Islamic Knowledge

Explanation of benefits from “Al-Arbaoon An-Nawawi” by Abdur Rahman Naseer Al-Barrak (Hadith 1)

Benefits derived from “Al-Arbaoon An-Nawawi” (The Forty Hadith Of Imam Al-Nawawi) –  Explanation by Shaykh Abdur Rahman Naseer Al-Barrak Hadith 1 عن أميرِ المؤمنينَ أبي حفصٍ عمرَ بنِ الخطَّابِ رَضِي اللهُ عَنْهُ قالَ: سَمِعْتُ رسولَ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يقولُ: « إِنَّمَا الأَعْمَالُ بالنِّيَّاتِ وإِنَّمَا لِكُلِّ امْرِئٍ ما نَوَى، فَمَنْ كَانَتْ هِجْرَتُهُ إِلَى اللهِ وَرَسُولِهِ فَهِجْرَتُهُ إِلى اللهِ وَرَسُولِهِ، وَمَنْ ...

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Various Branches of Knowledge compiled by Al-Alamah Sadeeq Hasan Khan

The Various Branches of Knowledge Compiled by Al-Alamah Sadeeq Hasan Khan (1307H) “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge” Surat Taha (20): 114 Knowledge of Usul Ad-Deen: This topic deals with the Aqeedah of the Muslims. It places a strong importance on Allah’s existence. Some scholars have titled this study, “Fiqhul Akbar”, while others call it Tawheed and Sifat. Knowledge of ...

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Does Prophet’s birthday have any basis in Islam? by Imam Tajud-Deen al-Maaliki (Al-Iskandaree)

Reference: Al-Mawrid fee amalil-al-mawlid – page 20-22 al-’Allaamah Taajud-Deen al-Maaliki[1] said: I do not know of any credible evidence established from either the Qur’an or Sunnah in regards to the Prophet’s birthday; neither has such an action been related back to anyone of the scholars of the Ummah, whom are the role model in terms of the Deen, strictly following ...

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Using ‘There is Ikhtilaaf in this matter’ as Evidence by Shaykh Saalih Al­‐Fawzaan

Allaah Ta’aalaa says: ‘And that this is my path which is straight, so follow it, and do not follow the other paths for they will separate you from His path. That is what He has enjoined upon you in the hope that you will attain taqwa2’ (Al-­‐An’aam 153). And He Ta’aalaa (also) says: يَـأَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ أَطِيعُواْ اللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُواْ الرَّسُولَ ...

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What is the correct Dua (supplication) to prevent the Evil Eye?

Supplication dua

Question: What are the most appropriate words as per sunnah to prevent giving others the Evil eye? It is seen that people say “MaashaAllah” to prevent the evil eye. Is it correct?  Answer: Praise be to Allah! The most common & widespread practice seen among the Muslims of today, when they see something that amazes them, is to say ” ما ...

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When & how did shirk originate amongst humans?

Do you know when and how did shirk originate amongst humans? Read on … Concerning the saying of Allaah – the most perfect – about the people of Nooh: “And they have said : You shall not forsake your gods, nor shall you forsake Wadd, nor Suwaa’, nor Yaghooth, nor Ya’ooq, nor Nasr.” (Surah Nooh 71:23) It has been related by ...

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