Some of the Serious Violations Which the Innovator Falls Into

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa an-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said:   “Bid’ah (innovation) is to newly invent into the religion and to make reparation upon the most noble of the Messengers, the one that by … Continue reading

Ten Factors Which Bring About the Love of Allaah

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan bin Hasan Aal ash-Shaikh (rahimahullaah) stated when quoting Imaam Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah):   The factors which bring about love are ten:   The First: Recitation of the Qur’aan together with … Continue reading

The Supplication that is Said at the Time of Affliction – A Prophetic Remedy for Difficult Times

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “In the Musnad[1] there occurs from him (i.e. the Prophet) (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) that he said: مَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ تُصِيبُهُ مُصِيبَةٌ فَيَقُولُ: إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ … Continue reading

From the Stratagems of the Innovators: Concealing Themselves Behind the Scholars of Distinction

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Under the discussion of how the people of innovation and misguidance conceal themselves and their innovated concepts behind the scholars of repute in order to give their innovated ideas more validation, and … Continue reading

Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen’s Summary of the Method of Seeking Knowledge

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   In summary, the method of seeking knowledge is in the following points:   Be ardent upon memorization of the Book of Allaah, The Most … Continue reading

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