Fasting removes the ills of the chest!

Bismillahi Wal Hamdullillah was Salātu Was Salāmu ‘Alā Rasūlillah Ammā Ba’d: In addition to the many benefits fasting has in relation to the development of taqwa and suppressing the desires of the fasting person, fasting also has another benefit mentioned in the following authentic hadith: Upon the authority of a man from the companions of … Continue reading

Allaah’s Forgiveness

Another Name belonging to Allaah is Al-`Afoo (the Pardoner). In the last ten nights of Ramadaan, the Messenger ﷺ taught `Aai`shah (radiyallaahu `anha) to say: اللهم إنك عفو كريم تحب العفو فاعف عني O Allaah! You are `Afoo (Pardoner), You love to Pardon, so Pardon me.(1) So Allaah is the Pardoner, the One who excuses people. How is His Pardoning of the people different from the way … Continue reading

The Fitna of children upon the righteous people

The Fitna of children upon the righteous people Explained by Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee Shaykh Sulayman Ar Ruhaylee: Shaykh of Islam Ibn Taymiyyah—may Allah have mercy uponhim said: As Hudaifah said to Umar  The afflictions for a man as it relates to his wife, his wealth, his children and his neighbor (and in another narration: himself, his children … Continue reading

A History of Ḥajj

An excellent daʿwah tool demonstrating the significance of the Ḥajj within Islām.   During the Ḥajj period itself, the atmosphere around the sacred precincts of the Kaʿbah was like a circus. Men and women would go round the Kaʿbah naked, arguing that they should present themselves before Allāh in the same condition they were born.   … Continue reading

Speaking Against The Evil Ones Amongst The Dead

Imaam Bukhaari (rahimahullaah) said: Chapter: ‘What Is Forbidden As Regards Reviling The Dead’ Narrated Aisha (radiyallaahu-anhaa): The Prophet  said: ‘’Don’t revile the dead, because they have reached the destination of what they forwarded’’ [Book of Funerals; Hadith No:1393] Imaam Abdul Azeez Bin Baaz (rahimahullaah) commented briefly on this hadith saying: ‘’If revilement is for the … Continue reading

Usool us-Soennah van Imaam al-Humaidi

Korte biografie van Imaam Al-Humaidi Zijn naam is Abee Bakr ‘Abdillah Ibn az-Zubayr al-Humaidi al-Qurashee al-Makkee (overleden 219h) Een groep van de grootste Imaams van Islaam en de Soennah overleverde van hem. De hoofd van hen was Muhammad ibn Ismaa’eel al-Bukhari (overleden 256h). Eveneens als Imaam Muslim in de Muqaddimah van zijn Saheeh, en Abu … Continue reading

A Concise Word On Fasting the Day of ʿĀshūrā

Table of Contents: Its Virtue ………………………………………………..  pg. 1 It Is the Day Allāh Saved Mūsá …………………  pg. 1 Its Ruling ………………………………………………..  pg. 2 It Is the 10th of Muḥarram ……………………….   pg. 2 The Three Ways to Fast ʿĀshūrā ……………….   pg.2-3 Fasting ʿĀshūrā If It Concides with Saturday  pg. 3 Some Innovations Practiced on ʿĀshūrā … Continue reading

The Best Days of the Year – Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

Good deeds are more beloved to Allaah. ‏ ‏ ‏ ‏ النَّبِيِّ ‏ ‏صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ ‏ ‏أَنَّهُ قَالَ ‏ ‏مَا الْعَمَلُ فِي أَيَّامٍ أَفْضَلَ مِنْهَا فِي هَذِهِ قَالُوا وَلَا الْجِهَادُ قَالَ وَلَا الْجِهَادُ إِلَّا رَجُلٌ خَرَجَ يُخَاطِرُ بِنَفْسِهِ وَمَالِهِ فَلَمْ يَرْجِعْ بِشَيْءٍ ‏ “There are no days during which good deeds are more … Continue reading

Taqwaa: The Key to Learning

By Shaykh Abu Anas Hamad Ibn Ibraaheem al-’Uthmaan A short reminder to those seeking knowledge concerning the aspect of taqwaa, since this is a useful tool long forgotten by many of those who enter themselves into the various sciences of this noble, pure Religion. Whosoever loves that Allaah should open-up his heart for him and … Continue reading

To Complete a reading of the Qur’aan in Ramadan

By Shaykh Abu Anas Muhammad bin Hadi al-Madkhali السلف في رمضان.pdf Translated by Umm Yahya Shaykh Muhammad bin Hadi said: ‘Sa’eed Ibn Jubayr  -Rahimullaah-  used to complete the recitation of the Qur’aan every two nights in Ramadan. Aswad Ibn Yazeed an-Nakha’ee -Rahimullaah-  used to complete the recitation of the Qur’aan every two nights in Ramadan. … Continue reading

The Purpose of the Jumma Khutbah

Compiled & Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – Objective of Khutbah Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Abee Bakr Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751 A.H.) -Rahimullaah- said: ‘On the day of Jumma’ there is a Khutbah (sermon) the objective of which is to glorify Allaah and regard Him as Magnificent, and testify to singling out Allaah Alone as … Continue reading

How Many Rak’ahs Did the Salaf Pray for Taraaweeh?

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the Ever-Merciful… A Great Third-Century Imaam of the Sunnah Gathered the Narrations of the Salaf Regarding How Many Rak’ahs They Prayed or Preferred for the Taraaweeh Prayers of Ramadhaan The highly celebrated imaam, Shaykh al-Islaam Aboo ‘Abdillaah Muhammad ibn Nasr al-Marwazee [d.294] was one of the greatest … Continue reading

Tawheed as Understood by the Philosophers

Shaykh Saalih ibn ‘Abdillaah Al-Fawzaan From his book Duroos min Al-Qur’aan Al-Kareem (p.15-17) Translated exclusively for http://www.bakkah.net [ In the Name of Allaah, the All-Merciful, may His Salaah and Salaambe upon His final Messenger, and upon all his family members and companions, and those who follow his way, to proceed… ] There are those who say that tawheed is only one category … Continue reading

Islam and Good Character

Shaykh Muhammad Bin ‘Uthmaan al-Anjaree stated: Islam has come to complete and perfect good character, but unfortunately many of us have yet to acknowledge this (behavioral) completeness that Allah has blessed the Muslims with. Due to this I wanted to (share) some of the legislative treasures and topics related to good character. Verily Jaabir (radi … Continue reading