Noble Qur'an القرآن الكريم

Ibn Al-Qayyim on disobedience as the cause of trials and calamities

Ibn Al-Qayyim on disobedience as the cause of trials and calamities

“Whatever disaster strikes you is for what your hands have earned, yet He pardons much.”

By July 15, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Al-Jawzi on Yusuf and the Blessings of Ramadan

Ibn Al-Jawzi on Yusuf and the Blessings of Ramadan

“Ramadan is the month of compassion, blessings, bounties, good deeds, deliverance from the Hellfire, and forgiveness from the Prevailing King.”

By June 29, 2014 Read More →
On interpretation of verse 9:29 and the battle of Tabuk

On interpretation of verse 9:29 and the battle of Tabuk

“Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you but do not transgress. Verily, Allah does not love transgressors.”

By June 16, 2014 Read More →

Sunnah السنة

Is jihad the sixth pillar of Islam?

Is jihad the sixth pillar of Islam?

“Islam is built upon five: to worship Allah and to disbelieve in what is worshiped besides him, to establish prayer, to give charity, to perform Hajj pilgrimage to the House, and to fast the month of Ramadan.”

By August 2, 2014 Read More →
Manners, etiquette, and traditions for Eid

Manners, etiquette, and traditions for Eid

“Abdullah ibn Umar used to perform a ritual bath on the day of breaking fast before he would depart for prayer.”

By July 26, 2014 Read More →
Are Muslims not punished for killing non-Muslims?

Are Muslims not punished for killing non-Muslims?

“The meaning of this tradition is that a Muslim is not killed for killing a combatant in war.”

By May 28, 2014 Read More →

Faith الإيمان

Dangers of Takfir, declaring Muslims to be apostates

Dangers of Takfir, declaring Muslims to be apostates

“I will not declare anyone from this nation to be an unbeliever.”

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Are the hadith of the black flags authentic?

Are the hadith of the black flags authentic?

“Muslim groups must be judged by their actions and not the color of the flags they wave.”

By October 2, 2014 Read More →
Prophet Muhammad foretold in the Bible

Prophet Muhammad foretold in the Bible

“They are those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered prophet, whom they find written in what they have of the Torah and the Gospel.”

By July 27, 2014 Read More →

Righteousness البر

Do the Muslim believers love death and long for it?

Do the Muslim believers love death and long for it?

“The believer hates death and I hate to hurt him.”

By November 7, 2014 Read More →
Allah loves gentleness in all things

Allah loves gentleness in all things

“Whoever is given his portion of kindness has been given his portion of goodness.”

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Kindness to the Poor and Weak

An-Nawawi on Kindness to the Poor and Weak

“The one who cares for an orphan and myself will be together in Paradise like these two fingers.”

Worship عبادة

Ibn Al-Qayyim on virtues of Arafat on Friday

Ibn Al-Qayyim on virtues of Arafat on Friday

“The day of Arafat, the day of sacrifice, and the days of Mina are celebrations for us, the people of Islam.”

By September 30, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Qudamah on the prostration of forgetfulness, Sujud As-Sahwa

Ibn Qudamah on the prostration of forgetfulness, Sujud As-Sahwa

“Forgetfulness is one of three types: an addition, an omission, and a doubt.”

By July 31, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Al-Qayyim on the Prophet’s guidance for Eid

Ibn Al-Qayyim on the Prophet’s guidance for Eid

“The Prophet would perform the ritual bath before heading to Eid prayer according to an authentic report.”

By July 26, 2014 Read More →

Wisdom الحكمة

Islam at war with the world? Dar Al-Harb explained

Islam at war with the world? Dar Al-Harb explained

“The division of countries into the land of unbelief and Islam is a matter for judicial reasoning,”

By November 21, 2014 Read More →
Islam rejects the call of ISIS to murder civilians

Islam rejects the call of ISIS to murder civilians

“When it is said to them do not cause corruption on the earth, they say we are but reformers.”

By September 24, 2014 Read More →
Did the Prophet accept the presentation of severed heads?

Did the Prophet accept the presentation of severed heads?

“A severed head was never presented to the Messenger of Allah.”

By August 19, 2014 Read More →

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Ibn Taymiyyah on corruption of violent rebellion against Muslim rulers

Ibn Taymiyyah on corruption of violent rebellion against Muslim rulers

“The best of the early Muslims prohibited rebellion and fighting in times of tribulation.”

By August 4, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Al-Jawzi on conflict between reason and desires

Ibn Al-Jawzi on conflict between reason and desires

“How much satisfaction that provoked happiness, ended by revealing sorrow and sadness?”

