Where does the '40 Days' superstitions originate from?
The blood that passes from a woman's vagina after giving birth to a baby is called Nifaas (Postnatal bleeding).
The maximum period for this bleeding is 40 days.
What is the longest that nifaas (post-partum ble...
As-salaamu'alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh
It was all I could do to stifle my laughter when a young student about to sit a TAJWEED exam asked me: "Miss, just one question: What's istihaadha?"
Obviously, she'd unwittingly added the 'haa' and turned isti'aadha (see...
Hitler was a Godsend for Israel
August 18, 2009
by Henry Makow Ph.D.
If Hitler didn't exist, Zionists would have had to create him. Maybe they did.
The numbers (from Edwin Black's The Transfer Agreement) tell the story. In 1927, about 15,000 o...
Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) said;
Use this black seed regularly, because it has cure for every disease except death
The black seed (also known as Nigella sativa), is known by a variety of different names; the Black caraway, Black cumin, Kalonji, Sc...
Something I came across today. It's been a while since I posted an entry here but this one really makes me laugh and feel annoyed at the same time.
Naturally, the result of good behaviour is a gift or prize. Similarly, the result of a bad behaviour is...
(From the lectures of Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat)
I have always found Shaykh’s use of analogies and similitude’s very inspiring. Simple everyday occurrences used to explain a concept of Deen creates deep understanding and inspiration. This method is found in the teachi...
(5) According to another Hadith, also narrated by Hadhrat Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu anhu), Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: "I take oath by The Being Who has sent me with the Haqq (Truth)! The world will not come to an end until earthquakes, the descent of show...
“ STOP COMPLAINING WOMAN ! ”
Sisters, we all know that women are said to be always complaining, never satisfied with anything and never being appreciative. Perhaps we should ask ourselves why we are labelled as “complaining ungrateful women”? They say that there is no sm...
Dr. I need a 2nd opinion on Taraweeh
Is Taraweeh 8 or 20 Rakats?
Sorry Dr. but I disagree with you!
I Love The Work You Do for Islam and Comparative Religion and I respect that and I Love you for that, but I'm affraid I will need a second opinion on this...
Allah, the Exalted, says:
"Verily, We have sent it (this Qur'an) down in the Night of Al-Qadr (Decree). And what will make you know what the Night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is? The Night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is better than a thousand months (i.e., worshipping Allah in that night...
Disbeliever or Believer
A man approached a scholar and his Student and asked,
'What do you say of a man who doesnt aspire for paradise, doesnt fear hell & doesnt fear Allah?'
He eats dead meat (not slaughtered)?
Prays without Ruku or Sajda?
He bears witness to ...
On many occasions people are confronted by those who are trying to confuse Muslims. (A satanic deception).
They ask certain questions about Schools of thought and try to create confussion amongst the Muslims. I have personaly been asked this question many times. I was asked...
Many of the senior Ahle Hadith ulama of the past had major differences. You may contemplate them.
1. Shokaani Sahib and Nawaab Siddeeq Hasan Khan Sahib, who were both Ghair
muqallids, say that Jumuah salah without the khutba is valid. (Roudathun nadiyyah) Waheeduz Zamaan...
Was Mirza Qaadiyaani a Ghair muqallid?
Impossible, he was a Hanafi.
Had he been a Hanafi, he would not have claimed Nabuwaat. Where in the fiqh of
Imam Abu Hanifa, do we find it written that the claim of nubuwat can be made by anyone? It is quite certain that his cl...
I havent checked it all, but its interesting.
Upholding the Opinion that Imam Abu Hanifa was One of the Tabi`in
[Source: Dr. `Inayatullah Iblagh al-Afghanistani, Doctorate thesis: al-Imam al-A`zam Abu Hanifa al-Mutakallim (The Greatest Imam: Abu Hanifa, The Theolog...
A common question we get asked is about the statements from the four Imams about stronger opinions.
The Deception of the Ghair Muqalid with their question.
When a man wishes to unfetter himself from the restrictions of the Shariah and the Sunnah in the present day,...
The Legacy of Imam Abu Hanifa.
A must watch/hear talk. Beautiful explanations amazing insight. This will clear many conceptions that people have regarding Imam Abu Hanifa, InshaAllah.
By Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
By Shaykh Z...
The Student of Imam Abu Hanifa
Imam Shafi’i said, “I have not seen anyone more eloquent than him (i.e. Muhammad bin Al-Hasan Shaybani). I used to think when I saw him reciting the Qur’an that it was as if the Qur’an had been revealed in his language.” He al...
