20+ Quotes by Ibn Abbas

Ibn Abbas (May Allah Be Pleased with him) born on 619 AD, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia and passed away in 687 AD, Ta’if, Saudi Arabia was the son of Al-‘Abbas ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib, an uncle of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, (Peace Be Upon hm). He is also known as Abd Allah ibn Abbas.

Ibn Abbas spent his childhood years in the company of the Prophet (pbuh) assisting him and learning from him. He became a scholar of Islam. Abdullah Ibn Abbas was only 13 years when the Prophet (peace be upon him) passed away

Abdullah Ibn Abbas spent his teenage years studying under the senior Sahaba. The Prophet (pbuh) made dua that Allah grants Abdullah Ibn Abbas the understanding of the Quran

“They are the believers who avoid shirk with Allah and who work in His obedience.” – Ibn Abbas

“When a believer dies, the place where he used to prostrate himself in his Salah, will weep for him.” – Ibn Abbas

“When you want to mention your companion’s faults, remember your own faults.” – Ibn Abbas

“The servant of Allah will not be as angry at anything on the Day of Resurrection as he will be at his tongue (regretting his speech).” – Ibn Abbas

“The prophet lived a simple life, but when it came to giving, he would put a king to shame.” – Ibn Abbas

“Allah is the All-Knowing Who is perfect in His knowledge.” — Ibn Abbas

“Allah is the Most Noble Who is perfect in His nobility.” — Ibn Abbas

Ibn ‘Abbās said, ‘Praise be to Allāh’ is the statement of every thankful person.”

“Good deeds beautify the face.” – Ibn Abbas

“Any sin a person persists upon is a big sin and the sin a person repents from is not a big sin.” – Ibn Abbas

“A good deed brings light to the heart.” – Ibn Abbas

“Whoever listens to a verse of the Qur’ān, it is a light for him.” – Ibn Abbas

“Some stones are soften than your hearts.” — Ibn Abbas

“The best striving is to build a masjid and therein to teach the Quran, the Sunnah, and understanding (fiqh).” — Ibn Abbas

“Praying two rak’at with contemplation is better than praying all night while the heart is heedless.” – Ibn Abbas

“I have never known a good deed that is closer to Allah, than dutifulness to mother.” – Ibn Abbas

“Allah refuses to accept the good deeds of one who follow innovation until he gives up that innovation.” – Ibn Abbas

“Indeed, the most detestable of things to Allah are the innovations (Biddah).” – Ibn Abbas, [As-sunnah Al-Kubraa, 4/316]

“Do not sit with the people of desires; for indeed it causes sickness of the heart.” – Ibn Abbas

Remember “Knowledge is sought, it does not just come.” – Ibn Abbas

“If Allah removes light from my eyes, My tongue and ears still have in them light.” – Ibn Abbas

“Memorising knowledge for an hour is more beloved to me than standing at night.” – Ibn Abbas

“There are nearly 700 major sins, none of it is major if repentance is made & none of them is minor IF they’re continued.” – Ibn Abbas

“Allah has guaranteed for the one who reads the Qur’an and follows what is in it, that he will not go astray in this world, nor will he be distressed and miserable in the hereafter.” – Ibn Abbas

“I know of no action that draws one close to Allah than good deeds to ones parents.” — Abd Allāh Ibn Abbas

“Solomon was offered wisdom, riches or power. He chose wisdom: and gained riches and power in addition.”- Ibn Abbas, (May Allah be pleased with him)

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