The Attainment of Taqwa – the Purpose and Wisdom of Fasting

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين، أما بعد   Allaah, The Mighty and Majestic said: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ ((O you who believe; fasting is prescribed upon you just as it … Continue reading

The Great Difference Between Two Groups of People From Amongst the Muslims

  الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين،  أما بعد   Shaikh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) said:   Allaah, The Most High said:   مِّنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ رِجَالٌ صَدَقُوا مَا عَاهَدُوا اللَّهَ عَلَيْهِ ۖ فَمِنْهُم مَّن قَضَىٰ نَحْبَهُ وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَنتَظِرُ ۖ وَمَا بَدَّلُوا تَبْدِيلًا … Continue reading

Ibn Taymiyyah’s Discussion on the Genuine Nature of the Prophet – The Deduction of Khadeejah bint Khuwailid (1/3)

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين،  أما بعد   In his discussion of the true or false nature of the one that claims Prophethood, Shaikh ul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) cites the ways in which a true Prophet is to be identified … Continue reading

Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee & Shaikh Saalih Al-Fawzaan on The Wisdoms Behind The Legislation of Fasting

  With regard to some of the wisdoms in fasting, Shaikh Ahmad bin Yahyaa An-Najmee (rahimahullaah) said:   Firstly: It is a spiritual exercise of the soul due to the withholding itself from its desires and that which is beloved to it. Secondly: That the abandonment of food and drink … Continue reading