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NEW TAFSIR BLOG: CONTEMPLATEQURAN

http://contemplatequran.wordpress.com/ Will they not then ponder the Quran or are there locks upon their hearts? [Muhammed:24] A new Tafsir found on this blog [CONTEMPLATEQURAN] will be primarily based on the classes of Ustadh Alomgir Ali. And will refer to others … Continue reading

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The reason why it is forbidden to eat meat without draining the blood

Praise be to Allaah.Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say (O Muhammad): I find not in that which has been revealed to me anything forbidden to be eaten by one who wishes to eat it, unless it be Maytah (a … Continue reading

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The health and religious benefits of circumcision

Praise be to Allaah. The Muslim obeys the command of Allaah. This is the meaning of Islam, which is submission to Allaah and obedience to His command, whether the wisdom behind it is clear to him or not, because the … Continue reading

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Thankfulness towards Allâh

“That is because Allâh will never change the grace which He hath bestowed on a people until they change what is in their (own) souls” {Sûrah al-Anfal (8):53} This is one of the ways in which Allâh deals with His … Continue reading

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Attractive Hijabs & Shari’ah

Living in the west, the hijab has become a potent indicator of identity with many non-Muslims viewing it as a political statement. However, it is pertinent to note that the hijab is, first and foremost, an act of worship that … Continue reading

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The Four Principles of You (Alone) We Worship

Author: Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah From his book ‘Madarij as-Salikeen’ Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya The Four Principles (You (Alone) we worship) is built upon four principles which comprise conviction in what Allaah and His Messenger love and are pleased … Continue reading

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Prohibited types of Dhikr

Al-Qurtubi(rahimahullah) rejects prohibited forms of remembrance: The great Sufi and commentator of the Qur’an, al-Qurtubi, writes in his commentary to this verse: ”The true believers are such that when Allah is mentioned, their hearts tremble. And when His verses are … Continue reading

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The True Nature of Worldly Existence

Bismillah From (Purification of the Soul: Concept, Process, and Means by Jamal ad-Din Zarabozo) Realizing the True Nature of This Worldly Existence One of the greatest realizations that come from studing teh Quran as well as personal contemplation and reflection … Continue reading

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Contemplation

Bismillah (Taken from “Purification of the Soul : Concept, Process and Means” by Jamal ad-Din Zarabozo) Aamir ibn Abd Qais stated, “I heard more than one, two, or three of the Companions of the Prophet (salalahu alayhi wa salam) say, … Continue reading

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How to Benefit from the Quran

If you truly want to benefit from the Qur’an, your heart must be attentive and alert when reciting it or listening to it. Listen to it carefully with presence of mind, paying attention to it as if Allah Himself was … Continue reading

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Seeking Treatment for an Illness by Giving Charity

Seeking Treatment for an Illness by Giving Charity 1 – From Abu Umamah –Radi Allaahu anhu– who said: the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: ‘Treat your sick by giving Sadaqah (charity).’ [Collected in Saheeh al-Jamia’ No. 3358 … Continue reading

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Purification of the Soul notes from Imam Zaid Shakir’s lectures

Allah (SWT) creates your works, not you, so it’s foolish to be proud of them, be grateful. Remember Allah (SWT) is always watching. Associate with people who are higher spiritually than you, if you cannot find such people then read … Continue reading

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Deeds of the Hearts

Fellow Muslims! Fear Allâh and be dutiful to Him. Be always conscious of Him and be grateful to Him. Obey Allâh for you cannot live without His blessings and humble yourselves before Him for you cannot find a way out … Continue reading

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Close the door of evil desires by closing your eyes

A young man came to a shaykh and said, “I am a young man with strong desires. I cannot help looking at people when I am in the bazaar(market). What do I do?” The shaykh handed him a cup of … Continue reading

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Good Treatment of Parents (Birr al-Wâlidayn)

Islamic Manners (4): Good Treatment of Parents (Birr al-Wâlidayn) by Abû Rumaysah Allâh, Exalted is He says, “Your Lord has decreed that you should worship none save Him, and that you should show kindness to your parents. Whether one or … Continue reading

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Hasad- Evil Eye and Envy

On the authority of Abu Huraira (ra) who said: The Messenger of Allah (saw) said “Do not be envious of one another; do not artificially raise prices against one another; do not hate one another; do not turn one’s back … Continue reading

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Boycotting the products of kuffaar who are hostile towards Islam

