Filed under Da’wah – Knowledge

Helping sinners repent or insulting them?

By Shaykh Saalih Aal ash-Shaykh The Shaykh, may Allaah preserve him, explains an excellent admonishment from Aboo ad-Dardaa’ Thus, insulting someone is negativity, and it is not permissible in theSharee’ah  (Islaamic legislation).  Instead, we ask Allaah to guide our brothers and we praise Allaah for excusing us (from what they are being tried with), and … Continue reading

Consistency Is a Must!

Prepared by Abu ‘Abdis Salaam Siddiq Al Juyaanee ❁❁❁ An important thing to remember when seeking knowledge -as in many other things in life- is that one must be consistent if they want to achieve any level of success. Be not deceived by the erroneous concept that, “Success is gained in large strides.” Rather, it is the … Continue reading

Imaam Muqbil Replies: Striving To Attain Tazkiyahs (Commendations) For Oneself

Transcribed by Umm Ismaa’eel as-Salafiyyah for  (Jumaada al-Ulaa 1422H, August 2001) This tape is available from Salafi Publications – translated by Aboo Talha Daawood, translation spoken and presented by Aboo Khadeejah (1997). What follows is a transcript of Question 2 only. Question number 2: Our noble Shaykh: What is the ruling regarding striving to gather … Continue reading

What is the purpose of Knowledge?

The First Affair/Benefit: [The Purpose of Knowledge]Question: What is the purpose of Knowledge? Answer: The purpose of knowledge is that (you) worship Allah upon clear sightedness, to acquire fear of Allah and follow that which the Prophet and the noble Companions were upon (by way of this knowledge).  And the intent behind knowledge is not merely narrating a great … Continue reading

How do we know who a Scholar is, if we are from the general folk?

Question: How do we know who a Scholar is, if we are from the general folk? Answer: The (person) should ask the people of knowledge–those who are well known, such as the likes of Sheikh Fawzaan, Sheikh Luhaydaan, Sheikh Subayyil, Sheikh Rabee or other than them from the people of knowledge.  We ask them (saying): ‘There is a man amongst … Continue reading

Lead by Example

Bismillāh, As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum, Before the reader is some scholarly advice about the importance of embracing Islamic character and the importance of being a leader by statement and action. I ask Allāh,The Most High, to allow this article to be an encouragement for all of us to strive to be excellent examples for others. Al-‘Allāmah Muḥammad b. … Continue reading