30 Nov 2017

Obstacles in the Path of Seeking Knowledge – Shaykh Rabi al-Madkhali

Shaykh Rabīʿ ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī: From [obstacles in the path of seeking knowledge] is hastiness and seeking knowledge in an unorganised manner. [Meaning] he reads from here and there, from hereRead more..

09 Nov 2017

A Warning to Those Who Speak without Knowledge – ash-Shawkani

ash-Shawkānī: If you have nominated yourself for giving legal rulings to questioners and judging between two disputants, know that you are being tested and afflicted and others are being testedRead more..

09 Nov 2017

By Allah, You Will Be Aided If You Do This – Shaykh Ahmad al-Najmi

Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá al-Najmī: Worship is not established except upon tawḥīd. So organise circles of knowledge, teach the Qurʾān to the youth, teach them tawḥīd, clarify to them the errors ofRead more..

09 Nov 2017

The Importance of Remaining in Contact with Your Scholars – Shaykh Muhammed Ibn Hadi

Shaykh Muḥammad ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī: Indeed, we praise Allah ﷻ for this favour that He has bestowed upon you and I in the form of this meeting tonight, the night ofRead more..

09 Nov 2017

Teaching in the Great Mosque of Mecca Is a Great Trial – Shaykh Taqi al-Din al-Hilali

Shaykh Muḥammad Taqī al-Dīn al-Ḥilālī: Me and a friend of mine were transferred to teach in the Great Mosque of Mecca; and indeed teaching in the Great Mosque of Mecca isRead more..

05 Nov 2017

An Excellent Book in Regards to Fiqh – Shaykh Salih Al-Shaykh

Questioner: Is there a book other than Fiqh us-Sunnah by Sayīd Sābiq that is comprehensive, concise and short from which a person is able to advise every questioner with it?”Read more..

16 May 2017

Advice to the Insincere Student of Knowledge – Shaykh Zayd ibn Muhammad al-Madkhali

Certainly the thing most feared for the Student of Knowledge is riyāʾ (showing off) and intending to be heard and desiring leadership and authority and fame and other than that fromRead more..

29 Apr 2017

My Father Does Not Want Me to Study at the Islamic University of Madinah – Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan

Questioner: This questioner from Britain says; I have been accepted at the Islamic University of Madinah – and all praise is due to ﷻ Allāh, however my father prohibits meRead more..

07 Mar 2017

Many Study But Only a Few Actually Become Something – al-Khatib al-Baghdadi

‏Shuʿayb ibn Ḥarb said; “There were 4000 of us studying ḥadīth, but none except four became apt.” ‏Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān aṭ-Ṭayālisī said; “I was once at the door of ShuʿbahRead more..

04 Mar 2017

Knowledge Is Not Narrating Much or Possessing Many Books – Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan

The author, (Imām al-Barbahārī) may Allāh have mercy upon him said, Know! May Allāh have mercy upon you, that knowledge is not simply narrating a great deal and (possessing many)Read more..