The Likeness of Ramadan and Prophet Yusuf

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWwbudRxh8E   By Ibn al-Jawzi From Ibn al-Jawzi's 'Bustan al-Wa'idhin wa Riyad as-Sami'in' (p. 213-214): "The month of Ramadan to the other months is like Yusuf to his brothers. So, just like Yusuf was the most beloved son to Ya'qub, Ramadan is likewise the most beloved month to Allah. A nice point for the nation of … Continue reading The Likeness of Ramadan and Prophet Yusuf

If My Lord Asks Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj63EyN7Clg إذا ما قال لي ربي اما استحييت تعصيني If my Lord asks me, “Have you shyness in disobeying me? وتخفي الذنب عن خلقي وبالعصيان تأتيني You conceal your sins from my creation – and with sins you come to me.” فكيف أجيبُ يا ويحي ومن ذا سوف يحميني؟ So how will I answer? O … Continue reading If My Lord Asks Me

Emotional Inspirations from Sheikh Muhammad Mukhtar Ash-Shinqiti

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtHR4p5N0-4

Another heart softening lecture by Sheikh Muhammad Al-Mukhtar Ash-Shinqitee from the holy city of Madinah. Here he discusses the truth and reality of the Day of Judgement from the verse "Fear and Guard yourselves against the day you will be returned to Allah" [2:281], and a heart rending account of the penultimate stage before this.....death. One to be watched with the hearts....