Day30: An Angel’s lips

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An Angel’s lips From Ali –Radi Allaahu anhu– from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam: ‘We have been commanded with using the Miswak. Indeed when the slave of Allaah stands to pray an Angel comes to him and stands behind him listening to the recitation of the Qur’aan and...

Day29: Palace in Paradise

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Palace in Paradise From Mua’dh bin al-Juhni the Companion of the Messenger of Allaah –sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam, from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- who said: ‘Whoever reads <<قُل هُوَ ٱللَّهُ أَحَدٌ>> << Say, ‘He is Allaah, [who is] One>> [Soorah Ikhlas] until he finishes it ten times...

Day 26: These are the Salaf

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These are the Salaf Shaykh Muhammad Nasir uddeen al-Albaani said about the Ayaah: (وَمَنْ يُشَاقِقِ الرَّسُولَ مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا تَبَيَّنَ لَهُ الْهُدَىٰ وَيَتَّبِعْ غَيْرَ سَبِيلِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ نُوَلِّهِ مَا تَوَلَّىٰ وَنُصْلِهِ جَهَنَّمَ وَسَاءَتْ مَصِيرًا) 《 And whoever contradicts and opposes the Messenger after the right path has been shown clearly...

Day 25: The Greatest Ayaah in the Qur’aan

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The Greatest Ayaah in the Qur’aan From Ubayy bin Ka’ab who said the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ” يَا أَبَا الْمُنْذِرِ، أَتَدْرِي أَيُّ آيَةٍ مِنْ كِتَابِ اللَّهِ مَعَكَ أَعْظَمُ ؟ “ ‘O Abal Mundhir, do you know which Ayaah in the Book of Allaah is...

DAY 24: Soorah Ikhlaas & Kafiroon

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Soorah Ikhlaas & Kafiroon Ibn al-Qayyim -Rahimahullaah- said: ‘I heard Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah saying: ‘The Sunnah of Fajr follows the path of the first of the actions [of the day] and the Witr prayer is the seal. This is why the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- used to...

Day 23: Deeds according to the Book & the Sunnah

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Deeds According to the Book & the Sunnah By Shaykh Rabee bin Hadi al-Madkhali Shaykh Rabee al-Madkhali said: ‘Having sincerity for Allaah and following the Messenger -sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam- means that your deeds originate from following the Book and the Sunnah and are based upon them. ﴿فَمَن كَانَ يَرْجُو...

Day 22: Reflect upon the blessings of Allaah upon you

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The Blessings of Allaah By Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen -Rahimuhullaah ‘So reflect upon the blessings of Allaah upon you. These religious and worldly blessings are abundant, comprehensive, wide-ranging. With this you come to know the truthfulness of this Ayaah, Allaah Ta’ala said: {وَإِنْ تَعُدُّوا نِعْمَةَ اللَّهِ لاَ تُحْصُوهَا...

Day 20: The Sunnah

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The Sunnah From AbdurRahman bin Mahdi -Rahimahullaah- Malik bin Anas -RadhiAllaahu anhu – was asked about the Sunnah. He answered: ‘It is that which is not called anything other than the Sunnah. Then he recited: {وَأَنَّ هَذَا صِرَاطِي مُسْتَقِيمًا فَاتَّبِعُوهُ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُوا السُّبُلَ فَتَفَرَّقَ بِكُمْ عَنْ سَبِيلِهِ} “ 《And...

Day 19: Guide us to the Straight path

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Guide us to the Straight path إهدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ By Shaykh Rabee bin Hadi Umayr al-Madkhali ‘After these great previous Ayaat [Fatihah] which all direct our hearts and tongues, then we say,  (( إهدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ )) 《 Guide us to the Straight Way 》 We request from Allaah...

Day 18: The Qur’aan commands with having Taqwaa

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The Qur’aan Commands with Having Taqwaa الْقُرْآنَ أْمُرُ بِالتَّقْوَى Shaykh ul Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah said: ‘The Qur’aan, from the beginning to the end commands to have Taqwaa and encourages it, so-much-so that there is nothing mentioned more than Taqwaa. It is the advice and bequest of those who came...

Day 27: The Qur’aan descended from up High

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The Qur’aan descended from up High Ibn al-Qayyim -rahimahullaah- said: There is a clear distinction that Allaah sent down the Qur’aan from Himself. As in His saying: 《 تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ》 《The revelation of the Book (this Qur’aan) is from Allaah, the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.》[Surat Al-Jathiya...

Day 17: The Qur’aan & the season of spring

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The Qur’aan & the season of spring القُرآن و فصل الربيع The Messenger -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said in a Dua: أن تجعل القرآن ربيع قلبي ونور صدري ‘Make the Qur’aan like the season of spring in my heart and light of my chest.’ Ibn al-Qayyim -Rahimahullaah- said: The...

Day 16: The Khawarij and the Qur’aan

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The Khawarij and the Qur’aan الخوارج والقرآن From Uqba bin Aamir from the Prophet ﷺ :  سيخرُجُ أقوامٌ من أُمَّتِي يَشربُونَ القرآنَ كشُربِهِمْ اللَّبَنَ ‘There will appear groups from my Ummah who will drink the Qur’aan like the drinking of milk.’ [Collected by Tabraani and Albaani graded it as...

Day 15: Fear Allaah as He should be feared

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Fear Allaah as He should be feared اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِه Allaah Ta’ala said: {اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ} 《 Fear Allaah as He should be feared. 》 [ala-Imran: 102] Abdullaah bin al-Mubarak (d.181 A.H.) said: Murrah bin Sharhabeel said that Abdullaah bin Mas’ood -RadhiAllaahu anhu- said regarding the Ayaah:...

Day 14: Reciting the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr

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Reciting the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr قراءة القرآن أفضلُ الذِّكر Sufyaan ath-Thawri -Rahimahullaah- said : سمعنا أنّ قراءة القرآن أفضلُ الذِّكر إذا عمل به ‘We heard that reading the Qur’aan is the best Dhikr if it is acted upon.’ [Fiqh al-Addeeya wal Adhkaar 1/50] Imam an-Nawawi -Rahimahullaah- said:...

Day 13: The Heart to be Upright

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The Heart to be Upright استقامة القلب Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen -Rahimahullaah- said: ” ومن أكبر الأسباب لاستقامة القلب وسلامته ، كثرة قراءة القرآن “. ‘From the greatest means for the heart to be upright and to have security is by reading the Qur’aan a lot.’ [Noor ala Darb...

Day 12: Proof for the Leadership of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq

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Proof for the Leadership of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq رضي الله عنه دليل على إمامة أبي بكر الصديق Allaah’s statement: (صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ) 《 The Way of those on whom You have bestowed Your blessings 》 It is not clarified here, who are those who have been blessed, but...

Day 11: Should I memorise the whole Qur’aan then turn to Tafseer or memorise along with the Tafseer?

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Should I memorise the whole Qur’aan then turn to Tafseer or memorise along with the Tafseer? التفسير أم أحفظه مع التفسير؟ هل أحفظ القرآن كله ثم أرجع إلى I need your advice regarding memorising the Qur’aan, do you advise me with memorising the whole Qur’aan then going back to...

Day 10: From the fruits of Tawheed Is Tranquility of the heart & strength of Certainty

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From the fruits of Tawheed Is Tranquility of the heart & strength of Certainty من ثمرات التوحيد: طمأنينة القلب وقوة اليقين Shaykh ul Islam Ibn Taymeeya – Rahimahullaah – said: ‘Every time Tawheed is strengthened in the heart of the slave of Allaah his Eemaan is also strengthened and...

Day 09: The Qur’aan is a Cure

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The Qur’aan is a Cure القرآن شفاء Allaah Jala Jallalahu said: ( ولو جعلناه قرآنا أعجميا لقالوا لولا فصلت آياته أأعجمي وعربي قل هو للذين آمنوا هدى وشفاء) [ فصلت:44] 《And if We had sent this as a Qur’aan in a foreign language other than Arabic, they would have...

Day 07: The Qur’aan is Mercy

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The Qur’aan is Mercy القرآن رحمة Allaah Ta’ala said: ( وإنه لهدى ورحمة للمؤمنين ) 《 And truly, it (this Qur’aan) is a guide and a mercy for the believers. 》 [an-Naml: 77] Ash-Shawkani -Rahimahullaah- said: “إن القران لهدى ورحمة لمن آمن بالله وتابع رسوله، وخص المؤمنين لأنهم المنتفعون...

Day 06: What the heart acquires from the Qur’aan

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What the heart acquires from the Qur’aan ماذا يحصل القلب من القرآن The Allaama Ibn Uthaymeen -Rahimahullaah- said : ‘Every time a person’s Eeman strengthens with the Qur’aan, then Allaah gives Yaqeen (certainty) due to the evidences of the Qur’aan which cannot be found in any other book. This...

Day 04: Understanding the meaning of the Qur’aan

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Understanding the meaning of the Qur’aan فهم معاني القرآن Shaykh ul-Islaam Ibn Taymeeyah -Rahimahullaah- said: “المطلوب فهم معاني القرآن والعمل به، فإن لم تكن هذه همة حافظه لم يكن من أهل العلم والدين” ‘What is required is understanding the meanings of the Qur’aan and acting upon it, if the...

Day 02: Loving the Qur’aan

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Day 02: Loving the Qur’aan The great Companion Ibn Mas’ood -RadhiAllaahu anhu said:   ‏”من أحب أن يعلم أنه يحب الله ورسوله،  فلينظر فإن كان يحب القرآن فهو يحب الله   ورسوله ﷺ“. ‘Whoever loves to know that he truly loves Allaah and His Messenger, then he should see that...