Ramadhaan – A Blessed Month of Fasting and Seeking Closeness to Allaah

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد Ibn Al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said:   “Fasting has a remarkable effect in conserving the outer limbs, as well as the inner potencies, and protects them from merging with the unsound harmful elements that can … 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

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

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Recounting his journey[1] when performing the Hajj; Al-‘Allaamah Siddeeq Hasan Khan[2] (rahimahullaah) said:   I set off on Monday; twenty seven days into the month of Sha’baan in the year one thousand two … Continue reading

10 Immense Qualities of the First 10 Days of Dhul-Hijjah

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Imaam Ibn Al-Jawzee (rahimahullaah) listed the qualities and virtues of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, he said regarding them:   The first: Allaah, The Mighty and Majestic swore by them, for He … Continue reading

Three Scholars Illustrate the Unique Status of the Fasting Person During the Month of Ramadhaan

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين،  أما بعد   Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said: “As for fasting, then along with it being an aspect of worship; it also halts the soul from its desires and so takes it out from the … Continue reading

The Prerequisites of The Obligation of Performing The Hajj

الحمد لله رب العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين نبينا محمد، وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين. أما بعد Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said:   “For the obligation (of Hajj) there are conditions: Firstly: Islaam: therefore non-muslims are not obligated to perform the Hajj – rather it is not … Continue reading