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Someone believes that the awliya’ are our protectors, and he quotes a verse from the Qur’an as evidence

December 7, 2017

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Q. I have a friend who believes that the Messenger of Allah and pious people, whom he calls Awliya like Abdul Qadir Jeelani,are our protectors and helpers in this world besides Allah.He quotes ayah no.55 of Surah Al-Maidah in support of his belief. Kindly clarify the actual meaning of the Ayah. A. Praise be to Allah […]

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 […]

[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 […]

Response to the article ‘Should we celebrate Mawlid (The Prophet’s (s) birthday)’ by Dr. `Isa al-Mani` al-Humayri

December 25, 2015

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Response to the article ‘Should we celebrate Mawlid (The Prophet’s (s) birthday)’ by Dr. `Isa al-Mani` al-Humayri

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 […]