Chapter 17: Affirming the Face of Allāh, the Mighty and Majestic: By Abu Ismā`īl Al-Harawee (d. 481H)

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 … Continue reading

The meat of the Muslims and the meat of the Jews and Christians – Halāl and Harām (Islam 4.3)

Objectives: Explore how food is prepared in Islam and the significance of food laws for Muslims today. Halāl: Allah stated: “They ask you O Prophet what … Continue reading

“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 4.2)

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