Certain actions do not directy fall under riyâ' but are the preliminary steps leading to it. They are like signs. warning of the impending arrival of riyâ'. If a person finds himself involved in any of these actions, he should honestly question his motives in doing them in order to avoid actually falling into riyâ'.
PURIFICATION OF THE SOUL
HADITH AND SUNNAH
THEOLOGY AND RULINGS
What to say about a human being who possibly misled more other humans than any of his contemporaries? A taghut who promoted the worst sin, declared what is lawful as unlawful and what is unlawful as lawful, while people followed him? Should one weep for him? Indeed.
Rationalising the reason for tests and calamities and explaining the required attitute of the believer towards them