That which we have witnessed

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Madaarij as-Saalikeen – v1, p496

Ibn al-Qayyim said:

That which we have witnessed – as have others [too] – and have come to know by experience is that when music and musical instruments were adopted by the people and they spread [amongst them] and became preoccupied with them, Allaah caused their enemies to overcome them.

[As a result] they were afflicted with drought and famine, and rulers of evil.

And those of sound intellect should ponder at the [current] state of the world and reflect [on this].

And Allaah [alone] is the One from whom assistance is sought.

Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.

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