al-Qadaa refers to the act or event after it took place. If our actions are already pre-decreed, where is the free will? Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala sent Messengers to guide mankind to the truth, and we are given the choice of believing and obeying the command or rejecting the truth. Allah already knows which path we will take, as it is recorded in the Lawh Al-Mahfuz. If Al- Qadar is already written for us, what is the benefit of making Dua? The answer to this question by the scholars is that, since we know that Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala is in charge of all affairs and is able to do all things, we ask Him and Him Alone when we are in need. He already knows who will ask Him and who will not and how He is going to answer our Dua. On the other hand we do not know if our Dua will be accepted, will it be answered immediately or a trial removed or differed to the Hereafter. The scholars have further explained events that will take place if the appropriate steps are taken to make them happen. This book will inshAllah shed essential light on what is an obligatory belief for all muslims.

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Imaan Articles

Allah says in Surah Baqarah, ayah 285:
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The messenger believes in that which hath been revealed unto him from his Lord and (so do) the believers. Each one believes in Allah and His angels and His scriptures and His messengers -We make no distinction between any of His messengers – and they say: “We hear, and we obey.”

Types of Kufr – ibn Katheer
The Station of Fear – ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah
The Abandonment of Wrongdoing – ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah
The Perfect Believer – ibn ul Jawzee
Imaan, Arrogance and Jannah – ibn Taymiyyah
Creation is in Need of Allah – ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah

The Friends of Allah and the Friends of Shaytaan

Author: Ibn Taymiyyah | Size: 1MB |Pages: 135 |Format: PDF

Allah has explained in His Book, and in the Sunnah of His Prophet that He has awliyaa’ among the people and that shaitaan also has his awliyaa’, and He has differentiated between these two types of awliyaa’. Allah said: “Indeed, there is no fear upon the awliyaa’ of Allah, nor shall they grieve, those who believe and are ever pious in their actions. To them are glad tidings in this life and in the hereafter. There is no changing the words of Allah. That, then, is the great success.” (Qur’an Yunus 10:62-64) – “Allah is the protector (ally) of those who believe, He takes them out of the darknesses into the light. As for the disbelievers, their allies are the taaghoot who take them out of the light and into the darknesses. Those are the people of the fire, and they will be in it forever.” (Qur’an al-Baqarah 2:257)

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Book of Emaan

Author: Ibn Taymiyyah | Size: 15MB | Pages: 154 | Format: PDF

The source of all evil is the deviation from the truth and its straight path. The goodness of all matters is the following of truth and adherence to its right way. Truth is the fixed state in which Allah has created every creature in a particular way and managed its affair in a certain manner. Allah is Perfect and exempt from any deficiency or error. This book aims to elucidate the pillars of Emaan (basis of belief, faith) and the characteristics of Kufr (disbelief) and its causes.

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Belief in the Angels

Author: Saalih Fawzan al Fawzaan | Size: 300kb | Pages: 23 | Format: PDF
This is a complete translation of a short treatise called, ‘al-Eemaan bil-Malaa’ikah wa Atharuhu fee Hayaat-il-Ummah’

Although this treatise is short in size, it provides many proofs and evidences for the descriptions, duties and general characterisitics of the angels.

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The Jinn & Human Sickness

Author: Dr Adul Mundhir Ameen | Size: 14MB | Pages: 365 | Format: PDF

The subject of the jinn is one which is of interest to many people. Folk stories abound, and many superstitious practices have arisen in Muslim cultures with regard to protection against the jinn. Many myths surround the ideas of the evil eye and envy, and there are many strange notions surrounding illnesses such as epilepsy and mental illness, which are often thought of as being caused by the jinn. This book cuts through all the confusion and identifies correct Islamic teachings on all these subjects. The jinn are real and they can indeed harm humans, but this book will teach you how to protect yourself in the manner taught by the Prophet (peace be upon him). Break free from fear, superstition and fairy stories, and familiarize yourself with the teachings of Islam on these important aspects of spirituality which the author presents here, drawing on the texts of the Qur’an and Sunnah and the writings of the respected scholars of Islam.

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Don’t Be Sad

At a time in which the Muslims are beset with trials from every periphery and within, comes this heartening book rooted in the commandments of Allah (swt), the Sunnah and the excellent guidance and examples of the Muslims that have come before us.

Don’t Be Sad is an absolute must-read for all people. It is full of practical advice on how to replace sadness with a pragmatic and ultimately satisfying Islamic outlook on life. It exposes to the modern reader how Islam teaches us to deal with the tests and tribulations of this world.

So, take heart and hold firmly onto the rope of Allah (swt).

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