Category Archives: Nafs

On Leaving the Laghw [Tark-e-fuzool]

[These are the rough notes of a talk given by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed  in Karachi on Sunday, 16th sept, 2012] Laghw Momineen woh log hein jo laghw se bhagte hein. Being involved in too many pointless and wasteful activities is … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Sin

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Controlling Anger; a unique attribute

 وَالْكَاظِمِينَ الْغَيْظَ وَالْعَافِينَ عَنِ النَّاسِ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ يُحِبُّ الْمُحْسِنِينَ and who restrain anger and who pardon the people – and Allah loves the doers of good; [Al-Imran 3:134] Ta’leem and Tarbiyyah- these two things used to go hand in hand. In fact, … Continue reading

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Die a Good Death

[Following are a few highlights from a very powerful talk given by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed db on Sunday 13th May in Lahore, Pakistan] Listen to talk on youtube كُلُّ نَفْسٍ ذَائِقَةُ الْمَوْتِ ۖ ثُمَّ إِلَيْنَا تُرْجَعُونَ  Every soul will taste death. Then … Continue reading

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Looking a non-mahram – Major or Minor sin?

Q: Shaykh last time you spoke about vision that eyes are the windows to the heart, now when a person’s sight falls on a women unintentionally or intentionally would this be regarded as a minor sin or a major sin … Continue reading

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The Harm Principle

Taken from here “Shaytan used rationality to refuse prostrating to Adam عليه السلام. His argument was: He is created from the elements of earth, I was created from the elements of fire. Therefore, I am better than him, therefore, it … Continue reading

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Confronting our Worst Enemy – Shaytan

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا ادْخُلُوا فِي السِّلْمِ كَافَّةً وَلَا تَتَّبِعُوا خُطُوَاتِ الشَّيْطَانِ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُبِينٌ [2:208] سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ [37:180-182] In the month of Ramadan,many of us may have … Continue reading

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