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What is Islam

Taqleed and following a mazhab

Source : ReliableFatwas / 28 Apr 2014

Question: Did not the Four Imams command others not to follow them when there are authentic Hadith which on the face of it appears to contradict their findings?

Answer: Mufti Ahmed Sadeq Desai states:

“In substantiation of their claim they [the Salafis/modernists] present the well-known statements of the Fuqaha and Aimmah Mujtahideen of the Salaf-e-Saalihoon such as:

 

How to Perform the 5 Obligatory Prayers

Source : Darul Fatwa / 25 Apr 2014

There are five (5) prayers which must be performed by the Muslims and are called “obligatory” prayers. They are Dhuhr (Noon) prayer, ^Asr (afternoon) prayer, Maghrib (sunset) prayer, ^Ishaa' (Nightfall) prayer and Fajr (Dawn) prayer. It is a great sin to neglect performing any of these obligatory prayers. Among the merits of performing the obligatory prayers is that one’s small sins, which may be committed between prayers, are forgiven. The Prophet , may Allah raise his rank, said what means:

 

Loud Zikr

Source : Ask Imam / 23 Apr 2014

General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith.

See the following Hadith:

 

Never Lose hope of Allah's mercy

Source : Islam Basics / 23 Apr 2014

(Certainly no one despairs of Allah Mercy, except the people who disbelieve) (Qur'an 12: 87)

((They were reprieved] until, when the Messengers gave up hope and thought that they were denied [by their people], then came to them Our Help) (Qur'an 12: 110)

 

6 Steps to Get You Closer to Allah (SWT)

Source : Productive Muslim / 23 Apr 2014

“…for without doubt in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find satisfaction.” (Surah Al-Rad, 13:28)

To be close to our Creator is a fundamental need of every human being and striving to achieve it can be the healing for our chaotic inner selves which, in turn, leads to:

Allah’s subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) love

 

Islam is…

The name of the religion is Islam, which comes from an Arabic root word meaning "peace" and "submission." Islam teaches that one can only find peace in one's life by submitting to Almighty God (Allah) in heart, soul and deed. The same Arabic root word gives us "Salaam alaykum," ("Peace be with you"), the universal Muslim greeting.

 

Tayammum

Source : NewMuslims/ 21 Apr 2014

What should you do in the situation where you have to pray salah, yet neither have no water suitable for making Wudoo’, nor the time be able to find such water soon enough to pray on time?

What if you are sick and either not able to make Wudoo’, or making Wudoo’ is detrimental to your health.  What is the correct procedure in such a case?

 

Story of Prophet Nuh (pbuh)

Source : Haznevi.net / 21 Apr 2014

He was Noah Ibn Lamik, Ibn Mitoshilkh, Ibn Enoch, Ibn yard, Ibn Mahlabeel, Ibn Qinan, Ibn Anoush, Ibn Seth, Ibn Adam the Father of Mankind (pbuh).

According to the history of the People of the Book, (refers to the Jews, and Christians, so called by Allah because they received Revealed Books, Taurat, Zabur and Injeel. These names are translated ´Torah, Psalms, and Gospels´ respectively, but the books that are extent are corrupt. Of the Revealed Books, ONLY the Quran remains exactly as it was revealed).

 

Islam as the “Middle Path”

Thus We have appointed you a middle nation.”

(Qur’an, Surah Baqarah, 2:143)

Islam teaches balance in thought and action.  Although some practitioners may go to extremes[i], the religion itself does not condone any form of extremism or fanaticism.  In fact, finding the middle path is a general principle of behavior in Islam.  The Qur’an and Sunnah contain specific guidelines steering people away from extremes in particular cognitive, social, and behavioral areas.  Furthermore, Islam endorses sociopolitical and socioeconomic systems that represent a balanced, middle ground.      

 

Envy Is a Dangerous Heart Disease

Source : Islam1 / 17 Apr 2014

Envy is a nasty disease of the heart that leads to bad conduct and behavior, all of which are sins and evils.

Envy leads to animosity, evil thinking about others' intentions, backbiting, spreading rumors, lying, turning back on each other's, parting with bad terms, it may also lead the envious person to inflict physical damage with the envied person and even murder may Allah forbid. It is a bad seed for a terrible tree of diseases.

 
 

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