‘Ilm (Knowledge)
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Ramadhan

As Ramadhan nears completion, particularly during the last 10 days, people's worship of Allah takes on a more intense fervor and many people sit for 'itikaaf in the masajid.

Hadith Sciences and History

He was the authoritative scholar of the Islamic sciences, the Qur’anic exegete, Hadith expert, jurist, and Sufi, Zafar Ahmad ibn Latif ‘Uthmani al-Thanawi.

Hadith Sciences and History

The Companions رضي الله عنهم of Allah's Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) are considered to be the most superior and exalted people after the Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) and the other Prophets and Messengers of Allah (عليهم السلام).

Hadith Sciences and History

A manifestation of Allah’s mercy and favour upon His slaves is that He sent to them a Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم to convey His message, guide them to all that is good and warn them from all that is harmful.

History and Biography

Al-Hasan ibn Abi al-Hasan Yasar Abu Sa'id al-Basri (d. 110), al-Faqîh, the great Imam of Basra, leader of the ascetics and scholars of his time. The son of a freedwoman of Umm Salama's (the Prophet's wife) and a freedman of Zayd ibn Thabit's (the Prophet's stepson).

History and Biography

Imaam Ahmad's main students were his own two sons, Saalih (died 873 CE) and Abdullah (died 903 CE). Imaam Bukhaaree and Muslim, compilers of the most outstanding collections of Hadeeth, were among the great scholars of Hadeeth who studied under Imaam Ahmad R.

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Gateways to Eternal Success

Gateways to Eternal Success All praise belongs to Allah, Sustainer of the worlds, and blessings and peace be upon Muhammad [sallallaahu alayhi wasallam], the Crown of all Prophets. This pamphlet is dedicated to every Muslim, who worships Allah without ascribing partners to Him, since the greatest aspiration of every Muslim is to leave this world […]

Please help me

Question     I will do my best to describe my situation so that things may be made clear to you.   I live in a country in the caribbean and married a sister in Canada in April of this year. She has two daughters(16 and 5) The older daughter lives with her ex husband […]

the privilege to name the child

  Question We, the parents named our newborn baby, but the grandparents objected as they were not given the privilege to name the child. Did we do wrong? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. The parents have the right to name […]

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Wearing gold and silk has been made unlawful for the men of my Ummah but permissible for its women.” [Tirmidhi]
Photography & Modern Challenges

As Qiyaamah draws closer, the fitnah and fasaad are ever increasing and trials and tribulations are incessantly raining upon the Ummah. The prophecy of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) which was explained to the Sahaabah (Radiyallahu Anhum) over fourteen hundred years ago is a reality today.

GREATER JIHAAD

What do you think of the attached. Is the Hadith weak or not.

""Mentioned by Al-Khatib Al-Baghdadi in his book, The History of Baghdad on the authority of Jabir [ra], who said, ‘The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) returned from one of his battles, and thereupon told us, ‘You have arrived with an excellent arrival,...

BLESSED NATIONS

Q: Are there such thing as ''blessed nations" because I've read that Yemen is a blessed nation ,also Syria. I have also heard that najd was not blessed by the prophet [saw]. Did the prophet [saw] say that faith is Yemeni and wisdom is Yemeni and why was muadh bin jabal R.A sent there to be governor, were any other sahaba sent to other nations ...

Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban.

The Month of Rajab

It is also not known in which year the event of Mi'raj took place. The books of history suggest a wide range between the fifth-year and the twelfth year after the Holy Prophet was entrusted with prophethood.

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Following One’s Whims And Fancies…

The Taqleed Of An Individual And Following One’s Whims And Fancies When the level of moral integrity and compliance with the spirit of the Quran and Sunnah deteriorated, scholars issued a Fatwa confining Taqleed to an individual only. The attitude, which the scholars hoped to curb with this Fatwa, was abuse of ambiguous issues in […]

Isra' and Mi`raj (In Detail)

As the Prophet, (Peace Be Upon Him), was in al-Hijr at the House (the semi-circular space under the waterspout which is open on both sides on the Northwest side of the Ka`ba),, lying down at rest between two men (his uncle Hamza and his cousin Ja`far ibn Abi Talib). Jibril and Mika'il came to him. With them was a third angel ...

The Month of Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum), in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban. Therefore, when the Holy Prophet sighted the moon of Rajab...

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In quarrel with my wife she abuses me…

  Question   In quarrel with my wife she abuses me. In response I said her, ‘then do I say you Talaq’. I know that Talaq will be effective when I say three times and if I say one time then I will have only further two chances and if I say in future two […]