Ten Good Manners for Hajj by Imam al-Ghazali

Translated by Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad There are ten good manners which the pilgrim should observe. Firstly, the money he spends must come from halal sources. He must strive, likewise, to avoid carrying on any business while on Hajj, such as would occupy the heart and distract his attention; for his purpose should be solely […]

“Do not get angry”

The Messenger of Allah (upon him blessings and peace) said repeatedly to the one who asked him for advice, “Do not get angry.” [Al-Bukhārī, from Abu Hurayra] In his commentary on Imam Malik’s Muwattā’, as-Suyūtī quotes Imam Baji as saying, “The Messenger of Allah (upon him blessings and peace) gathered all good for this man […]

Forgiveness in Islam

Forgiveness The blessed companion ʿUqbah bin ʿĀmir said that he had the honour to meet the noble Messenger of Allah Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) and he rushed to hold his (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) blessed hand. Our Master Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bless him and […]

What Non-Muslims Say About …Muhammad, The Prophet of Islam

What Non-Muslims Say About …Muhammad, The Prophet of Islam (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him, His Family and His Companions) Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of God and the Last of the Prophets. (Holy Qur’ān 33:40) This is a collection of short quotations from a […]