Wisdoms from Imaam Ahmad

10 Mar

“For everything there is a blessing; the blessing of the hearts is being pleased with Allaah, the Almighty, the All-Powerful.” [al-Manaaqib – Ibn al-Jawzi; pg 276]

`Ali al-Madeeni said: “Oh Abu `Abdullaah! Is there anything you would advise me to do?” He said: “Yes, make piety your provision and make the goal before you the Hereafter.” [Tabaqaat al-Hanaabilah; vol. 1, pg. 226]

When his son `Abdullaah asked him: “Advise me, O my father,” he said to him: “Oh my son! Intend good, for you will continue to be in good stead as long as you intend good.” [al-Manaaqib – Ibn al-Jawzi; pg 274]

Regarding nobility, Imaam Ahmad said: “It is to abandon that which you desire for the sake of that which you fear.” [al-Manaaqib – Ibn al-Jawzi; pg 272]

3 Responses to “Wisdoms from Imaam Ahmad”

  1. bint Husayn March 14, 2010 at 11:32 am #

    as salamu alaykum

    Would u be able to give me the arabic text for these ? if its too much trouble then just for the first one. Jazaakillahu khayran

    • Umm Khawla March 14, 2010 at 12:09 pm #

      wa`alayki assalaam wa rahmatullaah wa barakatuh,

      I don’t have an arabic keyboard atm so it takes a while typing it. Here’s the first one for now:

      “إن لكل شيءٍ كرماً وكرم القلب الرضا عن الله عزوجل”

  2. bint Husayn April 26, 2010 at 9:54 am #

    oh subhanAllah sory to trouble you! But thank you for going to that effort for me, it was actually the first one I really wanted!

    Dont know if this will be of any use to you

    http://www.yamli.com/arabic-keyboard/

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