The people said (to Umar), “O chief of the believers! Appoint a successor.” Umar said, “I do not find anyone more suitable for the job than the following persons or group whom Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) had been pleased with before he died.”
Then Umar mentioned: “Ali, Uthman, AzZubair, Talha, Sad and Abdur-Rahman (bin Auf)”
Then Umar said, “Abdullah bin Umar will be a witness to you, but he will have no share in the rule. His being a witness will compensate him for not sharing the right of ruling. If Sad becomes the ruler, it will be alright: otherwise, whoever becomes the ruler should seek his help, as I have not dismissed him because of disability or dishonesty.” … More THE STABBING AND DEATH OF UMAR IBN AL KHATTAB & THE THIRD CALIPH IS CHOSEN
Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because nationalism calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the `Aqeedah, that is belief in Allah (swt) and His Messenger ﷺ. Islam calls for the ideological bond. … More TRIBALISM REVISITED “KHUTBAH”
Today, the average Muslim in the West earns his living by having an ordinary job. He is unable to find time to study the Arabic Language to be capable to comprehend Allah’s orders from Quran and Sahih Hadith. So, he finds himself compelled to follow one of the schools of Fiqh.
The choice is sometimes difficult because they are all human and had done their best to learn and teach what they believe was proper Fiqh. Due to that we say thet the safest School is the one in closest adherance to the Quran and Hadith.
I am a Hanbali in Fiqh, but the Dhahiri “Zahiri” school of thought, which was founded by Imam Abu Dawoud Alasfahany (202 A.H) which was adopted and revised by Imam Ali Bin Hazm (348 A.H) of Andalusia is the closest to the literal interpretation of the Ahadith. … More AL-MUHALLA المحلى IBN HAZM – RULINGS ONLY – ZAHIRI FIQH
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
A sheep or goat is used as a single offering and is sufficient for one household;
Abu Ayyoob al Ansaree (may Allaah be pleased with him) said:
“At the time of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), a man would sacrifice a sheep on behalf of himself and the members of his household, and they would eat from it and give some to others.” (Reported by Ibn Maajah and al-Tirmidhi, who classed it as saheeh) … More EID AL-ADHA SACRIFICE
There are certain signs that indicate people of innovation, such as.
1. They attribute themselves to something other than Islaam and the Sunnah, due to what they have introduced from innovations in speech, action and belief.
2. They cling fanatically to their opinions and do not turn to the truth, even if it is clearly conveyed to them.
3. They hate the scholars of Islaam and the Religion. … More CONDENSED DESCRIPTION OF CONTEMPORARY MISGUIDED SECTS
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