Just Forgiving–Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat

Forgiving someone is perhaps one of the most difficult virtues we are called upon to practice. Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat discusses the theme of forgiveness in the life of the Prophets, as well as the Companions. We all are wounded at some time or another. Some wounds afflict the flesh, sapping our strength and affecting […]

Is It Disbelief to Claim That Abu Bakr Was an Apostate?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Someone believes that after the Prophet’s demise Abu Bakr became an apostate. 1. Is the above person a Muslim? 2. Is his marriage with his wife broken? 3. Will his Muslim children receive inheritance from him? 4. If he dies on this stance should we offer him […]

Who Should I Emulate and Love More, Abu Bakr or Ali?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalam alaykum Should I love more and should I emulate more, Abu Bakr or Ali, may Allah be pleased with them? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. May Allah increase you in your striving to emulate the most noble of people to have ever walked […]

True Light: Lessons from the Trueness of Abu Bakr

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares stories from the life of the foremost of the Companions of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his folk), Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (Allah be pleased with him). These stories highlight why Abu Bakr was a true lover of Allah and the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him), […]

The Struggle and Strife Of A Believer’s Life

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani narrates stories of struggle of the Prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) companions form Imam Kandahlawi’s masterpiece, Hayat al-Sahaba. This lesson is part of the ongoing class: Studying the Life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). The inspirational stories of Abu Bakr, Uthman, Talha, Zubayr and others portray the deep concern […]