Read the chapter on Dispraise of the Hawa (desires) from Discipling the soul by Ibn Jawzi free online. al-Hafiz Abul Faraj ibn al-Jawzi Spirituality. explains a chapter written by Imam Ibn Al-Qayyem entitled, \”Dispraise the Lowly the chapter and shows how Muslims can avoid the lowly desires (Al- hawa). Imâm Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah/Saleh As-Saleh Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: | Size: 3 MB A description and clarification about.

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A determined free will: The Isnaad chain of narration of this hadeeth is weak because of the status of weakness of Nu’aim BinHammaad a narrator. He went and said: The self stands between both; whichever of the two prevails, the self will sidewith it. Having delight in overcoming his enemy and driving him away disgraced in hisrage, grief, and worry, being unable to get hold of himas he wishes.

It is said that: But as for him who feared standing before his Rabb, and retrainedhimself from impure evil desires, and lusts.

He was known for his great knowledge in Qur’aan and its Tafseer. Verily, Al-Hawaa is the Hithaar59 of Hell-Fire which surrounds it, he whowalks across it will fall in Hell, just as the Prophet said in the hadeeth reportedin As-Saheehain: He has made its following directly opposite to the following of HisMessengers, and He classified mankind into two groups: Edited under the supervision of A.

Mu’aawiyah a guide to thetruthcause him to be rightly directed, and cause others to be rightly directed by him. Generally, therefore,Al’Hawaa should not be dispraised nor is it to be absolutely praised just as anger isnot to be generally blamed nor is it to be absolutely commended.

The Prophet attested to ‘Abdullaah’s knowledge.

The checker said its Isnaad is hasan because of other narrations]. Nay, they areeven farther astray from the Path [i. The majority of the scholars, including ImaamShaafi’ee, Ahmad, Maalik, and others from Ahl-ul-Hadeeth, criticized their ways especially theirso-called Samoa’ [singing aimed to stimulating a state of Wajd ecstasy ] and excessiveworship.


Assome of As-Salaf said: Fleeing from a hunter, or a lion, Or a beast Of prey.

The one who broadens for his self the scope of pursuing Al-Hawaa, will put itunder restriction in his grave and on the Day of his Return, The one who restrains itby opposing Al-Hawaa, brings ease upon it in his grave and on the Day of hisReturn. He was the first to openly recite the Qur’aan in Makkah. Appointing a person in charge of an office or an authority over a thing town, district,country, province or the like. He migrated twice, once to Abyssinia the first migration and the second toAl-Madeenah.

Dispraise of Lowly Desires (Al-Hawaa)

The worst of enemies to man is his Shaytaan and his Hawaa, and the best friendhe has is his intellect and his associate angel who gives him advice.

All praise is due toAllaah, what remained from their works is a reference for many Muslim scholars andseekers of knowledge.

Sometimes He compared them to a dog, as in Hissaying: The Qawl of the heart is the belief I’tiqaad in what Allaah has informedabout His Self, His Names and Attributes, His Actions, His Angels, and all thatwhich He revealed in His Book and sent upon the tongue of His MessengerMuhammadThe ‘Amaal of the heart include love for Allaah, reliance upon Him, turning to himin repentance, fearing Him, having hope in him, devoting the Deen sincerely IDHim, having patience in what He orders and aal, having patience with His decreesand being pleased with them, having allegiance for His pleasure, having tanility forHim and humbling oneself in front of Him, and becoming tranquil with Him.

The compiler of the book, Dr.

No worshipper will have true faithtill he loves him Muhammad more than himself, his children, his father andall mankind.

He thought that he was on the truthregarding this matter. The Prophet Hawiyah liked what Abu Bakr said30 i. The works of Imaam Ibnul Qayyim are distinguished by: See Saheeh Al-Bukhaaree, V.

The Dispraise of Al-Hawaa (Lowly Desire) – Imaam Ibn al Qayyim / Dr Saleh as Saleh

Hawaa, prevent it from its lusts which would cause its own destruction it takes hold of itand keeps it from becoming dependent upon its pleasure, so that it may gain its full andample share from His reward ad honor Inevitably, theremust be a predominant influence upon [a person’s] attitude by one of his companyand in a certain manner.


But when the Aayah: He also invoked Allaah saying: Make of him i. Keeping his good standing before Allaah and in the hearts of Allaah’s ‘Ibaad. That is why you see the alcoholic and Al-Jimaa’38 addict does not reach one-tenth of the enjoyment achieved by those who sometimes infrequently drink39 orengage in Al-Jimaa’.

Disciplining The Soul | Dispraise of Hawa (desires)

He islike a bird that was deceived by a grain of wheat, neither he was able to get it, norhe was able to free himself from the trap he got caught in. It comprises the slavery of the heart, tongue, and limbs to Allaah. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Yet, the eye of the follower of Hawaa is blind!

He gave a command respecting it, andit was surrounded with desirable things and passions and then said: The one whom Allaah has distinguished by love and honor. Go and look at it andat [the things] which I have prepared therein for its people. He should keep himself far from being under the subdual of his enemy, theShaytaan, who, if he sees the ‘Abd in a state of weak determination and motivation andhaving an inclination towards his Hawaa, he would eagerly hope to overcome andpossess him and control him with the bridle of Al-Hawaa leading him wherever hewants.

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