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  • The ranks of people in the Hereafter – I

    There is no doubt that on the Day of Judgement, people will vary in rank according to their status; they shall be classified according to their deeds and standing. The first six ranks in the Hereafter are: 1. Ulul-'Azm - The five Messengers with strong will and determination As for the first and foremost rank, it belongs to the five Messengers.. More

  • Bid’ah (Innovation) - II

    Claimed Evidence: ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allaah be pleased with him, remarked upon seeing people praying Taraweeh in congregation that: “This is a good Bid’ah.” [Al-Bukhari] Refutation: Imam Ibn Rajab may Allaah have mercy upon him said: "Any words from the Salaf (righteous predecessors) considering something as.. More

  • Those who openly sin – I

    It is from the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam that we take the light of guidance regarding this crucial issue, which is one that requires urgent attention due to it being one of the most important matters that will assist in preserving the Muslim community with regards to its religion and chastity. Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased.. More

  • Those who openly sin – II

    Allah likes bashfulness and likes to conceal people’s faults. He also likes those who conceal their faults. According to the consensus of the Islamic scholars, it is impermissible to expose those whose sins become exposed unintentionally. Why is this the case? It is because the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam commanded us to conceal the faults.. More

  • The obligation of differing from others

    Allah, the Almighy, has granted the Muslims a comprehensive set of rules (Sharee'ah) that cover all religious and worldly matters. He made happiness both in this world and in the Hereafter contingent on working according it and adhering to its guidance. Allah the Almighty Says (what means): {Whoever follows My guidance will neither go astray [in the.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Christmas

    Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy on him, said in his commentary on the verse (which means): "And [they are] those who do not testify to falsehood…" [Quran 25:72]: As regards the festivals of the polytheists, they combine confusion, physical desires and falsehood. There is nothing in them that is of any religious benefit, and the.. More

  • Al-Ahbaash (the Habashis) –II

    5- They deny that Allah is above His creation. The belief of the Muslims, as indicated by the verses of the Quran, the narrations of the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, sound human nature and clear common sense is that Allah is above His creation, over His Throne, and nothing at all of His creatures’ affairs is hidden from Him. Allah Says.. More

  • Al-Ahbaash (the Habashis) -I

    This is a group that emerged during the last quarter of the fourteenth century AH there emerged a group led by ‘Abdullaah al-Habashi, who moved from Ethiopia to Syria, and he moved about in that region until he settled in Lebanon, where he started to call people to his way. The number of his followers increased and his ideas – which are.. More

  • The Nullifiers of Islamic Monotheism -I

    In the Arabic language, Tawheed literally means "unification" (making something one) or "asserting oneness", and it comes from the Arabic verb (Wahhada) which itself means to unite, unify or consolidate. However, when the term Tawheed is used in reference to Allah, it means the realizing and maintaining of Allah's Unity in all of.. More

  • The Nullifiers of Islamic Monotheism -II

    3- Not agreeing that the atheists are disbelievers or doubting their disbelief or believing that their religion is correct. This nullifier consists, in turn, of three parts: Firstly, whosoever does not agree that the atheists are disbelievers, while Allah announces in the Quran in many verses that they are indeed infidels. Allah Says in the Quran.. More

  • Secularism and its dangers -II

    Believers in secularism deal with the aspects of faith and worship according to what Allah Wants, but- at the same time- they legislate rules other than the rules set by Allah Almighty. In fact, this is the reality and the basis of Shirk (associating partners with Allah), because the people of Jaahiliyyah (the pre-Islamic paganism) did not object to.. More

  • Soofism in the scale – II

    Grave worship It has become a tranquiliser for the Muslim nation, having the same effect on it as opium. The enemies of Islam have realised how important this is for them in enabling them to control and dominate the Muslims; it is because of this that it has played a vital role in their strategies in the past, such as, for example, during the Spanish.. More

  • Valentine’s Day – Its reality and ruling – II

    Allah warned us from following the disbelievers or supporting them and commanded us to differ from them. He Almighty Says (what means): “O you who have believed! Take not those who have taken your religion in ridicule and amusement among the ones who were given the Scripture before you nor the disbelievers as allies. And fear Allah if you should.. More

  • Valentine’s Day – Its reality and ruling – I

    Allah blessed us with this great religion and guided us to the straight path; and it is more than sufficient for our requirements. Through this great religion, we receive contentment and guidance; from it we attain peace and security; and because of it love and harmony are spread. Allah will grant might and honour to people in proportion to how much.. More

  • The Hellfire described

    Allah has warned us in His Book about the Hellfire and has informed us about the different types of punishments it will have, to the extent that one's heart splits due to fear. Allah has informed us about its torment due to His mercy, so that we would therefore fear and avoid it. Listen to the verses in the Book of Allah that address the description.. More