Lowering the Gaze

   قُل لِّلۡمُؤۡمِنِينَ يَغُضُّواْ مِنۡ أَبۡصَـٰرِهِمۡ وَيَحۡفَظُواْ فُرُوجَهُمۡ‌ۚ ذَٲلِكَ أَزۡكَىٰ لَهُمۡ‌ۗ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ خَبِيرُۢ بِمَا يَصۡنَعُونَ   (Tell the believing men that they must…

Lust

   ٱللَّهُ وَلِىُّ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ يُخۡرِجُهُم مِّنَ ٱلظُّلُمَـٰتِ إِلَى ٱلنُّورِ‌ۖ وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓاْ أَوۡلِيَآؤُهُمُ ٱلطَّـٰغُوتُ يُخۡرِجُونَهُم مِّنَ ٱلنُّورِ إِلَى ٱلظُّلُمَـٰتِ‌ۗ أُوْلَـٰٓٮِٕكَ أَصۡحَـٰبُ ٱلنَّارِ‌ۖ…

Continuous Effort

 أَلَمۡ يَعۡلَمُوٓاْ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَعۡلَمُ سِرَّهُمۡ وَنَجۡوَٮٰهُمۡ وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلَّـٰمُ ٱلۡغُيُوبِ     (Do they not know that Allah knows what they conceal and…

Excellence/Striving

 وَٱلَّذِينَ جَـٰهَدُواْ فِينَا لَنَہۡدِيَنَّہُمۡ سُبُلَنَا‌ۚ وَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ لَمَعَ ٱلۡمُحۡسِنِينَ     (As for those who strive in Our way, We will certainly take them…

Daily Adhkaar

Astaghfaar (seeking forgiveness) *    فَقُلۡتُ ٱسۡتَغۡفِرُواْ رَبَّكُمۡ إِنَّهُ ۥ كَانَ غَفَّارً۬ا    (So I said, “Pray to your Lord for your forgiveness.  Indeed He is Very-Forgiving.)  يُرۡسِلِ ٱلسَّمَآءَ…

Change

 يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلۡمُدَّثِّرُ (١) قُمۡ فَأَنذِرۡ (٢) وَرَبَّكَ فَكَبِّرۡ (٣) وَثِيَابَكَ فَطَهِّرۡ (٤) وَٱلرُّجۡزَ فَٱهۡجُرۡ (٥) وَلَا تَمۡنُن تَسۡتَكۡثِرُ (٦) وَلِرَبِّكَ فَٱصۡبِرۡ (٧)      (Surah 74, Verses 1-7 Oh you,…

Dua (Pray)

Certain people make dua’ but their clothing is from haram sources, the food they are sustained with is haram, and their earning is also haram. For a person’s dua and forgiveness to be accepted, for that moment in time he has to have left everything. This is why the ulema teach people to be continuous in seeking forgiveness

Anger

Those who spend [in the path of Allah] in sarra and darra, and those who swallow their anger and [as a result of swallowing their anger] they forgive people; Allah loves those who are good in conduct [the qualities mentioned] (Surah 3, Verse 134)

Abstaining from the Dunya

The majority of the Quran covers the topic of leaving the evil of the world and to direct the creation from the dunya to Allah SWT and to call them towards the Hereafter. This is also the main purpose of the Prophets, to connect the creation with Allah SWT. The method of connection of a servant to Alalh is dictated by the Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet (ﷺ)

Tawakkul (Placing faith in Allah)

  إِنَّمَا ٱلۡمُؤۡمِنُونَ ٱلَّذِينَ إِذَا ذُكِرَ ٱللَّهُ وَجِلَتۡ قُلُوبُہُمۡ وَإِذَا تُلِيَتۡ عَلَيۡہِمۡ ءَايَـٰتُهُ ۥ زَادَتۡہُمۡ إِيمَـٰنً۬ا وَعَلَىٰ رَبِّهِمۡ يَتَوَكَّلُونَ   (Certainly, the believers are those…

Arrogance

أَوْ كَظُلُمَاتٍ فِي بَحْرٍ لُّجِّيٍّ يَغْشَاهُ مَوْجٌ مِّن فَوْقِهِ مَوْجٌ مِّن فَوْقِهِ سَحَابٌ ظُلُمَاتٌ بَعْضُهَا فَوْقَ بَعْضٍ إِذَا أَخْرَجَ يَدَهُ لَمْ…