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The Dhikr of Allah Makes the Heart Tranquil

The natural order for the human being is disturbance and disquiet. The state of the heart outside of dhikr is one of agitation. It is with the dhikr of Allah that the heart becomes tranquil.

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The Sunnah of Perfection

When we look at our young children, you can see when they look at a plant they’re overwhelmed. When they look at an animal they are completely aghast. We were all like that at 8 months or 6 months. What happened to that fascinated light magical being?

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Containment and Fulfillment

Why do Muslims have an issue with pleasure? Why is it that being Muslim is so punitive that you can’t do things which other people enjoy doing, and which you enjoy doing, that you get pleasure out of? Why is it what we are so restricted and accept and take on this restriction?

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Ease and Difficulty

In Surah Alam Nasrah, Allah subhana wa taala reassures us that in difficulty there’s ease. We often think of this as subsequently to difficulty there’s ease. But there’s at least one way of reading this that suggests that the difficulty itself is the ease.

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The Parent of All Virtues

Download Audio The first virtue which is the parent of all virtues is gratitude. Why this should be the case becomes apparent when you consider the opposite. The first vice, which is the parent of all vices is ingratitude and resentment. If I am convinced that the world has done […]

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