Time – That Which Mankind Fills it With & The Trees Their Deeds Produce as a Result– By Ibn Al-Qayyim

Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: The year is a tree. And the months are its branches. And the days are its twigs. And the hours are its leaves. And the breathing is its fruit. So the one whose respiration is in obedience: then the fruit of his tree will be good; and the one … Continue reading

Upon Arriving at The Very End of The Jumu’ah Prayer; Does One Go On To Complete it as a Jumu’ah or as a Dhuhr Prayer?

  Regarding the issue of a person arriving at the Masjid to find that the congregation has completed the two rak’ahs for the Jumu’ah prayer and are in the Tashahud and so he enters the rows and joins them in the prayer. Once the Imaam has given the Tasleem for … Continue reading

Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen States An Immense Point of Benefit Regarding The Life of This World

  Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) mentioned regarding the aayah in which Allaah, The Most High said:   { وَلا تَمُدَّنَّ عَيْنَيْكَ إِلَى مَا مَتَّعْنَا بِـهِ أَزْوْاجاً مِّنْهُمْ زَهْرَةَ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا } ((And do not extend your eyes in longing for the things We have given for enjoyment to … Continue reading

Shaikh Bin Baaz On The Types of Soorahs One Should Recite In The Five Daily Prayers After Soorah Al-Faatihah

  Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez bin Baaz (rahimahullaah) said: It is better in the Dhuhr prayer that it (the recitation) be done so from the mid-length Mufassal[1] soorahs such a soorah Al-Ghaashiyah and Al-Layl and Abasa and At-Takweer and Al-Infitaar – and the like of that. In the ‘Asr prayer it should … Continue reading

The Sunnah in Observing The Rukoo’ And The Subsequent Sujood Behind The Imaam – By Shaikh Al-Albaanee

  Shaikh Al-Albaanee (rahimahullaah) discusses the Sunnah in observing the rukoo’ behind the Imaam in a congregational prayer; and when those behind the Imaam should proceed to go into sujood after arising from the rukoo’ once the Imaam has already done so. The Shaikh (rahimahullaah) stated before citing the hadeeth: … Continue reading

Readings from Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa: Patience, Resilience, Strength and Bravery

The following are a selection of illustrations cited by Imaam Adh-Dhahabee in his book: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa of the unique qualities of patience, resilience, strength and bravery possessed by the Salaf of this Ummah as well as others after them:   Aboo Dharr (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) remained for thirty days without … Continue reading

Those Behind The Rise of Takfeer in This Era – By Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee

  Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said:   As for the rise of takfeer (to declare a person to be an unbeliever – outside the fold of Islaam) in this era; then those who have revived the madhab of takfeer in this era are the group: Ikhwaan Al-Muslimoon. That … Continue reading