Intellect and Ignorance

Intellect is your best friend and ignorance is your worst enemy. The best accumulation in this life is intellect with good manners, and the worst calamity is ignorance coupled with bad manners. At the same time, guard against becoming conceited because of your knowledge. Arrogance has caused the downfall of prominent scholars, who imagined that… Continue reading Intellect and Ignorance

Lack of Gratitute

One of the earliest lessons learnt about the downfall of Iblis [Devil] was his lack of gratitude to Allah, when he became jealous of Adam AS’s creation and refused to prostrate to him even though Allah commanded him to. It started with the lack of gratitude by Iblis, which escalated into jealousy, arrogance and finally… Continue reading Lack of Gratitute