11 Nov 2016

Biography of Imam as-Siybawayhi – The Imam of Arabic Grammar [d.180 AH]

His Name and Upbringing: His name was Abū Bishr ʿAmr ibn ʿUthmān ibn Qanbar, the Leader of Arabic Grammar and the Proof (al-Ḥujja) of the Arabs. He was an Iranian living inRead more..

09 Nov 2016

So I Hope That This Tape Will Be a Cause of My Cure – Shaykh Muqbil al-Wadi’i

Shaykh Muqbil bin Hādī al-Wādiʿī: To commence, this is my letter to the scholars, which I give in a state of illness – and for all you know it may be a source of myRead more..

26 Oct 2016

The Different Types of Arabic Spoken Today

Arabic belongs to the Semitic family of languages. Besides Arabic, spoken languages in this family include Modern Hebrew, Amharic, Tigre, Tigrinya, Syriac, a few Aramaic dialects, and Maltese. 250 millionRead more..

03 Oct 2016

We Do Not Speak in the Gatherings of Our Elders – Ibn al-Mubarak

ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak was asked a question whilst Abū Isḥāq al-Fazārī sat adjacent to him. So ʿAbdullāh ibn al-Mubārak gestured to the questioner – who was Khurasānī (Iranian) – toRead more..

01 Oct 2016

Biography of Shaykh Abd al-Rahman al-Sa’di [d.1376 AH]

His Name and Upbringing: His name is Abū ‘Abdillāh ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Nāṣir ibn ‘Abdillāh ibn Nāṣir al-Sa’dī from al-Sa’dī, the Shaykh, descended of the Tamīm tribe. He was bornRead more..

01 Oct 2016

Using Tawhid of Allah’s Names and Attributes to Rebuke Anyone who Believes in a Human God

Muslim: Do you believe that Jesus is God? Christian: Yes. Jesus, the Son of Mary, is God. Muslim: Ok. Can we agree that there is only one Creator, and thisRead more..

25 Sep 2016

Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Arabic Learning Books

Level 1 Reading Listening Skills Teachers Guide Lessons from the Qur’ān Dictionary of Terms Handwriting Expressions and Conversations Level 2 Reading Teachers Guide Lessons from the Qur’ān Dictionary of TermsRead more..

24 Sep 2016

Therefore, Go and Find Another Career. Seeking Knowledge Isn’t For You – Shaykh Mahmoud Shakir

Shaykh Ṣāliḥ ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl-Shaykh: I once asked the famous literarian and editor of a great portion of tafsīr al-Ṭabarī – professor Maḥmūd Shākir – to send me a book on the ArabicRead more..

01 Sep 2016

Shaykh Zayd ibn Muhammad al-Madkhali [D. 1436 AH]

His Name, Lineage and Agnomen: He is the illustrious scholar, the expert in Islamic jurisprudence, the remnant of the salaf, our shaykh, Abū Muḥammad Zayd ibn Muḥammed ibn Hādī al-Madkhalī of the renowned al-MadākhilahRead more..

01 Sep 2016

If You See a Man Supplicating Against the Ruler Then Know He Is an Innovator – Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan

Point No. 137: “If you see a man supplicating against the ruler, then know that he is certainly a person of desire, and if you see a man supplicating forRead more..