Corruption of Aqidah, Ibadah and Life

  Ramadhan has passed and left us. We pray that Allah has accepted our siyam, qiyam, lailatul qadr and all of the deeds we’ve done in the month. Ameen.   In the next 11 months, we hope to be given the opportunity to do more good deeds and to serve mankind with love, care and […]

Rejoice in Following the Sunnah and Safeguard against the Desires

  Allah ‘azza wa jall said:   قُلْ بِفَضْلِ اللَّـهِ وَبِرَحْمَتِهِ فَبِذَلِكَ فَلْيَفْرَحُوا هُوَ خَيْرٌ مِّمَّا يَجْمَعُونَ Say, “In the bounty of Allah and in His mercy – in that let them rejoice; it is better than what they accumulate.” [Surah Yunus (10):58]   Narrated from Abdullah ibn Amru (may Allah be pleased with him), […]

Abdur-Rahman Ibn Sakhr (Radhi-Allahu ‘anhu): The Life and Times

We hear Abu Hurayrah’s name (May Allah be Pleased with him) being mentioned in many speeches, Friday khutbahs, in the books of hadith, sirah, fiqh and ibadah. He is from the Daws tribe that lived in the Tihamah region located along the Red Sea’s coast in southern Arabia. When the chieftain at-Tufayl ibn Amr returned […]

Book Review: The Fragile Vessels – Rights and Obligations Between the Spouses in Islam

The author laments that many Muslim marriages today are influenced by non-Islamic cultures and practices, thus his reason for writing four books that comprise the series The Muslim Family. His goal is “to promote true Islam that derives from Allah’s SWT Book, His Messenger’s SAW Sunnah, and the sahabah’s understanding… Our mission, then, is to […]

The Greeting on the Day of ‘Eid

It is not established from The Prophet’s (salallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) hadith, however it is established from The Companions (radhiallahu ‘anhum). From Jarir bin Nufair, he said: “When the Companions of the Prophet (radhiallahu ‘anhum) meet on the day of ‘Eid, they would say to each other: “Taqabbalallahu minna wa minka (May Allah accept from […]

The Heedfulness For Ramadhan

Jabir bin ‘Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him) said: إذَا صُمْتَ فَلْيَصُمْ سَمْعُك وَبَصَرُك وَلِسَانُك عَنِ الْكَذِبِ وَالْمَآثِمِ ، وَدَعْ أَذَى الْخَادِمِ ، وَلْيَكُنْ عَلَيْك وَقَارٌ وَسَكِينَةٌ يَوْمَ صِيَامِكَ ، وَلاَ تَجْعَلْ يَوْمَ فِطْرِكَ وَيَوْمَ صِيَامِكَ سَوَاءً “If you fast, let your hearing, sight and tongue observe fasting from lying and sins. You should […]