“..and you are the butter.”


“O you who were fed the milk of piety and changed by the will of Allaah, all things are like a tree while you are the fruit; a picture and you are the meaning; a shell and you are the pearl, and buttermilk and you are the butter.”


– Taken from al-Fawaa’idh.

9 thoughts on ““..and you are the butter.”

  1. Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu

    Jazakillahu khairan, I love al-Fawaa’idh by Ibn Qayyim, may Allah bless him, mashaa’Allah tabarakAllah it has so much profound, deep, simple wisdom, he has such an amazing way with words.

    Fi Amanillah

  2. Lol Eddy, now I get it! Funny bunny 😛

    UmmTaqwah – wa`alaykum assalaam wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, wa Iyyaaki khayral jazaa’ 🙂 al-Fawaa’idh is definitely an amazing book maashaa’Allaah.

  3. Traveller, I dont think its specifically talking about the Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam. I think it includes all those who strive for the sake of Allaah, for his deen and those who do righteous deeds.. wAllaahu a`lam.

    Al-Furqaan, the trials have been delayed.. so please make du`aa for all of them; the ones here and those in the UK. They’re very much in need of it.
    Jazaakumullaah khayr.

  4. O right. Cool. (I can be abit slow with these things, ya see).

    Interesting quote.

    may Allaah allow His sakeenah to descend upon all the prisoners, wherever they may be, and grant the families sabr.


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