Alhamdulillaahi Rabbil-‘Aalameen, was-salaatu was-salaamu ‘alaa Rasoolillaah, wa ‘alaa aalihi wa as-haabihi ‘ajmaa’een.
All praise is due to Allaah, the Lord of all that exists. May the salutation and peace of Allaah be upon the Messenger of Allaah, upon his family and upon all of his Companions.
This website, in actuality, is an opportunity for me, in my limited capacity, to disseminate benefits connected to the Salafi belief, methodology and rulings that have been narrated to us by our noble Scholars, past and present in their books and classes. It also affords me the opportunity to convey any comments and thoughts I may have that may aid myself and others in understanding better the Salafi da’wah in the English language.
Salafi Publications (المكتبة السلفية) or Al-Maktabah As-Salafiyyah was established back in 1996 by a handful of brothers (who were known in the field of da’wah), after a major conference in Birmingham. Some of those who founded the Maktabah were involved in da’wah activities years before the Maktabah came about as a publishing house and da’wah entity. Those who aided with the Maktabah from its beginning were: Abu Khadeejah Abdul-Wāhid, Abu Iyād Amjad Rafiq, Abu Talhah Dāwood Burbank (rahimahullāh) and Abu Hakeem Bilāl Davis (and a few others, may Allāh reward them all). The da’wah of the brothers was known at the time to the great scholars such as Al-Albāni, Ibn ‘Uthaymīn, Muqbil Al-Wādi’ī, Rabee Al-Madkhali, Ahmad An-Najmī, Abdullah Al-Ghudyān, etc. From that time till now, the Maktabah has remained steadfast upon Salafiyyah and with the scholars, so may Allah aid it and protect it.
Salafi Publications have many numerous websites, each fulfilling a unique purpose. Our noble brother Abu Iyād Amjad Rafiq contributes and maintains much of what is contained on those sites, and Abu Hakeem Bilāl Davis also has a very beneficial article-based site – so may Allāh reward them both. And one cannot forget or ignore the immense efforts of other Marākiz (and students of knowledge) in the West who have put much effort forth in spreading the Salafi da’wah in the English language, such as Troid (Masjid al-Furqaan, Toronto, Canada), Sunnah Publishing (USA), Rahmaniyyah Publishing (of Abul-Hasan Mālik al-Akhdar, New Jersey, USA), Germantown Masjid (Philadelphia, USA), etc. So I see this (abukhadeejah.com) as just a further contribution to these knowledge-based efforts – and all praise is due to Allāh.