Imam Hasan and the Effect of Hajj – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

* Courtesy of Muwasala Imam Hasan, the son of Imam Abdullah bin Alawi al-Haddad was a seeker, a person of piety and a scholar who acted according to his knowledge. Imam al-Haddad, however, was waiting for him to reach higher levels. He said: “When that son of mine performs hajj something will be ingrained in […]

Is It Best to Eat and Sleep Well and Worship More or to Eat and Sleep Less and Worship Less?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum 1. Is it best to eat well and worship more or to eat less and worship less? 2. How do we reconcile the Islamic view on eating, drinking and sleeping less with modern-day recommendations to get all of the necessary minerals and vitamins which requires us to […]

A Description of the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ Bed – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

What did the bedding of the Prophet ﷺ like, and why did he choose it? In this short but inspiring video, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani discusses how the choices of the Most Beloved indicated his ultimate choice: the hereafter. Why did he choose a mat that didn’t cover his body if he was given the keys to the treasures of the […]

Is the Hadith: ‘Love of This World Is the Root of All Evils’ Authentic?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Is the hadith:’ love of this world is the root of all evils’ authentic? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. Source of the Statement The statement you are referring to is: حب الدنيا رأس كل خطيئة Love of […]

Benefits of Simplicity – Shaykh Hussain Abdul Sattar – Sacred Learning

Benefits of Simplicity – Shaykh Hussain Abdul Sattar – SacredLearning A detailed lecture on the simple lifestyle of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), its benefits and how one can practically bring it into their daily life. Shaykh Husain shares experiences and reflections from his own life in bringing this forgotten Prophetic […]

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) […]