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A collection of words of wisdom and excerpts from the spiritual gatherings of Shaykh Abu Yusuf Riyadh ul Haq

May, 2022

  • 2 May

    Ramadan 2022 – Eid

    “Eid Mubarak to everyone! May Allah accept our deeds, and on this auspicious day may He bring peace and joy to everyone’s hearts and homes.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq  

  • 1 May

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 30

    “Oh Allāh! Cause the crescent to dawn upon us with blessing and imān and with safety and Islām. (Oh Crescent) My Lord and Your Lord is Allāh!” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

April, 2022

  • 30 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 29

    “A person’s Eid will only be Eid if their Ramaḍān was Ramaḍān” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 29 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 28

    “Zakāh is obligatory, but Allāh has told us that zakāh is the bare minimum that you should give. Over and above zakāh, you should give as much wealth as possible.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 28 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 27

    “We think success lies in gaining wealth. Allāh says success lies in giving away wealth.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 27 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 26

    “Fasting curbs our animalistic indulgence and carnality, and enables us to break free of the shackles of bestiality and soar to spirituality.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 26 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 25

    “Ramaḍān is the time to implement personal resolutions as it is the perfect month for creating positive, profound and enduring change.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 25 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 24

    “Ramaḍān is the last of times to argue or raise our voices.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 23 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 23

    “Try to understand the meaning and message of the Qurʾān.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 23 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 22

    “This is the month of tilāwah. Tilāwah is our first connection with the Qurʾān.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 22 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 21

    “The original meaning of i’tikāf was not just restricted to this. It meant to devote oneself and focus oneself on something to the exclusion of everything else. Ramaḍān is a form of iʿtikāf for the entire month. We should treat the whole of Ramaḍān as a spiritual retreat where we devote ourselves to, and focus on, the ʿibādah of Allāh …

  • 21 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 20

    “The ulamā’, awliyā’ and ṣulaḥā’ want barakah in their time to achieve more in serving Allāh, in worshipping Allāh.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 20 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 19

    “If we are unable to act on the Qurʾān in month of Ramaḍān, then at what time will we act on it?” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 19 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 18

    “Imām Bukhārī would complete 40 Qurʾāns during the month of Ramaḍān: 1 during the day and one-third at night.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 18 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 17

    “It is mentioned that Imam Abū Ḥanīfah would complete 60 Qurʾāns in the month of Ramaḍān: 1 Qurʾān during the day and 1 during the night.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 17 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 16

    “Once you get a taste of the delights of the Qurʾān you will not be able to leave it.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 16 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 15

    “The tilāwah of the Qurʾān has an amazing effect on one’s mind, soul, and spirit.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 15 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 14

    “Fasting has many ancillary benefits but the very purpose is to develop taqwā.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 14 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 13

    “The very purpose of fasting is not to remain hungry and thirsty but to develop taqwā. Remaining hungry and thirsty is merely a tool for achieving that great goal.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 13 April

    Ramadan 2022 – Day 12

    “Ramaḍān is a training period so that we can continue with these changes for the rest of the year; more tilāwah, a greater understanding of the Qurʾān and most importantly trying to live according to the teachings of the Qurʾān.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq