The First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله  والصلاة  والسلام على نبيينا محمد وعلى آله وسلم Ten Points for the First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah 1. The first ten days are actually nine days with the addition of the day of Eid. It is called the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, but only nine of it is … Continue reading The First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah

Imaam Ibn Taimiyyah: A Better Way to Divide Recitation of the Qur’ān over a Month

Ibn Taimiyyah, may Allāh have mercy on him, described a 29 day schedule for completing recitation of the Qur’ān closer to the way the Companions did that. He said: “…Division by complete surahs takes precedence over division by parts [based on letter count].” (412) And from the great advantages of division by complete surahs, he mentioned … Continue reading Imaam Ibn Taimiyyah: A Better Way to Divide Recitation of the Qur’ān over a Month

6 Spiritual Causes of Increasing Rizq

Rizq (sustenance) includes many things: wealth, health, food, intelligence, resources, time, and life itself. All of these are things which Allah provides us with As Muslims, we believe that Allah is Ar-Razzaq (The Ultimate Provider) and that everything we have is from Him. Increasing Rizq is something that every individual desires, although their intentions may differ. … Continue reading 6 Spiritual Causes of Increasing Rizq

Sunnah Prayers Explained by Shaykh Bin Baz

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy Question: What are the Rawatib (Sunnah Prayers associated with Obligatory Prayers) which can be made up if the person misses them? Shaykh Bin Baz: The Rawatib which the Prophet, peace be upon him, used to preserve are twelve Rakats, … Continue reading Sunnah Prayers Explained by Shaykh Bin Baz

Advice to those who want to seek knowledge -Shaykh Saalih Fawzaan

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful Advice to those who want to seek knowledge By Shaykh Saalih bin Fawzaan al-Fawzaan may Allah preserve him This was the third question posed to the shaykh in his lecture entitled “Farq bayna an-Naseehah wat Tajreeh”. He was asked, Question: What is your guidance … Continue reading Advice to those who want to seek knowledge -Shaykh Saalih Fawzaan

8 Benefits of Istighfaar— From the Quran

It’s a very small phrase— Astaghfirullah (أستغفر الله‎‎)— we learned it when we were young. And yet do we know its benefits? In the life of a Muslim, all that matters is earning the pleasure of Allah. Among the things that stop us from earning the pleasure of Allah are sins. And that’s where Istighfaar … Continue reading 8 Benefits of Istighfaar— From the Quran

Foundations of Good Character and Mannerism

Points From The Friday Khutbah by Abu Yusuf Khaleefah (hafidhahullaah): The Prophet Muhammad (sallal laahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was the best of the people in character. Allah stated to him: وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ “And indeed you are upon exalted character.” (Soorah Al-Qalam: 4) He (sallal laahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was sent to perfect the character of … Continue reading Foundations of Good Character and Mannerism