Is It generally permissible to do business with Jews, companies that may have Jewish owners or shareholders, companies that may have franchises in Israel, etc.? Recently many Muslims have been saying that it is haraam to have any business dealings … Continue reading

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Returning greetings to kaafirs falls into three categories

If a kaafir greets a Muslim, should he return his greeting? If he holds out his hand to shake hands, what is the ruling? And what is the ruling on serving him by giving him tea when he is sitting … Continue reading

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Being kind to kaafirs with the intention of da’wah

What is the ruling on mixing with kaafirs and dealing with them kindly, hoping that they will become Muslim?. Praise be to Allaah.Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Undoubtedly the Muslim is obliged to hate … Continue reading

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The enmity of the kuffaar towards the believers is ongoing

There are people who claim that the kuffaar love the Muslims, and that their intentions towards us are good. What is your opinion about what they say? Praise be to Allaah. The enmity of the kuffaar – the People of … Continue reading

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Farewell parties for kaafirs

Is it permissible for us to hold a party to bid farewell to a non-Muslim who was working with us?. Praise be to Allaah.Holding a farewell party for a kaafir is a kind of honouring and respecting him, and they … Continue reading

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Whoever does not believe that the kaafirs are kaafirs is himself a kaafir

Is it true that anyone who does not accept that kuffaar are kuffaar is a kaafir himself, even if he prays, believes in the Qur’aan, and the Prophet Muhammad ( )? If so, what is the proof for this? Can … Continue reading

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The 7 Levels of Hadeeth

There are seven levels of Hadeeth A Hadeeth that was collected by both al Bukhaaree and Muslim. A Hadeeth that was collected by al Bukhaaree but not by Muslim. A Hadeeth that was collected by Muslim but not by al … Continue reading

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The Arkaan (Pillars) of Gratitude

Pertaining to what Al Baaree [The Originator (Allah-subhaanah] mentioned with regards to His Favours conferred upon the slaves, of the facilitation of the means of transport (through riding beasts and ships): ”In order that you may mount on their backs, … Continue reading

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Seeking Elevation and High Handedness

Allaah, the Sublime said; “That home of the Hereafter (i.e. Paradise), We shall assign to those who desire not high-handedness or mischief in the land. And the good end is for the Muttaqûn (pious)” [Al-Qasas 28:83] Seeking elevation can occur … Continue reading

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Sufficient is Death as an Admonisher

On the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, who said that the Messenger of Allah – صلى الله عليه وسلم – said: “Frequently remember the destroyer of life’s pleasures; death.” [Collected by at Tirmidhi and an … Continue reading

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A Precious Gem: You are my Protector in this Life and in the Hereafter

Allah says that Yusuf (Joseph, peace be upon him) said, which means, “You are my Wali (Protector, Helper, Supporter, Guardian, etc.) in this world and in the Hereafter, cause me to die as a Muslim (the one submitting to Your … Continue reading

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“Eight things”

A Scholar once asked his student: You have accompanied me for a long period of time, so what have you learnt? … He replied : “Eight things” The first: I looked at the creation and found that every person has … Continue reading

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Regarding Fabricated Hadeeths

Al-Imaam Muhammad bin ‘Alee Ash-Shawkaanee (d. 1250 Hijri) said: With the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Giver of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all that exists. I seek His help. May prayers of … Continue reading

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Got a Problem?

Five Reasons why Allah (swt) uses problems. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you – depending on how you respond to them. Unfortunately, most people fail to see how Allah wants to use problems for good … Continue reading

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A story of an Arab Lady

An elderly Arab lady was sitting at the trunk of a tree, on the way to Haj. Hadhrat Abdullah bin Mubarak (RA) happened to pass that way. He was also heading for Baitullah, for Hajj, and to the Sacred tomb … Continue reading

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One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions

One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions (attributed to the Prophet) famous among Khatibs and Speakers   Compiled by Shaykh Ihsan Al-‘Utaibi (May Allah preserve him)     1 – ((Whosoever Worship/Prayer does not prohibit him from the excessive and the … Continue reading

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Mistakes done in Salatul Istikharah

When doing Salatul Istikharah, one does not have to do anything but to perform Salat and recite the affirmed du‘a’ in a manner similar to any other du‘a’ in order to fulfill what one intends to do or leaves it. … Continue reading

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‘O Muslims Avoid Oppression amongst Yourselves – especially towards your spouse

“Avoid oppression, because oppression will result in deep darkness on the Day of Ressurection.” [Recorded by Muslim and others] The two spouses should be fair and just in dealing with each other. They should avoid oppressing one another in any … Continue reading

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Parable of Spending in Allah’s Cause

(261. The parable of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah, is that of a grain (of corn); it grows seven ears, and each ear has a hundred grains. Allah gives manifold increase to whom He wills. … Continue reading

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What is the ruling on reading the Bible?

