Dhikr

Beautiful Explanation of the Opening Supplication in Salah (Prayer) – Shaykh Muhammad Amaan al Jaami (rahimahullaah)

After this, there occurs the opening supplication, which is optional, and states: “Subhaanak Allaahumma wa bia Hamdika. Wa Tabaarakasmuka wa Ta’aala Jadduka. Wa Laa ilaaha Ghayruka.” [Free from imperfections are You, O Allaah, and all praise is Yours. Blessed is Your Name, Glorified be Your Greatness, and there is no deity worthy of worship besides(…)

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From Dhikr Beads to Khurooj: The Danger of Small Innovations – Shaykh Khaalid ‘Uthmaan Al-Misree

The point is that it is upon he who desires safety in his religion to beware of innovations, both small and large; and he should not belittle any innovation. As an example, there are those who make light of the innovation of Tasbeeh[1] upon Dhikr beads. Had the companions saw these Dhikr beads they would(…)

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Supplicating within the Prayer in other than the Arabic Language – Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling of supplication within the prayer in a language other than Arabic; specifically for a man who is not good in the Arabic language? Answer: Supplicating in other than the Arabic language for a person who does not know Arabic is permissible, whether it be in the prayer or outside of(…)

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His nourishment was the remembrance of Allah – A reminder by Shaykh Fawzan

Imaam ibn Al Qayyim—may Allah have mercy upon him—said: He went to his Shaykh—Shaykh of Islam ibn Taymiyyah—because he wanted to speak to him about something, or to take knowledge from him. So he found him siting remembering Allah. He was too afraid to speak to him until he finished from the remembrance of Allah.(…)

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What Does “May Allah Have Mercy Upon You” Really Mean?

In the Name of Allah, the Extremely Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy.. Shaykh `Abdullāh al-Bukhārī, may Allah preserve him, said:(1) If Allah truly has Mercy upon you, He will open way for you, guide you, and grant you success; and this is what the seeker of the Hereafter hopes for. Hence, al-Imām ash-Shāfi`ī, may Allah have mercy upon(…)

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The so-called Salat Al-Fatih – The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta

Q 5: The Al-Tijaniyyah sect has their own supplication called Salat Al-Fatih, which they consider to be better than reciting the Qur’an. Is this true? Moreover, on Friday before Maghrib (Sunset) Salah and after Subh (Dawn) Salah, they circle around a piece of cloth on which, they claim, the Prophet (peace be upon him) and(…)

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The Weight of ‘Laa ilaaha illAllaah’ – Shaykh Saalih as-Suhaymee

The Weight of ‘Laa ilaaha illAllaah’  `Abdullaah ibn `Amr said, “Allaah’s Messenger sallAllaahu ` alayhi wa sallam said, ‘A man from my nation will be called out in front of the whole of the creation on the Day of Resurrection.  So ninety-nine scrolls will be laid out for him.  Each of the scrolls will be as far as the eye can see.  Then it will be(…)

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Daily Program for the Muslim Woman in Ramadan – Sheikh Sulaymaan ar-Ruhayli

In the name of Allaah, the Beneficent, Most Merciful. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and companions. As for what follows; Question: What is the daily program for the muslim woman in Ramadan so that she can worship her Lord and at the same time tend to the needs of(…)

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“Oh you who believe fear Allaah with the right that He should be feared with and do not die unless you are Muslimoon” – Shaykh Rabee

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Fear Allaah With The Right That He Should Be Feared With al-Allaamah Rabee’ ibn Haadi may Allaah preserve him Translated by: Abu Yusuf Khaleefah Masjid USA, NYC Al-Allaamah Shaykh Rabee‘ ibn Haadi al-Madkhalee (may Allaah preserve him) stated: “I’m going to speak about two or three verses from this Soorah (Aali(…)

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A Deserted Sunnah: Saying , ” Bismillah” when you Trip

Related posts: Beginning with “Bismillah , walHamdulillah , wasSalaatu wasSalaamu alaa Rasoolillah” Dream of the King of Greater Syria and his Trip to Madeenah How does a person of Sunnah aid Ahlus-Sunnah? – Answered by Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool Doing Udh-hiyyah abroad against the SUNNAH…and LEAVING the SUNNAH of eating from sacrifice Do you want to(…)

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Sincerity in the Statement of Sincerity

Ikhlaas in the statement of al-Ikhlaas Ibn Hazm رحمه الله تعالى mentioned a tremendous benefit in his book ‘Takhlis li wujuh At Takhalis’ while mentioning actions which are easy to perform but carry much reward. The person should pronounce the statement La-illaaha ilAllaah (Nothing has the right to be worshipped except for Allah) many times;(…)

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The formulae of Allaah’s Remembrance prescribed after Salah

Majmoo’ Fataawa wa Maqaalaat Mutanawwi’ah li Samaahat al-Shaykh ‘Abd al- ‘Azeez ibn ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Baaz, Vol. 11, pp. 188-190 – alifta.net From ‘Abdul ‘Aziz Bin ‘Abdullah Ibn Baz to those who receive this among Muslims. May Allah guide all Muslims and increase their knowledge and faith, amen! As-salamu ‘alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah’s Peace, Mercy,(…)

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The Virtue of “Laa ilaaha illallaah”

Translated by Dawood Burbank Extracted From the Works of Imaam Ibn Maajah and Imaam Tirmidhee * IMAAM IBN MAAJAH -rahimahullaah- reported in his ‘Sunan’: The Book of Manners: Chapter (54): The Virtue of ‘Laa ilaaha illallaah’ (no. 3794) : “Aboo Bakr narrated to us, saying: al-Husayn ibn `Alee narrated to us: from Hamzah az-Zayyaat: from(…)

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{Must Read} All Major Innovations and Deviations Begin Small and Insignificant

All Major Innovations and Deviations Begin Small and Insignificant Beware of small innovations because they grow until they become large.[1] This is the case with every innovation introduced in this Ummah. It began as something small, bearing resemblance to the truth which is why those who entered it were mislead and then were unable to(…)

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Tremendous Virtues

Source:  Abu ‘Abdis Salaam Siddiq Al Juyaanee (hafidhahullaah) – salafitalk.net “Whoever says: ‘Glorified is Allah, the Most Great, and praised is He’ [Subhan Allah al-'Adhim wa bi-Hamdih] will have a date palm planted for him in Paradise.”['Sahih al-Jami' #5531] “Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: ‘Allah is my Lord, without(…)

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1st Dhul-Hijjah will be tomorrow, Sunday 7 November 2010

Official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council (HJC) of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah. 1 Dhul-Hijjah will be tomorrow, Sunday 7 November 2010, and the Muslims performing Hajj will be in ‘Arafah on Monday 15 November 2010 (9 Dhul-Hijjah 1431), and the Muslim Ummah shall be celebrating ‘Eed al-Adhaa on Tuesday(…)

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