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