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Will there be any good left at times of tribulation? And how can one protect oneself from tribulations?

October 2, 2017

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Q. Will there be any good left in this world at times of tribulations? If the answer is yes, I want proof of that, and if the answer is no, I want proof. How can I protect myself from tribulations at such times? A. Praise be to Allah You should know – may Allah guide you […]

The virtue of remembering Allah (dhikr), may He be exalted; is everyone who remembers Allah little a hypocrite?

May 25, 2017

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Q.  “and they do not remember Allah but little” [an-Nisa’ 4:142] – this phrase is from a verse which speaks of the hypocrites. My question is: is remembering Allah (dhikr) obligatory? If I do not remember Allah, but I pray and do all the obligatory duties, am I a hypocrite? Is everyone who remembers Allah […]

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 […]

What does it mean to say that ‘affirming a Divine Attribute (of Allaah) dictates negation of its opposite’?

March 8, 2017

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Q. When Allah states that He is free of an attribute, such as death for example, in that case we must affirm its opposite, which is eternal life in this instance. But what if He ascribes an attribute to Himself, must we negate its opposite? A. Firstly: When Allah states that He is free of […]

No father is accountable for his child’s wrongdoing, and no child for his father’s wrongdoing

November 24, 2016

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Q. I have a question abou this verse:   Al kahf – ayah 5  “They(christians) have no knowledge of it, nor had their fathers. Grave is the word that comes out of their mouths; they speak not except a lie.” What do they mean with nor had their fathers. For example if the son of […]

Ten Textual and Rational Proofs that the Qur’an is the Word of Allah and is not created

January 25, 2016

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Q. I hope that you can advise me how to deal with the specious argument of the innovators, especially the innovated view that says that the Quran is created. I hope that you can give a detailed refutation of their specious argument, mentioning the books of trustworthy scholars who spoke at length in refuting the […]

[Imam Shawkaanee] An Abridgment of The Treatise on the Ruling of Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday

December 27, 2015

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An Abridgment of The Treatise on the Ruling of Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday رسالة في حكم المولد By الإمام محمد بن علي الشوكاني Imaam Muhammad bin ‘Alee ash-Shawkaanee (d. 1170H) Edited by Shaykh Muhammad Sahbee bin Hasan Hallaaq With Comments From Shaykh Saaleh bin ‘Abdullah al-‘Usaymee Teacher in the Prophet’s Masjid, al-Madeenah Edited and Compiled by Ariff […]