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 begins by reminding all of the importance of the desire to be from the people of paradise. Paradise is an abode for all those who are successful and the hellfire is a place for the disobedient and those who are unsuccessful.
Shaykh Abdurragmaan goes on by giving a brief description of paradise and who will be its inhabitance. From the Prophetic description related by Shaykh Abdurragmaan, he explains what is meant by paradise being indescribable. He elucidates the qualities of the people of paradise as mentioned by al-Habib Zayn bin Sumayt.
Shaykh Abdurragmaan moves on to hell-fire and giving a brief description of it and who are its people. Explaining how the believer should balance between hope and fear in regards to Allah Most High.
This podcast is ended by emphasizing the importance of Islam and how one should be thankful for being Muslim, and this thankfulness should be threefold with one’s tongue, one’s heart, and one’s actions.
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