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It is sinful to celebrate Valentine’s Day

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Why Muslims Should Not Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

This question may be answered in several ways:  Continue reading

February 12, 2017 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Of Mu’aadh ibn Jabal and Knowledge

I love this great companion of the glorious Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam. His life and teachings, dedication and contribution has been tremendously marvellous. He is truly an inspiration for all times to come.

Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaih-wa-sallam said about Mu`aadh ibn Jabal:

“Verily, when the people of knowledge will be present before their Lord, the Mighty and Sublime, Mu`aadh will be one step ahead of them.”Continue reading

October 25, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Sayyidul Istighfaar

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

The du’aa (supplication) which is very popular in the name of Sayyidul Istighfaar is this: Continue reading

January 16, 2012 Posted by | Sayyidul Istighfar | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

How Tafseer is Performed

By Shaykhul Islam, Ibn Taymiyyah

If you ask what is the best method of tafsir, the answer is that the best way is to explain the Qur’an through the Qur’an. For, what the Qur’an alludes to at one place is explained at the other, and what it says in brief on one occasion is elaborated upon at the other. But if this does not help you, you should turn to the Sunnah, because the Sunnah explains and elucidates the Qur’an. Imam Abû ‘Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Idris ash-Shafi’i has said: “All that the Prophet, peace be upon him, has said is what he has derived from the Qur’an.” Allah has said:

We have sent down to you the book in truth that you may judge between me, as Allah guides you; so do not be an advocate for those who betray their trust. [al-Qur’an 4:105]

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June 29, 2010 Posted by | Tafaseer (Commentaries) | , , , , , , | Leave a comment