Misconceptions regarding Al-Mawlid|
Posted by administrator on Friday, February 03 @ 00:00:00 AST (2511 reads)
Those who think that this Bid’ah should be continued produce specious arguments which are flimsier than a spider’s web. These specious arguments may be dealt with as follows:
1 – Their claim that this is veneration of the Prophet sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam:
The response to that is that the way to venerate him is to obey him, do as he commanded and avoid that which he forbade, and to love him; he is not to be venerated through innovations, myths and sins. Celebrating his birthday is of this blameworthy type because it is a sin. The people who venerated the Prophet sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam the most were the Sahaabah as ‘Urwah Ibn Mas’ood said to Quraysh: “O people, I swear by Allaah that I have visited kings. I went to Caesar, Chasroes and the Negus, but I swear by Allaah that I never saw a king whose companions venerated him as much as the companions of Muhammad venerated Muhammad. By Allaah, whenever he spat it never fell to the ground, it fell into the hand of one his companions, then they would wipe their faces and skins with it. If he instructed them to do something, they would hasten to do as he commanded. When he did Wudoo’, they would almost fight over his water. When he spoke they would lower their voices in his presence; and they did not stare at him out of respect for him.” [Al-Bukhaari] Yet despite this level of veneration, they never took the day of his birth as an ‘Eed (festival). If that had been prescribed in Islam they would not have neglected to do that.
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Du'aa on the Day of Arafah|
Posted by administrator on Saturday, November 05 @ 11:30:06 AST (3095 reads)
Is there any virtue in offering du’aa’ on the day of ‘Arafah for those who are not on Hajj?
Will du’aa’ offered on the day of ‘Arafah by those who are not on Hajj be answered?.
Praise be to Allaah.
It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There is no day on which Allaah ransoms more of His slaves from the Fire than the day of ‘Arafah. He draws close then He boasts about them before the angels and says, ‘What do these people want?’” Narrated by Muslim (1348).
It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr ibn al-‘Aas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The best of du’aa’ is du’aa’ on the day of ‘Arafah, and the best that I and the Prophets before me said is ‘Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah wahdahu la shareeka lah, lahu’l-mulk wa lahu’l-hamd wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay’in qadeer (There is no god but Allaah alone, with no partner or associate; His is the dominion, to Him be praise, and He has power over all things).” Narrated by al-Tirmidhi (3585)’ classed as hasan by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Targheeb (1536).
It was narrated from Talhah ibn ‘Ubayd ibn Kurayz in a mursal report: “The best of du’aa’ is du’aa’ on the day of ‘Arafah.” Narrated by Maalik in al-Muwatta’ (500); classed as hasan by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Jaami’ (1102).
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Celebrating Valentine's Day|
Posted by administrator on Saturday, February 12 @ 12:01:16 AST (3818 reads)
What is the ruling on Valentine’s Day?.
Praise be to Allaah.
Valentine’s Day is a jaahili Roman festival, which continued to be celebrated until after the Romans became Christian. This festival became connected with the saint known as Valentine who was sentenced to death on 14 February 270 CE. The kuffaar still celebrate this festival, during which immorality and evil are practised widely. For more details on this celebration, please see:Celebrating Valentine’s Day
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Christmas and Islam|
Posted by administrator on Sunday, December 19 @ 18:04:55 AST (3827 reads)
By Umm Muhammad
Quite a number of Muslims today, especially those living in Christian dominated countries or those influenced to a large degree by western culture, have been led to consider that taking part in the Christmas celebrations of friends and relatives is, at very least, a harmless pastime if not a legitimate source of pleasure for children and adults alike. In many instances, pressure to conform with the practices of society is too great for those of weak resolve to withstand. Parents are often tempted to give in to the pleading of children who have been invited to a party or who are unable to understand why they alone are being prevented from joining the festivities they observe all around them or why they cannot receive gifts on this occasion like the other children.
