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Obligatory Knowledge

Obligatory Knowledge
June 20, 2015 Comments Off on Obligatory Knowledge

“Abdullahi bn Wahb once mentioned knowledge, to which Imam Malik commented: “Truly, extra knowledge is good, however to study what is obligatory upon you from the beginning of your day to its end is better. And from the end of ... Read More »

The Signs of True Repentance

The Signs of True Repentance
June 18, 2015 Comments Off on The Signs of True Repentance

Shaqiq al-Balkhi {May Allah have mercy upon him} said: علامة التوبة البكاء على ما سلف والخوف من الوقوع في الذنب وهجران إخوان السوء وملازمة الأخيار “The signs of true repentance are: Crying over what has passed by, fear of falling ... Read More »

Protecting One’s Deen

Protecting One’s Deen
June 8, 2015 Comments Off on Protecting One’s Deen

The Hadith master = Hafiz Khatib al-Baghdadi {May Allah send His Divine Mercy upon him} reports that Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn ‘Abi Talib {May Allah be well pleased with him) once said in the Masjid of Kufa, Iraq: “Inquire about the ... Read More »

Loving the Ahlul-Bayt

Loving the Ahlul-Bayt
May 27, 2015 Comments Off on Loving the Ahlul-Bayt

We love the Ahlul-Bayt, Alayhimus Salam, because we are following the best example of the Messenger of Allah, ﷺ when he advises us: “Love Allah for what He nourishes you with of His Blessings, and love me due to this ... Read More »

If a Muslim Plants a Tree

If a Muslim Plants a Tree
May 17, 2015 Comments Off on If a Muslim Plants a Tree

Anas (Allāh be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet Muḥammad (Peace and Blessings of Allāh be upon him and his family) said, “If a Muslim plants a tree or sows seeds, and then a bird, or a person or ... Read More »

The Favorite Teacher of Imam Malik

The Favorite Teacher of Imam Malik
April 26, 2015 Comments Off on The Favorite Teacher of Imam Malik

Excerpt from the up and coming book called the Jewels of Imam Malik: The name of the favorite teacher of Imam Malik was Shaykh ‘Abd ar-Rahman ibn Hurmuz {May Allah have mercy upon him} He was from the Tabi’in because ... Read More »

The Knowledge of Islam is for Practice

The Knowledge of Islam is for Practice
April 25, 2015 Comments Off on The Knowledge of Islam is for Practice

“Enter paradise for that which you have done.” ادْخُلُواْ الْجَنَّةَ بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ {Qur’an, 16:32} “That is paradise, which you have been given for what you used to do” تِلْكُمُ الْجَنَّةُ أُورِثْتُمُوهَا بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ {Qur’an, 7:43} Imam Jalaludin as-Suyuti ... Read More »

Imām Mālik on Trimming the Moustache

Imām Mālik on Trimming the Moustache
January 4, 2015 Comments Off on Imām Mālik on Trimming the Moustache

Al-Bayḥaqī narrated with his isnād that ‘Abd al-‘Azīz ibn ‘Abdillāh al-Uwaysī said: “Mālik ibn Anas (may Allāh have mercy on him) mentioned that some people shave their moustaches, and he said: ‘The one who does that should be beaten.’ The ... Read More »

Sadl & Qabd in the Prayer – Some Comments

Sadl & Qabd in the Prayer – Some Comments
June 12, 2014 Comments Off on Sadl & Qabd in the Prayer – Some Comments

The following was posted by sidi Rashad Ali in an online discussion regarding sadl (leaving one’s hands by the side while standing in the prayer) vs. qabd (placing the right hand over the left hand and/or wrist while standing in ... Read More »

New Translation: Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah

New Translation: Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah
April 22, 2014 Comments Off on New Translation: Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah

A new English translation of Matn al-‘Ashmawiyyah by sidi Abu Zahrah ‘Abd al-Qadir Mandla Nkosi from South Africa has been added to our e-books section: Download link (right-click and save as) Read More »