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The Dangers of Spreading Rumours – Shaykh Salih al-Fawzan

An excellent article on the danger of spreading rumours without verification. The Noble Shaykh al-'Allamah Salih al-Fawzan was asked: What is the dangers of rumours and spreading speech and narrations without deliberation and verification? He answered: It is not permissible to transmit rumours and to spread fear amongst the Muslims and weaken their spirits; this action is from the actions of the hypocrites who spread rumours amongst the Muslims in order to impede them and set them back, and to bring about fear in their hearts. So this is from the actions of the hypocrites, and Allaah (Tabaraka wa ta'ala) says, "O you who believe! If a rebellious Read more ...

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Marriage is a Protection and a Joy

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Marriage is a Protection and a Joy – by Imam Al-Haramain, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz-as-Sudais Makkah al-Mukarramah; Translated by Nasiruddin al-Khattab The Transcript: Part – 1 Praise be to Allah; we praise Him and we seek His help and guidance; we repent to Him and seek His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our own selves and from our evil deeds. Whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger has been guided and whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger has gone astray. I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah alone, with no partner or associate. He created us from one soul, Read more ...

7 Social Aspects of Ramadan

In Islam, most Ibaadah have Social Aspects, fasting is no exception. Fasting is a matchless and unique institution of Islam. Through it, Islam has planted an ever growing tree of infinite virtue. 1. One of the social aspects of fasting is that it helps in understanding the pains and suffering of the poor and the deprived. We know from our own fasting for 12-18 hours (in most areas of the world) the difficulties of those who go without food. This should ideally create a mindset to remove poverty from the world. Islam indeed removed poverty from Muslim world through Zakat and its economic teachings in its early phase which we later forgot for various reasons. Read more ...

Dhikr (Remembrance) of Allah

Dhikr (Remembrance) of Allah Dhikr,  i.e. mental or verbal remembrance of Allah is so consoling, pleasant and every form of worship that one can perform it continuously at all times and with great benefit. Allah has enjoined his Dhikr in the Quran in the following words: Obviously Dhikr does not benefit Allah, who has no need of it; the benefit is for Allah’s bondsmen since Dhikr strengthens the bond between Allah and His bondsmen. It is food for the soul which invigorates it. And with an invigorated soul it becomes easy to overcome one’s base instincts and to vanquish the Devil. Thus one is able more easily to avoid sins and the good deeds Read more ...