Food For The Soul – From the Discourses of Shaykh Husain Abdul Sattar

Allāh سبحانه و تعالى has 2 methods of creation. One method is that things are created over time i.e. fī sittati ayyāmin. إنَّ رَبَّكُمُ اللَّـهُ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ فِي سِتَّةِ أَيَّامٍ ثُمَّ اسْتَوَىٰ عَلَى الْعَرْشِ يُغْشِي اللَّيْلَ النَّهَارَ يَطْلُبُهُ حَثِيثًا وَالشَّمْسَ وَالْقَمَرَ وَالنُّجُومَ مُسَخَّرَاتٍ بِأَمْرِهِ أَلَا لَهُ الْخَلْقُ وَالْأَمْرُ تَبَارَكَ اللَّـهُ رَبُّ الْعَالَمِينَ Indeed, your Lord is…

Attaining Wilayah – From The Discourses Of Shaykh Husain Abdul Sattar

Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala states in the Holy Qur’aan اللَّهُ وَلِيُّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا Allah is a protecting friend to those who believe (Surah al-Baqarah, verse 257). Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala is establishing that for the person who believes, there is a state called wilayah. Wilayah means to attain a degree of proximity to Allah Subhanahu…