Day 7 of Ramadhan

I begin in the Name of God. One week of Ramadhan has passsed by, and I thought I would pen (type) some reflections. I was nervous going into Ramdhan – they are long fasts here in the UK, and with working full time, would I be physically ok. It is amazing the human body, what it can do and take.… Read more →

The foundation of contentment is complete reliance on Allah

Ali ibne Abu Talib

A believer is easy going, polite, approachable and reliable

Ali ibne Abu Talib

Everything requires intellect and intellect requires etiquette

Ali ibne Abu Talib

Lowering your voice, casting down your gaze and walking with modesty are from the signs of faith and religiousness

Ali ibne Abu Talib

Companionship with the righteous leads one to acquire righteousness just like the wind – when it passes by perfume, it carries the fragrance

Ali ibne Abu Talib

Reflecting on Our Actions

The source of all the quotes I have been posting, are from Ghurar al-Hikam, and is a collection of sayings from Ali Ibne Abu Talib. Reflecting on the content of the sayings, it is very much focused on manners and Akhlaq as opposed of the Fiqh and the specific rules of the religion.   How much focus do we put… Read more →

Salvation comes with Faith

Ali ibne Abu Talib

Sit in the company of the people of piety and wisdom and increase your discourse with them, for if you are ignorant they will enlighten you and if you are knowledgeable, you will increase your knowledge

 

Ali ibne Abu Talib

A believer is never found to be anything but content

Ali ibne Abu Talib