Radiance of the Hearts (1) – al-Saʿdi

Bahjat Qulūbi’l-Abrār wa Qurratu ʿUyūni’l-Akhyār fī Sharḥ Jawāmiʿ al-Akhbār ʿAbdu’l-Raḥmān b. Nāṣir al-Saʿdī   With the Name of Allāh, the All-Merciful, the Most Merciful   All praise is due to Allāh Who is praised for what He possesses of Beautiful Names and Perfect, Lofty Attributes and for the effects of these in this life and […]

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Same Sex Marriage

“Britain’s first Gay Muslim marriage,” “…You can be gay and be a Muslim” Well yes, you can be a gay and be a Muslim. The homosexual act (not the homosexual urge – which should still be resisted) is prohibited in Islam – the texts are definitive concerning this and there has been a unanimous consensus […]

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The Essence of Sabr (Patience) – ibn al-Qayyim

ʿUddatu’l-Ṣābirīn ibn al-Qayyim   The Reality of Ṣabr It is a noble mannerism of the soul that prevents it from doing that which is not good or pleasing; it is a quality of the soul which leads to its correction and rectification.   al-Junayd ibn Muḥammad was asked about it to which he replied, ‘It […]

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