Imam al-Qurtubī mentions in his exhaustive work regarding what happens after death, al-Tadhkira fī Ahwāl al-Mawtā wa Umūr al-Ākhira, that the souls of Believers will meet one other in the skies. This is similar to what Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya mentions in Kitab al-Rūh about the souls of the deceased meeting one another, visiting one another,… Continue reading This happens to the soul after death.
Death is a humbling reminder of our own vulnerability, fragility and mortality. If there is any other lesson to consider, whenever we witness death we should also wonder who will be next. Could it be us? Muslims are encouraged to recite Surah Ya-seen on the eve of every Friday as a means of commemorating our… Continue reading Death
Valuing the knowledge in a difficult enviroment
Are we ready to understand and place value on the qualities of Allah? How do we value the knowledge that we receive and the value that we place on ourselves? If we belong to Allah, Allah will elevate us in every aspect. That elevation is not earned by our beauty and bank accounts, but according… Continue reading Valuing the knowledge in a difficult enviroment
Longing for Death- Hadith
Narrated Anas (RA): If I had not heard the Prophet (peace be upon him) saying, "You should not long for death," I would have longed (for it). (Bukhari Vol. 9, Book 90, Hadith 339) A wonderful reminder for when things seem like they are too much, when tribulations overtake our thinking that we should never… Continue reading Longing for Death- Hadith