Question: What is the ruling on reading the Bible? Answer: The Divine Books revealed before the Qur’an now include many distortions, alterations, and omissions, as Allah says in the Qur’an. Therefore, it is not permissible for Muslims to read any … Continue reading

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Why Muslims Don’t Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Some people that celebrate Valentine’s Day say, “Verily Islam encourages people to be loving and peaceful. And Valentine’s Day is a day when Muslims can spread love and peace among themselves.” So why is it prohibited to participate in this … Continue reading

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Revive this Sunnah – When Times Get Hard, Pray

Hudhayfah (may Allah be pleased with him) said: “Whenever the matter became serious the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) would pray.” Collected by Abu Dawud (1319) and others. Graded as being Hasan by Shaykh Al-Albani (May Allah have … Continue reading

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Salat-ul-Tawbah (Prayer of Repentance)

Question: When I was a young man, I committed some sins. Alhamdu lillah [All praise is due to Allah], for having guided me to make Tawbah (repentance to Allah). However, I still have doubts about whether Allah has accepted my … Continue reading

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Warn Yourselves of the Day of Regret

Commanding His Prophet in the Qur’an, Almighty Allah says (And warn them of the Day of regret, as the Command is decreed, and they are in a state of heedlessness, and they do not believe.) (Maryam 19:39 On that day, … Continue reading

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A Precious Gem

If we look closely at the words of the Quran, we will find a Sovereign, to whom belongs all Dominion and all praise and thanks are due to him, all affairs are in his grasp, and he is the source … Continue reading

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What is the reason why torture of the grave is made one of the matters of the unseen?

Is the torment of the grave one of the matters of the unseen or of the seen world? What is the reason why it is made one of the matters of the unseen?. Praise be to Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad ibn … Continue reading

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The Prophet Adam and Human Evolution

Haitham Al-Haddad‏ Praise be to Allah, the supreme Creator, Fashioner of mankind, Sustainer of the universe. All is His divine will, and his command is executed immediately. May peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, who came from the noble Adam, … Continue reading

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The Happiness of the Person Who will receive His Book in His Right Hand and His Good Situation

by Imam Sufyaan ath-Thawri The Happiness of the Person Who will receive His Book in His Right Hand and His Good Situation Allah informs of the happiness of those who receive their Book in the right hand on the Day … Continue reading

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The Terrible Consequences of not Praying Salah

Bismillah. Today, insha’Allah we’re going to touch on a slightly different angle on the concept of salah. Now, you know that salah is fard–the 5x daily prayers–and that the reward of doing so is great, and the sin of doing … Continue reading

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Imam Ahmad and Imam Ash Shafi’ee

Imam Ahmad used to mention the virtues of his sheikh, Imam Ash Shafi’ee to his wife. He would mention to her the extensive and superb knowledge of Imam Ash Shafi’ee as well as his taqwah (i.e. piety). Imam Ahmad invited … Continue reading

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Speaking Privately with Allah

Speaking Privately with Allah by Shaykh Muhammad Saleh Al Uthaymeen The Prayer: is a link between the servant and his Lord. The Prophet (saws) said: “Indeed, when one of you prays, he speaks privately with his Lord.” [Reported by Al-Bukhaaree] … Continue reading

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“The More Humble You Are Before Allah…”

From the words of Ibn Taymiyyah:”.. .And the worshipper – the more humble, needy, and subdued he is before Allah – the closer he will be to Him, and the dearer he will be to Him, and the greater in … Continue reading

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The Flavor of the Heart

Imaam Ibnul-Qayyim, rahimahullah said: If you would like to draw a conclusion of what is contained in someone’s heart then use as a proof the movements of his tongue, for surely, he will show you what is contained in his heart … Continue reading

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The Levels Of The People in the Hereafter

So these are the levels of the people, and their ranks in the Abode of the Hereafter, as mentioned by Ibnul Qayyim rahimullah, and they are eighteen in number. The highest level is that of the Messengers, may Allah extol … Continue reading

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Examples of Tafseer of Sufyan ath-Thawri

