Another series of Questions and Answers by a dear brother and student of mine, from Sydney Australia. In sha Allah there is benefit in the answers, anything answered correctly is by the will of Allah The Almighty, anything that goes against the Qur’an and Sunnah should not be followed and is my own misdoing. May … More WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER 7 IN ISLAM – ISLAM Q&A – SALAFI CENTRAL – ABU NASER ANSWERS
The scholars who studied the issue realized that hashish is an intoxicant, and that it is only consumed by evildoers, because of the pleasure and euphoria it brings. So it is like intoxicating drinks. Khamr makes a person lively and argumentative, whereas hashish makes him relaxed and lethargic, but it still befogs the mind and opens the door to physical desires and heedlessness with regard to one’s honour, which makes it worse than intoxicating drinks. This is something that was introduced by the Tatars. … More ARE MEDICINES WITH DRUGS IN THEM – HALAL OR HARAM – IS CANABIS OIL HALAL – WHAT CONSTITUTES KHAMR – MUSLIM DRUG DEALERS??
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
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”
In the Hadīth of Ibn ‘Abbās (r) that the Messenger of Allāh saws said in Sahih Muslim:
“When you see the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah, if one of you wants to offer a sacrifice, let him refrain from (cutting) his hair and nails.”
And He saws said:
“There are no days in which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than these days.”
Included in the general wording of the statement: ‘good deeds’ is: fasting; fasting is among the best of deeds, and Allāh has singled out for Himself (to reward). So fasting all nine days is a Sunnah, as the general statement of the Hadīth indicates, and as is the view of the majority of scholars. … More RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH – WHAT DO I DO ON EID AL ADHA – TAKBEERAT – SACRIFICE – NAILS & HAIR – IS SHAVING MY BEARD HARAM
The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) promised to offer supplication (du‘aa’) for him whilst advising him of that which would be better for him, which is when he said: “If you wish, I shall pray for you; and if you wish, you can be patient and that will be better for you.” … More TAWASSUL AND WASEELAH – USING AN ITERCESSOR – TYPES – THE BLIND MAN HADITH – WHO WILL INTERCEED ON THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT
A sheep or goat is used as a single offering and is sufficient for one household;
Abu Ayyoob al Ansaree (may Allaah be pleased with him) said:
“At the time of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), a man would sacrifice a sheep on behalf of himself and the members of his household, and they would eat from it and give some to others.” (Reported by Ibn Maajah and al-Tirmidhi, who classed it as saheeh) … More EID AL-ADHA SACRIFICE – FIQH OF SLAUGHTER – HOW DO I DO THE ADHA RITES – DIVISION OF MEAT – KURBAN – QURBAN – UDHIYA
There are certain signs that indicate people of innovation, such as.
1. They attribute themselves to something other than Islaam and the Sunnah, due to what they have introduced from innovations in speech, action and belief.
2. They cling fanatically to their opinions and do not turn to the truth, even if it is clearly conveyed to them.
3. They hate the scholars of Islaam and the Religion. … More THE MISGUIDED GROUPS – MUSLIM SECTS AND THEIR DESCRIPTION – WHO IS THE SAVED SECT – ALL IN THE FIRE EXCEPT ONE – 73 FACTIONS
In a world that is governed by self-help books and gurus of every type on every second ad we see on our phones, tablets and laptops. We sometimes need to stop and reflect on the blessing and the cure we already have. Yes you have the cure for every disease.
Mulims get stuck in the whole complex world of trying to be better, in the process forgetting that betterment and positivity can only come through the will of Allah. Once we understand that the only cure to everything is the Will of Allah. The Speech of Allah, is the cure, and once understood, we can start seeking for the exact cure for our pain in His Book, The Qur’an and in the sunnah of His last and Final Messenger, peace be upon him.
All we need to do is, stop and reflect… … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH AN ISLAMIC LENS – BEING A POSITIVE MUSLIM – TAFAKKUR – HAVING A POSITIVE THOUGHT PROCESS
Thus, the one who looks after the general affairs of Muslims is considered an Amir. Likewise, the one who looks after the affairs of a group structured over a common issue is considered an Amir as well; and the one who looks after the affairs of a group in travel is an Amir also. … More OBEYING THE ‘AMIR – ‘IMARA IN ISLAM – CAN WE CHANGE AMIRS AS WE WISH – WHO CAN BECOME THE AMEER – CAN ANYONE GIVE UP THE IMARA