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Tawhîd – its Importance in the Qur‘ân

February 28, 2014

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Ibn Abil-’Izz – rahimahullâh – said: “So the Qur‘ân – all of it – is about Tawhîd, its rights and its rewards; and about Shirk, its people and their punishments. Thus: “All praise belongs to Allâh, Lord of the worlds.” [Sûrah al-Fâtiha 1:1 – and what follows is a completion of this Sûrah] is Tawhîd (of knowledge). “The Most Merciful, the Bestower […]

[The Three Principles] Introduction

February 26, 2014

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We all know that as Muslims there are things that we must do, such as pray five times a day and fast in Ramadaan, but the foundation of our religion is: our beliefs about Allaah.  Our beliefs about Allaah will determine whether or not our good deeds will be accepted by Him – so you […]

Ruling on a child standing in the row with adults in congregational prayer

February 23, 2014

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Q. I have a 8 years old nephew which Comes to pray with me in the Masjid. I wanted to know that can he stand among two adults in the Congregational prayer. what would be the ruling for this particular issue. A. Praise be to Allah It is permissible for a child who has reached […]

The Divisions of Tawhîd

February 22, 2014

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And Tawhîd – with the Salaf and the Scholars of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamâ’ah – has three divisions. ’Allâmah as-Safârînî (d.1112H) – rahimahullâh – said: “Know that Tawhîd has three divisions:- * Tawhîd ar-Rubûbiyyah(the Oneness of Allâh in His Lordship), * Tawhîd al-Ulûhiyyah (to single-out Allâh alone for worship) and * Tawhîd al-Asmâ was-Sifât (the uniqueness of Allâh’s Names and Attributes).” [Lawâmi’ al-Anwârul-Bahiyyah (1/128) of as-Safârînî. For the division of Tawhîd into three types, […]

[Tafsir ibn Katheer] Al-Fatihah and the Prayer

February 21, 2014

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Muslim recorded that Abu Hurayrah said that the Prophet said, «مَنْ صَلَى صَلَاةً لَمْ يَقْرَأْ فِيهَا أُمَّ الْقُرْآنِ فَهِيَ خِدَاجٌ ثَلَاثًا غَيْرُ تَمَامٍ» (Whoever performs any prayer in which he did not read Umm Al-Qur’an, then his prayer is incomplete.) He said it thrice. Abu Hurayrah was asked, “﴿When﴾ we stand behind the Imam” He […]

“Ruling on Visiting Places from the Seerah” Shaykh Sālih al-Fawzān

February 21, 2014

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Question: What is the ruling on visiting places from the seerah such as the cave of Hira, Mount Uhud and Masjid Qiblatain? Shaykh Sālih al-Fawzān: Visiting (those places) to seek blessings or believing that it is legislated is a bid’ah and not permissible. As for visiting them to just see them, then there is no problem […]

“Beef is a disease”: Explanation of Hadith by Shaykh Al Albani

February 21, 2014

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Questioner: The milk of the cow is a cure while its meat is a disease. So how do we reconcile between this and the fact that the cow can be used as a sacrificial animal. As it is not possible for the legislation to allow sacrifices from that which is harmful? Shaykh Al Albani: Yes, […]