Imaam Sufyan ath-Thawri is a famous scholar of the Salaf, renowned mostly as a muhadith. However, his important contributions to fiqh and tafseer are often overlooked by many people. The following examples illustrate Imaam Sufyan’s profound knowledge of the Qur’an: … Continue reading

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Letter of Admonition by Abu Ad Dardaa

Abdur-Rahmaan bin Muhammad al-Muhaaribi narrated that Abu-d-Dardaa’, Allah be pleased with him, once sent a letter to one of his brethren, and after greeting him with the peace of Allah, blessed be His Name, he wrote: ‘My dear brother, remember … Continue reading

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Hardship Isn’t the Point

Ibn Taymiyyah: Hardship Isn’t the Point “…And it should be known that Allah’s Pleasure and Love are not dependent on you torturing yourself and going through hardship, such that something is better simply on account of how hard it is. … Continue reading

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Exposing The Sins of Your Fellow Muslim

We all know very well that we are all sinners. No matter how good we think we are, how ‘religious’ we look, or how good people think we are, we are ALL sinners – without exception. Sometime or the other, … Continue reading

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“…As if you weren’t meant to expire and be forgotten?”

This is a beautiful admonishment I came across yesterday. It is from Imam Ibn al-Jawzi (rahimahullah). Please take this reminder to heart, act upon it and share with those that you love for them what you love for yourself (admonishment, … Continue reading

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One Day You’ll Wake Up and Realize

One Day You’ll Wake Up and Realize That The Sun Has Risen From The West And The Doors Of Forgiveness Are CLOSED The Qur’ân and Sunnah speak frequently and emphatically about the fact that a worshipper who repents and asks … Continue reading

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Prostration Places in the Qur’aan

Clarifying the Narrations Pertaining to the Prostration Places in the Qur’aan   Terminolgy: marfoo’: “raised,” a narration attributed to the Prophet r. mawqoof: “stopped,” a narration from a companion. radiyallaahu ‘anhu (t): may Allaah be pleased with him. soorat: a … Continue reading

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In times of calamity

In times of calamity, people divide into four levels Q: What is the ruling on one who becomes discontented when he is afflicted by calamity?   A: In times of calamity, people divide into four different levels: The First Level: … Continue reading

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If you find yourself lazy..

If you find yourself lazy upon obedience to Allah then be afraid that Allah is averse to your obedience وَلَكِن كَرِهَ اللهُ انبِعاثَهُمْ فَثَبَّطَهُمْ وَقيلَ اقْعُدوا مَعَ القاعِدينَ “…but Allah was averse to their being sent forth, so He made … Continue reading

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15 Signs to Know If You’re Stuck-up (arrogant)

1) When anyone (honestly) points out your mistakes, you don’t or can’t acknowledge them. 2) When speaking in a gathering, you like to be at the top or you enjoy being the center of attention. 3) When talking to someone, … Continue reading

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27 Reasons to Attend Prayers In Congregation

27 Reasons to Attend Prayers In Congregation By Ibn Hajar Asqalani This is based upon the narration of congregational prayers being 27 times more rewardable. 1. Responding to the Mu’adhdhin (the caller to prayer) with the intention to pray in … Continue reading

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Distinguishing Sunnah from Arab Custom

Questioner: May Allaah bless you, what is the criterion according to the Islamic legislation for distinguishing between the Sunnah which is considered custom and the Sunnah which is considered worship? Sheikh Albani:The criterion requires a level of knowledge as relates … Continue reading

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Combining two prayers before travelling

Praise be to Allaah. It is permissible for the person who is not travelling to combine two prayers if it will be too difficult for him to perform the second prayer on time. Permission to join prayers is broader than … Continue reading

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Taking Account Of The Self

Alif Laam Meem. Do the people think that they will be left to say, ‘We believe’ and they will not be tried? But We have certainly tested those before them, and indeed, Allah knows those who are truthful, and He … Continue reading

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Intention is the Key..

Intention is the Key to Eternal Living in Paradise or Hell-Fire Jamaal al-Din M Zarabozo Some people ask: Why is it that the unbelievers are punished in hell forever while they were not disobedient to Allah forever? Similarly, why will … Continue reading

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No Intellectual Copyright

One of the questions quite often asked of us, is regarding the copyright of Islamic materials. Point 1- No Intellectual Copyright First and foremost we wish to point out that there is no such thing as intellectual copyright in Islam … Continue reading

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The Ant

The Ant by “Shaykhul Islaam Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah” Also, ponder over the frail ant – the intelligence and dynamics it was granted in gathering, storing, preserving and repelling harms/disease from its provision. You will indeed see signs and lessons in … Continue reading

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“Is every mushrik a kaafir, but not every kaafir is a mushrik?”

