29 Aug 2016

The People of Innovation Have Filled the World, So Do Not Boycott Everyone – Shaykh Rabi al-Madkhali

The people of innovation have now filled much of the earth – and refuge in Allah is sought! Therefore we do not boycott everybody, rather those people are in need of ourRead more..

29 Aug 2016

How the Qadariyyah Came into Existence – Shaykh Muhammad al-Jami

Shaykh Muḥammad al-Jāmī explains in his ‘Islamic Creed and Its History‘  (ʿAqīdah al-Islamīyah wa Tārikhuhā); The sects that appeared during the time of the Companions, may Allāh be pleased with them, isRead more..

29 Aug 2016

Responding to a Christian Doubt and the Effects of Sincerity in Da’wah – Shaykh Muhammad Taqi al-Din al-Hilali

Shaykh Muḥammad Taqī al-Dīn al-Hilālī al-Maghribī said: “So Smith said to me: ‘Are you a Muslim?’ I said: ‘Yes.’ Then he said to me: ‘Surely Muḥammad did not know history!’Read more..

29 Aug 2016

The Biography of Shaykh Muhammad Taqi al-Din al-Hilali al-Maghribi [D. 1407 AH]

His Name and Lineage: He is the prominent scholar of ḥadīth, famous linguist, distinguished writer, prodigious poet and the well-travelled man from Morocco, the Salafī Shaykh Dr. Muḥammad at-Taqī better knownRead more..

29 Aug 2016

So You Want to Be a Student of Knowledge?

Abū Masʿūd ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān said, I heard ibn Ṭāhir say, “I urinated blood twice whilst seeking knowledge. Once in Baghdād and another time in Makkah. I used to walk bare-footedRead more..

29 Aug 2016

Does the Soul Go to Paradise or Hell Directly After Death – Shaykh Muhammad al-Uthaymin

Questioner: When a person dies, do they [immediately] go to paradise or the hell-fire after their death, or do they remain in the grave until the Day of Judgement? WeRead more..

28 Aug 2016

The Books a Student of Knowledge Should Begin with – Shaykh Muhammad al-Jami

The first essay that I advise the one who wishes to begin seeking knowledge to memorise is ‘The Three Principles’, [after that] ‘The Pillars of the Prayer and its Obligations and Conditions’ followedRead more..

28 Aug 2016

The Wisdom Behind the Harshness of the People of Sunnah Against Innovators – Shaykh Muhammad al-Madkhali

Wisdom is to place things in their rightful place, thus harshness is to be placed where Allāh has placed it and gentleness [is placed] where Allāh ﷻ ordered [gentleness] toRead more..

28 Aug 2016

The Best Book After the Qur’an – Shaykh Muhammad Bazmul

The best book on the subject of tafsīr for the beginner student of knowledge is: Tafsīr al-Baghawī. The best book on matters of ʿaqīdah which the Muslim needs is: Kitāb al-TawḥīdRead more..

28 Aug 2016

How Does a Muslim Safeguard His Islam in the Lands of the Non-Muslim – Shaykh Muqbil al-Wadi’i

Questioner: How does a Muslim safeguard his Islam in the lands of the non-Muslim? Shaykh Muqbil ibn Hādī al-Wādiʿī: He safeguards his religion by having zeal and holding firmly onto theRead more..