Islam instils honour and dignity in the hearts of Muslims, and it is only Islam that can grant such honour and dignity; therefore, those who resort to the disbelievers for support and assistance are in reality humiliating themselves. These Muslims may feel honour under the protection of these disbelievers, but in reality they are humiliated and have.. More
A Muslim differs from all other types of people on earth; they worship and prostrate to other than Allah; some of them worship the sun, the moon, stars, cows, and idols, such as those who worship Buddha. Conversely, a Muslim worships only Allah and believes that He is All-Capable; He is the All-Powerful; the Almighty; the Omnipotent; the Holy; the All-Dominan.. More
As we enter upon the month of Shawal, let us not leave off the many acts of worship we performed during the blessed month of Ramadan. Ramadan, for most of us, was a time of renewal and reestablishment of our commitment to Allah and His religion.
We fasted, gave charity, read the Quran and performed the night prayer. We avoided gossip, slander and every.. More
5- Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez ibn Baaz, may Allah have mercy upon him, said,
I read the article that was published by An-Nadwah Journal, on 30-11-1384 AH, under the title "Honoring the Mother and Honoring the Family", and felt that the writer appreciated, from many perspectives, the Western innovation of fixing a day in the year to.. More
1- The scholars of the Permanent Committee, may Allah have mercy upon them, said,
All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds and may His peace and blessing be upon His Messenger, his family and Companions.
First: The word “‘Eed” [festival] is a term given to the occasion of assembly which customarily recurs annually,.. More
Qualified righteous men are the backbone of missions, the spirit for progress and the focal point of reformation. There can be countless factories of weapons and ammunition, but if there are no men to use the weapons being produced, there will be no ability to fight. The finest educational curricula can exist, but it takes real men to implement and.. More
Manhood is a quality that is pursued by people of high ambitions and serious thinking men. It is a basic quality that is needed by every man, for when men lose the qualities of manhood, they cease to be real men. Manhood is deeply implanted in a person through strong belief, nurtured by sound upbringing and developed by good example. A real man is one.. More
Allah the Almighty and His Messenger, Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, very clearly tell us the value of time, why we must not waste it and how we can make use of our time wisely to increase our faith and thus attain success, especially eternal success in the Hereafter.
Both the Quran and the Sunnah enjoin Muslims to be conscious of.. More
The year of his noble birth
According to the most correct opinion of the scholars, the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam was born in the city of Makkah in the year of the Elephant (in the year 571or 570CE), in the month of Rabee' Al-Awwal.
The day of his birth
There is an agreement amongst the scholars that the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa.. More
Relying on Allah is one of the greatest forms of worship. Allah Says (what means): “…And upon Allah rely, if you should be believers.” [Quran 5: 23] Allah Almighty made relying upon Him a condition for faith. Allah the Almighty Said to His Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam (what means): “…Rely upon Allah. Indeed,.. More
Verily, every get-together must include mentioning and thinking of Allah; do you hear a verse from the Quran, a Prophetic Hadeeth, a religious advice, discussion revolving around an Islamic ruling or an Islamic reminder in today’s gatherings except for those upon whom Allah has mercy?
We must pay attention to this dangerous, negative trend.. More
We must pay attention to our gatherings and meetings, because they have a major effect on us. If one were to take a quick look at Muslim gatherings today, he would find that it is nothing but a means of people occupying themselves with life, each according to his interest or field of work; this is aside from indulging in some prohibitions and.. More
Son: Dad, were there more things that help increase one’s faith?
Dad: One has to remember that he will stand before Allah on the Day of Reckoning when all secrets are disclosed. Nothing will be hidden from Him, and the mouths of the disbelievers will be sealed and their limbs will testify against them. Allah Aays (what means): “Until,.. More
Son: What are the most dangerous of such temptations?
Dad: On top of such temptations is looking boldly at a woman as an object of sexual desire. This serves as a stimulus that may lead to an unlawful response. Also, it is the first step towards major sins. Allah warns us against such a forbidden look; He Almighty Says (what means): “Tell.. More
According to the teachings Islam, the desires and lusts play a vital part in the makeup of every human being; they cannot be ignored. Humans, unlike the angels, have to face the challenge in this life of mastering these forces within us. If we fail to do so, then we become enslaved by our desires and thus fall below the level of the animal kingdom.
• Author: Shaykh Muhammad Al-Khidhr Husayn, may Allah have mercy upon him Islam was revealed to people so that they would build with it a moral civilization in this worldly life and savor genuine...More