A Befitting Response to Every Critic & Maligner of the Companions of the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam)

الحمد لله رب العالمين، وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين،  أما بعد   Imaam Ash-Shawkaanee (rahimahullaah) (d.1250H) in his Tafseer work wrote some statements in defence of the companion ‘Abdullaah bin ‘Amr bin Al-‘Aas (radhiyallaahu ‘anhu)[1] against the critical disparagement made by Mahmood bin ‘Umar; better … Continue reading

14 Instances in Which it is Disliked to Give the Salaam – By Shaikh Al-Fawzaan

الحمد لله وحده، والصلاة والسلام على من لا نبي بعده، وعلى آله وصحبه، أما بعد   Shaikh Saalih bin Fawzaan Al-Fawzaan (hafidhahullaah) said during his explanation of the text of Mandhoomah Al-Adaab:   “These are the instances in which giving the salaam is disliked:   The first instance: it is … Continue reading

Imaam Al-Barbahaaree’s Advice & Criterion for Discerning the Affairs of the Religion in Every Era

Imaam Al-Barbahaaree[1] (rahimahullaah) said: “Beware of the smaller newly introduced affairs, for indeed the smaller innovations develop until they become great. Such was the case with every innovation which was introduced into this Ummah; its origin was small – resembling the truth, so due to that those who entered into … Continue reading

Backbiting is Sinful in Practice as it is to Listen to

  Imaam An-Nawawee (rahimahullaah) said:   Know that backbiting – just as it is forbidden upon the one who backbites to utter it; then likewise it is forbidden upon the listener to listen to it and to approve of it. So it is obligatory upon the one who hears a person initiating … Continue reading

The Six Doors Through Which Shaitaan Enters Upon The Son of Aadam Part I

  The following is a letter written by Shaikh Hamad Al-‘Ateeq[1] (rahimahullaah) in which he elaborates upon the key factors which allow Shaitaan to enter upon the progeny of Aadam (‘alaihis salaam); and so proliferates amongst them an array of evils and harms; the text of the letter: From Hamad … Continue reading