Answered by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) How do we preserve the light of Ramadan once the month has ended? One of the keys to preserving what we have attained is in the intentions we make before the month ends. We should make firm intentions to […]
He could have made it a specific night so people could be completely prepared for it. But it is concealed in order that the believer remains in a state of anticipation – awaiting and hoping for the bounty of Allah. Thus his connection to Allah is not based upon one specific time which comes and […]
Answered by Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) What is the quickest way to reach Allah? By coming to Him in a state of absolute neediness, desperation and brokenness and by carefully and excellently following in the footsteps of the Prophet ﷺ and his inheritors.
If someone neglects the etiquette of being awake, their wakefulness becomes sleep. If someone abides by the etiquette of sleep, however, their sleep becomes wakefulness. Much harm is caused to Muslims by their hearts being asleep. Being distracted by other than Him is, in reality, sleep. If we realised the truth, we would wake […]
This prayer upon the Prophet ﷺ was composed by Habib Ali al-Habashi (may Allah have mercy upon him and benefit us by him) اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ وسَلِّمْ على سَيِّدِنا مُحَمَّدٍ ، صَلاةً تَحْيَا بِها رُوحِي و تَنْشَطُ بِها جَوارِحي و يَقْوَى بِها قَلْبِي و يَسْرِي سِرُّها في أَوْلادِي و أَهْلِي و أَصْحَابي و أَكونُ […]