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Explanation of the Saying of Allah: “It is those who have knowledge among His slaves that (most) fear Allâh” – Ibn Baz

Q: Please provide the (explanation/exegesis) of the Saying of Allah, “It is those who have knowledge among His slaves that (most) fear Allâh.” [Surah Fatir, 35: 28] A: This lofty Ayah indicates that those who possess knowledge about Allah, His Din (Religion), His Glorious Book, and the Sunnah (whatever is reported from the Prophet) of(…)

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Fear Allah and He will Teach you! (وَاتَّقُواْ اللَّهَ وَيُعَلِّمُكُمُ اللَّهُ) – Ibn Al-Jawzi

The following are excerps from ‘Sincere Counsel to the Seekers of Sacred Knowledge’ by Imaam Ibn al-Jawzi (Rahimahullaahu Ta’aala), in which he is advising his son: Observe, my son, the way you deal with the limits of Allaah and see how you can keep yourself within their bounds. Indeed, he who takes care of these limits(…)

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When ignorance becomes widespread, sorcerers, soothsayers, devils and so on increase and cooperate with one another

From the excellent book (published by al-ibaanah) The Rules and Etiquettes of Ruqya, by Shaikh Saalih Aalush-Shaikh p.37-39 (you can buy at troid.ca ) “When Shaikh Abdullah Al-Qar’aawee1 came to our region, many people were suffering from illnesses; they were bed-ridden and couldn’t get up. And what was this due to? It was due to the Jinn and so(…)

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The Salafi Teacher Doesn’t Teach at Any and Every Masjid ! – By Sheikh Saleh bin Fowzan al Fowzan

Translation by: Mustafa George DeBerry بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Our beloved teacher, Sheikh Saleh bin Fowzan al Fowzan was asked the following question 2 weeks ago (12 Rabe’a ath Thani 1435h | 12 February 2014): In England, we have some masajid (plural of masjid) which invite students of knowledge whom are upon the methodology of(…)

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An Advice to Our Sisters Who Talk During the Gatherings of Dhikr

All praises are due to Allāh, and may the Peace and Prayers be upon His Messenger (peace be upon him), his family, all of his Companions and whoever follows them in righteousness until the Day of Resurrection. Allāh (Jalla Jalaaluhu) says in His Noble Book: “O you who have believed, do not put [yourselves] before(…)

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Don’t Listen to Everyone who begins to Blabber – Shaykh Muhammad Naasirud-Deen Al-Albaanee

My brother, the problem with the youth today, as they say in Ash-Shaam: The sticks gather them and the sticks separate them (i.e., they gather and disperse around people very easily). They are not accustomed to knowing knowledge and the people of knowledge. So everyone who speaks and is eloquent and begins to blabber then(…)

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The story of Imaam Malik and his student – Explained by Shaykh Salih Aali Shaykh

Shaykh Salih Aali Shaykh: Imaam Malik—was reading in the Masjid, narrating the hadith of the Prophet عَلَيْهِ الصَّلاَةُ والسَّلاَمُ—and with him was Yahya ibn Yahya Al Layth the narrator of his Muwatta—he and the other students were around Imaam Malik. A caller screamed out: Great elephants have come to Al Medina! The people of Al(…)

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Is memorising the Quran 1st or Seeking knowledge? – by Shaykh Maher Bin Dhafer Al Qahtani

Should the student of knowledge start with memorising the Quran? In the name of Allah, Most Gracious Most Merciful BismiLahi Rahmani Rahim What should the student of knowledge begin with, studying the aqeedah and the tawheed which is part of the Eeman? Or memorising the Quran As it was reported that it was from the(…)

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Speak to the people with what they know (understand), would you like that Allaah and His Messenger are belied? – Shaykh Saalih aal Ash-Shaykh

Explanation of the narration: حدثوا الناس بما يعرفون  (Speak to the people with what they know) By Shaykh saalih aal Ash-Shaykh In Saheeh al-Bukhaaree it is said that ‘Alee (ibn Abee Taalib) said: حدثوا الناس بما يعرفون، أتريدون أن يكذب الله ورسوله؟ “Speak to the people with what they know (understand), would you like that Allaah(…)

