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Seeking Refuge in Allaah from the Snatching of Shaytan at Time of Death

November 29, 2014


The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said: Wa Aoodhubika an ya takhabaTani ash-Shaytan ‘indal Mawt (I seek refuge in you (Allaah) from Shaytan snatching me at the time of death.) [Sunan Abu Dawud (authentic)] According to a saheeh hadeeth narrated by al-Nasaa’i from Abu’l-Yusr, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used […]

Afdal Al-Istighfar: The most superior way of asking for forgiveness from Allah

November 10, 2014


Narrated Shaddad bin Aus: The Prophet (ﷺ) said  “The most superior way of asking for forgiveness from Allah is:  ‘Allahumma anta Rabbi la ilaha illa anta khalaqtani wa ana `Abduka, wa ana ‘ala ahdika wa wa’dika mastata’tu, A`udhu bika min Sharri ma sana’tu, abu’u Laka bini’matika ‘alaiya, wa abu’u laka bidhanbi faghfir lee fa innahu […]

The Believer dedicates his Attention to the Hereafter [Ibn al-Qayyim

October 31, 2014


Ibn Al-Jawzee said, “The believer dedicates his attention to the Hereafter, and anything that he faces in this life reminds him of the Last Life. Surely, one will dedicate his attention to whatever busying affairs one engages in. For instance, if craftsmen enter a house, – the furniture maker will examine the furniture in that […]

A Sin that Leads to Paradise (Jannah)!!! How?

May 25, 2014


Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullah) said: “Sin may be more beneficial for a person, if it leads him to repent, than doing a lot of acts of worship. One of the predecessors said : ‘A person may commit a sin and enter Paradise because of it, or he may do an act of worship and enter Hell […]

Ruling on a believer who commits some sins

February 7, 2014


Q. What is the situation of a believer who commits many sins during his life? Will Allaah forgive him or will he be punished? What is the extent of his punishment? A. Praise be to Allaah. If believers die believing in Allaah but having committed sins less than major shirk that puts a person beyond […]

It is mustahabb to remove the deceased’s clothes when washing him

February 7, 2014


Q. Is it permissible to wash the deceased without removing his clothes? A. Praise be to Allah. It is mustahabb when washing the deceased to remove his clothes — this is the view of the majority of scholars — apart from his ‘awrah, which must be covered, and there is no difference of opinion on […]

Can the washing of the deceased be attended by one who does not need to be there?

February 7, 2014


Q. Is it permissible for the washing of the deceased to be attended by one who does not need to be there?. A. Praise be to Allaah. Ibn Qudaamah (may Allah have mercy on him) said: “It is makrooh for anyone other than the one who is washing the deceased and those who are helping […]