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Selections from al-Sa’di, The Tree of Faith
Nuance with maturity
Fasting in Muharram and on the Day of Ashura – Sat 29th Aug
What does Islām say about debts? What are the solutions for someone in debt?
…I have never seen a person having a full head of hair, wearing a red ḥulla, who was more handsome than the Messenger of Allāh (SAW). He had hair that reached his shoulders and his shoulders were broad. He was neither short nor tall… Shamāʾil al-Muḥammadiyyah Prophetic Beauty (Ḥadīths 4-6) 4. Maḥmūd ibn Ghaylān […]
…The Messenger of Allāh (SAW) was of medium stature: neither tall nor short, and of a handsome physique. His hair was neither curly nor completely straight. He had a brownish complexion and when he walked he leant forward [walking briskly]… Shamāʾil al-Muḥammadiyyah Prophetic Beauty (Ḥadīths 2-3) 2. Ḥumayd ibn Masʿadah al-Baṣrī narrated to us; […]
…”The Messenger of Allāh (SAW) was neither noticeably tall nor was he short, neither was he extremely white nor was he particularly brown, neither was his hair very curly nor completely straight. Allāh commissioned him in his fortieth year. Then he remained in Mecca for ten years and in Madīnah for ten years. Allāh caused […]
Hellfire A description of the state of the denizens of the realm of agony Ibn Rajab al-Ḥanbalī Fearing the Fire Allāh, Most High, says “In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of the night and day, there are signs for people with intelligence: those who remember Allāh, standing, […]