Path to Success and Happiness-No.15

When you bear every test with patience and hope, you go up not down. When you pass one test, you are climbing one stair upward. The hardest test you face in your daily life is the test of heart (inner tests). To remove pride, envy, hatred, suspicion, confusion, showing off (ar-riya), craving for fame and etc , you should struggle hard. Every time you struggle to pass these tests, you are elevated, you get peace of mind and tranquility. So endure tests with patience, striving and tawakkul (relying upon Allah), make du’aa to pass every test. Remember that degree of your honour, happiness and success is not measured by your wealth or position rather it is measured how much your heart is pure. Due to this hardest test is the inner test. Heart changes in every time, it is not constant. So to purify your heart, struggle hard.
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Path to Happiness and Success-No.14

Your ultimate goal is not to be beloved most insight of people rather let it be most beloved insight of Allah. When you are beloved insight of Allah, you will be beloved insight of people. But if you strive to gain pleasure of people rather than pleasure of Allah, you burden yourself with heavy load. Continue reading

Cure For Love Sickness

Last week, we have seen the meaning of love, its harm and motives. To review, love is one part of sickness or test of life. The person who is undergoing this test is just struggling with one part of life’s test. Being successful or failing depend on the condition of that person. If you know the motives of love sickness, it becomes easier for you to pass this test. If you know the causes of particular diseases, by keeping away from those causes, you prevent the disease. The same applies to love sickness. While saying this, we are not saying that you never get sick. While fleeing from causes of disease, sometimes you get sick. After you had gotten sick, you need to go to hospital or take drugs. In the same vein, when you are caught by love sickness, you need to take a medicine.  These medicines are as follows: Continue reading

Fire of Love

Today, as fire of war is intense, so does fire of love. Confusion and darkness overtake them when youth enter to love world. When love is mentioned, people have different views. Some view as evil and immoral. While others view as a means to fulfil only carnal desire. This is not the correct definition of love. Let’s define love. In English you can’t get broad concept of love. So where can we look for? Arabic language gives balanced definition. In Arabic the well-known words for love are two. Those are al-Hub and al-Ishq. Continue reading

Journey To Islam-No.2

Minor Mistakes

Away from the ears of other girls, several girls sit in a corner in the school talking in confidence, and she sits among them listening. One of them said, “He loves me and says he wants to marry me,” and takes from her purse a gift that he gave her. Another girl talks about her friend’s jealousy and his protesting that she goes to the market by herself.

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Will They Not Reflect?

People, however, tend to overlook the truth because their hearts are not touched by its invigorating light. Hence, they remain preoccupied with petty concerns, lost in a perpetual maze. They are only awakened when faced with inevitable doom, looking at the suffering that awaits them and enduring a humiliatingly and strong reproach: Continue reading

Be in the World Like Stranger

“‏ كُنْ فِي الدُّنْيَا كَأَنَّكَ غَرِيبٌ، أَوْ عَابِرُ سَبِيلٍ ‏”

`Abdullah bin `Umar said, “Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) took hold of my shoulder and said, ‘Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveler.” The sub-narrator added: Ibn `Umar used to say, “If you survive till the evening, do not expect to be alive in the morning, and if you survive till the morning, do not expect to be alive in the evening, and take from your health for your sickness, and (take) from your life for your death.” (Sahih Al-Bukhaari) Continue reading

Path To Happiness and Success-No.13

While finding solutions for love sickness, you may face different hardships along the way. You may feel sorrow, inner burning, yearning, anguish, depression, sleeplessness and etc. The best solutions for the person who is undergoing love sickness are to remember Allah (Zikrullah) much, being busy with good deeds, seeking Islamic knowledge, remembering life’s goals , if possible getting married, fasting and staying from looking haram things. When you repeat some zikr on your tongue, your heart gets serenity, tranquility and calm. But when you remember that person, what you get are sorrow, inner burning, confusion, anguish, sleeplessness and etc. Yes of course, it is out of your capacity to resist remembering that person completely. What you should do are being patient and making du’aa not to fall into haraam things. Patience converts bitter to sweet. “O Allah protect us as You have protected Your chosen servants from sheytan (Satan).” Continue reading

Journey To Islam-No.1