The Names of Allâh: 1) Al-Hayy & 2) Al-Qayyûm

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Al-Hayy & Al-Qayyûm Mentioned In The Qur’ân ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلۡحَيُّ ٱلۡقَيُّومُۚ… ٥٥٢ Allâh! La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He), The Ever-Living, The Self-Subsisting. (Sûrah al-Baqarah 2:255) ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلۡحَيُّ ٱلۡقَيُّومُ ٢ Allâh! La ilaha illa Huwa (none has theContinue reading “The Names of Allâh: 1) Al-Hayy & 2) Al-Qayyûm”

The Hawd (Cistern) of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم What is the Hawd? Shaykh Muhammad al-Uthaymîn said: “Hawd means a place where the water gathers, and what is intended here is the Hawd of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم.” (Sharh al-Aqîdah al-Wâsitiyyah) The prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said : يَغُتُّ فِيهِ مِيزَابَانِ يَمُدَّانِهِ مِنَ الْجَنَّةِ أَحَدُهُمَا مِنْ ذَهَبٍContinue reading “The Hawd (Cistern) of the Prophet”

Halloween: Its Origins & The Islamic Ruling Concerning It

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The word ‘Halloween’ Halloween or Hallowe’en is an abbreviation of the Scottish term – ‘All Hollows Even’ – the evening before [October 31st] All Hollows day (All Saints Day). All Saints Day was designated November the 1st from May 13th by Pope Gregory IV in 835 for remembering the ‘dead holyContinue reading “Halloween: Its Origins & The Islamic Ruling Concerning It”

The Prophets & Messengers Mentioned in The Qur’ân and The Sunnah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The number of Prophets & Messengers قال أبو ذرّ : قلتُ : يا رسولَ اللهِ كم وفَّى عددُ الأنبياءِ ؟ قال : مائةُ ألفٍ وأربعةُ وعشرون ألفًا ، الرسلُ من ذلك ثلاثمائةٍ وخمسةَ عشرَ جمًّا غفيرًا Abû Dharr said: I asked the Messenger of Allâh  (ﷺ( : O Messenger of Allâh!Continue reading “The Prophets & Messengers Mentioned in The Qur’ân and The Sunnah”

The Attributes of Allâh: Al-Mihâl, Al-Makar, Al-Kaid

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم – وَهُوَ شَدِيدُ ٱلۡمِحَالِ – “And He is severe in Al-Mihâl [strong in plotting] ” (13:13) – وَمَكَرُواْ وَمَكَرَ ٱللَّهُۖ وَٱللَّهُ خَيۡرُ ٱلۡمَٰكِرِينَ – “And they (disbelievers) plotted and Allâh planned too. And Allâh is the Best of planners” (3:54) – إِنَّهُمۡ يَكِيدُونَ كَيۡدٗا ° وَأَكِيدُ كَيۡدٗا – “Verily, they areContinue reading “The Attributes of Allâh: Al-Mihâl, Al-Makar, Al-Kaid”

The Religion with Allâh is Islâm

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم What is Islâm? Hâfidh Ibn Ahmad ‘Alî Al-Hakamî said: “Islâm means perfect submission to Allâh with Tawheed [monotheism], compliance to Him with obedience and to be completely free from Shirk [associating partners with Allah]” (The Signposts of the Propagated Sunnah for the Creed of the Saved and Aided Group Vol. 1)Continue reading “The Religion with Allâh is Islâm”

From the merits of Tawheed (Monotheism)

عَنْ أَنَسٍ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ ، قَالَ : سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللهِ صَلَّى الله عَلَيْهِ وَ سَلَّمَ ، يَقُولُ : قَالَ اللهُ تَعَالَى : يَا ابْنَ ادَمَ ، إِنَّكَ مَا دَعَوْتََنِي وَرَجَوْتَنِي ، غَفَرْتُ لَكَ عَلَى مَا كَانَ مِنْكَ وَلَا أُبالِي . يا ابْنَ ادَمَ :لَوْ بَلَغَتْ ذُنُوبُكَ عَنانَ السَّماءِ ثُم َّ اسْتَغْفَرْتَني ، غَفَرْتُ لَكَContinue reading “From the merits of Tawheed (Monotheism)”