TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم   Praise be to Allaah. What is meant by tawassul and waseelah is four things: the kind of tawassul without which faith cannot be complete, which is seeking to reach Allaah (tawassul) by believing in Him and His Messengers, and obeying Him and His Messenger, This is what is meant in … More TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH

POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Islam teaches us to direct the act reflection (tafakkur), or deep thought, towards the signs of Allah, the names and attributes of Allah, to his blessings and wonders, to hope in the Hereafter, and to optimism. By controlling our thought processes in a positive manner, we can increase the effectiveness of our prayers … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS

WIFE BEATING “IS NOT” PERMITTED IN ISLAM

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings of Allah be Upon Him, never struck a woman or a servant or an animal. He never beat anyone for any reason and he never hit anything unless he was defending himself in battle. Aisha reported: مَا ضَرَبَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَادِمًا لَهُ … More WIFE BEATING “IS NOT” PERMITTED IN ISLAM

RIYA – THE HIDDEN SHIRK – SHOWING OFF

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Riyaa is showing off and can include the desire to seek praise or a reputation. It includes worrying what people think of oneself. Showing-off includes one’s deeds for someone else’s sake when they should be done for the sake of Allah (SWT). Ibn ‘Abbas said: “Riyaa is more hidden than a … More RIYA – THE HIDDEN SHIRK – SHOWING OFF

WHY THE DIFFERENT OPINIONS IN THE 4 MADHABS

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  None of the imams intentionally opposed the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) NOTES FROM IBN TAYMIYYAH’S REMOVAL OF BLAME FROM GREAT ULAMA OR – RAF’ Al-MALAM, AL-A’IMMAT AL-A’LAM They believe that words of anyone other than the Prophet may be accepted or rejected If the opinions of any of the accepted imams are … More WHY THE DIFFERENT OPINIONS IN THE 4 MADHABS