eBook Category Archive: SOUL

The Purity

Purity (Tahârah) is a beautiful word that is pleasing to the eye, and a quality which everyone wishes to maintain. From an Islamic perspective, purity has a general meaning. Thus it may mean, on one hand, physical cleanliness which is the purity (of the body) from perceptible filth or ritual purification. On the other hand, …

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Obstacles That Prevent One From Making Repentance

The salvation of ones soul is the most important thing in a Muslims life. Evil is concealed within the soul and it necessitates actions of evil. If Allah lets the servant have his own way with his soul, he will perish at the evil of his own soul and evil actions that it sanctions. If …

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Az-Zuhd by Ibn Qayyim

O you who believe! Fear Allaah [by doing all that He ordered and abstaining from all that He forbade] as He should be feared [obey Him, be thankful to Him, and remember Him always] and die not except in a state of Islaam. [TMQ1, aal-’Imraan (3:102)]. O mankind! Be dutiful to your Rabb [Allaah], Who …

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The Good End

A portion (of good) for a man in this world is his lifetime; if he makes good use of it in things that benefit him in the eternal abode (Paradise), then his trade will be of a great profit. But if he misuses it (his life) by committing sins and disobedience till he meets Allah …

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Ways to instigate the Love of Allah

This small booklet describes the acts and deeds which, when performed specifically for the Pleassure of Allah SWT, can be the means for us to be loved by the Almighty, Our Rabb, Allah SWT!!

Seeds Of Admonishment And Reform by Imam Ibn al-Jawzi

The author penned this rare and deeply thought-provoking work with remarkable prose, accompanied with intense imagery designed to impart profound points of benefit harvested from the Quran and Sunnah. His lessons are uniquely arranged and gleam with exquisite expressions- deigned to council the intellect to reflect, and heart to reform. Being a timely translation, its …

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Adorning Knowledge with Actions

Shaykh Husayn al-Awaayishah. I felt that I should hurry in bringing forward the hadeeth: “The two feet of the son of Aadam will not move from near his Lord on the Day of Judgement until he is asked about five (matters): about his life – how he spent it; about his youth – how he …

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Removal of the Doubts

This is the treatise of the Shaikh ul-Islaam, Establisher of Tawheed, and Reviver of the Religion, Muhammad bin Abdul-Wahhaab entitled “the Removal of the Doubts” and it is one of the most essential and fundamental writings on the subject of Tawheed and what is connected to it. The translation of the text has been taken …

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The Scales of Allah

By the martyred Imam ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam (May Allah have Mercy upon him). “…This is the cream of the people. Search for it. Live with it. Travel with it as your guide and under its leadership. Worship Allah by way of the light that you see and hear from them…”. Translated by Abu Sabaya.

Being True With Allah

By the martyred Imam ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam (May Allah have Mercy upon him). “…the biggest problem facing Islam today is the lack of the sincere and truthful amongst those who are working for Allah, except for those few hidden, pious, and pure people who were made for leading nations, and were made for navigating the ship…”. …

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The Purification of the Soul

According to the earliest sources, compiled from the works of Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali, Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah and Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, collected and arranged by Ahmad Farid. One the most concise references that can have a big impact on you once you read it. Topics gone into detail include symptoms of the heart’s sickness and signs …

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The Way to Patience & Gratitude

Patience and Gratitude are the keys to success in this world and the next, as Imam Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya explains in a beautiful Manner in this Book. In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful By the Time, Verily Man is in loss, Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join …

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The Key to Happiness

Do you know what happiness is? It has been defined as an agreeable feeling or condition of the soul arising from good fortune of any kind that is built on firm belief. Every person must have a goal they wish to attain, the more he is able to accomplish this goal, the greater his sense …

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The Key To Paradise

Strive, today, to your utmost in actualizing Tawhid, for nothing else can take you to Allah. Be desirous for establishing its rights for nothing else will save you from the punishment of Allah. The testification of Tawhid has many great benefit, it is not possible to enumerate them all, however, the author mentions fifty-five benefits …

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Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil by Ibn Taymiyyah

Ibn Taymiyyah said: This (enjoining good and forbidding evil) is a duty that the entire Ummah is obliged to fulfil. It is what the Ulama know as an obligation of collective responsibility, if a group in society undertook to discharge it, the other members of this society are absolved from it. The entire Ummah is …

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Al-Uboodiya: Being a True Slave to Allah

Part Two of the Towards Islamic Psychology series, (Part 1: Patience and Gratitude), is a planned series of books which, drawing on the Islamic scholarly heritage, will offer practical advice rooted in the Qur’an and Sunnah, to address many psychological woes of our modern age. Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah defines the concept of worship in Islam …

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Patience and Gratitude by Ibn Qayyim

The nature of sabr (patience, fortitude) and its counterpart, shukr (gratitude) in a practical fashion, showing how these important spiritual qualities may be incorporated into everyday life. Although the original Arabic text was written over six centuries ago, the author’s words are even more relevant today. An Excellent Book Specially in today’s world when life …

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Heavens Door – (Part 2 of Purification Of The Soul)

Book 1: Purification of the Soul This book comprises the second part of the English translation of Tazkiyat an-Nufus wa Tarbiyyatuha kama Yuqarriruhu ‘Mama as-Salaf compiled by Ahmed Farid, the first of which has already been published under the title “The Purification of the Soul”. Both books are concerned with assisting the traveler in life …

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Men & The Universe: Reflections of Ibn Al-Qayyim

This book was originally a section of Ibn Al-Qayyim’s book Miftaahu Daar is-Sa’aadah (Key to the Abode of Happiness). This section was extracted from it due to its discussion of some of the Signs of Allah in the human beings and the universe. Also, Ibn Al-Qayyim’s book was chosen due to its perceptive and meaningful …

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Weeping from the Fear of Allah

English Translation of al-Bukâ’u min Khashyatillâh Shaykh Husayn al-’Awâyishah publish by Al-Hidaayah UK. A guide and encouragement to soften our hearts and moisten our eyes through the rememberence of Allâh. This is a moving book, which has been presented at a time when crying is considered a weakness rather than a virtue – and this …

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The Exquisite Pearl

The Exquisite Pearl: The Journey to Allah and the Home of the Hereafter . Of all the faculties’ man has been endowed with, none excels the heart in importance and nobility. For the heart is both the seat of intelligence and understanding, and the locus of faith and spirituality; it is the quintessential faculty by …

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Enjoy Your Life

This Book on self improvement and inter personal skills based on Islamic Principles is beneficial not only in this World but will Insh’Allah bring you eternal Joy in the hereafter. This is an exquisite collection of incidents from the life of the Prophet (S), stories from our Islamic Heritage, and thought-provoking anecdotes from the life …

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The Path To Guidance by Ibn Qayyim

Get up and hurry in servitude to Allah and being with Him in the Home of Peace, without any tiredness, hardship or fatigue but by the nearest and easiest of paths. And this is by realising that you are in a time between two times which is what constitutes your life, and this the present …

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