Filed under ‘Aqeedah – Minhaj

Ishq – Extreme Fervent Love

Compiled & Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya Shaykh ul-Islaam Ahmad bin AbdulHaleem Ibn Taymeeyah (d.728 A.H.) -Rahimullaah-said: ‘Ishq[1] is an extreme love which exceeds necessary bounds.’[2] Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751 A.H.) -Rahimullaah-said: ‘al-Ishq is an excessive love,  where by one fears for the person who is excessive in his love.’[3] Ibn Taymeeyah (d.728 A.H.) -Rahimullaah-said: ‘Majority of the scholars do not completely … Continue reading

Common Errors in Knowing who is a Scholar

  Taken from the book “The hadeeth reported by the Companion ‘Irbaad ibn Saariyah (May Allaah be pleased with him) The Prophet, salallaahu ‘alaihi wassallaam, said: “…Upon you is to follow My Sunnah(way) and the Sunnah of the Rightly Guided Caliphs…” Explained By -Sheikh ‘Ubayd ibn Abdillaah al-Jaabiree hafidhahullah Former Teacher at the Islamic University … Continue reading

Al-Muwazanah – Mentioning the Good and Bad Points Together

Author: Faalih Bin Talee’ah Source: Translated by Abu Iyaad as-Salafi Article ID : NDV100002 The Principle of Counterbalancing the Bad AND the Good Points in the Understanding of ash-Shaayijee Ash-Shayijee considers that the greatest principle of this astray group is their saying that it is not necessary to mention the good points of an innovator … Continue reading

The Path is One

By Shaykh ’Abdul-Maalik Ramadaanee al-Jazaa‘iree Translation by Maaz Qureshi [1] Know – may Allaah have mercy upon you – that the path which will guarantee the bounty of Islaam for you is one, not numerous paths; because Allaah has written success for one party (hizb) only. So He said, “These are the Party of Allaah. Indeed, the Party … Continue reading

Fiqh al Waqi

[1] Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan was asked: “What is the meaning of ‘Fiqh al Waqi’ (science of current affairs)? Answer: “The fiqh (understanding) that is required is the fiqh of the book and the sunnah. This is the fiqh that is required and necessary. As regard the gaining of fiqh in the language then that is from the permissible things … Continue reading

The Means To Safety For The Ummah [1]

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful The Bestower of Mercy  The Means To Safety For The Ummah by Sheikh Saaleh Al Fawzaan (May Allaah preserve him) Indeed, from the wisdom of Allaah (The Most High) is that the Children of Aadam will be tried and tested, the first to the last amongst them. … Continue reading

The Means To Safety For The Ummah [2]

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful The Bestower of Mercy  The Means To Safety For The Ummah by Sheikh Saaleh Al Fawzaan (May Allaah preserve him) The Truth Is Aided When Put To the Test, So Do Not Be Surprised Because This Is the Way of the Most Merciful Allaah This is from … Continue reading

Imaam Abu Hanifah (d. 150H) and the Splitting and Deviation of the Hanafis After Him Into Diverse Factions and Sects

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Abu Hanifah and His Students Were Upon the Aqidah of Ahl us-Sunnah, the Righteous Salaf It is agreed upon by the people of verification that Imaam Abu Hanifah (d. 150H), and this two companions Abu Yusuf Ya’qub bin Ibraaheem al-Ansaaree (d. 182H) and Muhammad bin al-Hasan ash-Shaybaanee (d. 189H), and others besides them … Continue reading

Why are you Mad at Us?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Shaykh ‘Ubayd Al-Jaabiree As for the advice of the scholars, then from it there is the statement of Abdullaah ibn Abbaas, may Allaah have mercy upon him: “Someone invents and innovation in the east or the west and a man carries it to me and when it reaches me I repel … Continue reading

Preserving the Usool

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Author: Shaikh Muhammad Bin Saalih al-Uthaimeen Article ID : AQD010002 The Messenger of Allaah (صلى الله عليه وسلم) explained to the people -completely and clearly-what their Lord had revealed for them; both the detailed matters and the important ones, the apparent matters and the hidden ones, to such an extent that he … Continue reading

Reason for persistence upon falsehood

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful The Bestower of Mercy SHAIKH ABDULLAAH AL-BUKHAARI Returning to the truth is better than persistence upon falsehood; because persistence upon falsehood is proof of being forsaken, as Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) stated in Al-Fawaa-id: ”To be forsaken is that Allaah leaves you to yourself.” The causes of … Continue reading

Al-Imaam al-Bazzaar mentions the reason Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah focused more on writing about the matters of I’tiqaad than the matters of Fiqh

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Al-Imaam Aboo Hafs ‘Umar bin ‘Alee al-Bazzaar [d.749H] said regarding Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah [d.728H]  in his biography [1] of him: “And indeed he – رضى الله عنه – wrote most of his writings regarding the Usool (fundamental principles of the Deen) [2] as opposed to other than them from the sciences (of Islaam), so I asked him about the reason for that, and I requested … Continue reading