O my son, indeed the people will abandon the one who [unduly] increases [the amount of knowledge he relays to them].
Women engaging in da’wah activities
How does a woman engage in da’wah activities if she has knowledge and enthusiasm for da’wah to Allaah? And what should her approach [in giving da’wah] be? And where should she engage in da’wah activities?
The wisdom of fasting three days every month
What is the wisdom behind fasting the [three full moon] white days [namely the 13th, 14th and 15th of every hijri month], and why has Allaah specified these [particular days]?
Standing in prayer or sitting in remembrance
I never came across Ibraaheem ibn Hammaad except that I found him [either] standing in prayer or sitting in [the] remembrance [of Allaah].
Never turning away a seeker of charity
I came across communities who would encourage their families never to turn away [empty handed] a seeker [of charity].
The remembrance of Allaah is of two types
The remembrance with the tongue, and that is good and beautiful, and…
It is now my responsibility
What is the matter with you (what makes you cry)?
My father would never miss fasting
My father would never miss fasting [every] Monday and Thursday, and the three full moon days.
So as not to fall asleep
In the Summer, Safwaan ibn Saleem would pray [the night prayer] inside his home, and during the Winter he would pray on the roof so as [to remain alert and] not to fall asleep [whilst praying].
His general speech
Such was [the case of] Ibn Seereen, that his speech in general was [peppered with] “Subhaa-nAllaahi wa bi-Hamdihi, Subhaa-nAllaahil-‘Adtheem”.