Filed under Tawheed – Shirk – ar-Riyaa

Riyaa’ and Its Types

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Its meaning: It is derived from ar-Ru’yah (a vision, sight, observation). It’s foundation is doing actions of goodness and piety so that people see them or hear of them, in order to win their praise and admiration, to gain position and status amongst them and to obtain the goals and objectives of this … Continue reading

An introduction to Shirk and its divisions

 …….. A COMPREHENSIVE DEFINITION: Shaykh Saalih Ibn Fawzaan al-Fawzaan says: ‘‘Shirk is to designate an associate/partner (shareek) with Allaah in His Ruboobiyyah (Lordship), or His Uloohiyyah(Divinity).  In most cases, the association (ishraak) is in the uloohiyyah, by calling upon someone along with Allaah, or designating for other than Allaah something from the various types of worship such as: sacrifice, taking oaths, … 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

Imaam As-Sa’dee on How to Obtain ‘Ilm that “La illaaha il Allaah.”

Source: Tayseer Al-Kareem Al-Mannan fee Tafseer Kalaam Ar-Rahman by Imaam As-Sa’dee (rahimahullaah) (p. 731-732) Translator: Hassan as-Somali Compiled in Article form and Typed by the Editorial Staff of Salafy Ink (Proof2Print) Imaam As-Sa’dee on How to Obtain ‘Ilm that “La illaaha il Allaah.”pdf Shaikh ‘Ubaid al-Jabiree (hafidhahullaah) relayed in his explanation of Three Fundamental Principles (p. 52-53)1 that … Continue reading

3.2 Legislation

Legislation is the sole right of Allaah, the Most High. The meaning of legislation is that which Allaah has revealed for the slaves, such as the manhaj upon which they traverse in the ‘aqeedah, dealings etc. and from that is making things halaal and haraam. So it is not for anyone to declare something halaal except … Continue reading

A Collection of Guidelines on What a Person Can Do to Protect Himself From Magic [2]

Compiled by Shaykh ‘Alee bin Ghazi at-Tawayjjari From the book ‘Tabseer al-Bashr bi-Tahreem as-Sihar’ Translated by  Abbas Abu Yahya  As a fortification against it: 1- Implementing Tawheed and sincerity for Allaah Ta’ala.                                    2- Tawaakul (trusting) in Allaah and relying upon Him, entrusting the matter to Him. Allaah -Ta’ala- said: << And whosoever puts his trust … Continue reading

A Collection of Guidelines on What a Person Can Do to Protect Himself From Magic [3]

Compiled by Shaykh ‘Alee bin Ghazi at-Tawayjjari From the book ‘Tabseer al-Bashr bi-Tahreem as-Sihar’  Translated by  Abbas Abu Yahya  5- Reading Ayaatul-Kursi after every obligatory prayer after the legislated ‘Adhkaar (supplications) which follow giving the sallam in prayer. [7] What indicates this is the saying of the Messenger – sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam: ‘Whoever reads … Continue reading

Magicians, Sorcerers – How To Identify Them

Magicians practicing sorcery have certain features and signs that prove that they are obeying and worshipping the devils (shayaateen) and are in league with them. The ruling of magic (witchcraft, sorcery) is that it is disbelief (kufr) and anyone indulging in it is a kafir (disbeliever). There is no such thing as “good” magic. All … Continue reading

What is the Definition of Tawheed and What Are Its Types?

  Question: What is the definition of Tawheed and what are its types? The Answer: The comprehensive definition of Tawheed comprising all of its types is:  (a) The knowledge and belief of the servant, his acknowledgement and his faith in His Lord being singled out with every attribute of perfection, and his uniqueness in that  (b) and the belief that there is no … Continue reading

A Primer on Tawheed

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As for Tawheed, then know – Brother and Sister Muslim – that our Salaf have divided it into three categories; each one dependant on the other – the servants Eemaan not being complete until all of them acquired: Tawheedur-Ruboobiyyah Tawheedul-Uloohiyyah Tawheed ul-Asmaa was-Sifaat Tawheed ur-Ruboobiyyah This is: Acknowledgement and firm belief … Continue reading

Shirk: It’s Types and Punishments

Ash-Shaikh Zaid bin Muhammad Al-Makhalee   Q: What is Shirk, how many categories does it have, and what is the ruling of the one who dies associating partners with Allâh the Most High?A: Shirk is the worship of other than Allâh or other than Him with Him from a person, tree, stone, the sun, the … Continue reading

The Methodology of the Qur’aan in Affirming the Existence of the Creator and His Oneness

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Taken From: The Aqeedah of Tawheed – A clarification of that which opposes and harms it, from major and minor shirk, ta’teel and bid’ah By the Noble Shaikh, Dr. Saaleh bin Fawzaan bin Abdullaah al-Fawzaan (A member of the Commitee of Senior Scholars) The methodology of the Qur’aan in affirming the … Continue reading

On Tawheed ul-Haakimiyyah

Source: SalafiPublications.Com Article ID : MNJ070005 Listen to RealAudio Questioner 1: There is someone who has made a fourth category for Tawheed and called it Tawheed al-Haakimiyyah Shaikh Fawzaan: [interjecting]… This is misguidance…, this is misguidance. This is misguidance and an [unnecessary] addition, which the people of knowledge have not affirmed. Tawheed is but two or three categories… … Continue reading