We should call him to Allah ﷻ and explain to him the reality of Islam when possible, with regard to whatever issues he has knowledge about, because this is the greatest kindness that he can give to his fellow-citizens and to those whom he meets of Jews, Christians and others who may be mushrikeen (polytheists), because the Prophet ﷺ said: “The one who guides others to goodness will have a reward like that of the one who does it.” And he ﷺ said to ‘Ali (may Allah be pleased with him), when he sent him to Khaybar and instructed him to call the Jews to Islam: “By Allah, if Allah were to guide one man through you, that would be better for you than having red camels (the best kind).” And he ﷺ said: “Whoever calls others to right guidance will have a reward like that of those who follow him, without that detracting from their reward in the slightest.” So calling him/her (the non-Muslim) to Islam, conveying Islam to him and being sincere towards him in that are among the best means of drawing close to Allah, especially if it is your parents, or family. … More LOVE FOR THE KUFAR – CAN MUSLIMS SHOW ANY TAWALI TO NON MUSLIMS – CAN A MUSLIM EVER TRULY LOVE A “KAFIR”? – AL-WALA WAL-BARA EXPLAINED
It is reported that Sālim [b. ‘Abdillāh b. ‘Umar b. Al-Khattāb] – Allāh have mercy on him – was asked to listen to someone leading the prayer. When he heard the recitation he turned back exclaiming: “Singing! Singing!”
Ibn Dāwūd [‘Abdullāh b. Dāwūd b. ‘Āmir Al-Khuraybī] – Allāh have mercy on him – was once asked by Bishr b. Al-Ḥārith:
If I pass by a man reciting, should I sit and listen? He asked, “Does he become euphoric (because of emotional recitation)?” Bishr replied, “Yes.” Ibn Dāwūd said, “He has shown his bid’ah, do not sit with him.” … More QUR’AN RECITED MELODIOUSLY – ALMOST SONG LIKE – HALAL OR NOT
The Messenger ﷺ, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “If you hear of a plague in a land, then do not go into it. If it happens in land where you are, then do not go out of it.” (Bukhari & Muslim)
Any servant who resides in a land afflicted by plague, remaining patient and hoping for reward from Allah, knowing that nothing will befall him but what Allah has decreed, he will be given the reward of a martyr.” (Bukhari) … More ISLAMIC STANCE ON COVID-19 – CORONAVIRUS AND THE MUSLIM – SIMPLE FIQH OF CORONAVIRUS – PDF
Simply explained: “A purpose (maqasid) is not valid unless it leads to the fulfilment of some good (maslaha) or avoidance of some mischief (mafsadah)”. In other words, the maqasid of Shari’ah are the fulfillment of maslaha and the avoidance of mafsada.
For instance: It may be permissible for a Muslim to eat pork when in an emaciated state, provided that pork is the ONLY viable source of sustenance left only enough may be consumed to ensure survival … More USUL AL-FIQH – MAQASID/QAWAID AL SHARIAH – THE BEST EXPLANATION OF HANAFI, MALIKI, SHAFIE & HANBALI USUL PRINCIPLES
ʿUmar will come with blood flowing from his veins. It will be asked ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply, ‘ʿAbd al-Mughīrah ibn Shuʿbah.’ He will stand in front of Allah and will have a swift and easy reckoning. Then he will be made to stand in front of the Throne, draped in two green garments. Then ʿUthmān will come with blood dripping from his veins. It will be asked, ‘Who did this to you?’ To which he will reply; ‘So and so.’ … More IMAM JAFAR AL-SADIQ – THE SUNNI IMAM ?? – DEBATE AGAINST A RAFIDHI SHIA – DID THE SHIA IMAMS REJECT TASHAYYU?
The people said (to Umar), “O chief of the believers! Appoint a successor.” Umar said, “I do not find anyone more suitable for the job than the following persons or group whom Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) had been pleased with before he died.”
Then Umar mentioned: “Ali, Uthman, AzZubair, Talha, Sad and Abdur-Rahman (bin Auf)”
Then Umar said, “Abdullah bin Umar will be a witness to you, but he will have no share in the rule. His being a witness will compensate him for not sharing the right of ruling. If Sad becomes the ruler, it will be alright: otherwise, whoever becomes the ruler should seek his help, as I have not dismissed him because of disability or dishonesty.” … More THE STABBING AND DEATH OF UMAR IBN AL KHATTAB – THE THIRD CALIPH IS CHOSEN – ALI IBN ABU TALIB & AHL AL BAYT GIVE BAY’AH TO UMAR
If you knew that you had 10 hours left to live and in order to live another 3 days you had to give away all of your wealth, you would immediately do so. That’s why we all consider life to be so precious. You do not own any of these moments, as you sit and read this now, the time elapsed is not owned by you, you do not have the capacity to bring anything into existence; you cannot even create a fly. You do not deserve another moment of your existence because it is not yours; you do not have the ability to produce life, even for a second. Therefore, nothing that you do can be deserving of something that you can never acquire by yourself. … More WHY YOU NEED TO WORSHIP “GOD” – WHAT IF YOU ARE WRONG – AN ATHEISTS WORST NIGHTMARE
There, I saw a person sitting and another standing with an iron hook in his hand pushing it inside the mouth of the former till it reached the jawbone, and then tore off one side of his cheek, and then did the same with the other side; in the meantime the first side of his cheek became normal again and then he repeated the same operation again. I said, ‘What is this?’
They told me to proceed on and we went on till we came to a man Lying flat on his back, and another man standing at his head carrying a stone or a piece of rock, and crushing the head of the Lying man, with that stone. Whenever he struck him, the stone rolled away. The man went to pick it up and by the time he returned to him, the crushed head had returned to its normal state and the man came back and struck him again (and so on). I said, ‘Who is this? … More PUNISHMENT FOR NOT PRAYING, ADULTERY AND INTEREST – HADITH OF SAMURA IBN JUNDUB
Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because nationalism calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the `Aqeedah, that is belief in Allah (swt) and His Messenger ﷺ. Islam calls for the ideological bond. … More TRIBALISM REVISITED – IS NATIONALISM HALAL – CAN I BE A PROUD TURKISH – ARAB MUSLIM – “KHUTBAH ON ASABIYYAH”