The Role of the Imām, and the appearance of Female Imāms in Mosques: Islam 3.5

Objectives: Know and be able to explain the role of the Imam. Imām: “A person who leads the congregational prayers” (i.e. the prayers in Jamā’ah). … Continue reading

The Mu’adhin, the Adhān and the Iqāmah: The Call to Prayer: Islam 3.4 

Objectives: Know and understand the role of the Mu’adhin and the use and significance of the adhān. Mu’adhin: The mu’adhin is the person who calls … Continue reading

Aids to worship and prayer that are common in our times: Compass, Dhikr beads, Prayer mat, Mushaf stand, Phone apps: Islam 3.3

Objectives: Identify aids to worship and understand their use. The compass and prayer mat: Muslims can turn any suitable place into a musallā (place of … Continue reading

The Prayer Hall (Musallā) in the Mosque and its features: Islam 3.2

Objectives: Understand the main features of a prayer hall (Musallā) and understand its uses. The Mosque is at the heart of the Muslim community and … Continue reading

Benefits in the Manhaj by studying the life and legacy of the Imām of Ahlus-Sunnah Ahmad Ibn Hanbal (161 AH to 241 AH) – benefits from the Noble Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Hādee (Adapted from a lecture)

All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils of our … Continue reading

Reciting Sūrah Al-Fātihah behind the Imām in Prayer: Sālih Al-Fawzān and Al-Albānee

Shaikh Al-Fawzan (may Allah preserve him) stated:   The Majority of the scholars hold the position that the recital of Surah Al-Fātihah is obligatory, and … Continue reading

Nimrod, the one who built the huge Tower at Babylon: “Allah struck at the foundation of their building, and then the roof fell down upon them…”

Allāh, the Most High, stated in the Qur’ān (An-Nahl:26):   “Those before them indeed plotted, but Allah struck at the foundation of their building, and … Continue reading

An advice to Sisters to remain steadfast upon the Sunnah and Salafiyyah

Part A: In this short discussion [1] that we have before us, we will take it as a reminder and an encouragement for our sisters with regard … Continue reading

Kitāb at-Tawhīd: An amazing authorship and journey into the history of the Saudi link with Muhammad Ibn Abdul-Wahhāb: Part 2

Part A: Below is a transcript of a class by Abu Khadeejah at the Salafi Mosque in Birmingham: From here, let us take the story … Continue reading

Who are the true Ghurabā (the Strangers) in these times? “Islam began as something strange, and it will return to being strange just as it began…”

Part 1: All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils … Continue reading