Futuwaah (Chivalry)

From Imam Ibnul-Qayyim’s Madarijus-Salikeen- The Station of Chivalry And Futuwwah is to treat others with kindness, and in the best of manners. Umar bin Uthman Al-Makki Rahimahullah said: Futuwwah is (having) good character. Ad-Daqqaq Rahimahullah said: The finest and most perfect level of Futuwaah exists only in the Prophet- SallahAllahu alaihi waSallam- for on the […]

Adab towards Allaah

From the Chapter of Adab in Madarijus-Salikeen by Imam Ibnul-Qayyim, Rahimahullah Al-Adab has three categories: Adab with Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala, Adab with His Prophet SallahAllahualaihiWassallam and his legislation, and Adab with His creation. As for Adab towards Allah SWT, it is in three cases: 1- Guarding one’s actions from faultiness. 2- Guarding one’s heart from […]

Station of Sakeenah

This station is among the “Mawahib” (that which is bestowed upon an individual by Allah), not “Makasib” (that which is earned by an individual through their own effort). Allah SWT mentioned Sakeenah (tranquility) six times in the Qur’an: 1- Surat al Baqarah: 248 وَقَالَ لَهُمْ نَبِيُّهُمْ إِنَّ آيَةَ مُلْكِهِ أَن يَأْتِيَكُمُ التَّابُوتُ فِيهِ سَكِينَةٌ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَبَقِيَّةٌ […]