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The Best of Spiritual Actions – Imam Shadhili relates from his teacher, Ibn Mashish

Abu’l Hasan al-Shadhili relates from his spiritual guide, Ibn Mashish: The best of spiritual actions are four after four. [The four actions are:] (1) loving Allah; (2) contentment with Allah’s destiny; (3) non-attachment to worldly matters; and (4) relying upon Allah.   [These come after four:] (1) fulfilling Allah’s commands; (2) leaving Allah’s prohibitions; (3) […]

Contentment, Reliance on Allah, and Pure Intention – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Contentment, Reliance on Allah, and Pure Intention – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad Words of wisdom from Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad “What Allah subhana wa ta’ala really wants is good intention: pure hearted, sincere honest people. And when we make that the basis on which we create relationships with others than we will succeed- not is […]

Du’a – Supplication for one whose affairs have become difficult

Du’a – Supplication for one whose affairs have become difficult An authentic Prophetic supplication for ease and facilitation: “O Allah, nothing is easy except what You make easy. And You make the difficult, if You wish, easy.” See: Qur’anic Reflections: Divine Tests and the Great Virtue of Steadfast Patience