How to remain in a good spiritual state after Ramadan

Shaykh Sa’d ash-Shithree حفظه الله was asked today after his explanation of Sunan Abi Dawud, “How do we remain upon khayr (a good state, goodness) after Ramadan?” The Shaykh said (summarized), There are actions one can perform that will allow one to attain many rewards: 1. Acknowledge the blessings of Allah upon you. One of …

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Were any Women Prophets?

Main: Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd ibn Ḥazm Translation: Taher Noor   Abū Muḥammad [‘Alī ibn Ḥazm] said: This is a matter in which we don’t know of any such huge dispute except amongst us in Cordoba in our time. One party held to nullify the possibility of prophethood being amongst women entirely, and they declared …

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Is a Muslim required to follow a Madhab?

Main: Abū ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Muqbil bin Ḥādi al-Wādi’ī Translation: Taher Noor   Mas’ala: Is a Muslim required to follow a specific Madhab?   Sheikh Abū ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Muqbil bin Ḥādi al-Wādi’ī said:   A Muslim is not required to follow a specific Madhab. Rather following a specific Madhab is a Bid’ah (heresy). Allah says in his noble book:   [اتَّبِعُواْ مَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكُم …

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A Brief Overview of some Deviant Sects

A Brief Overview of some Deviant Sects AUTHOR: Imaam Muhammad bin Saalih Al-‘Uthaimeen SOURCE: His explanation of Lum’at-ul-‘Itiqaad of Ibn Qudaamah (pg. 161-163) PRODUCED BY: Al-Ibaanah.com 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 …

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What is the Qadiani (Ahmadiyyah) sect?

Praise be to Allaah. Definition: Qadianiyyah is a movement that started in 1900 CE as a plot by the British colonialists in the Indian subcontinent, with the aim of diverting Muslims away from their religion and from the obligation of jihaad in particular, so that they would not oppose colonialism in the name of Islam. …

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Qadariyyah

Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) said: Al-Qadariyyah – Their methodology consists of negating Al-Qadar from the actions of the servant and that his desire and ability are independent from the Desire and Ability of Allaah. The first to manifest this view openly was Mu’bad Al-Juhnee, in the last part of the era of the Sahaabah. He learned it from …

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The Khawaarij (Kharijites)

Praise be to Allah The Khawaarij (Kharijites) are one of the deviant sects, as is proven by the texts and by scholarly consensus. Al-Bukhaari (6934) and Muslim (1068) narrated that Yusayr ibn ‘Amr said: I said to Sahl ibn Hunayf: Did you hear the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) say anything …

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