Daily Archives: July 21, 2010

The Islaamic World: The Obligation upon the Rulers, the Scholars and the General Masses

By Shaykh ’Abdullaah Ibn ’Abdul-’Azeez Ibn Baaz (d.1420H) – rahimahullaah A series of questions and answers concerning the obligations of the scholars, ruler, and common-folk, and an explanation of our position towards of the non-Muslims who attempt to enter into the Muslim lands. “Whatever of good reaches you, it is from Allaah, and whatever of evil befalls you, it is from yourself.” [Sooratun-Nisaa‘ 4:79] [Q]: What is the obligation upon the Muslim scholars with regards to facing the trials and calamities that have befallen the Islaamic world? […]

Revival of the Muslim Ummah is by Tasfiyah wat-Tarbiyah (Purification & Education)

By Imaam Muhammad Naasirud-Deen al-Albaanee Find out what is the appropriate methodology for reviving the Ummah of Islaam. Purifying the Islamic Aqeedah from that which is alien to it, such as shirk, ta'teel, ta`weel, refusing authentic ahaadeeth, because they are connected to matters of 'aqeedah, and their like. From Fiqhul-Waaqi', pp. 49-51 Therefore, the key [...]

About Innovation and It’s People…

The Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) stated: "The Jews have split and split and divided into seventy-one sects and the Christians have split and divided into seventy-two sects and my Ummah would split into seventy-three sects. All of these sects will be in the Fire except one." They said, "And which one is [...]

About Holding on to the Sunnah…

That which seperates the people of truth and the people of falsehood is the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allaah (Sallallaahu 'Alayhi Wa Sallam). A jewel-filled section discussing topics such as 'The Saved Sect', Sticking to the Correct Manhaj In Times of Fitnah and 'Lessons In Manhaj'. Al Haakim said: I heard ar-Rabee' [saying]: I [...]

Be Careful Who You Take Your Deen From!

Review: Due to the weakness in the Ummah and lack of comprehension of the pure Islamic methodology, it is common in our time that an ignorant person is taken as a person of knowledge, and that an ignorant person assumes the role and responsibility of a speaker and caller to Islaam. Despite the mountain of [...]

Six Things that Cause Someone to Go Astray

Allaah, the mighty and majestic created mankind upon al-Fitrah (the natural inclination):...Allaah's fitrah (i.e. Allaah's Islaamic Monotheism), with which He has created mankind. [Sooratur-Room, 30:30] “Part of al-Fitrah is loving the truth and detesting falsehood because the truth is sweet, it is delicious to the hearts and falsehood is bitter to the soul.” The six [...]

The Invalidators of Islaam

By Imaam 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Abdul 'Azeez Ibn Baaz..Don’t lose your Islaam after embracing it! So the scholars (rahima-humullaah) have mentioned in judgement upon the apostate that the Muslim apostates from his Religion due to many types of invalidators that make his blood and his wealth permissible and by that he leaves Islaam. Know - o [...]

Racism: Is there a solution?

An excellent explanation of the Islaamic position on Racism. An Important observation in light of various groups such as “The Nation of Islam” (disbelivers and non-Muslims), and their various offshoots such as the Ansaarullaah, the Moorish American Science Temple and the 5%ers. “O’ mankind, We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another. Indeed the most honourable of you in the sight of Allaah is the one with the most piety” (Surah Al-Hujjarat 49:13) […]

An Issue Concerning the Attributes of Allaah

By al-Haafidh Aboo Bakr al-Khateeb al-Baghdaadee (d.463H) Translated by Maaz Qureshi [1] “PIVOTAL QUOTE” So the basic principle (asl) is that speech about the Attributes is speech about the Essence (dhaat) of Allaah, so it follows it in that and takes it as a model of example. INTRODUCTION: Verily the praise is for Allaah, we seek His aid and guidance.  And we seek refuge from the evils of our own selves and from the evils of our actions.  Whomsoever Allaah guides, then none can misguide him.  And whosoever He misguides, then there is no guide for him.  And I testify that there is no deity worthy of worship besides Allaah alone, without any associates.  And I testify that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger, may the complete and perfect greetings and peace of Allaah be upon him.  […]

madhhab (way) of the Salaf (Pious Predecessors) with regards to the Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah)

“PIVOTAL QUOTE” The madhhab (way) of the Salaf (Pious Predecessors) with regards to the Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah) is to affirm them as they are ’alaa dhaahir (with their apparent meaning), negating any tashbeeh (resemblance) to them, nor takyeef (asking how they are). SOME STATEMENTS FROM THE SALAF CONCERNING THE ATTRIBUTES OF ALLAAH AND THEIR CONSENSUS CONCERNING THE FALSEHOOD OF TA‘WEEL: [1]: Imaam al-Awzaa’ee (d.157H) – rahimahullaah – said: ‘‘I asked az-Zuhree and Makhool about the aayaat pertaining to the Sifaat (Attributes of Allaah), so they said: Leave them as they are.’’ [1] […]