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

March 8, 2017


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 […]

Names of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) that were given to him by Allah

February 12, 2015


Q. Did Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, choose or decree that the name of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) should be Muhammad? Is Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, the one who gave His Prophet the following names: Ahmad, al-Maahi, al-Haashir, al-‘Aaqib and other names, or did […]

Affirming the Names and Attributes of Allaah

February 7, 2015


Imaam Aboo Haneefah – may Allaah have mercy upon him – said: “He becomes angry and He becomes pleased; and it is not to be said ‘His Anger is His Punishment‘ and ‘His pleasure is His Reward‘. We describe Him as He has described Himself, One Eternal, He does not beget, nor is he Beggotten, […]

Dua/Supplication An Anti-Depressant Without Pills – A Prophetic prescription

November 12, 2014


If you are going through distress, anxiety or depression then try out this rejuvenating ▫️ اللهم إني عبدك ابن عبدك، ابن أمتك، ناصيتي بيدك، ماض في حكمك، عدل في قضاؤك. أسألك بكل اسم هو لك سميت به نفسك، أو أنزلته في كتابك، أو علمته أحداً من خلقك، أو استأثرت به في علم الغيب عندك، أن […]

What are the things that Allaah taught to Adam?

November 1, 2014


Praise be to Allaah. Imaam Ibn Katheer (may Allaah have mercy on him) said in his Tafseer (1/256, ed. by Abu Ishaaq al-Huwayni), commenting on the aayah (interpretation of the meaning): “And He taught Adam all the names (of everything)…” [al-Baqarah 2:31] “The correct view is that He taught him the names of all things, […]

How to benefit from the 99 Names of Allaah

June 18, 2014


Shaikh Dr. ‘Abdur-Razaq al-badr حفظه الله:» The Prophet said in a hadeeth reported in the two Saheehs’ from Aboo Hurairah “Allaah has ninety-nine names, a hundred except one. Whoever memorises and is mindful of them (ahsaahaa) will enter Paradise.” However, ‘… memorising and being mindful of them …’ (ihsaa), is not merely to take these […]

Confusion about which groups and sects are telling the truth

November 4, 2013


Q. I know you have already explained the fact that the way to find the real jammah is one which follows hadith and sunna, as these poeple cannot go astray.    i was with eh-le hadith (saudi salafis) until lately i have received so much info from hanafi’s and also shaikh faisal too. they criticise […]