Review: Al Mustafa – Pearls of Wisdom

Review: Al Mustafa – Pearls of Wisdom

  • The difference between Jannah and Jahannam is La ilaha il allah
  • Dawah- choose your moment, consider a time when dawah is appropriate
  • The messenger of Allah says ‘Fear Allah wherever you are, and afer committing sins follow it with a good deed’
  • Zayd (ra) was given to Nabi (s) as a gift by Khadeejah
  • ‘ The world is but a provision and the best provision of the world is a righteous woman’
  • Gained beneficial knowledge-The reason we make dua for Nabi (s) after the adhaan-
  • Wasseellah and Fadheellah-Highest place in Jannah
  • Do not be sad, Allah is with us- La thahzan, InnallahaMa’anaa
  • The Prophet (SAWS) was the first tree Hugger.
  • Say Alhamdulillah in all affairs
  • Avoid doubtful knowledge. Leave what is doubtful and accept that which is clear
  • We are grateful to Allah even when our Ruh is being pulled, it is Alhamduliullah
  • Dawah is an art. It requires wisdom
  • One of the quotations of Umar (RA)- Call people to Allah without saying a single word to them, he was asked how and replied” With your manners”
  • The magnitude of the universe and the distance the Prophet(SAWS) travelled
  • The Sunnah of Nationalism – date farmers teaching the refugees how to farm dates and split the profits
  • Teaching knowledge to some and not to others for fear of some misunderstanding
  • The Prophet (SAWS) told Muadh, whoever says “La illahailla Allah Muhammad dun Rasulullah sincerely from his heart will enter Paradise
  • Remember to pray Duhaa, it is a charity to you
  • Nobody is here by mistake, it is our job to find our purpose
  • The person who is praised the most in this world is the Prophet (SAWS)
  • Billions are being guided to Islam by the words in the Qur;an, that is why the Quran is the greatest miracle
  • Gem from the Prophet (SAWS)” Keep Allah with you, and you shall find him facing you’ winning the hearts of people, learning people’s names, asking this when addressing someone, being interested in people’s lives

Ways of Dawah:
Identifying teachable moment
Creating positive situations from negative ones
Identifying talent in people, empowering them
Make society better, give responsibility

  • Muhammad (SAWS) said ; none of you will be a true believer until I am more beloved to him than
  • his wealth, his family, even himself
  • Allah has made obedience to Muhammad (SAWS) compulsory i.e to follow the Sunnah (the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAWS)
  • Your lack in practising Islam according to what Allah Revealed and the Sunnah ends up tarnishing Islam based on your actions
  • All the Prophets were given duaas they used in this world, our beloved Prophet (SAWS) saved his duaa for us in the hereafter
  • The person that you love the most, even their sweat is more beautiful than the moon
  • A sincere intention: Indeed actions are but (rewarded) by intentions and they shall have that which he intended
  • The Prophet(SAWS) said; “ It is a great treachery that you tell your brother something that he accepts as truth from you, but you are lying”
  • In language, especially in Arabic, when something is great then it has many names
  • Knowledge requires effort, strive and struggle for knowledge
  • Dawah is an art, it requires wisdom
  • The prophet (SAWS)said: none of you will be a firm believer until i am more beloved to him than his wealth, family and even himself.
  • Allah swt has made obedience to muhammed saws compulsory
  • Hadith 63 ‘ The sanctuary of Allah is his prohibitions, surely in the body is a piece of flesh and if it is sound the whole body is sound, and if it is diseased the whole bodu is diseased, surely it is the heart”
  • In the Prophet (SAWS) is the best example, The ummahaatulMu’mineen are our role models
  • Concerning Nationalism/ date farms-“ give a man a fish you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime” — – Date farmers teaching refugees how to farm and split the profits
  • The more sincere the love for the Prophet (SAWS), the stronger the Imaan
  • No other religion respects their religious book as much as muslims/Islam, That is a miracle in itself
  • The mimbar was an idea put forth by a woman, they could not see the Prophet (s) as the congregation got too large in number
  • Knowledge does not come without effort
  • Dawah: If you want to change a community, first contribute positively, People will be more receptive of you
  • Marriage is a part pf your Islamic journey, Mary someone who will be your tranquillity
  • The deen is: continuously working towards Imaan by improving yourself
  • Ibn Masud- First Sahabi to recite Quran aloud at the Ka’bah
  • The most beautiful thing the Sahaabah ever saw was Nabi (s)
  • The believers who show the most perfect faith are those who have the best character and the best of you are those who are best to their wives
  • The Quran is not a book of science, it is a book of signs
  • A ship is always safe at the shore but that is not what a ship is built for
  • The difference between Jannah and Jahannum is ‘Laailaahailla Allah’
  • Don’t turn to anyone else for help, do not test your tawheed
  • Aisha RA relates that the Prophet (SAWS) said “ The two Sunnah before Fajr are better than the world and what it contains”
  • Al- Hasan Basri said “ the most clever amongst you is the one who remembers the day of resurrection and the Day of judgement.”
  • Islam is a religion of evidence.
  • Avoid doubtful aqeedah
  • The Prophet SAWS liked pumpkin soup
  • Fear allah wherever you are. And after committing sins, follow it with good deeds.
  • The Prophet SAWS said: the world is but a provision and the best provision of the world is a
  • righteous woman.
  • Wudhu is the Isra &  salah is the Mi’raj
  • Zaid RA is the only sahabi mentioned by name in the quran
  • Story of the tree weeping: Nabi SAWS hugged and consoled the tree. Nabi SAWS was the first tree hugger
  •  Masjids that are build brick by brick by a community are built on taqwa
  • Any object of worship is an ilaa
  • Hadrath Khadija had 6 children: 2 Sons Qasim & Abdullah. 4 Daughters: Zaynab, Ruqayyah, Umm Kulthm, and Faatimah
  • The quraan is not a book of science, it is a book of guidance
  • Bumper Sticker Hadith: Smile! Its a sunnah
  • You won’t lose anything if you are patient
  • If you go to Allah walking, he goes to you with speed (paraphrased. Hadith qudsi)
  •  All of us will experience calamity and tragedy. We will lose loved ones.
  • The quraan was the very first book in the Arabic language. It had no draft. It has no grammatical errors.
  • Hadith: when a man loves his brother he should tell him that he loves him
  • The worst kind of punishment is punishment through joy

Allah swt created 4 things by hand (in a manner befitting his majesty) :
1. Arsh
2. The qalam
3. Adam AS
4. Al Firdous, (highest level of Jannah)


  • Remember to pray Duhaa, it is a charity for you – Sahih Muslim
  • Ibn hajar: taqwa is creating a barrier between yoiu and jahannum
  • Unknown: a ship is always safe on the shore, but that’s not what it is built for
  • Nobody is here by mistake. Find your purpose
  • The person who is praised the most in this world is the prophet SAWS

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