The Orlando Florida mass shootings and the Islamic position

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Jesus the Messiah in Islam, in Christianity and in reality

Share this on WhatsAppThe Status of Jesus in Islam & Christianity Christians and Muslims have differed for centuries over the nature and status of Jesus Christ. Both religions revere him and both believe him to be of virgin birth. Both religions claim to know his true nature and purpose. Muslims believe that Christian leaders of old altered the scriptures in order to redefine the status of this noble and virtuous Prophet of Almighty God. In fact, eminent Christian theologians readily … Continue reading

An-Nawawī and Al-Albānī: on seeking forgiveness for the deceased non-Muslims

Share this on WhatsApp‘Alī Ibn Abī Tālib () said: I heard a man seeking forgiveness for his polytheist parents. So I said: “You seek forgiveness for your parents and they are polytheists?!” The man said: “Did not Ibrāhīm () seek forgiveness for his father, and he was a polytheist?” So I informed the Prophet () of that, and the following verse was revealed: “It is not correct for the Prophet and those who believe to ask Allah’s forgiveness for the polytheists even if they be close kin, … Continue reading

Saving one’s soul in Ramadān and the grades of losers in this month… Benefits from Shaikh al-Fawzān

Share this on WhatsAppTake advantage of this month, may Allah show you mercy, because for many of you it will not return. So grasp this opportunity with whatever ability Allah has given you – and with whatever endeavor He () has facilitated for you from acts of obedience, and encouragement for you. So recognise the status of this month, and give it the right is deserves by obeying Allah, the Most High. Increase in supplications, and in seeking His forgiveness and … Continue reading

Audio (short clip): Good health, nutrition and disease control

Share this on WhatsAppA short clip explaining in simple and easy terms the importance of good health and disease control, by nutrition and health expert, Phillip Day:   The great physician and scholar Ibn Al-Qayyim (died 1350 CE) stated: “Health is one of the most precious favours Allah has bestowed upon His servants, the most generous of gifts, the most plentiful of His bounties. Rather, even more, health is the most precious of favours without exception, so it is fitting that whoever … Continue reading

This Ummah will divide into 73 sects… Shaykh al-Fawzān explains what it means

Share this on WhatsAppImām al-Barbahārī ( died 329 AH) stated: “Know that Allah’s Messenger () said: “My ummah will divide into 73 sects, all of them will be in the Fire except for one, and that is the Jamā’ah.” It was said, “And who are they, O Allah’s Messenger?” He responded, “That which I and my Companions are upon today.” [1] Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān explained: “My ummah will divide into 73 sects, all of them will be in the Fire except … Continue reading

Why is Ramadān singled out with particular excellence to the exclusion of other months? – Benefits from Shaikh Al-Fawzān

Share this on WhatsAppAllah favours His servants and grants them the ability to reach this great month, the month of Ramadan – the month which is coming upon you shortly; a month that is a kind guest into our lives; a month that is truly immense whose virtues Allah has enumerated in His glorious Book. He () stated: “The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs of guidance and the criterion (between … Continue reading

Ramadān: Virtues of a long life, reaching times of goodness and performing righteous deeds

Share this on WhatsAppAll praise is due to Allah who makes for His servants these seasons of goodness wherein their sins are expiated, and their ranks raised – so we must glorify Him and thank Him, seek His aid and His forgiveness, and turn to Him in repentance. I bear witness that there is no deity worthy of worship except for Allah alone without partners in His Lordship, His worship or in His beautiful Names and lofty Attributes – and I … Continue reading

Benefits of polygamy in Islam: The Prophet Solomon and his wives between Islam and the People of the Book

Share this on WhatsAppPlural Marriage in Islam (This is a section taken from an article of Shaikh Al-Fawzān elsewhere on this site) The saying of the Prophet (salallaahu `alaihi wassallam): “It is not permitted to be married to a woman and her paternal aunt at the same time – nor a woman and her maternal aunt.” This proves that it is permitted for a man to marry other than these relatives of his wife that are forbidden for him, such as an unrelated woman. … Continue reading

Chapter 13: The Veil (Hijāb) of Allāh: By Abu Ismaa`eel Al-Harawee (d. 481H)

Share this on WhatsApp The following are chapters from Shaikhul-Islām Abu Ismā`īl Al-Harawī’s: “The Book Of Forty Narrations In The Evidences Of Tawhīd” (Born 396H and died 481H -rahimahullāh) This compilation is an amazing series of narrations in the establishment of the Tawhīd of Allāh, the Mighty and Majestic, especially in the arena of the Names and Attributes that has left the Jahmiyyah and their offspring such as the Ashā`irah and Māturīdīs dumbstruck just as Allāh has said: وَقُلْ جَاءَ الْحَقُّ وَزَهَقَ … Continue reading