Every Muslim knows that the key to Paradise is the statement, “There is none worthy of worship except Allah.” Yet too many Muslims simply rely upon this statement and believe that as long as they have made this statement, nothing will harm them. They think they will be granted Paradise because of this mere verbal … Read more Conditions of La ilaha illa Allah
What is hypocrisy and how dangerous is it for the Muslims? Praise be to Allaah. Hypocrisy is a serious sickness and a great crime. It means making an outward display of Islam whilst inwardly concealing kufr. Hypocrisy is more dangerous than kufr (disbelief) and the punishment for it is more severe, because it is kufr … Read more The danger of hypocrisy
There are three different kinds of Shirk: 1) The Greater Shirk 2) The Lesser Shirk 3) The Hidden Shirk THE GREATER SHIRK: For the one who dies upon it, the Greater Shirk results in the nullification of deeds and eternity in the Hellfire. Allah Almighty says: But if they had joined in worship others with … Read more
Forty Benefits arising from sending Salat upon Allah’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه و سلم) – Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim رحمه الله* بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Sending Salat* Upon The Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) [* i.e. saying “Allaahumma salli ‘alaa Muhammad…”) Imaam an-Nasaa·ee –rahimahullaah- reported in his “Sunan” (no.1297): “Ishaaq ibn Mansoor related to us, saying: … Read more Forty Benefits arising from sending Salat upon Allah’s Messenger
Main: Muqbil bin Ḥādi al-Wādi’ī Translation: Taher Noor نشر الصحيفة في ذكر الصحيح من أقوال أئمة الجرح والتعديل في أبي حنيفة Uncovering the scriptures which mention the authentic chains to the statements of the Imams of Jarh and Ta’dil regarding Abu Hanifa. Introduction: Praise be to Allah who said: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ كُونُواْ قَوَّامِينَ بِالْقِسْطِ … Read more A critical study of Abu Hanifah in the footsteps of the scholars
In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy Shaikh Abdul Muhsin Al-Abbaad [hafidhahullaah] said: Al-Ibaadah [Worship]: It is a comprehensive term for everything that Allaah loves and is pleased with, including statements and deeds, apparent [i.e. physical actions of the limbs] and unapparent [beliefs concealed in the heart]. This is the best … Read more Ibaadaat [Acts of Worship]: A Brief Glimpse of Some of Their Fruitful Outcomes In The Life of a Muslim
Shaytaan is a Strong External Reason which causes Eemaan to Decrease – Shaykh ‘Abdur-Razzaak al-‘Abbaad Shaytaan He is held to be a strong external reason, which causes eemaan to decrease. Shaytaan is a vehement enemy to the believers. He awaits calamities to afflict them. He has no desire or goal other than to jolt the … Read more Shaytaan is a Strong External Reason which causes Eemaan to Decrease
Shaykh Sa’d ash-Shithree حفظه الله was asked today after his explanation of Sunan Abi Dawud, “How do we remain upon khayr (a good state, goodness) after Ramadan?” The Shaykh said (summarized), There are actions one can perform that will allow one to attain many rewards: 1. Acknowledge the blessings of Allah upon you. One of … Read more How to remain in a good spiritual state after Ramadan
Main: Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥazm Translation: Taher Noor Abū Muḥammad [‘Alī ibn Ḥazm] said: This is a matter in which we don’t know of any such huge dispute except amongst us in Cordoba in our time. One party held to nullify the possibility of prophethood being amongst women entirely, and they declared … Read more Were any Women Prophets?
Main: Abū ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Muqbil bin Ḥādi al-Wādi’ī Translation: Taher Noor Mas’ala: Is a Muslim required to follow a specific Madhab? Sheikh Abū ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Muqbil bin Ḥādi al-Wādi’ī said: A Muslim is not required to follow a specific Madhab. Rather following a specific Madhab is a Bid’ah (heresy). Allah says in his noble book: [اتَّبِعُواْ مَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكُم … Read more Is a Muslim required to follow a Madhab?
A Brief Overview of some Deviant Sects AUTHOR: Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen SOURCE: His explanation of Lum’at-ul-‘Itiqaad of Ibn Qudaamah (pg. 161-163) PRODUCED BY: Al-Ibaanah.com There are certain signs that indicate people of innovation, such as. 1. They attribute themselves to something other than Islaam and the Sunnah, due to what they have introduced … Read more A Brief Overview of some Deviant Sects
Praise be to Allaah. Definition: Qadianiyyah is a movement that started in 1900 CE as a plot by the British colonialists in the Indian subcontinent, with the aim of diverting Muslims away from their religion and from the obligation of jihaad in particular, so that they would not oppose colonialism in the name of Islam. … Read more What is the Qadiani (Ahmadiyyah) sect?
Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) said: Al-Qadariyyah – Their methodology consists of negating Al-Qadar from the actions of the servant and that his desire and ability are independent from the Desire and Ability of Allaah. The first to manifest this view openly was Mu’bad Al-Juhnee, in the last part of the era of the Sahaabah. He learned it from … Read more Qadariyyah
Praise be to Allah The Khawaarij (Kharijites) are one of the deviant sects, as is proven by the texts and by scholarly consensus. Al-Bukhaari (6934) and Muslim (1068) narrated that Yusayr ibn ‘Amr said: I said to Sahl ibn Hunayf: Did you hear the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) say anything … Read more The Khawaarij (Kharijites)