Inside video of the Kabah
Photos of Makkah
Photos of Madinah:
Arrogance, Pride, Conceit, Vanity And Haughtiness
Allah, the Exalted, says:
"Musa (Moses - peace be upon him) said: "Verily, I seek refuge in my Lord and your Lord from every arrogant one who believes not in the Day of Reckoning!"" [40:27][
who is our lord?
who created the entire universe
who had chose the prophets
who's in charge of everything
So he is our lord and will be our lord
who is our beloved prophet(saw)
Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa(saw)
he is the messanger of Allah (swt)...
The Famous Qaseedah Tooba with great audio. Shaikh-ul-Hadith Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Musa Roohani Bazi (RA) has quoted 167 names of ALLAH in this Mubarak Qaseedah in the form of Dua. Thousands of people recite it daily as a Wazeefah and Dua. This video is prepared by Jamia M...
If you think that your Tajweed is up to date then watch theses videos
Evening came after anxious waiting and Isabella started for the garden of Cordova well in time. On the way she met Michael’s daughter, Mirano, who also accompanied her and her other two friends, who had listened to the talk at Michael’s house, also joined them in the g...
Abu Hurayrah ( Radhiallahu 'anhu ) narrated - he said: "Allah has ninety-nine names - one hundred less one - no one memorises them except that he enters Paradise, and He (Allah) is [an] odd [number] and He loves odd [numbers]. (Sahih al-Bukhari with Fath al-Bari, Hadith:...
Once upon a time, there lived in Basra an old man whose only occupation was caring for and loving his only son who was a handsome young man. The old man invested all his money on his son's education. The young man went away for a few years and acquired an education at a well...
Why I Shed Bikini for Niqab: The New Symbol of Women's Liberation
By Sara Bokker
Posted: 20 Zulhijjah 1427, 10 January 2007
I am an American woman who was born in the midst of America's "Heartland." I grew up, just l...
I have been to hundreds of mosques around the UK.
They all have money boxes for Zakat, Sadaqah, & Lillah, but I have never seen this. A collection for Niyaz, I kn ow what Niyaz is, but can someone explain please?
Q. What are Islamically permissible ways in which to meet women with intention for marriage, if you live in a society where your best opportunity to meet a muslim woman is at the workplace or in a secondary school?
A. Marriage is an institution which is filled with re...
Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "Allah likes sneezing and dislikes yawning. When any one of you sneezes and says `Al-hamdu lillah (praise be to Allah)', it becomes obligatory upon every Musli...
Sending Blessings Upon the Prophet
Sending Blessings Upon Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم ) by Shaykh Abdur Raheem.
This lecture is by Sheikh ul hadith Abdur Raheem Ab...
This Ramadhan Check the Label- Don't break your fast with Israeli dates
Ramadan is a time of year when we remember those who are less fortunate than ourselves.
Opening our fasts with dates that have come from land stolen from Palestinians goes against the spirit of th...
Chapters related to Fasting in Ramadan
217. Chapter: On the obligation to fast Ramadan and clarification of the excellence of fasting and what is connected to it
Allah Almighty says, “You who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before y...
Experience has shown that effects of ibaadat (worship) in the blessed month of Ramadhan remain upon the remainder of the year. Whomsoever practises any virtue informally therein, ease of performing A’amale Salihah overtakes them thereafter.
Similarly, whoever prevents...
By Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (رَحْمَةُ اللهِ عَلَيْهِ)
Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
My respected Shaykh, Hazrat Maulana Hakeem Muhammad...
A farmer had a dog who used to sit by the roadside waiting for vehicles to come around. As soon as one came he would run down the road, barking and trying to overtake it.
One day a neighbor asked the farmer "Do you think your dog is ever going to catch a car?"
Virtuous Deeds During Zul Hijjah
The Takbeeraat of Tashreeq
It is Wajib (incumbent) for every adult Muslim male to recite the Takbeeraat of Tashreeq after every Fardh Salaat-performed with Jamaat or individually from the Fajr of the 9th of Zul-Hijjah to the Asr o...
I got up early one morning and
rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish that
I didn't have time to pray
Problems just tumbled about me,
and the heavier came each task.
"Why doesn't God help Me?" I wondered.
He answered , "You didn't ask".
I wanted t...
The Kitab al-Athar of Imam Abu Hanifa
Click on the Book to view (some) of the Hadith. The thread is constantly being updated and InshaAllah will have ...
The recognition of Islam in this part of the world has been a fact since C.E. 674 (forty-two years after the death of Prophet Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)) when the Umayyad ruler Muawiyah was in power at Damascus. Two hundred years later in C.E. 878 Islam was embraced...
Wiping Over Leather Socks
Kitab al Athar of Imam Abu Hanifa - Chapter on Wiping Over Leather Socks
There is no disagreement about the transmission of wiping over leather socks (khuffayn) from the Sahabah (ra), since each one of them about whom it has been narrate...
