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Giving zakaah to those who are called Syed (Sayyid)

May 11, 2017

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Q. Is there any truth about, you can’t give money,zakat or anything to Syed? A. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The idea that there are “sayyids” or “walis” (“saints”) whom Allaah has singled out from among mankind for some favour, or that they have a status which other people do not share, is an idea which […]

Imam Ja‘far as-Saadiq

December 26, 2016

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Q. Can you please provide a brief biography Jafar bin Mohammad bin ‘Ali bin Zain al-‘Abdeen bin Al-Hussain bin ‘Ali also known as jafar al sadiq and can you please mention some reliable biographical books in which we can read his biography. A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: His full name is Imam Abu ‘Abdullah […]

Similitude of the Dunyaa

February 9, 2015

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‘Ali Ibn Abee Taalib – may Allaah be pleased with him – said: “The likeness of this worldly life (dunyâ) is that of a snake: soft to the touch, it will kill you with its poison. So turn away from what impresses you of it, since what stays with you is so little. And do […]

The Love of ‘Ali for his brother, ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with them)

January 29, 2015

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Abu as-Safar narrated: رُؤِيَ عَلَى عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَبِي طَالِبٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ بُرْدٌ كَانَ يُكْثِرُ لِبْسَهُ ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) was seen wearing a cloak that he used to wear often. It was said:  يَا أَمِيرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ، إِنَّكَ لَتُكْثِرُ لِبْسَ هَذَا الْبُرْدِ ؟ ‘0 Amir al-Mu’mineen, you wear […]

Ruling on marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife) in jest / joke

January 29, 2015

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Narrated by Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are three matters in which seriousness is serious and joking is serious: marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife).” [Narrated by Abu Dawood, 2194; al-Tirmidhi, 1184; Ibn Maajah, 2039. […]

Allah loves those who repent and the virtues of those who seek forgiveness

November 13, 2014

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Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, said, “Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, said: I am as My servant expects Me and I am with him as he remembers Me. By Allah, Allah is more pleased with the repentance of His servant than how one of you would be on finding […]

Knowledge is more precious than Wealth

November 5, 2014

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Ali bin Abi Taalib (RA): “Verily knowledge is more precious than wealth. Knowledge preserves you, while you preserve wealth. Knowledge judges while wealth is judged upon. The possessors of wealth have died, while the possessors of knowledge live on. Their (the scholars) bodies have passed away, but they are still present in the hearts of […]