This podcast is based on al-Fawa’id al-Mukhtarah, one of the seminal works of the great scholar al-Habib Zayn bin Sumayt. The book contains advice on a wide range of subjects that are relevant to daily life, drawing on examples from the Haba’ib from Hadramout. We will be exploring this advice within the context of Muslims living in the West, with the aim of deriving guidance from it on ways to deal with modern challenges.
In this podcast, Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan starts by explaining what is the view of mainstream Islam on seeing Allah Most High. He reminds all that the believers will see Allah in the hereafter. He goes on to emphasize to everyone the importance of us all realigning ourselves so our objectives are in a place where one will see Allah Most High quoting Imam Ghazali.
Shaykh Abdurragmaan goes on to explain that the best thing a believer will have in paradise will be the seeing of Allah Most High. Having Allah be pleased with one is of the highest rewards in paradise.
Of the greatest gifts, the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace) was given was seeing Allah in this world. This was done on the night of Isra wal Mi’raj. Which took place with the body and soul of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace).
The podcast is ended by Shaykh Abdurragmaan reminding us all of the importance of realigning oneself for our objective, which is to see Allah in paradise.