Category Archives: The Magnificent Journey

The Companions in the Road

The Company of the Journey When one sets their heart on taking this journey of migrating to Allah and His Messenger, peace and blessings be upon him, one also seeks a companion to befriend along the way. But one seldom … Continue reading

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Thorough Understanding of the Qur’an

Magnificent Meanings in Ibrahim’s Narration All praises be to Allah who said: “Has the story reached you of the honoured guests of Ibrahim? That was when they entered his presence and said, “Peace [be unto you]!” He answered, “[And upon … Continue reading

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Requirements of the Journey

One of the greatest forms of mutual help in righteousness and piety is to help one another in the journey of migration to Allah and His Messenger, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. This help should be done … Continue reading

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The People of Bliss

The People of Bliss can be divided into two categories. The First Class of Happy People The first class consists of people who possess the quality of intellectual independence; they are described by Allah as follows: “The first and foremost … Continue reading

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The People of Misery

Deviating from the Messenger All praises be to Allah who said, addressing His Messenger, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him: “Say, ‘Were I to go astray, I would only stray to the hurt of myself; but if I … Continue reading

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Obeying the Messenger

Decisions of Allah and His Messenger All praises be to Allah who tells us: “It is not befitting for a believing man or woman when a matter has been decided by Allah and His Messenger, to have any opinion about … Continue reading

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Justice and Fair Testimony

Establishing Justice It is surprising to find someone claiming closeness to the Messenger, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, and complete love for him, whilst they strive to follow and establish someone else’s opinions. People base their anger, … Continue reading

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Migration to the Messenger

Description of a Migration to the Messenger Migration to the Messenger, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, is a knowledge that has been mostly lost from amongst the people. Although the name continues to exist, the practice had … Continue reading

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Migration to Allah

Migration of the Heart The caravan departs, and the traveller enters a foreign land. He becomes separated from the habits and customs associated with his homeland. This allows him to ponder carefully over his own situation. He seeks the most … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Piety

Now, dear readers, we will begin a study of the book The Magnificent Journey (The Message from Tabuk: Ar-Risalat Ut-Tabukiyyah) by ibn al Qayyim al Jawziyyah, may Allah be pleased with him. It contains a wonderfully detailed explanation of the true … Continue reading

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