PERFORMING WUDU BECAUSE OF HAVING TOUCHED THE PENIS
Kitab al Athar of Imam Abu Hanifa Chapter on PERFORMING WUDU BECAUSE OF HAVING TOUCHED THE PENIS
22. Muhammad said, "Abu Hanifa informed us from Hammaad that Ibrahim that Ali ibn Abi Talib (ra) said concerning the...
THE URINE OF ANIMALS AND OTHERS
Kitab al Athar - Chapter on THE URINE OF ANIMALS ANS OTHERS
34. Muhammad said, "Abu Hanifa informed us, 'A man (by the name of Yunus ibn Ubayd al Basri) from Basra narrated to us that al-Hasan al-Basri said, "There is no harm in...
CLEANSING THE PRIVATE PARTS AFTER GOING TO THE TOILET
Kitab al Athar - Chapter on CLEANSING THE PRIVATE PARTS AFTER GOING TO THE TOILET
38. Muhammad said, "Abu Hanifa informed us saying, Hammaad narrated to us from Ibrahim that those who associate partners with Allah...
Dua on Marriage/ Wedding
Abu Hurairah (r.a) said that when the Prophet (pbuh) congratulated a man on his marriage he said:
بَارَكَ اللهُ لَكَ، وَب&...
SO WHO'S RIGHT?
Shaykh Hassan Ali
Click here to download the entire lecture in mp3 format: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=D3RR2AT7
The lecture is 2 hours and 40 minutes long and worth every second.
You can play the whole lecture here via The Hanafi Fiqh Channel u...
WIPING THE FACE AFTER WUDU WITH A HANDKERCHIEF AND TRIMMING THE MOUSTACHE
Kitab al Athar - Chapter on
WIPING THE FACE AFTER WUDU WITH A HANDKERCHIEF AND TRIMMING THE MOUSTACHE
12. WIPING THE FACE AFTER WUDU WITH A HANDKERCHIEF AND TRIMMING THE MOUSTACHE
When one is blessed with Kamaalaat (Exceptional qualities or extraordinary achievements), thoughts of pride and vanity easily enter the heart. How do we keep away from this evil? What is the remedy for this illness? Following are some excerpts from a speech by Shaykh Muhamma...
One morning in Madina
The weather is calm and beautiful. Its 4: 00 A.M and you hear the voice of Bilal, mellifluously raising the adhan…“Allahu Akbaru, Allahu Akbar…” You feel refreshed. You get out of bed, make ablution, wear your best thawb, pray two raka’ah, and step...
I have been thinking a lot about this lately so I decided to pen my thoughts. Everywhere one looks (on forums especially) its "them" and "us" and here by "them" I do not mean the enemy. I'm talking about "them" and "us" within ourselves, within the Muslim Ummah.
If a pe...
ME, MYSELF AND I
We know many people who are suffering a hardship or an illness, but do we ever consider whether we are fulfilling our duty towards them? It may be either our brother, sister, parent or neighbour, and at times we wouldn't even have an inclination of their...
Duty to both parents, especially the mother, and treating them kindly is an act of worship enjoined in both the Qur'an and Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Sallallahualaihiwassalam. Being dutiful to parents is not confined to a specific time or day. It is an ob...
One of the issues covered in Surah al Hujurat is that of the harmony and brotherhood that Allah has created amongst the believers. We are given an explanation of how this brotherhood is to be maintained, cultivated and nurtured and thus developed to its full potential. We ar...
Remember the pleasures of committing sins are temporary whilst the punishment of sin is permanent. One involved in sin may read a hundred thousand Tahajjuds (supererogatory prayers late at night), perform Haj and Ummra year after year and yet such a pe...
A handful of companies control the food industry
Hundreds of brands that we find on supermarket shelves give the impression that our money goes to as many different companies. But that's not the case: a large majority of these brands are owned by a handfu...
I come across this issue very often and it seems that the sisters lack knowledge in this as well as some brothers. InshaAllah, this will make things a lot clearer.
How does a wife who has no source of income pay Zakat on her jewelry?
The Harm Caused by Sins and Misdeeds
It should be known that sins harm the doer; its harm to the heart is like the effect of poison on the body, according to the degree of the damage done. In fact, all the evil and harm that one faces, in this world and the Hereafter, are...
Youtube Video - Halalified (Audio Only)
The Fatiha is recited 17 times a day at the minimum, yet as Muslims do we understand what it means. Allah Subhaanuhuwata'aala begins the Qur'an with this chapter, Allah Subhaanuhuwata'aala chose this chapter to continuously remind u...
