Ibn Hajar said: With regard to the format of the takbeer, the most saheeh that has been narrated concerning it is that which was narrated by ‘Abd al-Razzaaq with a saheeh isnaad from Salmaan who said: “Proclaim Allah’s greatness: Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbaru kabeeran.
Fath al-Baari, 2/462 … More TAKBEERAT OF EID EXPLAINED
The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) promised to offer supplication (du‘aa’) for him whilst advising him of that which would be better for him, which is when he said: “If you wish, I shall pray for you; and if you wish, you can be patient and that will be better for you.” … More TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH
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 and worship as well as relieve ourselves from the anger, depression, and anxieties that worldly thoughts induce. … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS
Verily, Allah will torture those who torture people in this world.
Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2613, Grade: Sahih … More WIFE BEATING “IS NOT” PERMITTED IN ISLAM
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Take Advantage of Five Before Five The Prophet sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam has been blessed with jawaami’ ul kalim, the most concise, or precise, speech. The Prophet sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam said, “I have been blessed with concise speech.” Therefore, when we look at the precious pearls that came … More TAKE ADVANTAGE OF 5 BEFORE 5
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
Avoid the seven heinous sins: Worshipping others with Allah, sorcery, taking a life which Allah has m ade sacred except in the course of justice, devouring u sury, appropriating the property of the orphan, fleeing from the battlefield, and charging believing women, unmindful though innocent, with adultery. … More AL KABIRAT UL-KABAIR – THE MAJOR SINS