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

April, 2023

  • 2 April

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 11

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

  • 1 April

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 10

    “What is Taqwā? Wariness of Allāh through His awareness and the caution of Allāh through His consciousness.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

March, 2023

  • 31 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 9

    “Part of our focus and attention during the fast should be on obtaining Taqwā.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 30 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 8

    “We should make the intention to avoid indecent speech, raising our voices and quarrelling.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 29 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 7

    “The primary goal of fasting is not to heal the body. The primary goal is to give room for recuperation and flourishing of the soul.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 28 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 6

    “We should not regress into negative thinking. We need to avoid harbouring negative thoughts about other people.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 27 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 5

    “Ramaḍān has a sanitised and beautiful atmosphere. We can find purity and spiritual protection to focus on recovery.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 26 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 4

    “The hours, days and nights of Ramaḍān are sacred and one should be mindful of their sanctity. Just as one is mindful of the sanctity of the Ḥaram.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 25 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 3

    “Do not simply shift your meal times in Ramaḍān. Shift your attention to the rūḥ through dhikr of Allāh” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 24 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 2

    “Allāh puts us in to the month of Ramaḍān for rehabilitation (in quarantine) for genuine change.” – Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq

  • 23 March

    Ramadan 2023 – Day 1

    “May Allāh make this Ramaḍān mubārak for all of us, adorn our tongues with Qurʾānic recitation, and accept our deeds and supplication. Āmīn.” – Shaykh 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