Fasting in Shawwaal

July 1, 2017 § Leave a comment

Does the six days of fasting in Shawwal have to be consecutive? Shaykh ibn Baaz رحمه الله تعالى : It is permissible to fast it consecutively or intermittently.

— [Majmoo’ al-Fatawa: 15/391]

Those Who Remember Allaah Often

February 21, 2017 § Leave a comment

ibn Salaah: Whoever takes care upon saying the morning and evening adhkaar, the adhkaar after salaah, and the adhkaar before sleeping then he is counted to be from those who remember Allaah much.

— [al-Adhkaar, Imaam an-Nawawee p.10]

قال ابن الصلاح رحمه الله: من حافظ على أذكار الصباح والمساء وأذكار بعد الصلوات وأذكار النوم عد من الذاكرين الله كثيرا.

[الأذكار للنووي”ص10″]—

Everything is Recorded

February 19, 2017 § Leave a comment

Tawoos ibn Kaysaan rahimahullaah said, “The son of Aadam does not utter anything except that it is enumerated, even his cries of pain/moans when he is sick.

— [Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa’  5/48]

Befriend the Righteous

December 8, 2016 § Leave a comment

Qataadah rahimahullaah said: “By Allaah, we do not see that a man befriends people except that they are like him and similar to him. Therefore, befriend the righteous people from the slaves of Allaah, so that you can be with them or similar to them.”

— [Al-Ibaanah al-Kubraa li-Ibn Battah, 280]

قَالَ قَتَادَةُ : ” إِنَّا وَاللَّهِ مَا رَأَيْنَا الرَّجُلَ يُصَاحِبُ مِنَ النَّاسِ إِلا مِثْلَهُ , وَشِكْلَهُ , فَصَاحِبُوا الصَّالِحِينَ مِنْ عِبَادِ اللَّهِ لَعَلَّكُمْ أَنْ تَكُونُوا مَعَهُمْ , أَوْ مِثْلَهُمْ ” .الإبانة الكبرى لابن بطة 280


Wearing Black in a Time of Calamity

October 18, 2016 § Leave a comment

ash Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen rahimahullaah: Wearing black in a time of calamity is an innovation. — [Majmoo Fatawa ibn Uthaymeen 17/329]

Trials of this Dunya

July 15, 2016 § Leave a comment

Some of the Salaf said: If it wasn’t for the trials of this Dunya we would have appeared bankrupt on the Day of Resurrection.

— [Zaad al Ma’aad 4/176]

Recite the Qur’aan

July 8, 2016 § Leave a comment

From the greatest means of the heart being steadfast and safe is reciting the Qur’aan a lot. For indeed, it softens the heart and increases it in firmness (upon the religion), especially when the person reads with tadabbur i.e. reflecting upon the ayaat.

— [Fataawa Noor alad-Darb]