Shaykh al-Albaani (rahimahullaah) answers: “This is the current understanding in people’s minds, except few of them. I will explain that with an example: a man bears witness that none has the right to be worshiped but Allaah and that Muhammad … Continue reading

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How do you Want to be recorded as Today?

وعن أبِي الدَّردَاءِ قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ: “مَنْ صَلَّى الضُّحَى رَكْعَتَيْنِ لَمْ يُكْتَبْ مِنَ الغَافِلِينَ وَمَنْ صَلَّى أَرْبَعاً كُتِبَ مِنَ العَابِدِينَ وَمَنْ صَلَّى سِتّاً كُفِىَ ذَلِكَ اليَوْمَ وَمَنْ صَلَّى ثَمَانِياً كَتَبَهُ اللهُ مِنَ القَانِتِينَ وَمَنْ صَلَّى … Continue reading

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The Qur’an

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “So, it is upon you to tend to the Qur’an – the pillar of the heart, the light of the chest, the remover of sadness. And this time period is the period of memorization … Continue reading

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How to Respect Your Elders

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “O Allah, teach us manners! O Allah, teach us manners! One person is sitting next to his father, one leg on the other, sitting with his feet facing his father! Why? By Allah, one … Continue reading

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Whoever Obeys Allah, Everything Obeys Him

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “Ibn al-Qayyim said: “Using one’s bodily organs in the obedience of Allah strengthens them, while using them to disobey Allah weakens them.” He dedicated an entire chapter to this, in his amazing book, ‘al-Fawa’id,‘ … Continue reading

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Zeal Alone Is Not Enough

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “By Allah, one of the youth came to me, and he would always visit me. He loved me, and he was Jordanian. He took Shukri Mustafa as a leader, and became fascinated by his … Continue reading

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Your Heart is the Pillar of Your Worship

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…the heart is the machine that drives all acts of worship. It is what moves the entire body! As long as the heart is alive, then the limbs will be alive, and the soul … Continue reading

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The Blindness of the Heart

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…you deal with Allah as if you are playing with small children…as Ayyub as-Sakhtiyani said: “They try to trick Allah as if they are tricking a young boy.” I often stop at this verse: … Continue reading

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His Love for the People of Knowledge

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…I admit that the gratitude is for Allah firstly and lastly. However, Shaykh Nasir ad-Din al-Albani had a great effect on my thinking, in my beliefs, in clarifying my beliefs, in my extracting the … Continue reading

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Fighting Your Desires

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…So, fight your desires at a time when you can eat. The soul is never satisfied. Satisfying your desires is like satisfying the thirsty person who went to drink water from the sea – … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at an-Nawawi

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…It is known that he is from the most knowledgeable of scholars in the history of Islam. I mean, if you were to take the ten most notable scholars of the Muslims throughout history, … Continue reading

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Mothers: Producers of Heroes

From the Words of ‘Abdullah ‘Azzam… “…Mothers play a great role in building a generation. The better a mother is at raising her children, the more successfully the Ummah is built and the more successful it is at producing heroes. … Continue reading

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Chatting after ‘Isha’ Salat

Abu Barzah (Radhi Allaahu Anhu) said that ‘The Muhammad (Sallalaahu Alaihi wa Sallam) used to hate sleeping before [performing] ‘Isha’ Salat and chatting after it’.(1) Abdullah Ibn Mas‘ud (Radhi Allaahu Anhu) narrated that the Muhammad (Sallalaahu Alaihi wa Sallam) said: … Continue reading

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Between Wealth and Good Deeds

Al-Kahf : verse 46. “Wealth and children are the adornment of the life of this world. But the good righteous deeds that last, are better with your Lord for reward and better for hope.” (Wealth and children are the adornment … Continue reading

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Envy devours good deeds

Envy devours good deeds just as a fire devours fuel Hasad is of varying degrees: 1 – When a person wants the blessing to be taken away from his Muslim brother, even if it does not come to him; rather … Continue reading

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Fearing that Wealth is your only Reward

‘Abd Al-Rahmân b. ‘Awf – Allâh be pleased with him – was once brought some food, and he had been fasting. He said: Mus‘ab b. ‘Umayr was killed, and he was better than me and he was buried with a … Continue reading

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Hating Anything that the Messenger came with

