Straightening the Rows for the Prayer – its Rulings and Understanding

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Imaam An-Nawawee (rahimahullaah) stated: “And from the Sunan which have become disregarded and heedless in regard to, is the straightening of the rows and being close together within them, and yet he (‘alaihis … Continue reading

The Greatest Factor in Attaining Forgiveness

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Imaam Ibn Rajab (rahimahullaah) said:   “From the factors in attaining forgiveness is: Tawheed, and it is the greatest factor, so whoever is bereft of it is bereft of forgiveness, and whoever comes … Continue reading

Unmasking the Fallacy of What the Khawaarij and the Murji-ah Say

  الحمد لله وحده، والصلاة والسلام على من لا نبي بعده، وعلى آله وصحبه، أما بعد Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) said: “Rather anyone who observes that which the Khawaarij and the Murji-ah say in regard to the meaning of Eemaan[1] comes to know out of necessity that it … Continue reading

Differences in Matters of Fiqh or Ijtihaad Should Not Lead to Disunity & Splitting – How do We Overcome Such Differences?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   In condemning disunity and splitting over issues of jurisprudence or issues in which Ijtihaad is deemed permissible  – wherein there may be tolerated differing; Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “Then … Continue reading

Some of the People Being a Trial for Others – Will You Have Patience?

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said regarding the saying of Allaah, The Most High:   وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ ((And We have made some of you as a trial for others; will you have … Continue reading

That Moment in Which You Were in Close Acquaintance With Your Lord

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Al-‘Allaamah Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “The greatest blessing upon the person is that he is guided to Islaam, as He, The Most High, said: الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ … Continue reading

The Qur’aan – All of It is in Relation to Tawheed

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Al-‘Allaamah Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said:   “For indeed; every aayah in the Qur’aan – then it comprises of Tawheed, as an attestation of it – a caller to it. Indeed; the Qur’aan is: … Continue reading

Doubts in the Prayer – Their Rulings & When to Ignore them

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد The following compilation of statements and fataawa seek to make clear the common problem of doubts occurring when a person is engaged in prayer: Doubts Are to be Paid No Attention to in … Continue reading

Sincerity; Riyaa and Performing Actions for Worldly Effect – Beneficial Points to Check One’s Intentions

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   Know that sincerity for Allaah is the foundation of the religion and the essence of Tawheed and worship. It is that the servant intends with his action … Continue reading

Siddeeq Hasan Khan’s Epic Hajj Journey From the Year 1868CE – Part II

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Continuing with the account of his journey; Al-‘Allaamah Siddeeq Hasan Khan (rahimahullaah) said:   However – Allaah had mercy upon us with safeguard until the appearance of dawn – and then we came … Continue reading