In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

May16

How to properly dispose of copies of the Quran and Islamic texts

By: Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Source: Jamiatul Ulama In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, With regards to getting rid of unwanted religious and Islamic literature, the great classical Hanafi jurist (faqih), Imam al-Haskafi (Allah have mercy on him) states: “Books that are no longer benefited from, one should wipe away the names of Allah, His Angels, and His Messengers, and burn the rest. There is also nothing wrong with casting them into a flowing river as they are (i.e. without wiping away those names) or burying them, and this (burying them) is better.” (Radd al-Muhtar ala al-Durr al-Mukhtar, 5/271) Thus, if one decides to dispose of religious literature, the best thing...

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Apr25

Tawhid and strength of character

Source: YouTube Shaykh Abdul Hakim Muard speaks about the strength of character that true understanding of the Kalima and practice can bring us to.

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Feb19

Jesus’ (pbuh) Second Coming: An event of cosmic significance

By: Shaykh al-Islam Mawlana Shabbir Ahmad ‘Uthmani (Translated by Zameelur Rahman) Source: IlmGate Qutaybah ibn Sa’id narrated to us: Layth narrated to us [and] Muhammad ibn Rumh narrated to us: al-Layth informed us: from ibn Shihab: from ibn al-Musayyab: that he heard Abu Hurayrah say: Allah’s Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “By Him in Whose hand is my soul, the Son of Maryam (peace be upon him) will soon descend among you as a just judge. He will break crosses, kill swine and abolish jizyah, and the wealth will pour forth to such a degree that none will accept it.” (Sahih Muslim) His statement “the Son of Maryam will soon descend among you” to the end [of the...

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