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Don’t Just Assume he is Salafi. Make Sure he is Salafi

Shaykh Ahmad Bazmool said: I would like to draw my Salafi brothers’ attention to a dangerous issue. This issue has deceived them into thinking that anyone who is put forward to teach is [in fact] someone who should be studied under. So if he sees him writing on Salafi forums, he thinks he is Salafi. If he sees that he has authored books, he thinks he is Salafi. If he sees that he delivers sermons and he is able to articulate eloquently, he thinks he is Salafi. If he sees that he gathers the youth and teaches them Tawheed or Usool ath Thalaatha and the likes of these issues, he thinks he is Salafi, if they see that he is a university teacher, he thinks Read more ...

Life Lessons : Is Fir’awn a Believer or Not?

Source: Muslimmatters.org | By: Shaykh Waleed Basyouni “Son, on the Day of Judgment, Allah will not ask you about Fir'awn, whether HE was believer or not, so do not worry about that individual.” I had just asked him about a contemporary figure whose opinions we young, aspiring students of knowledge had been debating over, and I was eager to prove his views wrong. “You will not be asked about him, rather you will be asked about yourself.”   These were the words of Sh. Abdul-Razzaq  in response to my request to have him look over one of the first books I had written. It was a refutation of Sh. Abdul-Fattah Abu Quda . I was very excited and Read more ...

In the Footsteps of the Perfect Teacher

Allah says in the Quran: “It is He who has sent among the unlettered a Messenger from themselves reciting to them His verses and purifying them and teaching them the Book and wisdom although they were before in clear error”. [Surah Al Jumu'ah, 62:2] Allah sent Rasulullah (SAW) to do four things: Recite the verses of the Quran Teach the Quran Teach the Wisdom (sunnah) Purify his followers. The Prophet (SAW) nurtured his companions and taught them in such a way that the whole of Arabia drastically changed in a matter of 23 years. He had six amazing qualities of teaching that inshaAllah we can implement and follow as teachers, parents, Read more ...