Filed under Ibaadah – Ikhlaas – Dhikr – Taqwaa

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

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

An Explanation of What should be Present in the Heart During every Pillar and Moment from the Actions of the Prayer

Source: Risaalah Ta’dheem Qadr is-Salaat (Eng. Trans. Abu `Iyad as-Salafi) Article ID : IBD060004 And these are the aadhaan, purification, covering ones awrah, facing the qiblah, standing, the intention, the takbeer, seeking refuge, the basmalah, the recitation of Faatiha and another surah, the rukoo, sujood and tashahhud. The Aadhaan When you hear the call of … Continue reading

How to Pray in a Chair When Needed

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful…   Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan (may Allaah preserve him) was asked about how one is to pray in a chair when needed. The reply: Prayer is the second pillar of Islaam. It is the foundational support-post of Islaam, and it is the first of all deeds a person will … Continue reading

Ikhlaas (Sincerity) : A Necessary Condition of Ibadah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ikhlaas (Sincerity) : A Necessary Condition of Ibadah Author: Abu ‘Iyad Source: The Book of Worship Article ID : IBD010003 As for Ikhlaas, then that is one of the meanings of the testimony “there is nothing which has the right to Ibaadah except Allaah” in that your Ibaadah should be exclusively … Continue reading

The Tahayeeyah of the Ka’aba is Making Tawaaf

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani (d.1420A.H) -Rahimullaah- mentions: ‘The Tahayeeyah of the Ka’aba is Making Tawaaf’ ‘I do not know of an origin for this Hadeeth, even though this is common upon the tongues of the people. The author of ‘al-Hidayah’ who is from the Hanafis mentioned it with the … Continue reading

On Asking Others to Make Du’a for You and Its Connection to Perfection in Tawhid

Shaykh al-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) stated as occurs in Majmu’ al-Fatawa (1/193): ومن قال لغيره من الناس : ادع لي – أو لنا – وقصده أن ينتفع ذلك المأمور بالدعاء وينتفع هو أيضاً بأمره ويفعل ذلك المأمور به كما يأمره بسائر فعل الخير فهو مقتد بالنبي (صلى الله عليه وسلم) ، وأما إن لم يكن مقصوده إلا … Continue reading

An Explanation of What should be Present in the Heart During every Pillar and Moment from the Actions of the Prayer

Source: Risaalah Ta’dheem Qadr is-Salaat (Eng. Trans. Abu `Iyad as-Salafi) Article ID : IBD060004 And these are the aadhaan, purification, covering ones awrah, facing the qiblah, standing, the intention, the takbeer, seeking refuge, the basmalah, the recitation of Faatiha and another surah, the rukoo, sujood and tashahhud. The Aadhaan When you hear the call of … Continue reading

About the Qunoot Supplication Made in the Witr Prayer

  Title of the study: The Narrations About the Qunoot Supplication Made in the Witr Prayer, From a Hadeeth Perspective, and From a Fiqh Perspective Name of the author: Muhammad ibn ‘Umar ibn Saalim Baazmool The study consists of two main parts: Part One: The Narrations Along With a Discussion of Their Authenticity Part Two: … Continue reading

Advice to Those Who Are Not Praying Any Nawaafil Prayers

Shaykh Muhammad ‘Umar Baazmool QUESTION What is your advice to someone who has stopped praying the Sunnah prayers in the daytime and does not pray anything at night? ANSWER by Shaykh Muhammad ‘Umar Baazmool, instructor at Umm Al-Quraa University in Makkah There is nothing more outstanding as advice than the hadeeth of the Messenger (sallallaahu … Continue reading