“I am going to India for the purpose of da’wah. If they see me raising my voice with the āmeen and raising my hands in the prayer, they’ll say: ‘This is a Wahābī’…” Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Ibraheem advises.

The noble Shaikh, Sālih Ibn ‘Abdul-‘Azīz Ālush-Shaikh said: “One of the callers to Islam wrote a letter to my grandfather, the eminent scholar, Muhammad Ibn … Continue reading

Imām Mālik Ibn Anas (d. 179H) warns a man from going the extra mile beyond the Prophet’s Sunnah

A man asked the Imām of Dār al-Hijrah (i.e. Madinah) Mālik Ibn Anas (رحمه الله): “From where should I take the Ihrām for pilgrimage?” Imām Mālik … Continue reading

The steps in performing ‘Umrah according to the Sunnah: Ibn ‘Uthaimeen, Al-Albāni and Ibn Bāz

The Umrah comprises of: Ihrām, Tawāf, Sa’ee, Shaving or shortening the hair. As for Ihrām then it is the intent to enter into the rites of ‘Umrah and … Continue reading

Concepts of Halāl and Harām as it relates to food and drink: (Islam 4.1)

Objectives: Explain and illustrate the concepts of halāl and harām. Halāl: is any action or thing which is permitted and lawful. Harām: is any act … Continue reading

What is to be recited in the middle (first) Tashahhud in prayer: by Shaikh Muqbil Ibn Hādi Al-Wādi’ee.

Regarding the middle Tashahhud of the prayer, ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ood said: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “When one of you sits in the prayer, let him recite: «All … Continue reading

A man divorced his wife on three occasions, and he wants to remarry her… “The Book of Marriage, Bulūgh al-Marām” (no. 1001) – Shaikh al-Fawzān

Title: Kitābun-Nikāh (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Sālih al-Fawzān’s explanation of Buloogh al-Marām min Adillatil-Ahkām of Al-Hāfidh Ahmad Ibn `Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalānee (Born … Continue reading

Muslim lifestyle choices, and adopting non-Muslim practices that conflict with Islamic teachings: (Islam 4.1)

Objectives: Explain what is meant by lifestyle and explain some ways in which lifestyle choices are important. Lifestyle: A way of life. Everyone has a … Continue reading

Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad Abduh, Rashid Rida, Hasan al-Banna: Modernism, Revolution and the Muslim Brotherhood.

The Salafi scholar, Shaikh Ahmad An-Najmee said in his explanation of Kitab at-Tawheed (Ash-Sharhul-Moojaz), chapter 23, page 184-189: In the narration of Al-Barqānee in his … Continue reading

Some of this Ummah will worship idols: with a discussion on Hizbiyyah, Al-Ikhwān, Qutbiyyah, Jamal ad-Deen Al-Afghāni, Muhammad Abduh: (Kitābut-Tawheed, Ch. 23.)

This fine explanation of the Book of Monotheism is called: “Ash-Sharh al-Moojaz al-Mumahhad li Tawheed al-Khāliq al-Mumajjad alladhi allafahu Shaikhul-Islam Muhammad”, which means: “The Concise, Simple and Straight-forward … Continue reading

A brief word on ‘Eid al-Adhā and ‘Eid al-Fitr, celebrations and good conduct: Islam 3.9 and 3.10

Objectives: Describe how Eid al-Adhā is celebrated in brief? It marks the end of the period of Hajj and reminds of Prophet Ibraheem’s willingness to … Continue reading