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Fulfilling The Obligations Are Better Than Making The Supererogatory Hajj and Umrah

Al-Haafith Ibn Rajab (may Allah have mercy upon him) stated:

“The fulfillment of all of the obligations are better than making the supererogatory Hajj and ‘Umrah and other than it. Indeed there’s nothing more beloved to Allah that the servants do to get closer to Him than the fulfillment of that which He has made obligatory upon them. It is easy for many from amongst the people to perform the supererogatory acts by way of the Hajj and giving charity. However, it is not easy for them to fulfill the obligatory acts [such as] the paying of debts and returning the rights (of the people). Likewise it is difficult upon the people to keep away from the unlawful and doubtful earnings. At the same time, it is easy upon them to spend that wealth in making Hajj and giving charity. Restraining one’s body parts from that which is prohibited is better than performing the supererogatory Hajj and other than it (from the supererogatory acts). It is also more difficult upon the souls.” Continue reading

What Busies Most People?

Shaykh Abdur Razzaaq al-Badr (may Allaah preserve him) stated:

Most people have been busied with that which is created for them rather than that for which they were created.

Source: Mukhtasar Fiqh as-Asmaa al-Husnaa Continue reading