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What Book is Best for a New Muslim to Study?

One of the good book for a new Muslim to begin with learning of Aqeedah and Fiqh is titled: "What must be known about Islam", by Shaykh Muhammad bin Ali al-Arfaj. It is a good book, very suitable for the new Muslim who has recently embraced Islam. A new Muslim is like a child. He/She needs to be taught bit by bit, and is in need of studying the religion gradually in levels. And this book has gathered that which the new Muslim requires in regards to Aqeedah and Fiqh. You can Buy or find this book on the Internet. You can Download from here too. Hope will be beneficial. Read more ...

On “Authoritative Ignorance”: Blind Following and Blind Fitnah – Umm Zakiyyah

THE evening dinner started as usual with casual, lighthearted banter among us sisters who were present. In one comical exchange, a sister shared with us how terribly dry her feet were, so much so that they cracked often. “Sometimes I’m praying,” she said between chuckles, “and I have to keep leaving Salaat to make wudhoo because of my feet!” I creased my forehead. “But why would you make wudhoo because of your feet?” “Because sometimes the cracks bleed.” Oh… “Um…” I said. “You don’t have to make wudhoo because of that. ‘Umar Ibn Khattab kept praying even after he was stabbed, and he was bleeding a lot.” “Well, Read more ...

Tolerance of Fiqh Issues

Lecture by Ismail Kamdar | Transcribed by Zara T. | Source : MuslimMatters [The following is the video and transcript of Ismail Kamdar's lecture "Tolerance in Fiqh Issues"  The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity.] The lecture can be viewed here. Indeed all praise is due to Allah (SWT), our Creator, our Nourisher, our Sustainer. And we ask Allah to send His peace and blessings upon His final messenger, the mercy to this universe, Muhammad ibn Abdullah [saws], and upon everybody who follows his way with righteousness until the last day. The topic I have chosen for this discussion is the importance Read more ...