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The True Knowledge is Taken from the Scholars and Not from Books (Only) – Shaykh Saleh Al Fowzan

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم إن الحمد لله نحمده ، و نستعينه ، ونستغفره ، ونعوذ بالله من شرور أنفسنا ، ومن سيئات أعمالنا التعلم هنا معناه : التلقي عن العلماء والحفظ والفهم والإدراك ، هذا هو التعلم ، Shaykh Saleh Al Fowzan said: The meaning of having knowledge here is that the person takes it from the(…)

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The Superiority of Knowledge over Other Righteous Deeds – Sheikh Saleh bin Al Fowzan

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم  said: إذا مات ابن آدم إنقطع عمله إلا من ثلاثة: صدقة جارية أو علم ينتفع به أو ولد صالح يدعو له If the son of Adam dies, his actions cease except 3: A continuous charity, or knowledge which people benefit from, or a righteous(…)

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Students of knowledge going to the lessons of the mukhaalifoon (those who oppose the Truth), who do not show their mukhaalafaat in their lessons – Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool

This question states: “There are some students of knowledge who go to some of the mukhaalifoon (those who oppose the Truth);, but those mukhaalifoon, who give lessons, did not show their mukhaalafaat in their lessons. So they continue with them (attending their lessons), using as an argument that they give lessons and that no mukhaalafah from(…)

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Statement :’Hikmah (wisdom) is taken from anyone; from the young, the old, the jaahil (ignorant), the Muslim or the disbeliever.’

He says: “Is this statement correct: ‘Hikmah (wisdom) is taken from anyone; from the young, the old, the jaahil (ignorant), the Muslim or the disbeliever.’” [Shaykh Ahmad Baazmool] : Of course this statement is not unrestricted. The Scholars differentiate between two things: Between going to and seeking wisdom and knowledge from everyone and saying, “I’m seeking(…)

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From the barriers of seeking knowledge : Taking knowledge from the Asaaghir (young) – By Shaykh Abdus Salaam bin Burgess

From the barriers of seeking knowledge … Taking knowledge from the Asaaghir (young) By Shaykh Abdus Salaam bin Burgess (rahimahullaah) Al-Binaa Publishing | Durham NC Certainly there has appeared between the students of knowledge during this time, the taking of knowledge from those young in age. This phenomenon in reality is a cancerous disease and(…)

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Doubt: Scholars don’t know Current events – Answered by Shaykh Al Albani (rahimahullaah)

Doubt: Scholars don’t know Current events Answered by Shaykh Al Albani (1420 H) Questioner: When you mention the statement: فَاسْأَلُوا أَهْلَ الذِّكْرِ إِنْ كُنْتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ So ask the people of knowledge, if you do not know. (Soorah An Nahl 16:43) There come some doubts from the youth when the likes Shaykh Al Albani, or(…)

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With what do you direct the student and the beginning seeker of knowledge with? – By: Shaykh Saalih ibn Fawzan al-Fawzan

Question: We Hope to open this meeting O virtuous Shaykh with a question from one of the brothers who says: “Shaykh Sālih with what do you direct the students of knowledge or similarly the beginning students of knowledge and those who have begun and what are the books you advise they begin with, in their quest(…)

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Advice for the youth in the begin stages of uprightness – By: Shaykh Abdul Aziz Aali Shaykh

ADVICE FOR THE YOUTH IN THE BEGIN STAGES OF UPRIGHTNESS By: Shaykh Abdul Aziz Aali Shaykh Question: Asalaamu alaikum may Allaah treat you well and the muslim benefit from your knowledge; the questioner asks: for the youth that are in the being stage of uprightness (upon the truth); what do you advise him with? And(…)

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He knows the ruling, but he cannot bring the proof? – Shaykh Abdullah Bukhari

He knows the ruling, but he cannot bring the proof? Shaykh ‘Abdul-Laah bin ‘Abdir-Raheem al-Bukhaaree He (the questioner) said, “The one that knows a hukm (ruling) which contains good for the people, but he can’t remember the proofs from the Book and the Sunnah, can he direct the people to this ruling?” At any rate,(…)

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