Beneficial Knowledge

March 29, 2021 5 mins

What Is the Heart? by Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi

The following is the first in a series of three excerpts on the heart of the believer from Hakim al-Umma Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi’s book (Allah have mercy on him) Sukoon-e-Qalb, translated by Saad Razi Shaikh. From the pen of Mawlana Aslam Shaykhpuri: “Though it is a small lump of flesh, it is a marvel. […]
August 31, 2020 6 mins

Saving Our Souls Series | Part 7: 38 Sins of the Tongue – Shaykh Yusuf Wel...

Every word we utter, whether good or bad, is recorded.  Every statement we make has a witness. Allah says: “He (i.e. man) does not utter a single word without an ever-present watcher.” (Qur’an, 50:18) The two most difficult body parts to protect and avert from sin are the tongue and the private parts – so […]
August 26, 2020 2 mins

Abraham As The Patriarch Of Shari’a Diversity : Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

In this talk delivered by esteemed scholar, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, he discusses how the sanctuary (haram) in Mecca is full of signs; manifest signs.  The first of these signs is the standing place of Ibrahim (Maqamu Ibrahim). The Abrahamic qualities that the haram contains are quite evident, from them: The sacrifice on the Day […]
August 22, 2020 3 mins

Saving Our Souls Series | Part 6: 12 Sins of the Eyes – Shaykh Yusuf Weltc...

Our eyes and our ability to see are from Allah’s greatest blessings upon us. With them, we’re able to see His marvelous creation and reflect over his might, but all blessings need to be used correctly. If Allah blesses you with wealth it is from gratitude that you use that wealth in permissible ways. Likewise, […]