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Archive for April, 2010
Two Powerful Songs in Praise of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) – Maadihul Mushthofa – Singapore

YouTube – Maadihul Mushthofa (11A) ‘Alfin Solla & Qad Tammamalllah’ [20100424]

Why is Surat al-Ikhlas Referred to as Surat al-Ikhlas? – Faraz Rabbani – Video Answer

YouTube – Why is Surat al-Ikhlas Referred to as Surat al-Ikhlas (The Chapter on Sincerity) Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers the question: Why is Surat al-Ikhlas Referred to as Surat al-Ikhlas (The Chapter on Sincerity) when its primary theme is belief in Allah’s Oneness?

Al-Madina Institute Launches MadinaTube – Featuring Audio and Video from Leading Islamic Scholars

Al-Madina Institute Launches MadinaTube – Featuring Audio and Video from Leading Islamic Scholars Our respected teachers and friends at Al-Madina Institute (one of the most impressive Islamic projects in the West, Masha’ Allah) have this exciting announcement: Al-Madina Institute is pleased to announce the launch of MadinaTube, your source of free video content from classes and [...]

Qur’an on Brotherhood, Mending Relations, and Mindfulness of Allah as Means of Attaining Divine Mercy

“The believers are but brethren. So mend relations between your brethren. And be mindful of Allah, in order that you may be granted mercy.” [Qur'an, 49.10] Commentary from Tafsir al-Jalalayn: The believers are indeed brothers, in religion. Therefore [always] make peace between your brethren, when they fall into dispute with one another (a variant reading [for [...]

The Positive Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) – Understanding How the Prophet Never Said No to Any Request

Jabir ibn Abdullah (Allah be pleased with him) relates that, “The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) was never asked anything whatsoever to which he said no.” [Bukhari and Muslim] Ibn `Allan al-Bakri explains in this commentary: “… was never asked anything whatsoever”  This is to emphasize the negation, indicating all times. And “anything” [...]

Seeking the Best for Oneself, One’s Spouse, and One’s Children – The Qur’an Call to Be of the Foremost of those Mindful of Allah

Qur’an Search – The Holy Qur’an – ‘DB1″F ‘DC1JE “And those who say: Our Lord, grant us from our spouses and offspring a joy for our eyes, and make us of the foremost of the mindful (muttaqin).” [Qur'an, 25.74] Comments: “A joy for our eyes” refers to the ultimate joy in this life and the [...]

A 20th Century Giant: the Great Shaykh, Imam Badr al-Din al-Hasani of Damascus (1850-1935)

This is an excellent article on Imam Badr al-Din al-Hasani of Damascus (1850-1935). See:A 20th Century Giant: the Great Shaykh, Imam Badr al-Din al-Hasani of Damascus (1850-1935) – Feryal Salem

The Qur’an on Patience, Steadfastness, Resolve, Mindfulness, and Success – 3.200

Surat ‘Ali `Imran] – The Holy Qur’an – القرآن الكريم “Believers, be patient; outdo others in patience; remain resolute; and be mindful of Allah, in order that you may succeed.” [Qur'an, 3.200] Tafsir al-Jalalayn:O you who believe, be patient, in [performing] acts of obedience, in the face of afflictions and in refraining from acts of [...]

Two Verses on Reliance, Trust, Certitude, and Mindfulness as Keys to Divine Assistance and Facilitation – from Surat al-Talaq

Surat At-Talaq [65:2-3] – The Holy Qur’an – القرآن الكريم “And whoever is mindful of Allah, He will grant them a way out, and will provide for them in ways unimagined. And whoever places their trust in Allah, then Allah is their sufficiency. Allah’s affair will surely come to pass–and Allah has made a clear [...]

Prophetic Guidance on Being of Good Counsel to Others – from Imam Nawawi’s Riyad al-Salihin

22. Chapter: On Good Counsel Allah says, “The believers are brothers,” (49:10). And He reports about Prophet Nuh (peace be upon him), “I am giving you good counsel,” (7:62) and about Hud (peace be upon him), “I am of sincere concern for  you.” (7:68) 181. Tamim al-Dari (Allah be pleased with him) reported the Prophet [...]