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Importance of Reflection and Taking Stock of Oneself

January 9, 2017

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Q. I have recently begun a form of reflective mediation every night after ‘Isha prayer. I sit in silence focusing on my breathing and I reflect on my past, the sins I have committed, and the good deeds I have done. I then focus on the future and what do I need to do to […]

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 […]

3. The Prohibitions which are taken too lightly – Grave-Worship

June 22, 2015

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Grave-Worship One of the forms of shirk which is particularly widespread in Muslim countries is: grave- worship, the belief that dead awliyaa’ (“saints”) can fulfil one’s needs or help at times of distress, and calling upon them for aid. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but […]

Why are a lot of people being affected by Jinn these days

January 29, 2015

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In recent times their appears to have been a significant increase in the number of people who are being affected by Jinn. There are numerous causes of this but generally it is due to the fact that society as a whole is moving away from the correct worship of Allah and not even calling towards […]

The Innovators will be Turned Away

November 7, 2014

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The Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasalam) said “Some of my people will come to me at my Lake Fount, and after I recognise them, they will then be taken away from me, whereupon I will say, ‘My companions!’ Then it will be said, ‘You do not know what they innovated in the religion after you” Al-Qurtubi […]

With the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce Two Innovations [Ibn Taymiyah]

November 4, 2014

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Shaykh al Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) said: “Because of the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce two innovations: 1. the innovation of mourning and wailing on the day of ‘Ashoora’, by slapping the cheeks, weeping, and reciting eulogies. … and … 2. the innovation of rejoicing and celebrating. … So some introduced […]

On celebrating the night of the middle of Sha‘baan

June 14, 2014

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Many believe that Almighty Allah descends down to the lowest of the heavens to make a special listening of people’s prayers and answer them on the night of 15 Shaban; Right or Wrong? People who hold this view use following ahadith to support their view: Aishah (RA) narrated: “I could not find Allah’s Messenger (PBUH) […]