This was the legacy that Ibn Taymiyyah received. Through him, we’ve been able to get amazing knowledge of our Deen to this day. Those books that were saved in the cart made Ibn Taymiyyah a scholar, who then went on to write 591 books in his life span of 67 years! The Islamic world got three of the most prominent and great scholars from the students of Ibn Taymiyyah. They were Ibn Kathir, Ibn Qayyim Jauzi and Dhahabi. That was the legacy that Imam ibn Taymiyyah left behind: Knowledge and Scholars of knowledge. … More WHO WAS IBN TAYMIYYAH – A QUICK WRITE UP – IBN TAYMIYYAH AND HIS SALAFI FOLLOWERS – SHAIKH AL ISLAM?
The servant is always in the blessings of Allah, which necessitate thankfulness, and in sinfulness, which requires seeking forgiveness. Both of these matters are required and essential for the servant at all times, as the servant does not cease to alternate between Allah’s (various) favours and blessings, and does not cease to be in need of repentance and seeking forgiveness.
This is why the Master of the Children of Adam, and the Leader of the Pious, Muhammad, (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) sought forgiveness in all circumstances. He said in an authentic Hadith reported by al-Bukhari:
“O people repent to your Lord, for verily I seek forgiveness from Allah and repent to him more than seventy times in a day.” (Bukhari) … More ASKING FOR PARDON FROM ALLAH – IBN TAYMIYYAH ON MAGHFIRA AND ISTIGHFAR
The punishment for a sin committed by a believer is removed in ten ways:
1. He repents to Allah (taubah), so Allah accepts his repentance, for the one who repents from sin is like the one who has no sin.
2. He seeks forgiveness from Allah (istighfar), so Allah forgives him. … More 10 WAYS TO REMOVE PUNISHMENT FOR SINS – TEN WAYS TO CLEAN OURSELVES FROM SIN – TEN WAYS PUNISHMENT IS REMOVED