Ibn Taymiyyah on Tasawwuf

"Ibn Taymiyyah said in volume 10 of his majmu' page 516-17, speaking of the adherence of the sufiyya to the kitab and sunnah:'As for those who are upright (mustaqimun) from the salikeen (spiritual wayfarers), such as the majority of the mashayikh as-salaf, such as al-Fudayl ibn Iyad, Ibrahim bin Adham, Abu Sulayman ad-Darani, Maruf al-Karkhi, … Continue reading Ibn Taymiyyah on Tasawwuf

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Khalid ibn al-Walid: Seeking Blessings Through the Prophet’s ﷺ Hair

It is narrated in al-Bayhaqi's "Dala'il Nubuwwa" and al-Hakim in the Mustadrak, and others with chains of narration: That Khalid ibn al-Walid lost his skullcap (qalansuwah قلنسوة) on the day of Yarmouk. He said, "find it!" Then they did not find it, then they searched/asked and found it. Khalid said: The messenger of Allah ﷺ … Continue reading Khalid ibn al-Walid: Seeking Blessings Through the Prophet’s ﷺ Hair

Jesus Describing Saints

Wahab Ibn Munbih reported that the disciples asked Jesus, son of Mary, upon both of whom be peace: "It is said that God's deputies are not subject to fear nor shall they grieve; tell us something about them, who are they?" Jesus, replied: "They are those who look deep into the earth when others look … Continue reading Jesus Describing Saints