Fazilatus Sheikh Maulana Ibraheem Dewla (HA)
(Elder of Basti Hazrat Nizamuddin R.A.New Delhi ,India)
(Translated pages from urdu book of his Bayan)
Advices Facts and Requests on……
“The blessed work of Dawat o Tabligh must remain in its correct Path”
Maulana Words s...
Maulana Manzoor Nomani Rahimullah writes
([url=http://islamicbookslibrary.net/2013/09/09/tableeghi-jamaat-chand-haqaaiq-wa-ghalat-fehmiyan-by-shaykh-muhammad-manzoor-nomani-r-a/]excerpts Translated from urdu book available here) [/url]
"I have always been of opinion th...
Sheikh Abul Hasan Ali Nadvi Rahimullah writes
[url=http://abulhasanalinadwi.org/ek%20aham%20deeni%20daawat.pdf ](Translation of excerpts from Sheikh Urdu Book available here)[/url]
Teaching and Learning of deen and its effort is integral part of muslim life.
"It is ...
Assalam o Alaikum,
DEOBANDI MOVEMENT : TIME OF INTROSPECTION??
Based on the situation at ground in India I was to share some points for introspection.In the meantime trends and comments on Social Media and Islamic forums further reinforced my thinking. (Most Probably th...
Friends! I am addressing you with a heart filled with pain. What I am presenting you with is the epitome, the summary, and the essence of my seventeen years of service to Shaykh Shah Abdul Ghani r.a. It is not something acquired at ease. It is by the blessing and Grace of Al...
All INCLUSIVE (FOR COMMON MASS) METHOD OF LEARNING ILM AND ZIKR (PART 1)
Ilm and Zikr and its Importance
IN THE PRINCIPLES and activities of the movement of Tableegh, the words "zikr' (Rememberance of Allah) and 'ilm' (seeking knowledge) are appearing again and again. Th...
What is Salafism?
Salafism is a school of thought (Similar to the Hanafi, Shafi, Maliki and Hanbali schools of thought) which surfaced around 1850 as a reaction to the spread of European ideas.
contemporary Salafis follow literal, traditional injunctions of the sacred...
If your child requests something that you know you will give him if he persists in asking for it, then give it at the very first request. Do not let your child force you into giving it through crying or making a fuss.
If the request is one which you...
Do we Ever?
“When our children disobey Allah ta’ala do we feel any sorrow or grief? When our children neglect Salaah, the most important act of worship, do we ever experience any concern?
When our children underperform in school we lose sleep, yet do we ever experienc...
“We should monitor where and with whom our children spend their time and also assess what proportion of their time is being spent where.
Most of the quality time of our children is spent at school, with friends, in the park, at other people’s homes, watchin...
“The core failure in the upbringing of our children is that we have no worry or concern for our children’s religious future. In reality we only have three major concerns: The first is their physical wellbeing, the second is their financial wellbeing and the t...
The following article gives a brief summary into the cult known as the "Aga Khanees" or the followers of His Highness (Prince) Karim Aga Khan (IV) and the key differences in their believes, practices, acts of worship to Islam & Muslims
Who or what are Is...
Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
He might have been a staunch protector of the British Empire, but the British Prime Minister had a love of the Orient and Islam
By MATILDA BATTERSBY
[url=http://dailynewsdig.com/top-ten-spoken-languages-world-2014/]Arabic is the 6th most famously known language[/url] throughout the world. It has Semitic origin, and is spoken in three main versions: Classical, the one used in The Holy Quran; Modern Standard Arabic, which ...
In order for the person to be rewarded by Allaah سبحانه و تعالى for his recital and in order for the reader to maximise his guidance from the Qur'aan he must make his intention such that he is not...
Reports Regarding Dream Categories
Abu Salamah  رحمه الله reported that he used to have dreams that made him ill (from fear or worry) - until he heard Abu Qatadah رضي الل ...
When a person has a bad or alarming dream, he is urged to take the following actions:
(1) Seek Allaah's سبحانه و تعالى protection from its evil.
(2) Seek Allaah'...
Make a U-TURN
& Go back to basics!
Go back to the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam!
Talking about the occasion of Nikah where countless sinful activities and extravagance takes place and where everyone’s pleasure and ha...
For all my brothers and sisters living and working in the UK
This inshaAllah can benefit many, especially for families where the bread winner is the spouse with an income of less than £43K
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh
Let me begin by saying that I am outraged by the French assault on Islam & Islamic values. I also do believe that w...
We have been taught that Allah created the Angels who can only do as ordered. They cannot sin, they can not cohabit, they can not disobey, they do not have desires and so on. They will not be held responsible for their actions.