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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 […]

Marriage Case: A Christian Woman had a Civil Marriage, and she wants to have an Islamic Marriage with another man without the first husband having divorced her

February 13, 2017

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Q. I know an orthodox Christian girl who got married to a Muslim man in court. They got married about two and a half year ago and then she got separated from him about five months ago. She now contacted her church and the priest told her that her marriage was not valid in the […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Third Level of Islam

April 23, 2014

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The Third Level: Ihsan Ihsan is a single pillar and it is that you worship Allah as though you see Him, and even though you do not see Him, He sees you. Proof of Ihsan is the Saying of Allah, “Truly, Allah is with those who fear Him and those who are Muhsinoon (sing. Muhsin: […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Second Level of Islam

April 23, 2014

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The Second level: Eeman Eeman has seventy and some odd braches, the highest of them is, “La ilaha illa Allah” and the lowest of them is taking away something harmful from the street, and Haya (shyness) is part of Eeman. The pillars of Eeman are six: i) Eeman in Allah, ii) Eeman in His Angels, […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Meaning of Islamic Testimony (Shahadah)

April 22, 2014

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The Meaning of Shahadah is, “There is no Ma’bood, who deserves to be worshiped except Allah.” ‘La ilaha’ is a denial of all those who are worshiped except Allah. ‘Illa Allah’ is an affirmation of worship for Allah alone without partners in worship, just like there are no partners with Him in His Dominion. What […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – First Level of Islam

April 22, 2014

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[Second] Allah is not pleased that anyone should be associated as a partner with Him in worship, neither an angel who is near Him, nor any prophet who was sent as a messenger. Proof is the Saying of Allah, “The mosques are for Allah (Alone), so invoke not anyone along with Allah.” [Soorah al-Jinn (72): […]

[The Three Principles] First Principle – Knowledge about Allaah

April 17, 2014

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The First Principle – Knowledge about Allaah Know, may Allah have mercy upon you, that it is obligatory upon every Muslim male and female to learn and act upon three matters: [First] Allah created us and provided us (with sustenance) and He did not leave us (in this world) without a purpose. Rather, He sent […]