‘Be a moderate Muslim’ – Imam Ibn Rajab Al Hanbali (ra)

A most appropriate and *essential read*

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Book Review: ‘The Journey to Allah’

No one needs an introduction to the great imam of Ahlus Sunnah, Imam Ibn Rajab Al Hanbali. With this in mind i will get straight to the point. He mentions in his book: ‘The journey to Allah‘ that moderation is the key and the vital organ which leads a salique (seeker) to the pleasure of Allah. That is, moderation in worship, moderation in eating, sleeping, working and in every other activity a person does. This is the great principle which all the sulook (paths) to Allah are grounded on. It is this ingredient which helps a person to do deeds persistently. Deeds which are done consistently and on a regular basis even if they are small and little are more beloved by Allah than deeds which are done rarely. Or, deeds which are done after which the servant leaves never return to…

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