TRIBALISM REVISITED “KHUTBAH”

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”

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AL-MUHALLA المحلى IBN HAZM – RULINGS ONLY – ZAHIRI FIQH

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

RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH

In the Hadīth of Ibn ‘Abbās (r) that the Messenger of Allāh (sallallāhu’alayhi wasallam) said:

“There are no days in which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than these days.”

Included in the general wording of the statement: ‘good deeds’ is: fasting; fasting is among the best of deeds, and Allāh has singled out for Himself (to reward). So fasting all nine days is a Sunnah, as the general statement of the Hadīth indicates, and as is the view of the majority of scholars. … More RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH

TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH TYPES AND THE BLIND MAN HADEETH

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

EID AL-ADHA SACRIFICE

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

CONDENSED DESCRIPTION OF CONTEMPORARY MISGUIDED SECTS

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

POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS

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