The Patience of Umm Ayyub

Umm Ayyub was an ordinary lady with extraordinary patience and strength. She was a very ordinary women, so ordinary that you wouldn’t notice her. She was so ordinary that I still don’t know her name to this very day. I don’t remember where I first met her, or when I met her. In fact, I […]

The Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Forbearance, by Imam Khalid Latif

In these dark and confusing times, Imam Khalid Latif reminds us how the best of mankind, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ responded to adversity. Zayd ibn San’an (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates: Once, God’s Messenger ﷺ borrowed some money from me. I was not yet a Muslim then. I went to him to collect my debt […]

Prophetic Guidance: On Forbearance, Patience and Kindness

On forbearance, patience and kindness From Imam Nawawi’s Riyad al-Salihin (‘Gardens of the Righteous’) tr. Ustadha Ayesha Bewley, chapter 74 Allah Almighty says, “those who control their rage and pardon other people. Allah loves the do good-doers,” (3:134) and the Almighty says, “Make allowances for people, command what is right, and turn away from the […]

Abuse and Breaking the Ties of Kinship

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As-salamu alaykum, Fisrt: Can you please tell me the Islamic ruling for a person who wants to distance themselves from a family who repeatedly subject them to various kinds of abuse such as emotional, discrimination, neglect almost on an everyday basis over many years, with no signs of stopping? […]

A Reader on Patience and Reliance on Allah

  Patience Islamcast: Ramadan with the Beloved of Allah. Episode 02. The gentleness, restraint and wisdom of the Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace) Khutbah: Patience (sabr)–its virtues, reality, and manifestation Patience & Steadfastness – Guidance of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) on Steadfastness from Nawawi’s Gardens of the Righteous (tr. […]

Is There a Supplication (Du`a) to Help Control a Bad Temper?

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: I have a twin 1 year old daughter and a son.  They do not get sound sleep. Is there any dua to supplicate on them other than Ayatul Kursi?  And sometimes I loose my temper while putting them to sleep or when they spit food.  Am I allowed to […]

Habib Ali al-Jifri – Lessons on Anger, Forbearance, and Disciplining the Soul Through Prophetic Wisdom – from the RIS Knowledge Retreat

قبس النور المبين من إحياء علوم الدين – دروس وخطب – موقع الداعية الإسلامي الحبيب علي الجفري Lessons by al-Habib Ali al-Jifri on explaining “The Ray of Clear Light of the Revival of the Religious Sciences” written by al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz, delivered at this year’s excellent Reviving the Islamic Spirit Knowledge Retreat. Lesson One: […]