Having worshipped Allaah for 50 years, I had not found (experienced) the sweetness of worship until I left three things…
You will not find (experience) the sweetness of worship until you place a barrier between you and your desires.
When the 10 days [of Dhul-Hijjah] arrived, Sa’eed ibn Jubayr would exert himself intensely [in worship] to such an extent that he was almost unable to continue.
Indeed one will not find pleasure of food when ill, so how will he find pleasure in worship whilst sinning?
[Could you please offer] a word of guidance to those who are overly concerned [and preoccupied] with gathering wealth, and [in doing so] overlook [preparing for] the Hereafter?
What are the causes which assist in purifying [one’s] sincerity [in worshipping Allaah alone], and likewise [one’s] firmness upon [practising] the religion?
What is the first obligation upon creation?