[4] CONCLUSION: A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

This is a description of an evil scholar who acts in opposition to knowledge he possesses. So ponder upon what this ayah necessitates of rebuke against him (i.e. the person mentioned in Soorah Al-Araaf. Aayaat 175-176) from different angles: (a) He went astray after having knowledge. He chose disbelief over Imaan- intentionally and not out … Continue reading [4] CONCLUSION: A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

[3] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

Contemplate on the affairs of wisdom and (significant) meanings found in this parable; From them is the statement of Allaah: [ءَاتَيۡنَـٰهُ ءَايَـٰتِنَا- To whom We gave Our Aayaat(proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.)] Allaah informed (us) that He was the One Who gave this person knowledge of His Aayaat, for indeed it is blessing … Continue reading [3] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

[2] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH

  Ibn Jurayj (rahimahullaah) said: A dog’s heart is disconnected (i.e. inattentive) and it is (as if) it does not have a heart. It lolls it’s tongue out whether driven away or left alone. This is similar to the one who abandoned guidance; for it is (as if) he does not have a heart (to … Continue reading [2] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH

[1] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

Allaah (The Most High) said: وَٱتۡلُ عَلَيۡهِمۡ نَبَأَ ٱلَّذِىٓ ءَاتَيۡنَـٰهُ ءَايَـٰتِنَا فَٱنسَلَخَ مِنۡهَا فَأَتۡبَعَهُ ٱلشَّيۡطَـٰنُ فَكَانَ مِنَ ٱلۡغَاوِينَ ”And recite (O Muhammad) to them the story of him to whom We gave Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.), but he threw them away, so Shaitan (Satan) followed him up, and he became … Continue reading [1] A DESCRIPTION OF THE ONE WHO ABANDONED KNOWLEDGE OF THE BOOK AND PREFERRED THE DUNYA OVER THE AAKHIRAH [SUMMARIZED BENEFITS FROM IMAAM IBNUL QAYYIM (RAHIMAHULLAAH)]

[7] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE HAJJ]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)

  As for hajj, it is a great act of worship. Allaah (The Mighty and Majestic) made it an obligation upon His slaves at least once in a lifetime. Hajj includes acts of worship related to wealth and physical actions. It has good effects and praiseworthy end results in the life of a person. The … Continue reading [7] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE HAJJ]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)

[6] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE SAWM-FASTING]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)

  As for fasting, it’s good effects are tremendous and its end results are great. That is because it is a protection. Imaam Bukhaari and Imaam Muslim reported the hadeeth: ”Fasting is a shield.” [1] It is shield of protection against the hell fire in the afterlife and it is a protection against disobedience (to … Continue reading [6] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE SAWM-FASTING]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)

[5] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE ZAKAAT]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)

  Also the good effects of Zakaat are tremendous indeed. It is a means of purifying the soul from miserliness and greed. It is a means of purifying one’s wealth so that it is made to grow and increase, and it also fulfils the objective of what is called ‘Social Security’ at present. So when … Continue reading [5] THE EFFECT OF THE IBAADAAT (ACTS OF WORSHIP) IN THE LIFE OF THE MUSLIM [THE ZAKAAT]-SHAIKH ABDUL MUHSIN AL-ABBAAD (MAY ALLAAH PRESERVE HIM)