Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said, “Religion is sincerity [nasīhah]” and emphasised this three times on an occasion reported in a famous hadith. Why is this so important? Well, intentions are at the basis of everything we do. Every action is the result of an intention. So we should check our intentions, as indeed our religion teaches…Read more Sincerity is Everything
Speak few words, but say them with quietude and sincerity,and they will be long lasting,for a raging wind cannot blow all morning, nor a sudden rainstorm last throughout the day. Why is this so?Because it is the nature of the sky and the earth to be frugal.Even human beings cannot alter this naturewithout suffering the…Read more Sincerity
From: In The Mystic Footsteps Of Saints (2002), Volume 2, page 20.
A few hundred years ago in Khorasan, people used to spend at least some of their time studying in madrassah, to perfect their understanding of Islam, Adab and how best to live the Sunnah. At one such madrassah, a mixed class used to attend to lessons of a very renowned shaykh. Among the students, was…Read more Love Honestly and Openly
My latest appearance on Faith Forum, Hidayat TV last week, discussing, "Love not Hate" with Dr Talib Warsi and Shaykh Muhammad Amin-Evans.