Ibn al-Qayyim enumerated some of the factors that bring about tranquility: 1 . Islamic Monotheism, or worshipping Allah exclusively without associating any partners with him (in worship), and without associating any partners with Him in all qualities that belong to Him alone. The disbeliever and the one who associates partners with Allah, the Almighty, are, for all effective … [Read more...] about Doing Those Things That Bring You Peace.
In a 1994 issue of the magazine 'Ahlan was-Sahlan', an article by Dr. Hassan Shamsi Basha was printed, entitled, 'Twenty ways to avoid anxiety'. The following points are summarized from the article: 1. The length of your life has already been decided upon, for everything takes place according to preordainment and decree. So there is no need to feel anxious in that regard. 2. … [Read more...] about Tranquility and Peace.
Peace of Mind Is In Having the Basic Necessities of Life. At a young age I left my family to study in the city of Riyadh. I stayed with some of my uncles in austere and straitened circumstances. To reach my school, I had to walk thirty minutes each morning, and to come back home, thirty minutes in the sweltering heat of noon. At home, I participated in preparing breakfast, … [Read more...] about Peace of Mind Is In Having the Basic Necessities of
Allah's slave - i.e. every one of us - can find comfort only by turning to Allah, the Exalted, Who mentioned tranquility in many verses of the Qur'an: "Then Allah sent down His Sakinah [calmness and tranquility] upon His Messenger and upon the believers." (Qur'an 48:26) "...He sent down calmness and tranquility upon them..." (Qur'an 48:18) "Then Allah did send down His … [Read more...] about In Order to Find Peace, Turn to Your Lord.
Among the factors that contribute to one's happiness are performing acts of kindness to others and giving charity. "Spend of that with which We have provided for you..." (Quran 2:254) "The men and the women who give Sadaqaat [i.e. Zakah, and alms, etc.]." (Quran 33:35) "And the likeness of those who spend their wealth seeking Allah's Pleasure while they in their ownselves … [Read more...] about Charity Brings Peace to the Giver.