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Islamic Ruling regarding Certain Usernames|
Posted by administrator on Wednesday, April 21 @ 20:37:02 AST (5097 reads)
التلقب في المنتديات ب"سبحان الله"،"القرآن والسنة"،"شريعة الله"..
-فيها تزكية،وربما إهانة لمعناها مع كثرة الاستعمال، والرد عليه وتخطئته
-هذه الجمل وضعت لمعان مقصودة شرعا،معروفة لغة،والتلقب بها مخالف لوضعها الشرعي واللغوي
-سئلت اللجنة الدائمة عن التسمي ب"سبحان الله"،"فأفتت:يجب تغييره
-وعليه: فلايجوز التسمي بالألفاظ المذكورة وأشباهها
"Calling oneself in forums by using nickname such as "SubhanAllaah", "Qur'aan And Sunnah" or "Allaah's Shari'aa", etc...is a self praising practice, and can also lead to belittling what these word stand for, as when people use them for long they tend to become accustomed to them, and as such, these words loose their impact and become at some point nothing more than just words. Also, someone might respond back to what one of those nickname holders said, and disagree with them, and tell them they were wrong and so on and so forth. And should they enter in argument, those names get attacked!
These sentences have been meant to refer to noble Islamic terminologies to serve one purpose and that is what they stand for and not be used as names. The High Fatawa Committee have been asked as to what is the ruling on naming oneself with ''SubhanAllaah''? The committee said: "Using this kind of name and any other alike it, is not permissible."
Source: JawalZad Supervised by Shaykh Mohammad S. Al-Munnajid
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|Saturday, March 20|
|·|| Mother’s Day |
|Wednesday, December 30|
|·|| A Look at Anasheeds |
|Thursday, December 24|
|·|| ‘Aashooraa’ |
|Saturday, December 19|
|·|| Accepting a Gift from a Kaafir on the Day of his Festival |
|Thursday, December 17|
|·|| The Virtues of Allah’s sacred month of Muharram |
|Thursday, November 26|
|·|| Eed Celebrations |
|Friday, November 13|
|·|| Fiqh of Hajj for Women (Chapter Three) |
|Thursday, November 05|
|·|| Fiqh of Hajj for Women (Chapter Two) |
|Monday, November 02|
|·|| Fiqh of Hajj for Women (Chapter One) |
|Friday, October 30|
|·|| Three Common Mistakes made after Prayer (Part 1) |
|Friday, October 23|
|·|| On Halloween |
|Wednesday, October 14|
|·|| Common Misconceptions About Istikharah |
|Tuesday, July 28|
|·|| Neglecting the Prayer |
|Tuesday, July 14|
|·|| The Month of Rajab |
|Tuesday, July 07|
|·|| The Necessity to Refer to the Qur'an and Sunnah |
|Sunday, June 21|
|·|| The Islamic Stand on Music |
|Sunday, May 24|
|·|| Don't Forget to Purify Your Wealth! |
|Wednesday, May 20|
|·|| Making up prayers missed due to Menses |
|Monday, March 09|
|·|| The Ruling of Celebrating the Prophet's Birthday |
|Sunday, March 08|
|·|| Salaat ad-Duha (Forenoon prayer) |
|Sunday, January 18|
|·|| Qunoot Prescribed When a Calamity Befalls the Muslims |
|Sunday, November 30|
|·|| Takbeer at specified times and all the time |
|Thursday, November 13|
|·|| The Prophet's acts of worship during Hajj -II |
|Friday, November 07|
|·|| The Prophet's acts of worship during Hajj –I |
|Saturday, August 02|
|·|| The month of Sha’baan |
|Monday, July 07|
|·|| The Rulings pertaining to Making up the Fast |
|Thursday, May 15|
|·|| Acts of worship which are prescribed on Fridays |
|Tuesday, March 18|
|·|| Eating food that is distributed on the Prophet’s Birthday (Mawlid) |
|Monday, February 25|
|·|| Islamic Rules on Menstruation |
|Thursday, January 17|
|·|| Bidahs common on Ashura |