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Last Days of Shaykh al-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah

February 13, 2011

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Last Days of Shaykh al-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (d.728 Hijri/1328 C.E) Zain-ud-din Abdur-Rahman relates that after completing 80 recitals of the Qur’aan, Ibn Taymiyyah started it all over again with him. However, when he reached the closing verses of Surah Al-Qamar – “Lo! The righteous will dwell among gardens and rivers firmly established in the favour of […]

Imam ibn Qudaamah al-Maqdisee (d.620H) on "Belief (Creed) in Allah’s Names and Attributes"

February 10, 2011

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He (Allaah) is described by what He has attributed to Himself in His Magnificent Book and upon the tongue of His honorable Prophet.We are obligated to believe in and to welcome with submission and acceptance everything that is mentioned in the Qur’aan and that is authentically reported on the Prophet (Peace by upon him) concerning […]

“Draw Muhammad Day” re-visited using the Islamic Principles during Times of Fitan

February 9, 2011

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“Draw Muhammad Day” re-visited using the Islamic Principles during Times of Fitan (Principles have been explained by Shaikh Salih ibn Abdul-Aziz Aal-Shaikh in the book “Islamic Principles for the Muslim’s Attitude during Times of Fitan” – Translated by Shawana A. Aziz. Download the book… here) Last year, most of the Facebook users might have come […]

Types of Martyrs in Islam

February 4, 2011

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Q. Does a person who died of cancer as a result of smoking attain the status of a martyr? A. Praise be to Allaah. It is proven in the saheeh Sunnah that there are various kinds of martyrs who will attain the status of martyrdom in the Hereafter; this is by the grace and mercy […]