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

Performing the Optional Prayer Before the Friday Sermon – An Opportunity to Attain Great Reward

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Some hadeeth pertaining to praying the optional (nafl) prayer before the Friday sermon and their understanding:   On the authority of Aboo Hurairah (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu) who said that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu … Continue reading

Ibn Al-Qayyim’s List of the Best Forms of Worship & an Account of When & How to Perform Them

الحمد لله وحده، والصلاة والسلام على من لا نبي بعده، وعلى آله وصحبه، أما بعد   Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “The best forms of worship are the actions that are in accordance to the pleasure of The Lord , The Most High, at all times – according to the … Continue reading

The Virtues & Benefits of Praying Along With a Single Congregational Prayer

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين،  أما بعد   Al-Haafidh Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalaanee (rahimahullaah) mentioned some of the virtues and benefits associated to praying in the congregational prayer, he listed them as follows:   Responding to the Mu-adhin with the intention … Continue reading

A message from Abu Khadeejah to donate to the Da’wah Projects

In the name of Allāh, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy. From: Abu Khadeejah Abdul-Wāhid. To: My brothers and sisters from Ahlus-Sunnah in the West. As-salāmu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh. Introduction: I pray you are well and in strength of īmān, may Allāh preserve you upon the Sunnah. As you are aware that this is … Continue reading

In The Event of The Loud Speakers Failing Mid-Prayer & So The Imaam Cannot be Heard

  Shaikh ‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) was asked: Q: I prayed with the Imaam and entered into the prayer along with him in the opening takbeer and I heard the recitation of Soorah Al-Faatihah, then suddenly the voice of the Imaam was cut and so I did not hear the takbeer for … Continue reading

The Present Salafi Masjid

The Present Salafi Masjid The location of the present Salafi Mosque is in the heart of Small Heath Birmingham. It is ideally placed within a bustling Muslim community, just behind the Coventry Road that leads into the city centre, whilst in the opposite direction lies Birmingham International Airport within a … Continue reading

Stage 2: Expansion of Existing Masjid to Double

WHAT’S NEXT? STAGE 2 – NOW THAT DOUBLES THE SIZE! Uthmaan (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “Do you know that the Mosque of the Prophet was too small for its people?” So what did they do about it? Birmingham Salafi Masjid is too small and it cannot cope with the … Continue reading