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The Ruling of Celebrating the Prophet’s Birthday
Posted by administrator on Monday, March 09 @ 18:36:42 EET (6 reads)
Translated by: Mohamed Mansour
The sheikh has been asked as in “Fatawa sheikh Mohammad Al Salih Al Othaimeen”, prepared and organized by Ashraf Abdel Maksoud (1 / 126)
What is the ruling of celebrating the prophet’s birthday?
We see that one’s faith can’t be perfected until he loves the messenger (peace and blessings upon him) and glorifies him with what he should glorify him with, and with what is suitable for him (peace and blessings upon him), and there is no doubt that the sending of the messenger (peace and blessings upon him) and I don’t say his birth, but his sending as he wasn’t a messenger until he was sent, as people of knowledge have said, he has been informed by Iqra’ (Surah Al-‘Alaq) and has been sent by Al-Muddaththir (Surah Al-Muddaththir), and there is no doubt that his sending is a benefit to the whole mankind as Allah has said: Say (O Mohammad, peace and blessings upon him) “O mankind!, verily I am sent to you all as the messenger of Allah, to whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth. None has the right to be worshiped but he. It is he who gives life and causes death. So believe in Allah and his messenger, the prophet who can neither read nor write (i.e. Mohammad, peace and blessings upon him), who believes in Allah and his words, and follow him so that you may be guided.” Al-‘Araf: 158.
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Salaat ad-Duha (Forenoon prayer)
Posted by administrator on Sunday, March 08 @ 18:00:25 EET (23 reads)
By: Al-Haafidh Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaanee
Narrated Aisha (May Allah be pleased with her): Allah’s Messenger (p.b.u.h.) used to pray four Rakats (units) in Duha prayer and added whatever Allah wished for him. (Muslim)
Let it be known that Ishraaq, Salaat ul-Awwabin and Duha are different names that stand for identically the same forenoon prayer. The time of this prayer starts with the sunrise and goes on until one-fourth of the day. The least number of Rakats of Duha prayer is two and the maximum is twelve. The preferable among them are four which are supported and approved by the Ahadith of the Prophet (p.b.u.h.). It may also be remembered that this prayer is a Sunnah of former messengers as they used to offer it during their times. Hence, this prayer is a Sunnah and mustahabb (desirable). As to the matter of this prayer being called a Bidah (innovation) by Umar (May Allah be pleased with him) it only alludes to the fact that if someone develops a habit of continually offering it, it may be regarded as an innovation, as the Prophet (p.b.u.h.) did not always offer it.
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Free-Mixing Between Men and Women
Posted by administrator on Monday, March 02 @ 18:32:28 EET (144 reads)
|Shaikh Sâmî al-Mâjid|
The terms “mixing” and “mingling” are used frequently in discussions on the subject of male-female relations in Islam, but these terms were not used at the time the Qur’ân was revealed. For this reason, we cannot find direct references in the Qur’ân and Sunnah that say “free mixing between men and women is unlawful”. However, this does not mean that such conduct is permissible or that Islam has failed to address the matter. Islam has detailed the relationship between men and women in the most precise and exacting terms. It has set down clear guidelines to show men and women how they must conduct themselves with one another. From all of this, there can be no question that Islam prohibits the free mixing of the sexes.
If we look at every verse of the Qur’ân in search of a direct statement prohibiting a child from beating his parents, we will never find it. It is not there. However, the Qur’ân says: “Do not even say to them ‘uff’.” Can any rational person, after hearing this verse, claim that it is permissible for a son to beat up his mother and father?
Likewise, Islam has forbidden a woman from putting on perfume and passing in front of men. It has prohibited her from striking her feet on the ground when she walks to reveal the jingle of her hidden ornaments. Can anyone, after considering these and so many other rulings, assume that women and men are allowed to freely mingle and mix with one another?
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Silence is Wisdom
Posted by administrator on Thursday, February 26 @ 21:28:39 EET (154 reads)
Narrated Anas (Radhi Allahu ‘Anhum): Allah’s Messenger (Salla Allahu ‘Alayhee wa Sallam) said, "Wisdom consists in keeping silent, and those who practice it are few." [Al-Baihaqi reported it in Ash-Shu’ab with a weak chain of narrators, and the sound view is that it is traced back to one of the Sahabah who quoted it from Luqman Al-Hakim.]
From this we learn many things, and from other ahadith the concept becomes even clearer. Just taking from this hadith we see that it is best to be silent, yet there are very few who practice this. Today we see people who openly speak on issues in which they have no knowledge about. Also we see people who continuously talk without any point in their rambling. We will see, inshallah, how this is wrong, through proofs from Quran and Sunnah, and inshallah we will refrain from doing this as best as we can.
"Behold! You are they who disputed about that of which you had knowledge; why then do you dispute about that of which you have no knowledge? And Allah knows while you do not know." [‘Ali Imran: 66]
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Muslimahs Modesty: How is it during Pregnancy?
Posted by administrator on Monday, February 16 @ 16:01:28 EET (230 reads)
By AMEL S. ABDULLAH
For many women, giving birth is an emotional, life-changing event.
Happiness, fear and hope are just a few of the sensations that may accompany the first pangs of labor. Not surprisingly, that equation often includes stress as one enters the sterile environment of a hospital and prepares for delivery.
There are forms to fill out, decisions to make and procedures to follow.
Some Muslim women will take on the additional task of educating those in charge of their care on issues such as hijab – modest dress that includes the headscarf or veil – halal food – food that is permissible to eat – and aspects of the sunnah – traditions of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him – they wish to practice, such as reciting the Muslim call to prayer in the newborn’s ear.
The issue of modesty is often the hardest to tackle.
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