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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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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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Jamaa’at al-Tableegh – pros and cons

Praise be to Allaah.   “Jamaa’at al-Tableegh” is one of the groups that are working for Islam. Their efforts in calling people to Allaah (da’wah) cannot be denied. But like many other groups they make some mistakes, and some points … Continue reading

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What is meant by taking the kuffaar as friends? Ruling on mixing with the kuffaar

What is meant by taking the kuffaar as friends? Ruling on mixing with the kuffaar In the Quraan, it says that we can not take the Kuffaar as awliyaa, but what does that mean? I mean, to what degree? Can … 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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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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Radiant Pages From The (examples) of The Worship of The Scholars

Ibn Al Juwziee said: Whoever does not read the stories of the Salaf and the path that they tread, he can never tread that path.  It is befitting for a person to know and understand that the nature of an individual … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Aquiring Knowledge From Books Only

The Book Of Knowledge: The Salaf On Aquiring Knowledge From Books Only Chapter: Making Ones Book One’s Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Sireen said: “Beware of books as those before you were mislead by books” The Salaf used to say to People: … Continue reading

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Judgement of an Invididual

The Salaf Would Make A Judgement of an Invididual By His Companionship Aboo Hurayrah ( رضي الله عنه ), who said, “The Messenger of Allaah صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “A person is upon the Deen of his friend. So … Continue reading

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