Acquisition of the Clear Light

Embracing Excellence – 33 – On Reliance on God – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

In this episode, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin explores the virtue of reliance on God (tawakkul), looking at the concept from Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance. Imam Haddad starts the section with the virtues of reliance from various Qur’anic verses and hadith. He explains the basis of reliance (realizing that everything is in Allah’s control) and its condition (that it not violate Allah’s command), and that taking worldly means does not necessarily contradict reliance. He closes by highlighting three characteristics of those of sincere reliance.


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