Celebrating the Birthday of the Prophet – An Innovation That Has No Basis in the Religion

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   With regard to the innovated practice of celebrating the day of the birth of the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam), as well as other innovations of taking certain days as days of … Continue reading

Tawheed – The Basis of the Religion Which Every Caller Should Call to First

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   The first thing that one should call to when calling to the religion, in line with the methodology of the Prophets and Messengers (‘alaihimus-salaam); is to Tawheed and to single Allaah out … Continue reading

Dutifulness to One’s Parents Whilst They are Alive and After They Pass Away

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   With regard to the understanding of dutifulness to the parents, Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   “If it is said; what then is the dutifulness which Allaah and His Messenger have commanded … Continue reading

The Truthfulness and Trustworthiness of the Prophet – A Fine Example for All of Mankind

الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين، نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين أما بعد Introduction   The religion of Islaam is a religion of noble virtues, and commendable characteristics, and dignified mannerisms, and from the greatest of those virtues in the religion – and from their … Continue reading

Fasting on the Day of ‘Ashuraa – and a Mention of How Allaah Delivered Moosaa and His People From Pharaoh

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين، نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين أما بعد   Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) stated:[1]   “Know, may Allaah have mercy upon you, that you are at the reception of a new year, and certainly an inviolable month, it has … Continue reading

Treacherousness and Betrayal are From the Most Evil Forms of Corruption Upon the Earth

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين، نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين أما بعد   Introduction   Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: “The Book and the Sunnah have come with the command of fulfilling contracts and the imposed stipulations and the covenants and … Continue reading

The Merits of the Day of ‘Arafah – and A Mention of How the Salaf Were on This Day

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين، نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين أما بعد   Introduction   Al-Haafidh Ibn Rajab (rahimahullaah) mentioned: Shortly; your brothers will stand at ‘Arafah[1] at that station; so joyous congratulations to whoever is granted that. They will pray fervently to … Continue reading

Benefits Which the Muslims Witness During the Hajj

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   The benefits which the Muslims witness in the Hajj are many benefits: religious benefits, and collective benefits, and worldly benefits. As for religious benefits, … Continue reading

Death has Ruled You Out Against Others – Yet at Some Point it Shall Rule Others Out Against You

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   The following excerpts are two beneficial reminders of the importance of preparing oneself for the inevitability of death, along with a mention of the reality of the life of this world and … Continue reading

Mosul & the Khaarijite Expulsions – Parallels in the Modern Day Eviction of ISIS with That of Their Misguided Predecessors

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Throughout time, from the specific reasons for the rebellions and disturbances in the city of Mosul was due to the presence of the renegade Khawaarij who had likewise appeared at times in … Continue reading