Those who hate anything that the Prophet came with are also disbelievers even if they act upon them. The Qurâan says: “That is because they hate that which Allah sent down, so He has made their deeds fruitless.” (Soorah 47:9) … Continue reading

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Camel Meat Invalidates Wudhu

  Question: A question about camel meat, does it nullify Wudhu? A Hadith has been reported concerning a man who broke wind, and the Messenger (sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam) ordered all those present to make Wudhu and we learnt in … Continue reading

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Story of Rashed

This is a true story about a man named Rashed. He tells his story as follows… I was not more than thirty years old when my wife gave birth to my first child. I still remember that night. I had … Continue reading

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Compassion to Animals

The Forgotten Sunnah: Compassion to Animals Muhammad (peace be upon him): An Animal Rights Activist “There is not an animal in the earth, nor a flying creature flying on two wings, but they are peoples like unto you. We have … Continue reading

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”I am not fit for this knowledg”

In his book Al-Jaami Li-Akhlaaq-ir-Raawee wa Adaab as-Saami Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdaadee reported: One of the students of Hadeeth used to crave and yearn for seeking knowledge. So he would visit the elder teachers and sit in their gatherings. Then when some time … Continue reading

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Between The Past And The Future

Your life in the present moment is in between the past and the future. So what has preceded can be rectified by tawbah (repentance), nadam (regret) and istighfar (seeking Allaah’s forgiveness). And this is something that will neither tire you, … Continue reading

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al Baghdaadee

Knowing the Scholars: Abu ‘Ubayd al Qaasim ibn Salaam al Baghdaadee Full name: Abu ‘Ubayd al Qaasim ibn Salaam al Baghdaadee An Imaam in language, Fiqh, Hadeeth, Qira-aat and History. He was born in Hiraat, his father was a European … Continue reading

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And so are the Days

{And so are the days (good and not so good), that We give to men by turns, that Allah may Know those who believe} Ibn Abee Haatim’s comments: Muhammad ibnul ‘Abbaas narrated to us that Muhammad ibn Ishaaq said: {And … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Hypocrites prayer

The Shaykh may Allah preserve him says: ” There are six characteristics that Allah the Glorified and Most High and the Messenger sallahu ‘alayhi wasallam mention about the Hypocrites prayer: 1. Firstly:  He/She doesn’t stand for the prayer except that … Continue reading

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The wise one..

A precious Advice: The wise one is the one who uses what he is blessed with to aid those who are less than him Wahab ibn Munabih advices: “Distance yourself and honour yourself, raise yourself from the foolish and the … Continue reading

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Keep only a few friends

Sufyaan Ath-Thawri: A True Mountain of Knowledge & the Leader of Believers in Hadeeth Sufyaan ath-Thawri (may Allah have mercy on him) said that one foolishly compromised one’s religion when one kept too many friends. Having too many acquain…tances diverts … Continue reading

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Abu Darda on Dunyaa

I chose to share with you some wisdoms from Abu-d-Dardaa’, radhiallaahu `anhu, for two simple reasons: One is that he was a wise admonisher and ascetic known for his extensive knowledge and devotion, and the other is that we live … Continue reading

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Giving Salaam

Giving Salaam to One Person (As-Salaamu Alayk) – Shaykh Al-Uthaymeen Shaykh Al-Uthaymeen was asked about the description of Salaam. He (may Allah have mercy upon him)answered by saying,” Say As-salaamu Alayk if you are greeting one person and As-Salaamu- Alaykum … Continue reading

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A Simple Way to Stay out of Hell- InshaAllah

عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- « مَنْ سَأَلَ اللَّهَ الْجَنَّةَ ثَلاَثَ مَرَّاتٍ قَالَتِ الْجَنَّةُ اللَّهُمَّ أَدْخِلْهُ الْجَنَّةَ. وَمَنِ اسْتَجَارَ مِنَ النَّارِ ثَلاَثَ مَرَّاتٍ قَالَتِ النَّارُ اللَّهُمَّ أَجِرْهُ مِنَ النَّارِ Anas ibn Malik (may … Continue reading

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When Times Get Hard, Pray !!!

Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “Whenever the matter became serious the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) would pray.” Collected by Abu Dawud (1319) and others. [Graded as being Hasan by Sheikh al-Albaani (may Allaah have … Continue reading

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Knowledge and Hydrocephalus

“…Allah’s way of building the human soul is to develop it gradually, just like a building. You build a building floor by floor, placing one brick over the other, etc. until the human soul is fully built. The human soul … Continue reading

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