Deprived and Shackled

4 04 2008

Al-Fudayl (1) said:

If you are unable to perform Qiyaam al-Layl (pray during the night), and fast during the day, then know that you are deprived, shackled by your sin(s). (2)

:قال الفضيل

إذا لم تقدر على قيام الليل، وصيام النهار، فاعلم أنك محروم، كبلتك خطيئتك

(1) He is al-Fudayl ‘ibn ‘Iyaad at-Tameemee – passed away in Makkah 187 A.H.

(2) Mawaa’ith lil-Imaam al-Fudayl ‘ibn ‘Iyaad. Compiled by Saalih Ahmad ash-Shaamee. al-Maktab al-Islaamee; First Edition 1998/1419 A.H. Reference of quote: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa’ (8/435)



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