The Obligation To Follow The Way Of The Salaf al-Sâlih (The Pious Predecessors)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم واتِّبَاعُ السَّلَفِ الصَّالِحِ وَاقْتِفَاءُ آثَارِهِمْ، وَالاسْتِغْفَارُ لَهُمْ And [required of the Muslims is] strict following of Salaf al-Sâlih and adhering to the knowledge and guidance which they left behind, and seeking forgiveness for them. (‘Abû Muhammad Ibn Abî Zaid al-Qayrawânî in his risâlah|d.389AH) – The meaning of the term ‘salaf’ ShaykhContinue reading “The Obligation To Follow The Way Of The Salaf al-Sâlih (The Pious Predecessors)”

Islâm: The Cure for Todays Racism

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It is Allâh Who has created mankind & their diversity يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلنَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقۡنَٰكُم مِّن ذَكَرٖ وَأُنثَىٰ وَجَعَلۡنَٰكُمۡ شُعُوبٗا وَقَبَآئِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوٓاْۚ إِنَّ أَكۡرَمَكُمۡ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ أَتۡقَىٰكُمۡۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ خَبِيرٞ ٣١ O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that youContinue reading “Islâm: The Cure for Todays Racism”

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”

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”