By July 31, 2014 Read More →
Is praying tahiyyatul masjid an obligation or a recommendation?

Is praying tahiyyatul masjid an obligation or a recommendation?

“Let him not sit down until he prays two bowings.”

By July 19, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Al-Qayyim on oppressive rulers reflecting the sins of the people

Ibn Al-Qayyim on oppressive rulers reflecting the sins of the people

“If the people are upright, then their kings will remain upright. If they turn away from righteousness, then their kings will also turn away.”

By July 2, 2014 Read More →
At-Tahawi on obedience with oppressive rulers

At-Tahawi on obedience with oppressive rulers

“We do not recognize the rebellion against our leader or those in charge of our affairs even if they are unjust, nor do we wish evil for them, nor do we refuse to follow them.”

By June 30, 2014 Read More →
How many raka’at of taraweeh prayer in Ramadan?

How many raka’at of taraweeh prayer in Ramadan?

“The majority of scholars maintain that night prayer in Ramadan consists of twenty bowings and others said that is consists of eleven, thirteen, or thirty six bowings.”

By June 29, 2014 Read More →
Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

“They will pass through the religion just as an arrow pierces its target and they will not return to it just as the arrow does not return to the bow.”

By June 24, 2014 Read More →
Freedom of Religion and Apostasy in Islam

Freedom of Religion and Apostasy in Islam

“The truth is from your Lord. So whoever wills let him believe, and whoever wills let him disbelieve.”

By June 19, 2014 Read More →
Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

“No doubt, modern Liberalism is the dominant political ideology in the world today and therefore one of the greatest intellectual challenges for Muslims.”

By June 11, 2014 Read More →
Allah multiplies the reward for good deeds

Allah multiplies the reward for good deeds

“Every deed of the son of Adam is multiplied from ten to seven hundred times.”

By June 9, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Covering Faults

An-Nawawi on Covering Faults

“Everyone from my nation will be pardoned except those who sin in public.”

By May 19, 2014 Read More →
The Oneness of Lordship (Tawheed Ar-Rububiyyah)

The Oneness of Lordship (Tawheed Ar-Rububiyyah)

“Verily, your Lord is Allah who created the heavens and earth in six days and then established Himself above the Throne.”

By May 13, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Kindness to Parents and Family

An-Nawawi on Kindness to Parents and Family

“Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and be kind to parents.”

By May 12, 2014 Read More →
Is the theory of evolution compatible with Islam?

Is the theory of evolution compatible with Islam?

“The role of science is only to observe and describe the patterns that Allah places in His creation. A Muslim who accepts evolution or natural selection as a valid scientific theory must know that the theory is merely an explanation of one of the many observed patterns in Allah’s creation.”

By April 30, 2014 Read More →
Those whom Allah loves and does not love

Those whom Allah loves and does not love

“Behave well. Verily, Allah loves those who are good.”

By April 30, 2014 Read More →
Does Islam support female genital mutilation (FGM)?

Does Islam support female genital mutilation (FGM)?

“We conclude that female circumcision is merely a cultural practice that has no prescribed Islamic ruling for it and that is supported by no decisive textual evidence.”

By April 24, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Practicing the Sunnah

An-Nawawi on Practicing the Sunnah

“He does not speak from his desires. It is not but a revelation revealed.”

By April 16, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Uprightness and Steadfastness

An-Nawawi on Uprightness and Steadfastness

“Remain upright as you have been commanded, you and those who turn in repentance along with you, and do not transgress.”

By April 16, 2014 Read More →
An-Nawawi on Repentance

An-Nawawi on Repentance

“Seek forgiveness from your Lord and turn to Him in repentance.”

By April 15, 2014 Read More →
Are honor killings allowed in Islam?

Are honor killings allowed in Islam?

“Do not kill a soul that Allah has forbidden except by right of justice.”

By April 4, 2014 Read More →
Three Principles of Monotheism (Tawheed)

Three Principles of Monotheism (Tawheed)

“He is Allah, other than whom there is no God, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection.”

By April 3, 2014 Read More →
Ibn Al-Qayyim and the example of the Watermill

Ibn Al-Qayyim and the example of the Watermill

“Would you say that all of this would happen by accident without an actor who has will and resolution?”

By March 29, 2014 Read More →
Is applying kohl from the Sunnah? Is it dangerous?

Is applying kohl from the Sunnah? Is it dangerous?

“Kohl protects the health of the eyes and gives strength and clarity of vision, and it cleanses the eyes of bad substances.”

By March 14, 2014 Read More →