Content Soul

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

December, 2018

  • 20 December

    Tolerance not Vile Hatred

    To be true believers our love of Allāh and His Rasūl ﷺ should surpass everything else. We should love that which Rasūl ﷺ loved. One of the things that Rasūl Allāh ﷺ loved was his ummah. That love means that we must tolerate each other, accept each other and love one another. No one is perfect and no one will …

November, 2018

  • 15 November

    Stopping at the Door

    The exterior teaching of religion is the key to the door to the inner world of spirituality. The interior (spirituality) cannot be achieved without the exterior but the danger is that we stop at the door and do not move forward.

October, 2018

September, 2018

  • 27 September

    A Dangerous Weapon

    Apparent knowledge in itself is a weapon. Ilm creates arrogance and without the necessary tools is extremely dangerous. Ilm is only beneficial when it comes accompanied with adab, spirituality and fear of Allāh. Rasūl Allāh ﷺ used to supplicate “O Allāh, I seek refuge (and protection) in You from ilm which does not benefit” [Reported by Muslim and others]. Students …

  • 20 September

    Popularity

    If we want popularity, let us seek popularity with Allāh.

  • 13 September

    Humility before Arabic

    We were taught humility before we were taught Arabic.

  • 6 September

    Adab before Ilm

    We learnt adab before we learnt ilm from our teachers. [A saying of scholars of the past].

June, 2018