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The Means for a Dua to be Answered

By Shaykh Muhammad bin Hadi Al-Madkhali The Question: What are the means for a Dua to be answered? What should a Muslim do if trials and tribulations become severe? The Answer: As for the means for Dua to be answered then they are many, however, the most important of them is to make sure his food / provision is Halal, like the Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) said: "Make your food Halal so that your Dua is answered." And the Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) mentioned: "A man who, having journeyed far, is disheveled and dusty and who spreads out his hands to the sky [saying]: 'O my Lord! O my Lord!' - while his food is unlawful, his Read more ...

Slaughtering of Animals – The Halal way (Video)

Praise be to Allah. Sacrifice is an act of worship, and worship can only be done for Allah alone; the one who does it for anyone other than Allah is a mushrik (polytheist). Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): "Say (O Muhammad Sallallahu alayhi wassallam): "Verily, my Salat (prayer), my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists)." "He has no partner. And of this I have been commanded, and I am the first of the Muslims."" [Surah al-An’am 6:162-163] Also, Allah says: "Forbidden to you (for food) are: Al-Maytatah (the dead animals - cattle-beast not slaughtered), blood, the Read more ...

The Importance of Halal Sustenance

  by Abu Ammar Yasir al-Qadhi There is no doubt that one of the obligations upon the Muslim is that he earn for himself and his family a pure and halal sustenance. Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: "O People! Allah is al-Tayyib (Pure), and He only accepts that which is pure! Allah has commanded the believers what He has commanded the Messengers, for He said, 'O Messengers! Eat from the pure foods, and do right,' and He said, 'O you who believe! Eat from the pure and good foods We have given you.'" Then the Prophet (SAW) mentioned a traveller on a long journey, who is dishevelled and dusty, and he stretches forth his hands to the Read more ...

Zabiha – Meat Madness

In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth There is no doubt that there is great confusion regarding the permissibility of meats in certain countries, especially in the United States, and regarding what is lawful and what is unlawful to consume. Adding to this confusion are some of the terms used in the process. Halal and Zabiha Once while dining at a person’s house in the US, the host pointed out to a guest from the UK that a particular dish on the table was zabiha and that another was halal. The bewildered guest had never heard of the term zabiha used in this context. Literally, zabiha (more accurately written, dhabiha) means “slaughtered Read more ...