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A collection of wise sayings – Al-fawa’id pdf download

📘 Book Title A Collection Of Wise Sayings
👤 Book AuthorIbn Qayyim
🖨️ Total Pages372
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🌐 LanguageEnglish
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 A collection of wise sayings – Al-fawa’id by imam lbn ai-qayyim rendered into english by: bayan translation services


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A Precious Gem: Prophetic Hadiths Eliminating Grief and Distress

It is recorded in Musnad Ahmad and Sahih Abu Hatim on the authority of ‘Abdullah bin Masud that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “Whoever was afflicted with grief and distress and says, ‘Allahumma inny ‘abduk, wa ibn ‘abdik, wa ibn amatik, nasiyaty biyadik, madin fiyya hukmuk, ‘Adlun fiyya qada’uk, as1aluka bikul ism huwa lak, sammaita bihi nafsak, aw anzaltahu fy kitabik, aw 1allamtahu ahadan min khalqik, aw ista’tharta bihi fy ‘ilmil­ ghaibi 1indik, an tafala al-qur1ana rabi1a qalby, wa nura sadry, wa jala’ huzny, wa dhahaba hammy (0 Allah! I am Your Servant, the son of Your Servant, the son of Your Maid servant. You have control over me. Your Judgment is executed on me. Your Decree on me is just.

I ask You by each Name of Yours by which You have called Yourself, revealed in Your Book, taught to any of Your servants, or kept as a secret in the knowledge of the unseen with You, to make the Qur1an the spring {delight) of my heart, the light of my chest, the eliminator of my sorrow, and the remover of my worries),’ Allah, the Exalted and Ever-Majestic, will remove his grief and will change his sorrow into happiness.11

 It was said, Messenger of Allah! (Do) we have to learn these words? He said, Yes, whoever hears them should learn them.

This great prophetic tradition implies certain matters of knowledge, monotheism, and submission, for example, the supplicant starts by saying, I am Your servant, the son of Your servant, and the son of Your maidservant.11 This includes the forefathers of the supplicant until we reach Adam and Eve. In other words, the supplication indicates submission and full compliance to Allah, besides the confession of being His servant along with his forefathers.

It asserts the fact that the servant has no one but his Lord, His blessings, and His graces. Whenever his Lord ignores him, surely he is a loser, with no refuge or support.

This confession means, I am in dire need of You, and I have no supporter or refuge other than You and it infers that the supplicant is submissive, obedient, and forbearing. He acts according to his submission to Allah, not according to his feelings of self-sufficiency. To provide help and comfort is the

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