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What is the difference between Al-Hilm and Al-Sabr

Al-Hilm is to delay the punishment for a servant (granting them respite so that they may repent from their sins). Allah (Glorified and Exalted be He) is...

Is it true that Imam Ali fought the Jinn?

All of this is baseless. He did not fight the Jinn and no such thing happened at all. Rather this is false and is one of the lies and fabrications that ...

Who are the Magians of this Ummah?

They are the Qadariyyah who deny fate and say that everything is predestined. It is a fact that Magians say that humanity has two gods; the god of light...

Actions and deeds that bring a person closer to Paradise

The deeds and actions which bring a person closer to Jannah are obeying Allah and His Prophet, carrying out all what is ordered and legislated by Allah ...

How to achieve Tawhid

A Muslim can achieve Tawhid by avoiding sins, all means and elements of Shirk (associating others with Allah in His Divinity or worship), and Bid'ah...

Allah's Speech (Exalted be He) to Musa (peace be upon him)

As for the number of times; Allah (Exalted be He) knows that best, as I do not know about the number of times.

The word 'Aqidah

Scholars use the word 'Aqidah on matters related to one's inner belief, those related to Tawhid (belief in the Oneness of Allah) as well as Alla...

Theory of human evolution or Darwin's theory

Allah created Adam from clay and molded him in His Image. Adam was sixty cubits tall, but people have been decreasing in stature since then. He was crea...

Clarifying the Da'wah of the Imam Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab is of the scholars of Sunnah and the scholars of the people of truth. His Da'wah is not a fifth Madhab (School of J...

Definition of Islam

Islam means total submission to Allah (Exalted be He) through belief in His Oneness, and showing subservient and servile obedience to Him. This is the m...

Meaning of denying Al-Taghut (false deities)

It means to declare oneself free from worshipping false deities and to believe that all deities worshipped along with Allah are false.

The difference between a prophet and a messenger

The well-known view of scholars is that a prophet is one to whom a system of law is revealed but was not commanded to convey it. He is ordered to pray a...

Difference between repentance and praying for forgiveness

Repentance is regret for what has passed, giving it up, and resolving not to go back to it. This is called repentance. As for praying for forgiveness, i...

The duty of guiding people to the reality of Tawhid and Shirk

It is obligatory that the scholars guide people to the reality of Tawhid (belief in the Oneness of Allah/monotheism) and the reality of Shirk (associati...

Exposing Sufi orders

Sufi orders are newly-invented ways in Islam, which fall under Bid'ah (innovation in religion) whose seriousness varies from group to group. Some ar...

Extolling Allah means praising Him a lot

Extolling Allah means praising Him a lot; i.e., (saying): You are Al-Rahim (The Most Merciful), You are Al-Rahman (The Most Gracious), You are Al-Jawad ...

Ruling on Funeral Prayer for people transgressing Shari'ah

If the person transgressing the Shar'ah is deemed a Murtad (apostate), the funeral Prayer should not be offered for him.

Exposition that the exact location of the grave of Al-Khadir is unknown

No one knows the exact location of his grave. It is groundless to claim that his grave is located in that mausoleum in your residential district.

The grave of Pophets is unknown

All tombs of prophets are unknown except that of our Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and Ibrahim (peace be upon him).

Ruling on Khalwatiyyah Tariqah

Yes, all the Sufi orders are innovations in the religion. However, some actions of these ways might match with the truth.

How do I taste the sweetness of Iman (faith)

Turn to Allah, paying a lot of attention to your worship and making your heart present in your worship, think about and ponder on Allah's Sublimity ...

How to know the Bid'ah and its divisions

A Bid'ah is what people introduce into Allah's Purified Shar'i (Law) and contradicts it In other words all that people introduce into Din (r...

How can a Muslim know the extent of his Iman

This can be known through the extent of his fear and exaltation of Allah (Exalted be He), through hastening to do what Allah (Exalted be He) made obliga...

Difference between Iman and Islam

Islam is submission and obedience to Allah by Tawhid (belief in the Oneness of Allah/monotheism), sincere devotion to Allah, obedience to His Commands, ...

The location of the grave of Al-Husayn

It is not permissible to build Masjids (mosques), domes, or the like over graves because the Messenger (peace be upon him) said, May Allah curse the Jew...

Revealing the misguidance of the Sufi scholar Ibn 'Arabi

Sufism has different branches, and its followers are, mostly, Mubtadi's. They have invocations and acts of worship that have no basis in the Qur'...

No human being existed before Adam

This claim is a groundless and meaningless superstition because no human being ever existed before Adam (peace be upon him).

Who are the Sufis?

Sufis are groups of people who are known for their innovating methods of worship that are not ordained by Allah in their prayers, Dhikr (Remembrance of ...

People of Bid'ah are not of Al-Firqah Al-Najiyah (The Saved sect)

The triumphant group is Ahl-ul-Sunnah waI-Jama'ah (adherents to the Sunnah and the Muslim mainstream). They are the followers of the Book and the Su...

The Prophet (peace be upon him) teaching 'Aishah (may Allah be pleased with her) the Du'a of visiting graves

This Hadith in which he teaches 'Aishah the Du'a of visiting graves was during the period when women were allowed to visit them along with men.

How to rectify the Muslim's Aqidah

The Muslim who seeks knowledge must ponder over the Ayahs (verses) of the Qur'an and the words of the Hadiths.

Ruling on Rifaiyyah Tariqah (Sufi order)

These Sufi orders are all null and void. All these orders are mere cults and lies. In fact, such people neither stab nor cut themselves.

Ruling on excusing grave worshippers

Are those who worship graves excused because of their ignorance, even though among them are people calling to Tawhid (belief in the Oneness of Allah/ mo...

Ruling on claiming knowledge of Ghayb

People should not pay attention to him, rely on him or fear him, for he is a swindler and a charlatan who is of no benefit and who uses these words to i...

Ruling on commanding one's children under ten to offer Salah

No! They are not sinners. They should only encourage thern to perform it. However, when children reach ten years old, it is Wajib (obligatory) to comman...

Ruling on Ghulu in loving the Prophet (peace be upon him)

Ghulu (Exceeding proper limits) means an increase or doing something more than what is ordained by Allah (Exalted be He).

Ruling on the green dome on the grave of the Prophet (peace be upon him)

The Prophet (peace be upon him) was buried in the house of Aishah as the Companions (may Allah be pleased with them) feared the Fitnah that might arise ...

Ruling on keeping marriage with one wife who does not pray

If she does not pray at all, then the marriage is over since whoever abandons Salah (Prayer) has no religion; rather, such a person is a Kafir (disbelie...

The ruling on smiling during Salah

Smiling does not invalidate Salah but laughing with sound does. Also, if a person deliberately talks during Salah while knowing that doing so is Haram (...

Ruling on wearing gloves while praying

There is nothing wrong with this. Wearing gloves is similar to wearing Khuffs (leather socks). All praise is due to Allah for this.

Ruling on calling oneself Athari

I think there is nothing wrong in calling someone as Athari if it is true. If someone accepts the Prophetic Hadiths and follows the Sunnah and the way o...

Ruling on carrying flags for Awliya

During festivals some people carry colorful flags bearing some Ayahs (Qur'anic verses) and expressions; for example, the magnate, great reliever and...

Sites of the Prophets' graves

These claims have no basis, for the sites of the graves of all prophets are unknown, except the grave of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) which is i...

Statement on the sect of Asha'irah

Is the sect of Asha'irah (a Muslim group that bases its creedal issues on logic) part of Ahl-ul-Sunnah wal-Jama'ah (adherents to the Sunnah and ...

Explaining what strengthens Iman

The more one's Iman is firm, the more one's good deeds will be, and vice versa. Hence, a strong Mu'min is one who strictly adheres to the re...

The difference between Shirk and Kufr

All Shirk is called Kufr; invoking anyone other than Allah, seeking help from anyone other than Allah, worshipping anyone other than Allah is called Shi...

Noah was the first messenger

Nuh was the first Messenger to be sent when Shirk (associating others with Allah in His Divinity or worship, polytheism) appeared among the people.

The things that nullify one's Islam

There are certain matters that nullify Islam. A Muslim is obliged to be cautious about these things. Scholars have mentioned them in the chapter of the ...

Women offering Janazah Prayer

Yes, generally, it is Mashru' (Islamically prescribed) for any Muslim to offer Janazah Prayer, whether they are a man or a woman. A woman can join t...